Key Features

  • Almost 160 illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner
  • Friendly and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy
  • Written by students for students - authors who understand exam pressures
  • Contains ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes, and other useful aide-mémoires
  • Succinct coverage of the subject enables ‘sharp focus’ and efficient use of time during exam preparation
  • Contains a fully updated self-assessment section - ideal for honing exam skills and self-testing

Table of Contents

Part I: Basic medical science
1. Overview of the cardiovascular system
2. Anatomy, histology and development of the cardiovascular system

3. Cardiac electrophysiology and arrhythmia

4. The cardiac cycle and control of cardiac output

5. Haemodynamics and vascular function
6. Integrated control of the cardiovascular system and cardiovascular reflexes
7. Atherosclerosis and ischaemic heart disease
8. Heart failure, myocardial and pericardial disease

9. Vascular disease

10. Basic history and examination of the cardiovascular system

Part II: Self-assessment



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About the author

Jonathan Evans

Affiliations and Expertise

Medical Student, University of Birmingham, UK