Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 3rd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Califf, Robert M.; Roe, Matthew T.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
All the 'essentials' needed to manage patients in the office, on the ward, and in the ICU!
Acute coronary syndromes encompasses the spectrum of clinical disorders caused by acute ischemic heart disease -- unstable angina, ST-elevation myocardial infarction, non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction -- which account for 2 million hospitalizations and 30% of all deaths in the United States each year.
This book provides the latest clinical guidelines and trials for the management of acute coronary syndromes. Step-by-step guide to unstable angina, important clinical trials, common management pitfalls, drug summaries, and other cardiovascular risk reduction measures are emphasized.