Key Features

  • Features the authoritative perspectives of a stellar group of contributors—many of whom are the pioneers in the fields they cover—for the best available guidance.
  • Provides the basic science framework for the clinical material through a section on the scientific foundation of cardiac intensive care to give you the complete picture.
  • Presents a pharmacological introduction to the classes of drugs so you know which are most commonly used in the CICU.
  • Covers which noncoronary diseases frequently result in admittance to the CICU to prepare you for those diagnoses that are not of a cardiac nature.

Details

No. of pages:
736
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416037736
Electronic ISBN:
9780323314473

About the authors

Allen Jeremias

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director, Vascular Medicine and Peripheral Intervention, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, SUNY-Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, USA

David Brown

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, SUNY-Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, USA