Home > Books > Angina: An Atlas of Investigation and Management
Angina: An Atlas of Investigation and Management
View PDF

Angina: An Atlas of Investigation and Management

Publication Year: 2007
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Sarembock, Ian J.
Publisher: Clinical Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-904-39259-0
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 81
  • Description
  • Details

Benefits of this Atlas:
*Collection of images compiled by experts
* Assists visual investigation of signs and symptoms
* Ready to-use-information in an easily accessible format

Angina is most commonly associated with myocardial ischemia, but may also be symptomatic of valvular heart disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy or uncontrolled high blood pressure. While chronic or stable angina is predictable and relatively easy to manage, it is the sudden and unexpected onset of symptoms in patients with unstable angina that represents the most significant challenge to the clinician, being a risk indicator for acute MI, severe cardiac arrhythmia or even cardiac arrest. Since chest pain can also indicate a number of other less critical conditions, it is important that the clinician can rapidly and accurately determine the true risk status of the patient in each case.

In this atlas, the authors guide the reader through the assessment of the patient with chest pain, beginning with the simple physical examination and evaluation of other risk factors that may be present, progressing to non-invasive tests such as EKG and various imaging techniques, and concluding with coronary angiography. The diagnostic value of each of these techniques is compared and appropriate guidance given on evaluating clinical findings.

  • Platform:
    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Clinical Publishing
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Sarembock, Ian J.
  • ISBN: 978-1-904-39259-0
  • Specialty:
    Cardiology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 112
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2007
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 81

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
CAB Abstracts Covering applied life sciences, CAB Abstracts gives researchers instant access to over 8.4 million records from 1973 onwards, with over 360,000 abstracts added each year.
JOTM
Maternity and Infant Care A key information resource used by maternity health care professionals and student midwives worldwide to support their research, practice, and study requirements.
JOTM
Academic Medicine The journal serves as an international forum to address the major challenges facing the academic medicine community as it strives to carry out its missions in the public interest.
JOTM
Canadian Journal of Addiction The journal provides a forum for presentation of evidence-based, peer-reviewed clinical information and scientific materials to clinicians working in the field of Addiction Medicine.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Washington Manual of Pediatrics
This book provides concise rapid-access information to be used while on call, in a critical care setting, in the emergency unit, and in subspecialty outpatient clinics.

Walls Manual of Emergency Airway Management
This book's practical, hands-on approach provides all the concrete guidance you need to effectively respond to any airway emergency.