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Emergency Cardiology

2nd Edition

By Karim Ratib, Gurbir Bhatia, Neal Uren, James Nolan

CRC Press

304 pages | 50 B/W Illus.

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Description

This fully revised and updated second edition of Emergency Cardiology offers highly practical advice on the diagnosis and management of acute cardiac conditions. Throughout the book the authors employ an evidence-based approach to clinical practice, and provide detailed guidance for day-to-day practice in a wider variety of settings - from the emergency department to intensive care and the cardiac ward.

  • Provides essential advice for the rapid diagnosis and management of cardiac emergencies - both common and more rare.
  • Includes evidence-based guidelines and the results of the most groundbreaking clinical trials
  • Practical format pocket-sized format
  • Authored by four cardiologists with extensive experience in the emergency setting

Emergency Cardiology, Second Edition is an essential purchase for junior doctors, emergency department staff, trainees in cardiology and specialist nurses.

Reviews

"The authors of this book are able to provide us with a lot of useful information, as well as the benefit of their comprehensive experience of emergency cardiology and what it involves…having been a member of an emergency cardiac team, I appreciate how vital it can be to have such information at hand."

—Sabina Ahmed, Nursing Standard

Table of Contents

Acute Coronary Syndromes

Resuscitation

Arrhythmias

Hypertensive Emergencies

Acute Aortic Syndromes

Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Infective Endocarditis

Drug-related Cardiac Problems

Pericarditis

Cardiac Trauma

Cardiac Tamponade

Appendices

Index

About the Authors

Karim Ratib - Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
Neal Uren - Department of Cardiology, New Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK
James Nolan - Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, UK

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED010000
MEDICAL / Cardiology
MED026000
MEDICAL / Emergency Medicine