An Introduction to Cardiovascular Therapy

An Introduction to Cardiovascular Therapy

Guidelines Evidenced

1st Edition - December 1, 2019

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  • Author: Italo Palma
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128015339

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An Introduction to Cardiovascular Therapy: Guidelines Evidenced is a simple to understand reference on drugs for the heart and circulation. It presents the major concepts of cardiovascular therapy including both molecular and physiological targets. The book showcases the interplay between the indications proposed and the guidelines and relative mechanism of the action of the drugs utilized. This important reference provides concise presentations of major concepts to provide a quick reference designed to help clinical researchers, practicing physicians, and medical students understand cardiovascular pharmacological therapy.

Key Features

  • Provides a comparison of pharmaceuticals to the current detailed guidelines of major societies of cardiovascular medicine for each category of cardiovascular disease presented
  • Explains the general physiological and pathophysiological reasons for the use of particular drugs
  • Presents the clinical evidence available according to the developing field of evidence based medicine (EBM)


Cardiovascular researchers, students, and cardiologists; as well as researchers and students of bioengineering and bioinformatics

Table of Contents

  • 1. Cardiovascular drugs: an overview
    2. General concepts about the pharmacological therapy of cardiovascular diseases
    3. Drugs for the heart and circulation
    4. Atherosclerosis and cardiovascular prevention
    5. Stable angina
    6. Unstable angina
    7. Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI)
    8. Valvular heart diseases
    9. Pulmonary hypertension
    10. Arterial hypertension
    11. Heart failure
    12. Pulmonary embolism
    13. Syncope
    14. Infectious endocarditis
    15. Pericarditis
    16. Arrhythmias
    17. The field of evidence based medicine or EBM

Product details

  • No. of pages: 384
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2029
  • Published: December 1, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128015339

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Italo Palma

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