Braunwald's Heart Disease
A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine
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|Format:||Hardback, 2288 pages, 7th Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||Approx. 1500 illustrations (1250 in full color)|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 21 October 2004|
The leading authorities in cardiology bring you the Silver Anniversary Edition of the Gold Standard of Cardiology. This new edition now features four-colour text and illustrations, new illustrations and imaging coverage, as well as extensive cross referencing to related issues. New features in this edition include clinical practice points in all chapters, a new section on preventive cardiology, new chapters on obesity, diabetes, toxins in the heart and cardiac regeneration and a new chapter on end of life. Joining Braunwald, Zipes and Libby on this edition is Robert Bonow from Northwestern University. This edition has been extensively revised and includes over 20 new contributors.
Table of Contents
Part I. General Considerations of Cardiovascular Disease - Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease - Economics and Cardiovascular Disease - Clinical Decision Making in Cardiology NEW! - Measurement and Improvement of Quality in Heart Disease NEW! - General Principles of Drug Treatment NEW! - End of Life NEW! Part II. Examination of the Patient - The History - Physical Examination of the Heart and Circulation - Electrocardiography - Guidelines Exercise Stress Testing - Guidelines Echocardiography - Guidelines Radiology of the Heart and Great Vessels NEW!Nuclear Cardiology NEW! - Guidelines Newer Cardiac Imaging: MRI NEW! Newer Cardiac Imaging: CT NEW! Relative Merits of Cardiac Diagnostic Techniques Cardiac Catheterization Coronary Angiography and Intravascular Ultrasoubnd Imaging Part III. Heart Failure - Mechanisms of Cardiac Contraction and Relaxation - Assessment of Normal and Abnormal Cardiac Function NEW! - Pathophysiology of Heart Failure - Clinical Aspects of Heart Failure: High-Output Failure; Pulmonary Edema - Treatment of Heart Failure: Pharmacological Methods - Management of Heart Failure - Guidelines Treatment of Heart Failure: Assisted Circulation NEW! Heart and Heart-Lung Transplantation NEW! Part IV. Arrhythmias, Sudden Death and Syncope - Genesis of Cardiac Arrhythmias: Electrophysiological Considerations - Genetics of Cardiac Arrhythmia NEW! - Diagnosis of Cardiac Arrhythmia Management of Patient with Arrhythmias - Guidelines Cardiac Pacemakers and Devices - Guidelines Specific Arrhythmias Cardiac Arrest and Sudden Death Arrhythmias and Syncope Part V. Preventive Cardiology - Vascular Biology of Atherogenesis - Risk Factors for Atherosclerotic Disease - Systemic Hypertension: Mechanisms and Diagnosis - Systemic Hypertension: Treatment of Hypertension - Guidelines Diagnosis and Treatment of Lipid Disorders Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome NEW! Obesity, Diet and Nutrition NEW! Primary and Secondary Prevention of CHD Rehabilitation NEW! Part VI. Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease - Coronary Blood Flow and Myocardial Ischemia NEW! - Approach to the Patient with Chest Pain NEW! - Acute Myocardial Infarction: Pathology, Pathophysiology and Clinical Features - Acute Myocardial Infarction: Management - Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in the Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction NEW! - Guidelines Unstable Angina - Guidelines Chronic Coronary Artery Disease NEW! - Guidelines Diabetes and Heart Disease NEW! Percutaneous Coronary and Valvular Intervention - Guidelines Diseases of the Aorta Peripheral Arterial Diseases Extracardiac Vascular Interventions NEW! Part VII. Disease of the Heart, Pericardium, and Pulmonary Vascular Bed - Congenital Heart Disease in Children and Adults NEW! - Valvular Heart Disease - Guidelines Infective Endocarditis - Guidelines Cardiomyopathies Myocarditis NEW! Cardiovascular Abnormalities in HIV-Infected Individuals Toxins and the Heart NEW! Primary Tumors of the Heart Pericardial Diseases NEW! Traumatic Heart Disease Pulmonary Embolism Pulmonary Hypertension and Cor Pulmonale Sleep Disorders and Heart Disease NEW! Part VIII. Molecular Biology and Genetics - Principles of Cardiovascular Molecular Biology and Genetics NEW! - Cardiac Regeneration NEW! Part IX. Cardiovascular Disease in Special Populations - Cardiovascular Diseases in the Elderly NEW! - Heart Disease in Women NEW! - Pregnancy and Cardiovascular Disease - Guidelines Cardiovascular Disease in Athletes Medical Management of the Patient Undergoing Cardiac Surgery General Anesthesia and Noncardiac Surgery in Patients with Heart Disease NEW! - Guidelines Heart Disease in Varied Populations NEW! Part X. Cardiovascular Disease and Disorders of Other Organ systems - The Heart in Endocrine Disorders NEW! - Hemostasis, Thrombosis, Fibrinolysis, and Cardiovascular Disease - Rheumatic Fever - Rheumatic Diseases and the Cardiovascular System - Oncological Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease NEW! - Psychiatric and Behavioral Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease - Neurological Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease - Renal Disorders and Cardiovascular Diseases - Autonomic Dysfunction NEW! Index
"An indispensable reference tool. . . . The augmented content and enhanced visual appearance of the 2005
edition of Braunwald's classic textbook make this an excellent reference, while the electronic access and timely updates further increase its functionality.
The seventh edition of Braunwald's Heart Disease would be a worthy addition to the medical library of any practicing cardiologist, cardiology fellow, or health care practitioner with a special interest in heart disease." JAMA, July 20, 2005
|Publisher: ||Saunders (W.B.) Co Ltd|
|Dimensions: ||27.0 x 21.0 x 7.0 centimeters (1.00 kg)|