Publication Year: 2008
Authors/Editor: Wiviott, Stephen D.
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 89
Explores and explains state-of-the-art use of antiplatelet agents and draws on the expertise of global leaders in antiplatelet therapy
This book is ideal for clinical cardiologists, platelet biologists, and a wide range of practicing and prospective clinicians in allied fields who will find this text an exceptional source of current information.
Skillfully organized for fast reference, the book is divided into five parts:
- Concepts in Platelet Physiology, Function, and Measurement
- Pharmacology of Oral Antiplatelet Agents
- Pharmacology of Intravenous Antiplatelet Agents
- Clinical Use of Antiplatelet Agents in Cardiovascular Disease
- Special Circumstances.
Each chapter in the clinical section contains an overview of guidelines, plus specifics on medical and interventional uses.