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Quick Reference to Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy

1st Edition

Edited by Judy W. M. Cheng


304 pages | 26 B/W Illus.

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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.

Table of Contents

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

About the Series

Pharmacy Education Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Cardiology
MEDICAL / Pharmacy
MEDICAL / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine