Practical Cardiology E-Book, 2nd Edition

Author
By Tracey Baker, MBBS, FRACGP, Dip RACOG,DCH, George Nikolic, FRACP, FACC. FJFICM, FCSANZ, and Simon O'Connor, FRACP DDU FCSANZ
ISBN
9780729578417
Publication Date
27-05-2011
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  • Supplementary CD of cardiac conditions and procedures including echocardiograms, cardiac catheters and angioplasties
  • Dedicated ECG interpretation chapter
  • Emphasis on evidence-based medicine and clinical trials

The accompanying CD contains MRI, echocardiographic and angiographic images of the heart to complement the still images and illustrations throughout the text. They illustrate important cardiac abnormalities and show how cardiac procedures such as angioplasty and atrial septal defect closure are performed. Important complications of interventional procedures are also demonstrated. The CD will assist clinicians and their patients to understand the various interventions.

Please note that this eBook does not include the DVD accompaniment. If you would like to have access to the DVD content, please purchase the print copy of this title.

Cardiology is one of the fastest changing medical specialties, and Practical Cardiology 2e is designed to help GPs, Fellowship trainees and medical students master this vital element of continuing medical education. This new edition retains the analytical and problem-based approach of the first, addressing

  • symptomatic problems such as chest pains and dyspnoea,
  • thorough history taking and examination techniques,
  • additional and extensive ECG interpretation, and
  • fully updated coverage of pharmacological management.

Key Features
  • Supplementary CD of cardiac conditions and procedures including echocardiograms, cardiac catheters and angioplasties
  • Dedicated ECG interpretation chapter
  • Emphasis on evidence-based medicine and clinical trials

The accompanying CD contains MRI, echocardiographic and angiographic images of the heart to complement the still images and illustrations throughout the text. They illustrate important cardiac abnormalities and show how cardiac procedures such as angioplasty and atrial septal defect closure are performed. Important complications of interventional procedures are also demonstrated. The CD will assist clinicians and their patients to understand the various interventions.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780729578417
Product Format Ebook
Publication Date 2011
Author Information By Tracey Baker, MBBS, FRACGP, Dip RACOG,DCH, General Practitioner, Canberra, ACT, Australia; George Nikolic, FRACP, FACC. FJFICM, FCSANZ,, Intensivist and Cardiologist at Canberra Hospital and Simon O'Connor, FRACP DDU FCSANZ , FRACP, DDU, FCSANZ Cardiologist, Canberra Hospital, Canberra, ACT, Australia
Table of Content Foreword

Preface to the first edition

List of Abbreviations

Important Cardiology Trials

Levels of Evidence and Grades of Recommendation

1. Cardiac Risk Factors

2. An Overview of Electrocardiography

3. Hypertension

4. The Patient with Chest Pain

5. The Cardiac Surgery or Angioplasty Patient

6. The Patient with Palpitations

7. The Patient with Dyspnoea

8. The Patient with a Cardiac Murmur

9. Other Problems
Publication Date 27-05-2011
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Stock Status In Stock
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