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Crash Course: Cardiovascular System

Covering all aspects of the syllabus, Crash Course offers students a fast way to recap on what they need to know to get through the exams with ease. Styled in an easy-to-follow, readily accessible format, each book is prepared by senior medical students or junior doctors - under faculty supervision - to give them the correct level of information perfectly tailored to current curricula requirements. The series now includes improved pedagogic features and a fully revised self-assessment section, updated to meet current examination needs.

Paperback, 252 Pages

Published: July 2007

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-7234-3430-6


  • Part I: Basic Medical Science
    1. Overview of the cardiovascular system
    2. Structure and function of the heart
    3. Structure and function of the vessels
    4. Control of the cardiovascular system
    5. The cardiovascular system in disease –
    diseases of the heart
    6. The cardiovascular system in disease –
    diseases of the vessels
    Part II: Clinical Assessment
    7. Common presentations of cardiovascular disease
    8. History and examination
    Part III: Self-Assessment


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