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 Daniela Cihakova - InTech
Myocarditis, the inflammation of the heart muscle, could be in some cases serious and potentially fatal disease. This book is a comprehensive compilation of studies from leading international experts on various aspects of myocarditis.
- Royal College of Physicians
Angina is pain that typically occurs in the front of the chest and is brought on by physical exertion or emotional stress. It is the main symptomatic manifestation of myocardial ischaemia and is usually caused by obstructive coronary artery disease.
by W Schuyler Jones, et al. - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
This review assessed the comparative effectiveness of antiplatelet therapy, medical therapy, exercise, and endovascular and surgical revascularization in PAD patients with intermittent claudication (IC) or critical limb ischemia (CLI).
by National Institutes of Health - International Medical publishing
Clinical practice guidelines for hypertension for the busy primary care clinician. The report focuses on practical applications of the new evidence, including a revised treatment algorithm, drug tables, and convenient references.