The Human Heart: A Basic Guide to Heart Disease

Publication Year: 2007

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Brendan Phibbs MD

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-176777-4

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 69

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Basic text on the heart and heart diseases is geared to everyone on the cardiovascular care team, including emergency personnel, interns, residents, nurses, patients, and families.

The thoroughly updated Second Edition describes current technologies for noninvasive diagnosis and treatment of coronary and vascular disease. Coverage includes a complete description of echocardiographic stress testing and new information on implanted defibrillators, indications for coronary arteriography, new drugs for heart failure, new cardiac resuscitation procedures, and use of ventricular synchronizing pacemakers. Also included are discussions of recently discovered lethal entities such as Brugada's syndrome, short QT syndrome, and the arrhythmogenic ventricle.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Brendan Phibbs MD
ISBN: 978-0-78-176777-4
Specialty:
Advanced Practice
Cardiology
Internal Medicine
Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
Residents
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 240
Illustrations: 180
Year: 2007
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 69

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