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ABC of Heart Failure

Author: Russell C. Davis,Michael K. Davies,Gregory Y. H. Lip

Publisher: BMJ Books

ISBN: 0727916440

Category: Medical

Page: 72

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This new edition of the ABC of Heart Failure provides coherent and concise information relating to the epidemiology, pathophysiology and clinical features, aiding the diagnosis and treatment of this life threatening condition. Fully updated to cover all the latest advances, the ABC of Heart Failure is an invaluable reference for general practitioners, hospital doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment and prevention of heart failure.

ABC of Heart Failure

Author: Christopher R. Gibbs,Michael K. Davies,Gregory Y. H. Lip

Publisher: BMJ Books

ISBN: 9780727914576

Category: Medical

Page: 43

View: 7141

This ABC provides a comprehensive overview of this condition which affects a great many of the population It describes the features associated with heart failure and how these patients should be investigated and treated. Covers information on the latest advances and trials and gives detailed information on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features and management of this condition. Making this a valuable resource in the management of heart failure for GPs and hospital doctors.

ABC of Interventional Cardiology

Author: Ever D. Grech

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0727915460

Category: Medical

Page: 51

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Coronary artery disease (CAD) causes severe disability and more death than any other disease in affluent societies, including cancer. The medical conditions associated with it are angina, ischaemia, unstable angina, myocardial infarction, arrhythmias, heart failure and sudden death. Choosing the appropriate investigation to confirm a diagnosis helps to assess risk and determine the correct treatment path. GPs also need to know the effective life-style and risk-factor modifications in addition to advocating the best medical therapy.

ABC of One to Seven

Author: Bernard Valman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405181052

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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This title provides a guide to the diseases, developmental disorders and emotional problems of early childhood. Each chapter contains concise advice on the child health problems most frequently encountered by primary health care workers.

ABC of Hypertension

Author: D. Gareth Beevers,Gregory Y. H. Lip,Eoin T. O'Brien

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405171359

Category: Medical

Page: 88

View: 2727

Hypertension is a condition which affects millions of peopleworldwide and its treatment greatly reduces the risk of strokes andheart attacks. This fully revised and updated edition of the ABCof Hypertension is an established guide providing all thenon-specialist needs to know about the measurement of bloodpressure and the investigation and management of hypertensivepatients. This new edition provides comprehensively updated andrevised information on how and whom to treat. The ABC of Hypertension will prove invaluable to generalpractitioners who may be screening large numbers of patients forhypertension, as well as nurse practitioners, midwives and otherhealthcare professionals.

ABC of Kidney Disease

Author: David Goldsmith,Satish Jayawardene,Penny Ackland

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118493737

Category: Medical

Page: 112

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The ABC of Kidney Disease, Second Edition is a practical guide to the most common renal diseases to help healthcare professionals screen, identify, treat and refer renal patients appropriately and to provide the best possible care. Covering the common renal presentations in primary care this highly illustrated guide provides guidance on symptoms, signs and treatments, which tests to use, measures to prevent progression, and when and how to refer. Fully revised in accordance with current guidelines, it also includes organizational aspects of renal disease management, dialysis and transplantation. The appendices contain an explanatory glossary of renal terms, guidance on anaemia management and information on drug prescribing and interactions. The ABC of Kidney Disease, Second Edition is an ideal practical reference for GPs, GP registrars, junior doctors, medical students and for anyone working with patients with renal related conditions.

The ABC's of Coronary Heart Disease

Author: James J. Maciejko

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN: 9781886947993

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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Coronary heart disease is the most common type of cardiovascular disease. An individual is about three times more likely to die from a cardiovascular disease than from any form of cancer. Addressing one of the fastest-advancing medical research areas, The ABC's of Coronary Heart Disease succinctly explains the dramatic changes that have occurred in recent years and describes the latest discoveries and breakthrough treatments. However, many patients, medical students, and physicians as well continue to have misconceptions about this complex and insidious disease. Unlike any other current heart disease book, The ABC's of Coronary Heart Disease discusses major misconceptions of the disease such as the perception of coronary heart disease as a predominantly male disease, the belief that heart bypass surgery and angioplasty completely cure the patient, and the notion that the severity of a blockage is a good indicator of the likelihood of a heart attack. Patients must take an active role in their understanding and treatment of this widespread and deadly disease. The ABC's of Coronary Heart Disease provides you with uncomplicated, thorough information and guidance, making it the ideal book toward broadening your knowledge.

ABC of Nutrition

Author: A. Stewart Truswell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 144431422X

Category: Medical

Page: 152

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This well established ABC has been updated with new charts, illustrations and guidelines on aspects of nutrition which affect heart disease, blood pressure, chronic diseases such as diabetes and some types of cancer. The book also contains the most current nutritional recommendations for pregnancy and infant feeding as well as advice for children and adults young and old. With chapters covering nutritional deficiencies in both developing and affluent countries as well as eating disorders and obesity, this latest edition has worldwide relevance.

Heart Failure, An Issue of Cardiology Clinics,

Author: Howard J Eisen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323277837

Category: Medical

Page: 610

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Over 5.7 million people in America carry a diagnosis of heart failure, the incidence of which approaches 1 in 100 people over the age of 65. The cost to society is estimated at $29 billion annually and over 1.1 million hospital admissions. For hospitalized heart failure patients, the 30-day readmission rate approaches 25%. As our population ages these numbers are expected to grow. This issue of Cardiology Clinics helps practitioners to manage patients at all ACC/AHA stages of heart failure and addresses key issues that include sudden cardiac death, arrhythmias, acute decompensated heart failure, and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.

ABC of Obesity

Author: Naveed Sattar,Mike Lean

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444312707

Category: Medical

Page: 64

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Obesity is a hugely expensive and increasing problem worldwide,leading to disability, reproductive problems, depression andaccelerated metabolic and vascular diseases in a large proportionof men, women and children. The ABC of Obesity is a newguide which will aid its effective management, addressing issuessuch as dieting, exercise, self esteem, drug treatment and surgery.Recent evidence is used to highlight frequent problems, successfultreatment options, and the most common causes. Written by leading experts, this is a widely accessible text andan indispensable guide for all general practitioners, juniordoctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who areinvolved in the treatment and research of this commoncondition.

ABC of Clinical Electrocardiography

Author: Francis Morris,William J. Brady,A. John Camm

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444312499

Category: Medical

Page: 112

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Electrocardiography is an essential tool in diagnosing cardiacdisorders. This second edition of the ABC of ClinicalElectrocardiography allows readers to become familiar with the widerange of patterns seen in the electrocardiogram in clinicalpractice and covers the fundamentals of ECG interpretation andanalysis. Fully revised and updated, this edition includes a self-assessmentsection to aid revision and check comprehension, clear anatomicaldiagrams to illustrate key points and a larger format to show12-lead ECGs clearly and without truncation. Edited and written by leading experts, the ABC of ClinicalElectrocardiography is a valuable text for anyone managing patientswith heart disorders, both in general practice and in hospitals.Junior doctors and nurses, especially those working in cardiologyand emergency departments, as well as medical students, will findthis a vaulable introduction to the understanding of this keyclinical tool.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Congenital Heart Disease

Author: Mushabbar A. Syed,Raad H. Mohiaddin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1447142675

Category: Medical

Page: 327

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This textbook is alone in focusing on the subject of cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging in pediatric and adult patients with congenital heart disease. The topic of congenital heart disease imaging is usually relegated to a single chapter in most general CMR texts. The expanding scope of CHD warrants a text dedicated to covering CHD and CMR imaging in detail. Our proposed book aims to be a comprehensive and authoritative text on this subject. This book is be a multi-authored, illustrated text that includes supplementary access to a number of clinical videos. Authors have been selected from imaging experts in the most medically advanced areas of the world, heavily weighted by experts in the US and Europe to produce the quintessential reference in this topic.

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Meditation für Skeptiker

Author: Dan Harris

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3423428767

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 320

View: 5654

Ein ehrliches Versprechen Als Dan Harris während der Moderation von »Good Morning America« vor laufender Kamera eine Panikattacke erleidet, ist ihm klar, dass er etwas ändern muss. Zeit seines Lebens ein Skeptiker, lässt er sich auf eine Interviewserie mit bedeutenden spirituellen Lehrern ein: Eckart Tolle, Deepak Chopra, Mark Epstein, Joseph Goldstein, Jon Kabat-Zinn, dem Dalai Lama und Sharon Salzberg. Dabei erfährt er einiges über Achtsamkeit. Harris erkennt, dass er die Stimme in seinem Kopf besiegen muss, die ihn immer mehr unter Stress setzt. Und heute weiß er: Durchatmen und Innehalten kann wirklich helfen.

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ABC of Geriatric Medicine

Author: Nicola Cooper,Kirsty Forrest,Graham Mulley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118702379

Category: Medical

Page: 88

View: 549

Demographic trends confirm what clinicians already know - they arespending increasing amounts of time dealing with older people. Thisnew ABC provides an introduction to the new and increasingchallenges of treating older patients in a variety ofsettings. ABC of Geriatric Medicine provides an overview ofgeriatric medicine in practice. Chapters are written by experts,and are based on the specialty geriatric medicine curriculum in theUK. ABC of Geriatric Medicine is a highly illustrated,informative, and practical source of knowledge, with links tofurther information and resources. It is an essential guide wheremanagement of the ageing population is a major health issue - forhospital and family doctors, students, nurses and other members ofthe multi-disciplinary team.

Heart Disease

Author: Regis DeSilva

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313376069

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 276

View: 3066

Disease conditions that affect the human heart and the methods used to diagnose and treat them are all covered in one concise volume. * Illustrations include diagrams of the heart, examples of test results, and images of devices used to treat heart disease * A glossary defines medical terms used in the book

Progress Against Heart Disease

Author: Fred C. Pampel,Seth Pauley

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275981518

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 233

View: 567

Spotlights the amazing advances in medical treatment and lifestyle changes during the last three decades that have enabled millions of people to survive heart disease.

Cell Biology E-Book

Author: Thomas D. Pollard,William C. Earnshaw,Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437700632

Category: Medical

Page: 928

View: 2360

A masterful introduction to the cell biology that you need to know! This critically acclaimed textbook offers you a modern and unique approach to the study of cell biology. It emphasizes that cellular structure, function, and dysfunction ultimately result from specific macromolecular interactions. You'll progress from an explanation of the "hardware" of molecules and cells to an understanding of how these structures function in the organism in both healthy and diseased states. The exquisite art program helps you to better visualize molecular structures. Covers essential concepts in a more efficient, reader-friendly manner than most other texts on this subject. Makes cell biology easier to understand by demonstrating how cellular structure, function, and dysfunction result from specific macromole¬cular interactions. Progresses logically from an explanation of the "hardware" of molecules and cells to an understanding of how these structures function in the organism in both healthy and diseased states. Helps you to visualize molecular structures and functions with over 1500 remarkable full-color illustrations that present physical structures to scale. Explains how molecular and cellular structures evolved in different organisms. Shows how molecular changes lead to the development of diseases through numerous Clinical Examples throughout. Includes STUDENT CONSULT access at no additional charge, enabling you to consult the textbook online, anywhere you go · perform quick searches · add your own notes and bookmarks · follow Integration Links to related bonus content from other STUDENT CONSULT titles—to help you see the connections between diverse disciplines · test your knowledge with multiple-choice review questions · and more! New keystone chapter on the origin and evolution of life on earth probably the best explanation of evolution for cell biologists available! Spectacular new artwork by gifted artist Graham Johnson of the Scripps Research Institute in San Diego. 200 new and 500 revised figures bring his keen insight to Cell Biology illustration and further aid the reader’s understanding. New chapters and sections on the most dynamic areas of cell biology - Organelles and membrane traffic by Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz; RNA processing (including RNAi) by David Tollervey., updates on stem cells and DNA Repair. ,More readable than ever. Improved organization and an accessible new design increase the focus on understanding concepts and mechanisms. New guide to figures featuring specific organisms and specialized cells paired with a list of all of the figures showing these organisms. Permits easy review of cellular and molecular mechanisms. New glossary with one-stop definitions of over 1000 of the most important terms in cell biology.

ABC of COPD

Author: Graeme P. Currie

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444329483

Category: Medical

Page: 88

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive, largely irreversible lung condition characterised by airflow obstruction. Although cigarette smoking is the single most important risk factor in its development, other associations and risk factors are thought to have increasing relevance throughout the world. COPD is usually managed in primary care, although it is commonly under-diagnosed, and is one of the most common medical conditions necessitating admission to hospital. The second edition of the ABC of COPD provides the entire multidisciplinary team with a reliable, up-to-date and accessible account of COPD. Extensively updated by experienced clinicians - including new chapters on spirometry, inhalers, oxygen, death, dying and end of life issues - this ABC is an authoritative and practical guide for general practitioners, practice nurses, specialist nurses, medical students, paramedical staff, junior doctors, non-specialist doctors and all other health professionals working in both primary and secondary care.

Heart Failure

Bench to Bedside

Author: José Marín-García

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1607611473

Category: Medical

Page: 470

View: 9183

Heart Failure (HF) is the final and common pathway of all cardiovascular diseases. Heart Failure: Bench to Bedside helps address a significant need to develop new paradigms and to identify novel therapeutic targets for this pervasive disease. An authoritative contribution to the field, this book provides a detailed description of new findings and emerging methodologies, as well as a critical clinical evaluation of the complex HF syndrome and future therapies. Heart Failure: Bench to Bedside includes a primer on gene profiling and bioenergetics of the normal heart and a discussion of the molecular, genetic, biochemical and cellular techniques critical to understanding HF. Further chapters discuss cardiac remodeling, oxidative stress, and alterations in other organs and systems that are often associated with HF. This book thoughtfully evaluates current and forthcoming diagnostic techniques and therapies, pharmaceutical and pharmacogenomic-based individualized medicine, gene and cell-based therapies, and the search for new frontiers. Heart Failure: Bench to Bedside presents a clear view of up-to-date approaches to clinical diagnosis and treatment, as well as offering insightful critiques of original and creative scientific thoughts on post-genomic HF research.

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