Heart Failure: The Expert’s Approach

by Alan S Maisel, Gerasimos S Filippatos

It is clear to every healthcare practitioner that heart failure has become a worldwide epidemic. The scourge of obesity and heart disease and the ageing of the population have certainly contributed to this phenomenon as has the longer survival following therapeutic interventions for acute myocardial infarction and cardiac disease in general. Thus, with the increasing prevalence of heart failure, it is important to examine the newest data as well, as the latest treatment paradigms. This book is written by experts, renowned in their areas of expertise, this book on heart failure takes a unique “how to do it right” approach. It covers a unique approach that incorporates our current understanding and the tremendous experience of the contributors. It has state-of-the-art topics on various aspects of Heart Failure which are relevant in order to guide the clinical practitioners. This is a well-organized content that has been divided into sections based on the various stages of patient care right from the emergency to the long-term care and management of complications. Easy-to-follow and fluid scientific information presented in a visually appealing, reader-friendly format. Well illustrated with figures and flowcharts that summarize the in-depth discussions and enhance the learning experience. It is useful for primary care physicians and practicing cardiologists.

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Book Detail

Editor
1. Maisel Alan S
2. Filippatos Gerasimos S
Editor's Affiliation
1. VA Medical Center, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
2. Attikon University Hospital, University of Athens; School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
ISBN
9789350909492
Speciality
Cardiology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12301
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2014
Pages
584
Book Type
Reference

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