1st Edition

Quick Reference to Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy

Edited By Judy W. M. Cheng Copyright 2003
    304 Pages 26 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

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    Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and is the focus of ongoing research. Consequently, treatment of cardiovascular disorders is among the most highly evidence-based area of medicine and pharmacy practice.

    Quick Reference to Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy provides important guidelines and standards of care in the pharmacological management of cardiovascular diseases. It begins with the management of cardiovascular risk factors and continues with important pharmacotherapeutics. In addition, the authors tackle crucial pharmacotherapeutic problems related to managing patients with cardiovascular diseases, such as drug-induced cardiovascular side effects and alternative pharmacotherapy for managing cardiovascular diseases. With numerous tables and charts utilized throughout, this pocketbook also contains important dosing information applicable specifically to cardiac patients.

    Furthermore, based on their experience, the contributors offer important clinical pearls to help deal with commonly encountered clinical problems in daily practice. Quick Reference to Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy provides health care professionals and students a concise, quick, and authoritative summary of how to utilize pharmacological agents for the management of cardiovascular disease.

    Pharmacological Management of Hypertension, Angela Cheng-Lai
    Hyperlidpidemia, Judy W. M. Cheng
    Pharmacologic Management of Chronic Stable Angina, James Nawarskas
    Pharmacologic Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes, James Nawarskas
    Acute and Chronic Systolic Heart Failure, Judy W. M. Cheng
    Advanced Heart Failure, Sherry K. Milfred-LaForest
    Post Cardiac Transplantation, Sherry K. Milfred-LaForest
    Atrial Arrhythmias, Cynthia A. Sanoski
    Ventricular Arrhythmias, Cynthia A. Sanoski
    Pharmacological Management of Thromboembolic Diseases, James Nawarskas
    Endocarditis: Prophalaxis and Treatment, Judy W.M. Cheng
    Medications Induced Cardiovascular Side Effects, Cynthia A. Sanoski
    Alternative Pharmacotherapy for Cardiovascular Diseases, Vitalina Rozenfeld