Preventive Cardiology: Strategies for the Prevention and Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease
JoAnne Micale Foody
Humana Press, 2001 - Medical - 366 pages
Leading clinicians define and illustrate the new practice of preventive cardiology as it applies to the identification and modification of risk and present novel new risk factors and insights into the prevention of atherosclerosis. Designed for the practitioner, this book takes a practical approach by concisely presenting only clinically oriented material that can be assimilated into the physician's daily practice. It also discusses basic pathophysiology, tools for diagnosis, current medical management and strategies for intervention. The author's teach that risk modification will prove to be one of the most significant interventions that any physician can perform in their patients with acute coronary syndromes. Serving as a handy guide for the busy clinician, this book not only presents current state-of-the-art management tactics, but also sheds light on future directions in the field.
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