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Atlas of Cardiovascular Emergencies

by Cedric Lefebvre

Accurately interpret cardiovascular images for fast, effective emergency management

This unique combination atlas and text is a concise guide to acute care cardiovascular image interpretation for the diagnosis and management of emergency conditions.

Each condition or disorder is described in a consistently designed, well-illustrated section. Concise, bulleted text details clinical highlights, emergency department treatment and disposition, and clinical pearls and pitfalls. Created for use at the point of care, Atlas of Cardiovascular Emergencies is enhanced by more than 400 images, many in full color.

Atlas of Cardiovascular Emergencies is logically divided into nine chapters:

  • Anatomy
  • Electrocardiography: Normal Heart, Ischemic and Chronic Vascular Disease
  • Principles of Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Devices
  • Arrhythmias
  • Vascular Disease
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Procedures