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 preventiv e cardiology as it applies to the identification and modification of r isk and present novel new risk factors and insights into the preventio n of atherosclerosis. Designed for the practitioner, this book takes a practical approach by concisely presenting only clinically oriented m aterial that can be assimilated into the physicianFs daily practice. I t also discusses basic pathophysiology, tools for diagnosis, current m edical management and strategies for intervention. The authorFs teach that risk modification will prove to be one of the most significant ti nterventionsv that any physician can perform in their patients with ac ute coronary syndromes. Serving as a handy guide for the busy clinicia n, this book not only presents current state-of-the-art management tac tics, but also sheds light on future directions in the field.
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