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ABC of Clinical Electrocardiography

by Francis Morris

Electrocardiography is an essential tool in diagnosing cardiac disorders. This second edition of the ABC of Clinical Electrocardiography allows readers to become familiar with the wide range of patterns seen in the electrocardiogram in clinical practice and covers the fundamentals of ECG interpretation and analysis. Fully revised and updated, this edition includes a self-assessment section to aid revision and check comprehension, clear anatomical diagrams to illustrate key points and a larger format to show 12-lead ECGs clearly and without truncation. Edited and written by leading experts, the ABC of Clinical Electrocardiography is a valuable text for anyone managing patients with heart disorders, both in general practice and in hospitals. Junior doctors and nurses, especially those working in cardiology and emergency departments, as well as medical students, will find this a vaulable introduction to the understanding of this key clinical tool.

ECG in Ten Days: Second Edition

by David R. Ferry

The only review book to offer full-sized ECGs throughout (simulating how they appear on tests and in actual practice), this sourcebook is the most sought-after ECG review anywhere, trusted by cardiology fellows, internal medicine residents, and medical students alike. ECG in Ten Days is based on the author's popular ten-day review course, and features a unique step-by-step approach, crystal-clear vector images, plus practice EDB strips to build confidence and fine-tune clinical skills. In these pages, you'll find essential information on everything from SA & AV nodal conduction abnormalities, to mechanisms of arrhythmias and electronic pacemakers. Also included is an answer sheet similar to the one encountered on board exams. NEW to the Second Edition

Fetal Cardiology: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management

by John Simpson

This practical book describes a systematic approach to the ultrasound examination of the fetal heart based on accepted screening recommendations.  The written content is enhanced by images and videos of both normal and abnormal sonographic findings. Fetal Cardiology: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management goes further than simply describing core screening views. It includes extended views of the fetal heart, the use of Doppler techniques and assessment of fetal cardiac function.  “Variants” which can be encountered in practice are described as well as the features of the major groups of cardiac abnormalities and fetal arrhythmias. Because the authors include experienced fetal and paediatric cardiologists, the focus is not only on diagnostic features but also the approach to postnatal care and prognosis. This content is enhanced by inclusion of chapters relating to associated fetal abnormalities, the genetics of congenital heart disease and new imaging modalities such as MRI of the fetal heart. The book equips all those using ultrasound to image the fetus with a clear concise reference to meet the challenge of new guidelines and to expand their knowledge of complementary echocardiographic techniques and management. It details why prenatal recognition of congenital heart disease is being prioritised to allow for parental choice, recognition of associated abnormalities and improvement of postnatal outcome. As such, this book will be important for all professionals, whether they be a cardiologist, fetal medicine specialist, sonographer or midwife.

Essential Facts in Cardiovascular Medicine: Board Review and Clinical Pearls

by Yerem Yeghiazarians M.D.

The treatment and management of cardiovascular disease has seen rapid advances in recent years; as a trainee or practitioner of cardiovascular medicine, it can be difficult to find the time to stay abreast of recent updates in information. Unlike standard exhaustive text and reference titles, Essential Facts in Cardiovascular Medicine provides the most critical facts and clinical pearls of cardiovascular medicine, in a high-yield, concise, bulleted format that can fit in your pocket. Essential Facts in Cardiovascular Medicine is the perfect guide to enhance your cardiovascular knowledge, prepare for board examinations, and improve clinical practice. Essential Facts in Cardiovascular Medicine covers numerous important topics from the basics of Statistics, to factoids in General Cardiology, Physical Exam, EKG, Congenital Heart Disease, Valvular Heart Disease, Heart Failure/Transplant, Acute Coronary Syndromes, Pericardial Diseases, Electrophysiology, Pharmacology, Pregnancy, Pulmonary Hypertension, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Echocardiography, Formulas, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Tumors.

A Practical Approach to Transesophageal Echocardiography 3rd Edition

by M.D. Perrino, Albert C., Jr.

Get up-close and personal with TEE in the new edition of APractical Approach to Transesophageal Echocardiography,your highly illustrated, ultra-readable guide for the practice of echocardiography edited by Drs. Perrino and Reeves. Updated to reflect current clinical developments, this book is a true asset for any physician, resident, nurse, or other healthcare professional looking to master perioperative transesophageal echocardiography. Spanning 2- and 3-D imagining, as well as Doppler modalities for assessing ventricular performance and valvular disease,Transesophageal Echocardiographyguides you through the physics, principles, and applications of each technique. Composed by a dream team of internationally esteemed authors, each section ends with 20 self-assessment test questions to reinforce the preceding chapter&;s content. The new edition is designed for maximum retention, featuring not just comprehensive text but extensive color illustrations, figures, and full-motion echocardiographic images. If you&;re an anesthesiology or cardiology attending, fellow, or resident, this book will quickly become an indispensible resource. Features: --Up-to-date practice guidelines by the ASE,SCA, and European Association of Echocardiography. --Featured chapter on 3D echocardiography -- Portable size for easy use on the go --New tutorial chapter on mitral repair --New chapter on evolving role of TEE during coronary revascularization --Purchase comes with an eBook with full-motion video and extensive color artwork embedded seamlessly into each chapter

Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Catheterisation: The Essential Guide, Second Edition

by John Edward Boland

Cardiology is becoming an increasingly complex field understood by only a select group of medical specialists. This publication demystifies many difficult topics in interventional cardiology and cardiac catheterisation, commencing with the basics of laboratory instrumentation and technology and progressing to a comprehensive review of both new and established cardiac interventions. Unlike other publications that are directed mainly towards clinicians, this text is specifically written to assist newcomers such as such as medical trainees, nurses, technicians, scientific staff and other allied health professionals understand the wonders of interventional cardiology, and includes extensive explanations of the techniques of angiography, and new percutaneous. The comprehensive information presented herein, written by recognised specialists in their respective fields, will no doubt prove of great benefit to clinician and non-medical specialist alike.

Electrocardiogram in Clinical Medicine

by William J. Brady

Offers a guide for a complete understanding of the disease and conditions most frequently revealed in ECGs recorded in the acute, critical, and emergency care settings Electrocardiogram in Clinical Medicine offers an authoritative guide to ECG interpretation that contains a focus and perspective from each of the three primary areas of medical care: acute care, critical care and emergency care. It can be used as a companion with the book ECGs for the Emergency Physician I & II (by Mattu and Brady) or as a stand-alone text. These three books can be described as a cumulative EGG reference for the medical provider who uses the electrocardiogram on a regular basis. Electrocardiogram in Clinical Medicine includes sections on all primary areas of ECG interpretation and application as well as sections that highlight use, devices and strategies. The medical content covers acute coronary syndromes and all related issues, other diseases of the myocardium, morphologic syndromes, toxicology and paediatrics; dysrhythmias will also be covered in detail. This important resource: •    Goes beyond pattern recognition in ECGs to offer a real understanding of the clinical syndromes evidenced in ECGs and implications for treatment •    Covers the indications, advantages and pitfalls of the use of ECGs for diagnosis in all acute care settings, from EMS to ED to Critical Care •    Examines the ECG in toxic, metabolic and environmental presentations; critical information for acute care clinicians who need to be able to differentiate ODs, poisoning and other environmental causes from MI or other cardiac events •    Facilitates clinical decision-making Written for practicing ER, general medicine, family practice, hospitalist and ICU physicians and medical students, Electrocardiogram in Clinical Medicine is an important book for the accurate interpretation of EGG results.

The Origins of Ventricular Arrhythmias: Using the ECG as a Key Tool for Localization

by Frank Bogun

The first volume of The Origins of Ventricular Arrhythmias: Using the ECG as a Key Tool for Localization highlights the value of the 12-lead ECG for the localization of sites of origin or exit sites of ventricular arrhythmias. For this second volume of 30 cases, the author also emphasizes the anatomic relationship of arrhythmia origins by complementing the tracings with cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and real-time echocardiographic data that will help visualize the actual location of ablation target sites. The value of appropriate imaging, in addition to the 12-lead ECG, is highlighted throughout. This book will aid in the understanding of the localizing value of the 12-lead ECG for ventricular arrhythmias, which is key for successfully targeting these arrhythmias using catheter ablation.

Cardiovascular Thrombus: From Pathology and Clinical Presentations to Imaging, Pharmacotherapy and Interventions

by On Topaz

Cardiovascular Thrombus: From Pathology and Clinical Presentations to Imaging, Pharmacotherapy and Interventions provides a comprehensive, up-to-date presentation of the research and clinical practices as related to the contemporary aspects of the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular thrombosis. The formation, identification and management of cardiovascular thrombus is of paramount importance for researchers and practicing physicians, yet it remains one of the most challenging diagnostic and clinical scenarios. This important reference connects between research, up-to-date clinical knowledge, and the technological tools  available for diagnosis and management of thrombus in cardiovascular medicine. The book includes comprehensive descriptions and review of pathology, clinical presentations, diagnosis, pharmacotherapy, interventions and future trends. It is the perfect reference for basic science students and researchers in general and interventional cardiology, general and  interventional radiology, vascular medicine specialists, and vascular, general and cardiac surgeons.

  • Provides comprehensive presentation of the pathophysiology, clinical presentations and diagnosis of cardiovascular thrombosis
  • Includes the most up-to-date information on the practical management of patients with thrombus related conditions
  • Written by the leading experts in the field
  • Describes the current and upcoming pharmacotherapy and technology available for thrombus research and treatment

Practical Cardio-Oncology

by Susan F. Dent

This book takes a holistic view of the treatment of cardio-oncology patients, from evaluating those at high risk of developing cardio-toxicity, guidance for monitoring and managing patients during therapy to cardiac care of cancer survivors. Throughout, this book utilizes the latest research and guidance to offer advice on treatment strategy as well as practical elements of such as training, cardio-oncology nursing, patient education and how to establish a cardio-oncology unit. This book focuses on the practical knowledge and skills key to successful collaboration between cardiologists and oncologists to achieve the optimum cardiac care for cancer patients. Key Features

  • Focuses on the practical elements of cardio-oncology care
  • Outlines the importance and process of setting up a cardio-oncology unit and cardio-oncology fellowships
  • Provides advice and guidance on the set up and common pit falls of coordinating care for cardio-oncology patients
  • Outlines current guidelines and potential future directions for the field of cardio-oncology

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