Emergencies in Cardiology

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-02-02
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Acute cardiology problems often need quick, appropriate diagnosis andtreatment. With the increasing complexity and rapidly-changing nature ofavailable therapies, knowing which to use and in what situation can bedifficult. Emergencies in Cardiology provides an easily accessible guide todiagnosing and managing acute cardiovascular problems, incorporating bothsymptom-based and disease-based sections. Both are cross-referenced to eachother, allowing rapid access to accurate, up to date information. There arespecific sections on the management of cardiovascular problems in pregnancy andadult congenital heart disease, in addition to more practical sections on how toperform emergency cardiology procedures and ECG recognition.The book is designed for busy medical and cardiology teams, with bullet-pointinformation for speed and clarity combined with the integral cross-referencingsystem, enabling quick access to the necessary information.

Table of Contents

Presentation - making the diagnosis
Cardiovascular collapse
Chest pain
Shortness of breath
Specific conditions
Acute coronary syndromes
Acute heart failure
Valve disease
Aortic dissection
Pericardial disease
Pulmonary vascular disease
Systemic emboli
Cardiac issues in pregnancy
Adult congenital heart disease
Perioperative care
Cardiotoxic drug overdose
Miscellaneous conditions
Practical issues
Practical procedures
ECG recognition
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