Bedside Cardiology

by Atul Luthra

The BEDSIDE CARDIOLOGY depicts the chief complaints, relevant history, physical examination, diagnosis and detailed discussion on different clinical cases related to heart disease. Illustrations of electrocardiograms, chest radiographs and echocardiograms, ECHO that follow, aid in clinching the diagnosis. A meticulously taken medical history and a thoroughly performed physical examination have been and will remain indispensable tools to mentally construct a plausible clinical diagnosis of heart disease. The electrocardiogram, ECG, chest skiagram (X-Ray) and ECHO are simple yet informative diagnostic modalities that have withstood the test of time. Each case description is followed by a discussion which incorporates the differential diagnosis in that particular patient. These tips and tricks should benefit students undergoing training in cardiology and preparing for examinations as much as they would interest clinicians involved in the care of heart patients.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Luthra Atul Physician and Cardiologist, New Delhi, India
Medical and Heart Specialist
New Delhi, India
National Board of Medicine
Delhi, India
National Board of Medicine; New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789380704999
Speciality Cardiology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11234
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2010
Pages 235
Book Type Professional

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