9780199673728

Oxford Handbook of Cardiology and Emergencies in Cardiology Pack

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199673728

  • ISBN10:

    0199673721

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-08-16
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Two titles from the best selling Oxford Handbook and Emergencies in series are available together in this great value pack.

Cardiovascular disease remains the major cause of morbidity and mortality throughout developed countries and is also rapidly increasing in developing countries. Cardiovascular medicine and the specialty of cardiology continue to expand, and the remit of the cardiologist is forever broader with the development of new sub-specialties.

The Oxford Handbook of Cardiology provides a comprehensive but concise guide to all modern cardiological practice with an emphasis on practical clinical management in many different contexts. This second edition addresses all the key advances made in the field since the previous edition, including interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, and pharmacology. It expands the remit to medical students and the more junior doctor while retaining the level of detail required by more senior practitioners within the field.

Acute cardiology problems often need quick, appropriate diagnosis and treatment. With the increasing complexity and rapidly-changing nature of available therapies, knowing which to use and when can be difficult. Emergencies in Cardiology, Second Edition, provides an easily-accessible guide to diagnosing and managing acute cardiovascular problems, incorporating both symptom-based and disease-based sections. Both are cross-referenced to each other, allowing rapid access to accurate, up-to-date information. There are specific sections on the management of cardiovascular problems in pregnancy and adult congenital heart disease, in addition to more practical sections on how to perform emergency cardiology procedures and ECG recognition.

The book is designed for busy medical and cardiology teams, with bullet-point information for speed and clarity combined with the integral cross-referencing system, enabling quick access to the necessary information.


Author Biography


Punit Ramrakha, Consultant Cardiologist, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK,Jonathan Hill, Consultant Cardiologist, King's College Hospital, London, UK,Saul G. Myerson, Consultant Cardiologist, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK,Robin P. Choudhury, Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK,Andrew R. J. Mitchell, Consultant Cardiologist, Jersey General Hospital, St. Helier, Jersey, UK

Table of Contents


Oxford Handbook of Cardiology
1. Cardiac diagnosis
2. Drugs for the heart
3. Valvular heart disease and endocarditis
4. Coronary artery disease
5. Interventional cardiology
6. Heart failure
7. Heart muscle disease
8. Pericardial disease
9. Arrhythmias
10. Invasive electrophysiology
11. Congenital heart disease
12. Multisystem disorders
13. Cardiology in developing countries
14. Heart disease in pregnancy
15. Major trials in cardiology
16. Eponymous systems
17. Practical procedures
18. Cardiovascular emergencies
Emergencies in Cardiology
1. Cardiovascular collapse
2. Chest pain
3. Shortness of breath
4. Syncope
5. Palpitation
6. Coronary disease
7. Acute heart failure
8. Valve disease
9. Infective endocarditis
10. Arrhythmias
11. Aortic dissection
12. Pericardial disease
13. Pulmonary vascular disease
14. Systemic emboli
15. Cardiac issues in pregnancy
16. Adult congenital heart disease
17. Perioperative medicine
18. Cardiac drugs
19. Miscellaneous conditions
20. Practical procedures
21. ECG recognition

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