100 Questions & Answers About Heart Attack and Related Cardiac Problems

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 164 pages
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Over one million people suffer heart attacks each year in the United States alone. Heart disease is our number one cause of death. But many heart attacks are preventable, and heart disorders can be treated. If you or your loved ones have been touched by cardiovascular disease, 100 Questions and Answers About Heart Attack and Related Cardiac Problems offers help. Renowned cardiologist Edward K. Chung, MD, draws upon decades of clinical experience to offer authoritative, practical answers to your questions about causes of heart attacks, heart attack prevention, treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support and much more. Written in plain language for the lay reader, including an actual interview with one of Dr. Chung's patients, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.
 

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Contents

The Basics
1
Part2 Risk Factors Symptoms and Diagnosis
21
Problems After a Heart Attack
61
Treating a Heart Attack
77
Living After a Heart Attack
115
Appendix
147
Index
161
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