Clinical Cardiology Current Practice Guidelines

Clinical Cardiology Current Practice Guidelines
Written by
Demosthenes G. Katritsis, Bernard J. Gersh & A. John Camm
ISBN
9780199685288
Published
September, 2013
Price
Remove £70.00

Over 600 tables dissect and summarise the key points of all the latest ESC and AHA/ACC guidelines, in every area of cardiovascular disease
Acts as a fully comprehensive textbook as well as a state-of-the-art guideline reference, with 85 chapters packed with guidance on all aspects of evidence-based practice
Includes a year's access to a regularly updated online version, available for individual and institutional subscription
Incorporates the very latest published knowledge on the clinical value of existing and evolving tests, as well as classification of definitions of the most complex clinical conditions
Special care has been taken to include the most recent information on medical genetics, with a glossary of the most used terms to demystify the jargon
Features clear recommendations on the use of the latest therapies, in a fast evolving area where coherent advice is difficult to extract from published guidelines and journals
Over 140 full-colour illustrations aid diagnosis and summarise knowledge succinctly and clearly

Clinical Cardiology: Current Practice Guidelines is an essential tool for the busy clinician, providing succinct yet detailed access to the most recent trial and guideline data supporting practice and patient management in cardiology.

ESC and ACC/AHA guidelines are continually being updated and often overlap in their advice, making it difficult for the cardiologist to obtain a clear picture of the right way to diagnose and treat disease according to the latest evidence base. Written by leading authorities in the field, this book, together with its twice yearly-updated online version, provides a solution. The authors have scrutinized all available guidelines and research, collating the results into over 600 easily-accessible tables which provide the most recent recommendation by both ACC/AHA and the ESC on every clinical issue. These recommendations are considered in the context of the latest research and evolving evidence most relevant to the clinician, to give detailed insights into how best to proceed with treatment.

This is discussed as part of 84 comprehensive chapters on pathophysiology, diagnosis and management. Each chapter offers concise information on definition, epidemiology, and pathophysiology of the disease, reflecting the latest published research. Following this is clear and instructive discussion of possible presentations and all clinical investigations that may be necessary. The authors have rigorously examined the implications of published guidance, and where appropriate considered new evidence that questions the validity of specific recommendations, as well as the opinion of established experts and other data such as FDA alerts. This guidance is supported by over 140 full-colour images, which reinforce key points and clarify difficult concepts. The online version is updated twice a year to ensure a continuously up-to-date reference source over time, which will establish itself as an essential part of everyday practice.

Accompanied by a year's free access to the online version and providing at-a-glance access to the best guidance in cardiology, Clinical Cardiology: Current Practice Guidelines offers a diagnosis and management toolkit which no cardiologist can afford to be without.

Readership: Essential reading for specialist registrars and consultants in cardiology, general medicine and emergency medicine, as well as consultant physicians, and general practitioners with a special interest in cardiology

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