Frontline Cardiology

1st Edition

An off-the-fence guide for those who need a definitive answer to "What do I do next?"

Author:

  • Nicholas Fisher
    • Print ISBN 9780723434252

    Key Features

    • Written by a doctor involved in every day real life cardiology, designed for all junior doctors, primary care physicians and nursing staff involved with cardiological problems
    • Sorts the ‘wheat from the chaff' and says it how it really is
    • Designed to cure people who suffer from ‘evidence based paralysis'!
    • Content approved and adopted by two NHS Trusts
    • Material based on national and international guidelines
    • Deals not only with the prevailing evidence regarding ‘best practice', but highlights common misconceptions and well known ‘short-cuts' to try to resist!
    • Covers ACS and first line treatment for MI in the emergency room
    • Includes diagnostic angiography and angioplasty
    • Addresses the primary and secondary management of MI
    • Includes practical discussion of lipid disorders, hypertension and risk stratification
    • Addresses heart failure, chronic valve disease and cardiomyopathies
    • Discusses the use of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators, heart transplant and VAD
    • Includes common drug interactions
    • Addresses the management of adults with congenital heart disease

    Table of Contents

    1. Acute coronary syndromes
    2. Coronary angiography
    3. Angioplasty
    4. Myocardial infarction
    5. Heart failure
    6. Hypertension
    7. Hyperlipidaemia
    8. Chronic valvular heart disease
    9. Cardiomyopathies
    10.Pacemakers
    11. Common cardiac arrhythmias and implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    12. Heart transplantation and ventricular assist devices
    13. Adult congenital heart disease
    14. Important and common drug interactions
    15. Pre-operative cardiac evaluation for non-cardiac surgery
    Appendix 1:
    Keeping up to date
    References
    Index

    Details

    No. of pages:
    196
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2006
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby Ltd.
    Print ISBN:
    9780723434252