Publication Year: 2009
Authors/Editor: Hochman, Judith S. and Ohman, E. Magnus
The first single comprehensive source for this serious condition, which causes over half of the deaths among patients hospitalized with ST-elevation myocardial infarction worldwide
Part of the AHA Clinical Series, published in conjunction with the American Heart Association, which focuses on high-interest and emerging topics in cardiovascular disease targeted for cardiologists and other interested healthcare providers.
The management of cardiogenic shock is one of the most important aspects of the care of patients with acute MI. Drs. Hochman and Ohman offer an extremely useful tool for investigating, evaluating, and treating one of the most important lingering challenges in acute cardiovascular care.