Syncope: Mechanisms and Management (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Medical - 384 pages
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The second edition of Syncope: Mechanisms and Management has been completely updated and revised and remains the most comprehensive textbook ever published on this common clinical entity. It provides up-to-date coverage of virtually every known cause of syncope, integrating knowledge of pathophysiology with practical guidelines for diagnosis and management. Incorporating clinical, investigative and experimental work conducted by leading authorities from all over the world, this book will serve as a practical resource for practicing cardiologists, electrophysiologists, neurologists, internists, pediatricians, and family physicians, as well as residents and fellows in these disciplines.
  

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Contents

Mechanisms and Management 1 Syncope Overview and Approach to Management
1
Mechanisms and Management 2 Neurocardiogenic Syncope
47
Mechanisms and Management 3 Dysautonomic Orthostatic Syncope
72
Mechanisms and Management 4 Bradyarrhythmias and Syncope
92
Mechanisms and Management 5 Tachyarrhythmias as a Cause of Syncope
121
Mechanisms and Management 6 Use of Electrophysiology Studies in Syncope Practical Aspects for Diagnosis and Treatment
126
Mechanisms and Management 7 Tilt Table Testing
159
Mechanisms and Management 8 Syncope and the Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
169
Mechanisms and Management 13 Postural Tachycardia Orthostatic Intolerance and the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
225
Mechanisms and Management 14 Carotid Sinus Hypersensitivity
245
Mechanisms and Management 15 Miscellaneous Causes of Syncope
267
Mechanisms and Management 16 Syncope in the Child and Adolescent
273
Mechanisms and Management 17 Syncope in the Athlete
287
Mechanisms and Management 18 Syncope in the Elderly
301
Mechanisms and Management 19 The Implantable Loop Recorder for Diagnosis of Unexplained Syncope
315
Mechanisms and Management 20 Driving and Syncope
322

Mechanisms and Management 9 Neurologic Causes of Syncope
187
Mechanisms and Management 10 Structural and Obstructive Causes of Cardiovascular Syncope
199
Mechanisms and Management 11 Inherited Arrhythmic and Related Causes of Syncope
207
Mechanisms and Management 12 Psychiatric Disorders in Patients with Syncope
214
Mechanisms and Management 21 Legal Considerations in the Management of Patients with Syncope
343
Mechanisms and Management Epilogue
355
Mechanisms and Management Index
356
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About the author (2008)

Blair P. Grubb, MD is Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the Medical Collge of Ohio

Brian Olshansky, MD is Professor of Internal Medicine and Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology at the University of Iowa Hospitals.

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