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The AHA guidelines and scientific statements handbook

Author: Valentin Fuster; American Heart Association.
Publisher: Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Society-sanctioned guidelines on care are valuable tools, but accessing key information from the often complicated statements has been a daunting task. Now, practitioners and their institutions have a clear path to successful application of guidelines from the American Heart Association. This book outlines the key AHA guidelines, Statements, and Performance Measures and includes comparisons with the associated  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Practice Guideline
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Valentin Fuster; American Heart Association.
ISBN: 9781405184632 1405184639
OCLC Number: 230183233
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 376 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Chronic stable angina / Theodore D. Fraker, Stephan D. Fihn, and Raymond J. Gibbons --
Unstable angina/non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction / Jeffrey L. Anderson and Nanette Kass Wenger --
ST-elevation myocardial infarction / Elliott M. Antman --
Cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention programs / Mark A. Williams and Gary J. Balady --
Secondary prevention for patients with coronary and other atherosclerotic vascular disease / Sidney C. Smith Jr. --
Percutaneous coronary intervention / Sidney C. Smith Jr. --
Coronary artery bypass graft surgery / Cullen D. Morris [and others] --
Perioperative cardiovascular evaluation and care for noncardiac surgery / Lee A. Fleisher --
Lower extremity peripheral artery disease / Alan T. Hirsch and Ziv J. Haskal. Cholesterol management in the context of risk factor profile / Scott M. Grundy --
Hypertension / Clive Rosendorff --
Cardiovacular disease prevention in women / Kathy Berra and Nanette Kass Wenger --
Heart failure / Sharon A. Hunt and Mariell Jessup --
Cardiomyopathies / Barry J. Maron --
Atrial fibrillation / Valentin Fuster and Lars Rydén --
Supraventricular arrhythmias / Carina Blomström-Lundqvist and Melvin Scheinman --
Ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death / A. John Camm and Douglas P. Zipes --
Valvular heart disease / Robert O. Bonow --
Infective endocarditis / Larry M. Baddour [and others] --
Cardiac CT imaging / Matthew J. Budoff and Allen J. Taylor.
Other Titles: American Heart Association guidelines and scientific statements handbook
Responsibility: edited by Valentin Fuster.
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Society-sanctioned guidelines on care are valuable tools, but accessing key information from the often complicated statements has been a daunting task. Now, practitioners and their institutions have  Read more...

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"This is an excellent summary of the current AHA guidelines." ( Doody's Reviews , May 2009)

 
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