Ferri's Netter Patient Advisor - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781416060383, 9781455728268

Ferri's Netter Patient Advisor

2nd Edition

with Online Access at www.NetterReference.com

Authors: Fred Ferri
Paperback ISBN: 9781416060383
eBook ISBN: 9781455728268
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 20th October 2011
Page Count: 1048

Table of Contents


Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) 1

Acute coronary syndrome (ACS)

Aldosteronism (hyperaldosteronism) 171

Angina (Angina pectoris) 3

Angina, unstable 63

Aortic dissection

Aortic insufficiency (aortic regurgitation) 5

Aortic stenosis 7

Aortic valve disease

Atrial fibrillation 9

Atrial flutter (AFL)

Atrial myxoma

Atrial septal defect (ASD) 11

Bundle branch block 13

Cardiac pacemaker and debrillator

Cardiac tamponade 15

Cardiopulmonary circulation

Carotid stenosis

Claudication (poor circulation) 17

Coarctation of aorta

Complete heart block (third-degree heart block) 19

Congestive heart failure (CHF)  21

Coronary artery bypass surgery

Coronary artery disease (CAD)  23

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) 25

Diagnostic heart catheterization

Dilated cardiomyopathy 27

Electrical injury

Endocarditis (infective endocarditis; subacute bacterial endocarditis) 513

Exercises and cardiovascular health

Heart attack (myocardial infarction) 29


Heart, anatomy of

High blood pressure (hypertension) 33


High cholesterol (hyperlipidemia; hypercholesterolemia) 31

High triglyceride levels (high blood lipid levels)

Hypertension (high blood pressure) 33


Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 35


Long QT syndrome (LQTS)

Lymphedema (lymphatic obstruction)

Marfan’s syndrome, child 857

Mitral regurgitation 37

Mitral stenosis 39

Mitral valve disease

Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) 41

Myocarditis 43

Percutaneous coronary intervention

Pericarditis 45

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) 47

Pheochromocytoma 217

Preeclampsia (toxemia; pre


Beautifully illustrated, the new edition of Ferri's Netter Patient Advisor, by Fred F. Ferri, MD, FACP, helps patients to understand what their illness is and to comply with recommended treatment. Designed with the end user in mind, it features over 725 printable, succinct, and highly visual patient education handouts (500 of which are in the printed book) that provide all the information patients need, in a quick and memorable manner. More than 175 new handouts address timely topics such as Bed Bugs, Childhood Nutrition, and Pneumoconiosis. Clear explanations by renowned author Dr. Fred Ferri, combined with more than 2,000 Netter and Netter-style illustrations, provide an easy understanding of each health condition and what patients can do to facilitate their own care. A companion website featuring annual regular lets you customize and print out patient instructions for all topics - including 500 in Spanish. It’s the perfect way to help your patients become informed and active partners in their healthcare management.

Key Features

  • Involve your patients in the treatment and management of their health. More than 2,000 Netter and Netter-style illustrations combined with clear, concise explanations from Dr. Fred F. Ferri help patients understand their illness and what they can do to facilitate treatment.


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About the Authors

Fred Ferri Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island