Drugs for the Heart

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By

  • Lionel Opie, MD, DPhiL, DSc, FRCP, Codirector, Cape Heart Centre annd Medical Research Councill's Interuniversity Heart Research Group; Professor of Medicine, University of Cape Town Medical School, Cape Town, South Africa; Visiting Professor, 1984-1998, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
  • Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil, FACC, Professor of Medicine and Chair, Cardiovascular Education, Mayo Medical School; Consultant, Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

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
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Audience

Cardiology

 

Book information

  • Published: January 2013
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-3322-4


Table of Contents

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?