Cardiovascular Therapeutics
  • Author : Elliott M. Antman
  • Release Date : 24 January 2022
  • Publisher : Saunders
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 1213
  • ISBN 13 : UOM:39015053184787

Download or read book entitled Cardiovascular Therapeutics written by Elliott M. Antman and published by Saunders online. This book was released on 24 January 2022 with total pages 1213. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Building on the strong foundation provided by the 6th edition of Braunwald's Heart Disease, this thoroughly revised and updated reference is now more user-friendly and clinically useful than ever. Extensively cross-referenced with tables and figures, it facilitates the decision-making process clinicians face when choosing among various cardiovascular therapeutic options. This new edition of Cardiovascular Therapeutics covers the latest concepts in pathophysiology, evaluation, and management of patients with cardiovascular disorders*in partnership with the Braunwald text for a comprehensive yet focused clinical resource. Reflects the information explosion that has occurred in cardiovascular therapeutics over the past five years. Contains cutting-edge information on pharmacotherapeutic, surgical, and catheter-based therapies for cardiovascular disease. Features an emphasis on user-friendly, clinically relevant information in a format that is fast and easy-to-access. Extensive details of all interventions are highlighted in text, tables, and crisp, high-quality illustrations. Provides an up-to-date source for interpretation of clinical data, drug interactions, available devices, and indications for therapy A new section on Decision-Making Tools describes the principles of test analysis, design and interpretation of randomized trials; the use of cost-effectiveness and decision analysis; and bedside assays for assessment of cardiovascular therapeutics. Three new appendices offer a thorough index of all the drugs and technological support devices commonly used in contemporary cardiovascular therapeutics, particularly regarding dose recommendations and drug interactions. Contains 13 all-new chapters, plus 41 chapters that have undergone major revision and/or feature new authors. An extremely useful table shows modification of Sicilian Gambit classification of AA Rx and effects on ECG. Covers important revisions on the latest RCT data on the use of stains. Features excellent surgical diagrams for MV repair. Discusses cutting-edge, catheter-based approaches to management of adults with congenital heart disease (e.g., closure of ASDs).