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1st Edition

Quick Reference to Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy

Edited By

Judy W. M. Cheng

ISBN 9781587160448
Published August 28, 2002 by Routledge
304 Pages 26 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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

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