Cardiology for the Primary Care Physician

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Joseph S. Alpert
Springer Science & Business Media, 16 mar. 2005 - 510 páginas

This book provides complete coverage of the appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to patients with cardiovascular diseases - in one easy-to-use source. The primary care physician will find information on all types of cardiovascular illnesses. The many charts, tables and diagrams, as well as a special color plates section, bring the text to life. Key points are highlighted and there are extensive references and recommended reading lists.

 

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Índice

Evaluating the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease
1
Referrals
13
Preoperative Consultation
22
Using and Interpreting Noninvasive Cardiac Tests
29
Evaluation of the Patient with Nontraumatic Chest Pain
45
Evaluation of the Patient with Heart Failure
57
Evaluation of the Patient with Hypotension and Shock
67
Evaluation of the Patient with Palpitations and Nonlifethreatening Cardiac Arrhythmias
77
Congestive Cardiomyopathy
267
Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
281
Infectious Myocarditis
295
Infectious Endocarditis
309
Pericardial Disease
319
Congenital Heart Disease Including Unrepaired Lesions in the Adult
329
Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult Postoperative Patient
345
Pulmonary Hypertension
353

Evaluation of the Patient with Syncope
85
Evaluation of the Patient Resuscitated from Cardiac Arrest
93
Evaluation of the Patient with Edema
103
Risk Factors for and Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
111
The Effect of Exercise on the Heart and the Athletes Heart
123
Approach to the Patient with Hyperlipidemia
133
Evaluation and Management of the Patient with Hypertension
153
Secondary Hypertension
163
Pheochromocytoma
173
Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease
185
Unstable Angina and NonST Elevation Myocardial Infarction
195
STSegment Elevation Myocardial Infarction
203
Mitral Stenosis and Regurgitation
225
Mitral Valve Prolapse
233
Aortic Stenosis and Regurgitation
243
Tricuspid and Pulmonic Valve Disease
255
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
261
Pulmonary Embolism
359
Cardiac Tumors
369
Nonpenetrating Cardiac Trauma
377
Diseases of the Aorta
387
Diseases of Peripheral Arteries and Veins
395
Anticoagulation Acute and Chronic Indications and Methods
407
Cerebrovascular Complications of Cardiac Disorders
419
The Heart and Endocrine Diseases
429
Rheumatic Diseases and the Heart
439
The Aging Heart
449
Pregnancy and the Heart
461
Heart Transplantation
467
Atrial Fibrillation Practical Approaches
479
INDEX
501
Color Plates
511
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