This work, the fifth edition of what has come to be seen as a leader in its field, has been especially updated to further explore the impressive strides that have been made in the pathophysiology of heart failure at all levels. These include molecular changes and the integrated circulatory system. This edition provides an up-to-date overview of what constitutes normal cardiac function. It also contains an exhaustive guide to approaches that can be used to manage the system. Authors of the chapters provide detailed charts and graphs depicting new modalities available for treatment, management options, and syndrome etiology.
Publisher: Current Medicine,U.S.
Number of pages: 344
Weight: 1896 g
Dimensions: 307 x 250 x 25 mm
Edition: 5th ed. 2008
From the reviews of the fifth edition:
"This is a collection of topics and illustrations pertinent to the contemporary understanding of heart failure and its management. ... This book will appeal to any clinician, teacher, or investigator who has an interest in the current state of cardiac dysfunction. ... Readers will appreciate the numerous visual and graphical representations of important concepts that supplement the text and aid in the understanding of complex topics. ... provides the reader with a wealth of graphical and visual cues that augment the relevance of the text." (William J. McManus, Doody's Review Service, February, 2007)
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