Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease
Saunders, 2003 - Medical - 752 pages
One of the leading experts in the field and a stellar cast of contributors provide all of the scientific and clinical information needed to facilitate rapid evaluation and immediate management of acute coronary syndromes using today's full range of strategies-from pharmaceutical approaches to revascularization. Readers will also find coverage of special considerations for specific populations and care settings, as well as the recent guidelines from the AHA/ACC and ESC Task Forces for the management of these challenging, life-threatening syndromes.
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