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Book cover: Strategies to Improve Cardiac Arrest SurvivalStrategies to Improve Cardiac Arrest Survival
- 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.
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Book cover: Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular DiseaseOmega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease
- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ,
There have been hundreds of observational studies and clinical trials conducted to evaluate the effect of omega-3 fatty acids on CV disease. The n-3 FA are a group of long-chain and very-long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids ...
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Book cover: Acute Heart FailureAcute Heart Failure
- National Clinical Guideline Centre ,
Acute heart failure is a common cause of admission to hospital ... This guideline includes important aspects of the diagnosis and management of acute heart failure that are not addressed by the NICE guideline on chronic heart failure.
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Book cover: Cardiac Surgery: A Commitment to Science, Technology and CreativityCardiac Surgery: A Commitment to Science, Technology and Creativity
by - InTech ,
It is shown how the specialty has evolved over the past 20 years, with advances in diagnosis and palliative techniques for correction of cardiovascular diseases. The book contains 10 chapters on classical adult and pediatric cardiac surgery.
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Book cover: Carotid Artery Disease: From Bench to Bedside and BeyondCarotid Artery Disease: From Bench to Bedside and Beyond
by - InTech ,
The state of art of carotid stenosis in the basic and clinical approaches for better understanding of the mechanisms and useful therapies. We hope that would be a new current trend understanding new aspects regarding this scientific problematic.
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Book cover: CardiologyCardiology
- Wikipedia ,
Cardiology is a medical specialty dealing with disorders of the heart. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology.
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Book cover: Cardiac ElectrophysiologyCardiac Electrophysiology
- Wikipedia ,
Cardiac electrophysiology is the science of elucidating, diagnosing, and treating the electrical activities of the heart. The studies are performed to assess complex arrhythmias, elucidate symptoms, evaluate electrocardiograms, and design treatment.
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Book cover: Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation ManualBasic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Manual
by - InTech ,
This publication systematizes the knowledge necessary to make Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation or Cardiorespiratory Resuscitation known to nursing health specialists, which translates as a set of temporary and internationally standardized maneuvers...
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Book cover: Stroke Prevention in Atrial FibrillationStroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation
by - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ,
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common type of supraventricular tachyarrhythmia. While a supraventricular tachyarrhythmia is a tachycardic rhythm originating above the ventricular tissue, AF is characterized by uncoordinated atrial activation ...
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Book cover: Mechanisms of Vascular Disease: A Reference Book for Vascular SpecialistsMechanisms of Vascular Disease: A Reference Book for Vascular Specialists
by - University of Adelaide Press ,
New updated edition first published with Cambridge University Press. This edition includes 29 chapters on topics as diverse as pathophysiology of atherosclerosis, vascular haemodynamics, haemostasis, thrombophilia and post-amputation pain syndromes.
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Book cover: Treatment of Atrial FibrillationTreatment of Atrial Fibrillation
- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ,
There are two generally accepted strategies for managing atrial fibrillation (AF): rate control and rhythm control. However, within each strategic approach there are a large number of potential pharmacological and nonpharmacological therapies...
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Book cover: Treatment Strategies for Patients With Peripheral Artery DiseaseTreatment Strategies for Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease
by - 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).
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Book cover: Artery BypassArtery Bypass
by - InTech ,
The latest diagnostic and therapeutic modalities in the management of coronary artery disease by coronary artery bypass graft surgery and by percutaneous coronary intervention with stenting have led to a reduction in cardiovascular mortality.
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Book cover: Hyperglycaemia in Acute Coronary SyndromesHyperglycaemia in Acute Coronary Syndromes
- National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence ,
This guideline covers the role of intensive insulin therapy in managing hyperglycaemia within the first 48 hours in people admitted to hospital for acute coronary syndromes. ACS encompass a spectrum of unstable coronary artery disease...
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Book cover: Chronic Heart FailureChronic Heart Failure
- Royal College of Physicians ,
This guideline offers advice on the care of adult patients who have symptoms or a diagnosis of chronic heart failure. It aims to define the most effective combination of symptoms, signs and investigations required to establish a diagnosis.
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Book cover: TachycardiaTachycardia
by - InTech ,
Tachycardias can be treated by pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches. This book covers concerns from basic and clinical points of view and will lead to a further understanding and improvement in the clinical outcomes of tachycardias.
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Book cover: Stable Angina: Methods, Evidence and GuidanceStable Angina: Methods, Evidence and Guidance
- 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.
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Book cover: TSRA Review of Cardiothoracic SurgeryTSRA Review of Cardiothoracic Surgery
by - Feedbooks ,
This review book is a summary of information that a cardiothoracic surgeon needs to be familiar with. It includes topics on General Thoracic Surgery, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Trauma and Critical Care.
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Book cover: Aortic Valve SurgeryAortic Valve Surgery
by - InTech ,
The aortic valve is located at the center of the heart. This book describes all aspects of aortic valve surgery and clarifies daily questions regarding the clinical practice in aortic valve surgery and gives new insights into this field.
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Book cover: MyocarditisMyocarditis
by - 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.
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Book cover: Capillary Fluid Exchange: Regulation, Functions, and PathologyCapillary Fluid Exchange: Regulation, Functions, and Pathology
by - Morgan & Claypool Life Sciences ,
The book summarizes our current understanding of the factors involved in the regulation of transcapillary fluid movement, how fluid movements across the endothelial barrier and through the interstitium and lymphatic vessels influence cell function.
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Book cover: Regulation of Cardiac ContractilityRegulation of Cardiac Contractility
by - Morgan & Claypool Life Sciences ,
Contractility describes the relative ability of the heart to eject a stroke volume at a given prevailing afterload and preload. Various measures of contractility are related to the fraction as the SV/EDV or the ejection fraction.
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Book cover: Ventricular Assist DevicesVentricular Assist Devices
by - InTech ,
The assist devices will continue adding a large number of years of life to humans and empower the medical society to optimize heart failure therapy. This book reflects the contemporary research from a multitude of different experts in the field.
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Book cover: Inflammation and the MicrocirculationInflammation and the Microcirculation
by - Morgan & Claypool Publishers ,
The microcirculation is highly responsive to the inflammatory response. All segments of the microvasculature exhibit phenotypic changes during inflammation that are directed toward enhancing the delivery of inflammatory cells to the injured tissue.
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Book cover: Post Myocardial InfarctionPost Myocardial Infarction
- 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.
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Book cover: Atrial FibrillationAtrial Fibrillation
- Royal College of Physicians ,
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, and considers AF developing after surgical procedures.
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Book cover: Understanding Heart DiseaseUnderstanding Heart Disease
by - University of California Press ,
Written in clear, accessible language, this book presents a balanced picture of how heart diseases are recognized and managed. Dr. Selzer's book includes information vital to anyone confronting heart problems and cardiac emergencies.
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Book cover: The Gross Physiology of the Cardiovascular SystemThe Gross Physiology of the Cardiovascular System
by - 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.
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Book cover: Introduction to Cardiothoracic ImagingIntroduction to Cardiothoracic Imaging
by - Yale University ,
Comprehensive overview of cardiothoracic imaging and major diseases, including over 700 diagnostic images, 100 original medical illustrations, and many animations and audiovisuals. Designed primarily for second-year medical students at Yale.
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Book cover: Canadian Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke CareCanadian Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke Care
by - Royal College of Physicians ,
High quality treatment may save a patient's life or result in reduced disability. These guidelines provide a framework for such care and are intended to be just as practical and relevant for non-specialists as for specialists.
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Book cover: The HeartThe Heart
by - MR Publishing ,
Heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular conditions can be eradicated. The time is now. The discovery that heart attacks and strokes are the result of long-term vitamin deficiencies lead to the control of the cardiovascular epidemic.
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Book cover: Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood PressurePrevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure
by - 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.
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Book cover: Yale University School of Medicine Heart BookYale University School of Medicine Heart Book
by - William Morrow & Co ,
Comprehensive and user-friendly look at cardiovascular health. The book contains easy-to-understand descriptions of heart disease and other cardiovascular maladies - heart attacks, hypertension, strokes, cardiac arrhythmias, rheumatic heart disease.
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Book cover: The Use of Echocardiography in Acute Cardiovascular CareThe Use of Echocardiography in Acute Cardiovascular Care
by - European Heart Journal ,
In this document, we describe the practical applications of echocardiography in patients with acute cardiac conditions, in particular with acute chest pain, acute heart failure, suspected cardiac tamponade, complications of myo-cardial infarction ...
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Book cover: The Alan E. Lindsay ECG Learning CenterThe Alan E. Lindsay ECG Learning Center
by ,
This interactive ECG tutorial represents an introduction to clinical electrocardiography. Each section provides some didactic teaching points and an interactive quiz. Written for medical students, nurses, cardiology fellows, and practicing physicians.
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Book cover: Cardiac Surgery in the AdultCardiac Surgery in the Adult
by - McGraw-Hill Professional ,
The next classic reference in cardiac surgery. This comprehensive book focuses on the cardiac surgery in the adult patient. Indications, pathophysiology, surgical decision making, complications, and results of surgical treatment are examined in depth.
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Book cover: Inflammatory Atherosclerosis: Characteristics of the Injurious AgentInflammatory Atherosclerosis: Characteristics of the Injurious Agent
by - Heart Research Foundation Sacrament ,
The book on the nature and characteristics of the injurious agent through study of the microscopic changes taking place in the coronary arteries of patients with and without clinical coronary disease. Includes high-quality color photographs.
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Book cover: Cardiology ExplainedCardiology Explained
by - Remedica Publishing ,
The book on physiologic and pathophysiologic mechanisms of cardiovascular disease, gives guidelines as to when refer to specialist colleagues and explains what the specialist is likely to do. Aimed at the hospital doctor, generalist or student.
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