Publication Year: 2006
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Christopher P. Cannon MD; Patrick T. O'Gara MD
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 91
Critical Pathways in Cardiovascular Medicine, Second Edition presents evidence-based, cost-effective critical pathways for diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disorders in the pre-hospital setting, emergency department, inpatient setting, and outpatient setting
All pathways in this second edition have been updated to reflect the latest findings regarding best practices in all areas of cardiovascular care. Coverage includes new pathways for pre-hospital care, public access defibrillation for cardiac arrest, emergency department management of heart failure and atrial fibrillation, aortic aneurysm, hyperglycemia, peripheral artery disease and claudication, implantable cardioverter defibrillator treatment for ventricular tachycardia, and long-term management of diabetes and the metabolic syndrome.