Cardiac Drug Therapy

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Saunders, 2003 - Medical - 542 pages
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The New Edition of this popular resource continues to be an indispensable, clinical reference. It integrates the basics of cardiovascular therapeutics with practical applications for use. Readers will find in-depth discussions on all major cardiovascular problems...the latest treatment options...and the adverse effects and interactions of the most commonly used cardiovascular drugs. The 6th Edition features the most current guidelines from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) on cardiac arrest as well as drug tables organized by class. Critiques of guidelines and drug therapy recommendations allow the practitioner to use an evidence-based approach to the best drug available for a given clinical situation. Algorithms facilitate a better understanding of the appropriate drugs and when to choose them.

  • Integrates the basics of cardiovascular therapeutics with practical applications for use.
  • Discusses all major cardiovascular problems, treatment options, and the effects of drug interactions.
  • Critiques guidelines and drug therapy recommendations, providing an evidence-based approach to treatment.
  • Organizes drug table by class, using global drug names.
  • Provides algorithms for a better understanding of the most appropriate drugs for each condition and when to choose them.


  • Provides the most up-to-date guidelines on cardiac arrest and drug therapy recommendations.
  • Includes the results of the latest clinical trials based on the recent ACC meeting.

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