Geriatric Cardiology: Principles and Practice
Anthony Martin, A. John Camm
Wiley, Jul 5, 1994 - Medical - 832 pages
A comprehensive review by authors of international repute regarding the management of older people with cardiovascular disease. Discusses recent initiatives leading to a much greater emphasis on the prevention of disease, quality of life aspects of management and the costs that prevention and treatment incur. Describes improvements in research techniques as well as pharmacological and surgical procedures.
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