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Cardiovascular Disease, An Issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323581660, 9780323581677

Cardiovascular Disease, An Issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, Volume 45-1

1st Edition

Author: Mark Stephens
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323581660
eBook ISBN: 9780323581677
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 12th February 2018

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Table of Contents

Cardiovascular Disease – Table of Contents

Foreword: The Price of the Heart

Preface: Be Still My Beating Heart: Cardiovascular Disease in the United States

State of the Heart: An Overview of the Disease Burden of Cardiovascular Disease from an Epidemiologic Perspective

Heavy Heart: The Economic Burden of Heart Disease in the United States Now and in the Future

Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

Coronary Artery Disease: Diagnosis and Management

Heart Failure: Optimizing Recognition and Management in Outpatient Settings

Valvular Heart Disease

Preparticipation Screening of Young Athletes: Identifying Cardiovascular Disease

Metabolic Syndrome: Systems Thinking in Heart Disease

Cardiovascular Disease in Women

Heart Disease in Children

Cardiac Imaging Modalities and Appropriate Use


This issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, Guest Edited by Dr. Mark B. Stephens, is devoted to Cardiovascular Disease. Articles in this issue include: State of the Heart: Overview of disease burden of cardiovascular disease from an epidemiologic perspective; Heavy Heart: Economic burden of heart disease with projections/implications for impact on the health care system; Prevention of Heart Disease; Coronary Artery Disease; Congestive Heart Failure; Valvular Heart Disease; Peripheral Vascular Disease; The Athlete’s Heart and Sudden Death; Metabolic Syndrome: systems thinking in heart disease; Women and Heart Disease; Heart Disease in Children; and Cardiac Imaging.


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About the Author

Mark Stephens

Affiliations and Expertise

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Department of Family Medicine