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Practical Cardiology

Cardiology is one of the fastest changing medical specialties, and Practical Cardiology 2e is designed to help GPs, Fellowship trainees and medical students master this vital element of continuing medical education. This new edition retains the analytical and problem-based approach of the first, addressing

  • symptomatic problems such as chest pains and dyspnoea,
  • thorough history taking and examination techniques,
  • additional and extensive ECG interpretation, and
  • fully updated coverage of pharmacological management.

General Practitioners in training; Fellowship trainees; medical students in their clinical years


Published: August 2008

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7295-3841-1


  • Foreword

    Preface to the first edition

    List of Abbreviations

    Important Cardiology Trials

    Levels of Evidence and Grades of Recommendation

    1. Cardiac Risk Factors

    2. An Overview of Electrocardiography

    3. Hypertension

    4. The Patient with Chest Pain

    5. The Cardiac Surgery or Angioplasty Patient

    6. The Patient with Palpitations

    7. The Patient with Dyspnoea

    8. The Patient with a Cardiac Murmur

    9. Other Problems


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