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Title Comprehensive management of high risk cardiovascular patients / edited by Antonio M. Gotto, Jr., Peter P. Toth
Published New York : Informa Healthcare, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 770 pages) : illustrations
Series Fundamental and clinical cardiology ; 57
Fundamental and clinical cardiology ; v. 57
Contents 1. Risk factors for cardiovascular disease and the framingham study equation / William B. Kannel and Peter W.F. Wilson -- 2. Arterial hypertension / Daniel A. Duprez and Daniel J. Wilson -- 3. Obesity and lifestyle modification / Herman Blomeier and Neil J. Stone -- 4. Effects of nutrient supplements and nutraceuticals on risk for cardiovascular disease / Yumei Cao, Jun Zhang, and Penny M. Kris-Etherton -- 5. Type 1 diabetes mellitus / David W. Gardner [and others] -- 6. Type 2 diabetes / Ronald Goldberg -- 7. Management of elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol / Michael H. Davidson and Jennifer G. Robinson -- 8. High-density lipoprotein cholesterol / Peter P. Toth and Antonio M. Gotto, Jr. -- 9. Triglycerides and risk for atherosclerotic disease / Gérald Luc, Patrick Duriez, and Jean-Charles Fruchart -- 10. Safety of dyslipidemic agents / Stefano Bellosta, Rodolfo Paoletti, and Alberto Corsini -- 11. The metabolic syndrome : identification and management of the patient at high risk for cardiovascular disease / Charles Reasner -- 12. Inflammatory mediators and c-reactive protein / John A. Farmer -- 13. Chronic kidney disease / Nelson Kopyt -- 14. Anticoagulation and antiplatelet agents / Adnan K. Chhatriwalla and Deepak L. Bhatt -- 15. Congestive heart failure : epidemiology, pathophysiology, and current therapies / Nicolas W. Shammas -- 16. Stroke prevention / Shyam Prabhakaran, Bernardo Liberato, and Ralph L. Sacco -- 17. Peripheral arterial disease / Stanley G. Rockson and Emil M. DeGoma -- 18. Acute myocardial infarction / James T. Willerson and Paul W. Armstrong
19. Tobacco and cardiovascular disease / Robyn L. Richmond, Nicholas Zwar, and Rowena Ivers -- 20. Women and coronary heart disease / Vera Bittner -- 21. Cardiovascular disease in racial and ethnic minorities / Keith C. Ferdinand and Annemarie Armani
Summary Filling a large gap in the literature, this book focuses on the management of patients who have, or are at risk of developing, cardiovascular disease. Designed to serve as a resource for the busy, practicing clinician, the approach is evidence-based but practical. Conceptual development and the exploration of biochemical and physiological mechanisms are balanced by focused attention on the everyday issues of caring for patients with specific metabolic and cardiovascular disorders. Reinforced by case studies, the book discusses standards of care and challenging management issues. The authors di
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cardiovascular system -- Diseases.
Cardiovascular system -- Patients.
Cardiovascular Diseases -- prevention & control.
Cardiovascular Diseases -- diagnosis.
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy.
Risk Factors.
Form Electronic book
Author Gotto, Antonio M., Jr.
Toth, Peter P.
ISBN 142001966X (electronic bk.)
9781420019667 (electronic bk.)