Cardiology is the study and treatment of disorders of the heart and the blood vessels. A person with heart disease or cardiovascular disease may be referred to a cardiologist.
Cardiology is a branch of internal medicine. A cardiologist is not the same as a cardiac surgeon. A cardiac surgeon opens the chest and performs heart surgery.
A cardiologist specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases of the cardiovascular system. The cardiologist will carry out tests, and they may some do procedures, such as heart catheterizations, angioplasty, or inserting a pacemaker.
Clinical Cardiology: Current Practice Guidelines is an essential tool for the busy clinician, providing succinct yet detailed access to the most recent trial and guideline data supporting practice and patient management in cardiology.
this app, provides a solution. These recommendations are considered in the context of the latest research and evolving evidence most relevant to the clinician, to give detailed insights into how best to proceed with treatment.
This is discussed as part of 84 comprehensive chapters on pathophysiology, diagnosis and management. Each chapter offers concise information on definition, epidemiology, and pathophysiology of the disease, reflecting the latest published research. Following this is clear and instructive discussion of possible presentations and all clinical investigations that may be necessary.
A guide to the management of common cardiological scenarios, this book offers the response of leading experts in each field to the more common, and often poorly dealt with problems of cardiology. It is a very useful 'how-to' guide, based on sound evidence.
What drugs should be used to maintain someone in sinus rhythm who has paroxysmalatrial Fibrillation?
How do I investigate the relatives of a patient with sudden cardiac death?
Which cardiac patients should never get pregnant?
These are over 100 other intriguing questions are answered by leading cardiologists in this refreshingly up to date book. However, far from being bedtime reading, 100 Questions in Cardiology is an authoritative and practical guide to management of complicated situations. Written by cardiologists, it tackles the thorny problems that you may often have wanted to ask about but never dared.
100 Questions in Cardiology uses the now acknowledged most effective means of presenting evidence – by starting with the frequently asked questions and answering them with practical, concise, and evidence based information. It will be an invaluable tool not only for qualified and trainee cardiologists, but also for general physicians involved in the care of cardiac patients.
One of the most time-consuming tasks in clinical medicine is seeking the opinion of specialist colleagues. There is pressure not only to make referrals appropriate, but also to summarize the case in the language of the specialist. Cardiology Explained is an essential tool in this task. It explains the basic physiology and pathophysiologic mechanisms of cardiovascular disease in a straightforward and diagrammatic manner, gives guidelines as to when referral is appropriate, and, uniquely, explains what the specialist is likely to do
Chapter 1. Cardiac arrest
Chapter 2. Cardiovascular examination
Chapter 3. Conquering the ECG
Chapter 4. Understanding the echocardiogram
Chapter 5. Coronary artery disease
Chapter 6. Hypertension
Chapter 7. Heart failure
Chapter 8. Arrhythmia
Chapter 9. Valve disease
Chapter 10. Infective endocarditis
Chapter 11. Cardiomyopathy
Chapter 12. Aneurysm and dissection of the aorta
Chapter 13. Pericardial disease
Chapter 14. Adult congenital heart disease
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