Heart Disease Diagnosis and Therapy: A Practical Approach
M. Gabriel Khan, MD, concisely assembles in a reader friendly format all the clinically useful information that an internist needs in both his daily rounds and abusy office practice to find correct clinical diagnoses and choose optimal pharmacologic therapies for their patients. Highlights include a simplified method for recognition of, and a practical therapeutic approach to, arrhythmias, as well as a more logical approach to drug management of hypertension than that given by the Joint National Committee, instructive algorithms that simplify the diagnosis and treatment of syncope, and extensive diagnostic information on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. A large number of illustrative electrocardiograms that help to clarify the most often misinterpreted of all cardiologic tests and extensive discussions of practical cardiovascular pharmacology complete this magisterial survey.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
ACE inhibitors acute myocardial infarction adenosine adverse effects agents amiodarone angioplasty antiarrhythmic anticoagulants aortic stenosis approximately arrhythmias aspirin atenolol atrial fibrillation block blockers blood bradycardia calcium antagonists cardiogenic shock cardiomyopathy carvedilol cause chest cholesterol chronic Circulation clinical clopidogrel contraindicated coronary artery decrease diagnosis diastolic digoxin diltiazem diuretics dosage dose drug therapy echocardiography elevation embolism endocarditis Engl heart disease heart failure hemodynamic hypertension hypertrophic hypotension incidence increase indicated infusion ischemia ischemic JAm Coll Cardiol left ventricular less LV dysfunction metoprolol mg daily mg/dL mild minutes mitral regurgitation mitral valve mmHg mortality myocardial infarction nifedipine nitroglycerin occurs pericarditis plaque postinfarction present pressure pulmonary Q-waves randomized reduced renal failure risk rupture serum severe sinus rhythm sotalol ST segment stent sudden death surgery symptomatic symptoms syncope syndrome systolic Table tachycardia tamponade thrombolytic torsades de pointes trial unstable angina usually verapamil
All Book Search results »