Publisher: Royal College of Physicians 2006
The guideline covers aspects of diagnosis and the management of atrial fibrillation (AF) in a number of different circumstances. It covers paroxysmal, persistent and permanent AF, considers AF developing after surgical procedures, and offers advice on haemodynamically unstable AF. Many of the recommendations relate to control of AF and the important decision of whether to attempt to restore sinus rhythm or concentrate on control of the heart rate.
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by Robert M. Anderson - Racquet Press
Written by Robert Anderson, a pioneer cardiac surgeon and inventor of cardiovascular bypass equipment. The website includes a 20 minute video, that presents a clear and intuitive overview of the concepts included in the text.
by T. Nakanishi, et al. - Springer
This book focuses on the etiology and morphogenesis of congenital heart diseases. It reviews in detail the early development and differentiation of the heart, and later morphologic events of the cardiovascular system, covering a wide range of topics.
- Royal College of General Practitioners
This guideline gives recommendations to clinicians and others about lifestyle modification, cardiac rehabilitation, drug therapy and advice about which patients to refer for further assessment for possible coronary revascularisation.
- National Academies Press
This book examines the complete system of response to cardiac arrest in the United States and identifies opportunities within existing and new treatments, strategies, and research that promise to improve the survival and recovery of patients.