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Comprehensive Cardiovascular Medicine in the Primary Care Setting (Contemporary Cardiology)by Peter Toth
Synopses & Reviews
The aim of this book will be to provide comprehensive coverage of cardiovascular disease in a respectful, authoritative, and easy to apply manner. Concept will be intricately balanced with practical utility. Disease states will be explained. Algorithms, case studies, and recommendations on evidence-based, best practice will be presented in every chapter. The book will be suited toward mid-level providers, family physicians, internists, and endocrinologists. Risk factors, risk estimation, established cardiac disease, forms of peripheral vascular disease, chronic kidney disease, depression, and erectile dysfunction, among other topics, will all be presented. The book will not be encyclopedic; rather, it will be designed to help the busy practitioner perform assessments, initiate and guide efficacious therapy, and know when referral to a cardiologist is advisable. Improving the quality of care will be the ultimate goal.
This authoritative reference provides comprehensive coverage of cardiovascular disease. Each chapter is complete with algorithms, case studies, and recommendations on evidence-based practice, and are designed to help busy practitioners perform assessments, initiate and guide efficacious therapy.
Comprehensive Cardiovascular Medicine in the Primary Care Setting provides an authoritative, detailed discussion of cardiovascular disease balanced with practical utility. Disease states are explained with emphasis on risk factors, risk estimation, and established cardiac disease. The book also delves into the co-morbid conditions which surround cardiovascular disease, including peripheral vascular disease, chronic kidney disease, depression, and erectile dysfunction, with the goal of improving quality of life for affected individuals. An abundance of algorithms, case studies, and recommendations on evidence-based best practices facilitate rapid learning. A key resource for the busy practitioner, this book is designed to give the reader the skills to confidently perform assessments, initiate and maintain efficacious therapy, and know when a referral to a cardiologist is advisable.
About the Author
Peter P. Toth, MD, PhD, FAAFP, FAHA, FACC Dr. Toth is the Director of Preventive Cardiology at the Sterling Rock Falls Clinic in Sterling, IL. He is has authored and coauthored over 100 scholarly articles and chapters. He is also a visiting Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Illinois School of Medicine. Christopher P. Cannon, MD, FACC Dr. Cannon is a Senior Investigator for the TIMI Study Group, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. A prominent figure in the field with an outstanding body of book and journal article publications, he is also the Series Editor for the book series Contemporary Cardiology published by Humana Press.
Table of Contents
I. Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors 1. Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Characterization of Atherosclerotic Disease Risk Factors Kevin C. Maki and Martyn R.Rubin 2. Atrial Hypertension Daniel A. Duprez 3. Management Dyslipidemia Peter P. Toth 4. Obesity and Therapeutic Approaches to Weight Loss Robert F. Kushner 5. Inflammatory Markers and Novel Risk Factors Stephen J. Nicholls 6. Deciphering Cardiovascular Genomics and How They Apply to Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Kiran Musunuru 7. The Metabolic Syndrome: 2009 Charles Reasner 8. Chronic Kidney Disease in the Primary Care Setting Matthew R. Weir and Miguel Portocarrero II. Coronary Artery Disease 9. Evaluation of Chest Pain and Myocardial Ischemia Joshua M. Kosowsky and Calvin Huang 10. Unstable Angina and Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction Ali Mahajerinand and Eli V. Gelfand 11. ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction Eric R. Bates and Brahmajee K. Nallamothu 12. Coronary Artery Stenting Eric A. Heller and George D. Dangas 13. Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Ramanan Umakanthan, Nataliya V. Solenkova, Marzia Leacche, John G. Byrne, and Rashid M. Ahmad 14. Cardiac Rehabilitation William E. Kraus III. Peripheral Forms of Venous and Arterial Disease 15. Carotid Artery Disease Andreas Kastrup 16. Peripheral Arterial Disease Jay Giri and Emile R. Mohler, III 17. Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Adam C. Schaffer and Sylvia C. W. McKean 18. Pulmonary Hypertension and Cor Pulmonale Mary P. Mullen and Michael Landzberg 19. Diagnosis and Management of Ischemic Stroke Aslam M. Khaja 20. Aortic Aneurysms Irfan Hameed, Eric M. Isselbacher, and Kim A. Eagle 21. Erectile Dysfunction Thorsten Reffelmann and Robert A. Kloner IV. Cardiac Disease 22. Valvular Heart Disease Garrick C. Stewart and Patrick T. O'Gara 23. Pericardial Diseases Fidencio Saldana and Leonard S. Lilly 24. Common Atrial and Ventricular Arrhythmias Blair Foreman 25. Evidence-based Management of the Patient with Congestive Heart Failure Nicholas W. Shammas V. Cardiac Imaging 26. Coronary Calcium Scoring Nikolaos Alexopoulos, Dalton McLean, Stamatios Lerakis, and Paolo Raggi 27. Cardiac Computed Tomography Patrick Donnelly and Udo Hoffmann 28. Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging David Carballo, Judith L. Meadows, Otavio Coelho, and Raymond Y. Kwong
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