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Title Evidence-based cardiology / edited by Salim Yusuf [and others].
Imprint Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Edition 3rd ed.

Series Evidence-based medicine
Evidence-based medicine.
Subject Cardiology.
Heart -- Diseases.
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases.
Heart -- Diseases -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Evidence-based medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy.
Evidence-Based Medicine -- methods.
Cardiology -- methods.
Alt Name Yusuf, Salim, 1952-
Description 1 online resource (x, 1218 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Edition 3rd ed.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Evidence-based decision making: patient-physician interface -- Obtaining incremental information from diagnostic tests -- Clinical trials and meta-analysis -- Understanding concepts related to health economics -- Major vascular complications in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery: magnitude of the problem, risk prediction, surveillance, and prevention -- Implementing evidence-based medicine in cardiology -- The application of evidence-based medicine to employment fitness standards: the transportation industries with special reference to aviation -- Global perspective on cardiovascular disease -- Avoidance of worldwide vascular deaths and total deaths from smoking -- Tobacco and cardiovascular disease: achieving smoking cessation in cardiac patients -- Lipids and cardiovascular disease -- Use of lipid-lowering agents in the prevention of cardiovascular disease -- Blood pressure and cardiovascular disease -- Dysglycemia and the risk of cardiovascular events -- Physical activity and exercise in cardiovascular disease prevention and rehabilitation -- Psychosocial factors -- The social determinants of cardiovascular disease -- Obesity -- Ethnicity and cardiovascular disease -- Fetal origins of coronary artery disease -- Genetics of coronary heart disease -- Molecular genetics of cardiovascular disorders -- Diet and cardiovascular disease -- Integrating approaches to prevention of cardiovascular disease -- Medical management of stable coronary artery disease -- Percutaneous intervention -- Surgical coronary artery revascularization -- Comparisons of percutaneous coronary intervention and coronary artery bypass grafting -- Non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndromes: unstable angina and non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction -- Early prehospital management of ST segment elevation myocardial infarction -- Reperfusion therapies for ST segment elevation myocardial infarction -- Antithrombotic therapeis for patients with ST segment elevation myocardial infarction -- Complications after myocradial infarction -- An integrated approach to the management of patients after the early phase of ST segment elevation myocardial infarction -- Atrial fibrillation: rhythm and rate control therapies -- Atrial fibrillation: upstream therapies -- Atrial fibrillation: antithrombotic therapy -- Ablation therapy for atrial fibrillation -- Supraventricular tachycardia -- Prevention and treatment of life-threatening ventricular arrhythmia and sudden death.
Pacemaker therapy, including cardiac resynchronization therapy -- Syncope -- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- Arrhythmias due to monogenic disorders -- Arrhythmiagenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy -- Epidemiology and prevention of heart failure and management of asymptomatic left ventricular systolic dysfunction -- Management of overt heart failure -- Acute myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy -- Management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy -- Infective and infiltrative cardiomyopathies -- Chagas' heart disease -- Pericardial disease: an evidence-based approach to clinical management -- Rheumatic heart disease: prevention and acute treatment -- Mitral valve disease: indications for surgery -- Surgical indications in aortic valve disease -- Non-surgical indications in aortic valve therapy: balloon valvuloplasty and transcatheter aortic valve replacement -- Balloon valvuloplasty: mitral valve -- Valve repair and choice of valve -- Infective endocarditis -- Antithrombotic therapy after heart valve replacement -- Stroke -- Heart disease and pregnancy -- Adult congenital heart disease -- Venous thromboembolic disease -- Peripheral arterial disease -- Cardiac risk in those undergoing non-cardiac surgery -- Clinical management of diseases of the aorta -- Cardiac transplantation: indications and postoperative management -- Renal dysfunction -- Pulmonary hypertension -- Clinical applications of external evidence -- Stable angina: choice of PCI versus CABG versus drugs -- Non-ST segment acute coronary syndrome -- Acute ST segment elevation myocardial infarction -- Secondary prevention strategies post myocardial infarction -- Heart failure -- Atrial fibrillation -- The case for and against implantable cardioverter defibrillators in patients with coronary artery disease -- Bradyarrhythmias -- choice of pacemakers -- Peripheral arterial disease with suspect coronary artery disease -- Valvular heart disease: timing of surgery.
Note Print version record.
Summary Evidence based Cardiology was first published in 1998 to universal acclaim. Now, with the move towards more patient focused health care and at the same time increased emphasis on health economics, evidence-based practice is a more important force in health care delivery than ever. This new third edition, written by the world's leading cardiologists, provides graded evidence-based reviews of the major trials together with recommendations for optimum management, and now includes new grading and recommendation methodology. This is a unique book in the field of cardiology, and the largest evidence based clinical cardiology text.
ISBN 9781444309775 (electronic bk.)
1444309773 (electronic bk.)
9781444359459 (electronic bk.)
1444359452 (electronic bk.)
1405159251
9781405159258
9786612313660
6612313668
1780345763
9781780345765
1282313665
9781282313668
9781444309768
1444309765
9781405159258 (alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1002/9781444309768
OCLC # 474800413
Additional Format Print version: Evidence-based cardiology. 3rd ed. Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010 9781405159258 (DLC) 2009026216 (OCoLC)421360752


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