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Living with coronary heart disease : a guide for patients and families

Author: Jerome E Granato
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.
Series: A Johns Hopkins Press health book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to coronary heart disease that discusses symptoms, diagnosis, heart attacks, stents, and the risks and benefits to the possible treatment options--which includes medications and balloon surgery.
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome E Granato
ISBN: 9780801890246 9780801890253 0801890241 080189025X
OCLC Number: 212375720
Description: xi, 193 pages, 9 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: What is coronary heart disease? --
How did this happen? --
What is a heart attack? --
Did I do something to cause this? --
How do I know if I have coronary heart disease? --
What are all these medications for? --
When does balloon surgery help? --
When is surgery the best treatment? --
Living with coronary heart disease.
Series Title: A Johns Hopkins Press health book.
Responsibility: Jerome E. Granato.
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This valuable resource will help patients and their families make some of the most important health care decisions they will ever face.  Read more...

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This book is excellent at explaining the causes of heart disease and the science behind diagnosis and treatment. Library Journal 2008 Covers every treatment option available, and includes Read more...

 
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