Cardiology Clinical Methods

by S Ramakrishnan, V Jacob Jose

This book focuses on “Cardiology clinical methods”. Clinical cardiology is slowly getting replaced by technology. Hand-carried echo machines and electronic stethoscopes have replaced the clinical skills that cardiologists learnt over a period of time by carefully examining the patient and listening to the heart sounds. This book consists of 27 chapters, which include history taking, arterial pulse, blood pressure, jugular venous pulse, precordial examination (palpation), first heart sound, second heart sound, third heart sound, fourth heart sound, systolic and diastolic sounds, diastolic murmurs, continuous murmurs, rheumatic fever, aortic stenosis, aortic regurgitation, mitral stenosis, mitral regurgitation, prosthetic valve, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, constrictive pericorditis, aortoarteritis, approach to congenital heart disease, Eisenmenger syndrome, Tetralogy of Fallot or ventricular septal defect plus pulmonary stenosis, pulmonary atresia with VSD, chest x-ray, and ECG criteria. This book is written for the board exam-going students and it useful for the students who taking up either DM in cardiology or DNB examinations.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Ramakrishnan S
Vision Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India
2. Jose V Jacob Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
ISBN 9789385999451
Speciality Cardiology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/13085
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2018
Pages 278
Book Type Professional

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