Cardiac Intensive Care
W.B. Saunders Company, 1998 - Medical - 836 pages
This state-of-the-art resource addresses the need for a practical book on the diagnosis and management of acute cardiac cases. Expert authors contribute coverage on pharmacology, advanced diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, and the full range of diseases encountered in the CCU.
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