Preventive Cardiology

by T Bhaskar Rao

The book “Preventive Cardiology” can serve as a comprehensive tool to learn about all basic aspects of common cardiovascular diseases. This book elucidates introduction to preventive cardiology, for the medical student, postgraduates in medicine and general public to create awareness on prevention for heart disease and controlling the risk factors for heart attack (IHD), brain attack (stroke), etc. Cardiovascular diseases are one of the most common reasons which may be fatal for the human life. Nearly 25 to 30% of death is caused by cardiovascular diseases. The book begins with the anatomy of the heart. Cardiac cycle, arterial blood pressure, heart sounds and blood investigations are explained in the conduction system of the heart. Clinical presentations of atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease, myocardial infarction, stroke, hyperlipidemia, hypertension and coronary heart disease are explained along with the risk factors.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Rao T Bhaskar Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, India
ISBN 9789350251867
Speciality Cardiology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11411
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2011
Pages 192
Book Type Reference


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