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Heart failure

Author: Roy S Gardner; Theresa A McDonagh; Nicola L Walker
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford specialist handbooks in cardiology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Heart failure is a common & potentially lethal condition. It is the only cardiovascular disease that is increasing in both incidence & prevalence. This book is a practical & comprehensive manual aimed at the team of professionals caring for patients with heart failure.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roy S Gardner; Theresa A McDonagh; Nicola L Walker
ISBN: 9780199205738 0199205736
OCLC Number: 144596068
Description: xix, 543 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm.
Contents: FOREWORD ; SECTION 1 - CHRONIC HEART FAILURE ; 1. Definition, epidemiology and pathophysiology ; 2. Diagnosis and investigation ; 3. Estimating prognosis ; 4. Non-pharmacological management ; 5. Pharmacological management ; 6. Device therapy ; 7. Revascularisation ; 8. Other surgical techniques ; 9. Cardiac transplantation ; SECTION 2 - CHRONIC HEART FAILURE AND CO-MORBID CONDITIONS ; 10. The patient with heart failure and angina ; 11. The patient with heart failure and arrhythmias ; 12. The patient with heart failure and arthritis ; 13. The patient with heart failure and anaemia ; 14. The patient with heart failure and adult congenital heart disease ; 15. The patient with heart failure and diabetes ; 16. The patient with heart failure and obstructive lung disease ; 17. The patient with heart failure and renal dysfunction ; 18. The patient with heart failure and valvular disease ; 19. The patient with heart failure and specific heart muscle disease ; 20. The patient with heart failure and preserved systolic function ; 21. The patient with heart failure and sleep-disordered breathing ; 22. The patient with heart failure and cancer ; SECTION 3 - ACUTE HEART FAILURE ; 23. Acute Heart Failure - from definition to diagnosis ; 24. Acute Heart Failure - management ; SECTION 4 - PROCEDURES ; 25. Central venous cannulation ; 26. Cardiac catheterisation ; 27. Cardiac biopsy ; 28. IABP insertion ; 29. Cardio-pulmonary exercise testing ; 30. The assessment of dysynchrony ; SECTION 5 - DETAILED PHARMACOLOGY AND EVIDENCE-BASE FOR DRUGS ; 31. ACE inhibitors ; 32. Beta-adrenoreceptor antagonists ; 33. Aldosterone antagonists ; 34. Angiotensin receptor antagonists ; 35. Diuretics ; 36. Inotropes and Vasopressors ; 37. Vasodilators ; SECTION 6 ; 38. How to set up and run a heart failure clinic ; SECTION 7 ; 39. End of life issues
Series Title: Oxford specialist handbooks in cardiology.
Responsibility: Roy S. Gardner, Theresa A. McDonagh, Nicola L. Walker.
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