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Author Jones, David S. (David Shumway)

Title Broken hearts : the tangled history of cardiac care / David S. Jones
Published Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 319 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents The mysteries of heart attacks -- The case for plaque rupture -- The case against plaque rupture -- Learning by doing -- The plaque rupture consensus -- Rupture therapeutics -- Therapeutic ruptures -- Fear and unpredictability -- Surgical ambition and fear -- Suffering cerebrums -- Deliriogenic personalities -- The case of the missing complications -- Selective inattention -- The cerebral complications of coronary artery bypass surgery -- A taxonomy of inattention -- Competition's complications
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Myocardial infarction.
Myocardial infarction -- Complications.
Coronary heart disease -- Treatment
Atherosclerotic plaque.
Coronary artery bypass -- Complications
Angioplasty -- Complications
Brain damage.
Brain -- Wounds and injuries.
Cardiovascular system -- Surgery.
Surgery -- Complications.
Myocardial Infarction -- physiopathology
Atherosclerosis -- physiopathology
Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures -- adverse effects
Myocardial Infarction -- complications
Postoperative Complications -- etiology
Myocardial Infarction
Brain Injuries
Brain Damage, Chronic
Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures
Postoperative Complications
Atherosclerotic plaque.
Brain damage.
Coronary artery bypass -- Complications.
Coronary heart disease -- Treatment.
Myocardial infarction.
Myocardial infarction -- Complications.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012018227
ISBN 1421408023