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Drugs for the Heart

Expert Consult - Online and Print

Drugs for the Heart presents highly portable, up-to-date information on every drug class used to treat cardiovascular disease. Drs. Lionel H. Opie and Bernard J. Gersh put the latest dosages, interactions, indications and contraindications, side effects, and more at your fingertips, equipping you to make effective clinical decisions on behalf of your patients


Paperback, 592 Pages

Published: January 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-3322-4


  • 1 ß-Blocking Agents

    2 Nitrates and newer Antianginals

    3 Calcium Channel Blockers

    4 Diuretics

    5 Inhibitors of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone

    6 Heart Failure

    7 Antihypertensive Therapies

    8 Antiarrhythmic Drugs and Strategies

    9 Antithrombotic Agents: Platelet Inhibitors, Acute Anticoagulants, Fibrinolytics, and Chronic Anticoagulants

    10 Lipid-Modifying and Antiatherosclerotic Drugs

    11 Metabolic Syndrome, Hyperglycemia, and Type 2 Diabetes

    12 Which Therapy for Which Condition?


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