Focusing on inpatient cardiovascular medicine in a highly algorithmic and evidence-based approach, Inpatient Cardiovascular Medicine is the first book developed specifically to help hospitalists manage the rapidly growing population of hospitalized patients who present with cardiovascular disorders. Emphasizing practical, immediate application of principles and treatment recommendations into everyday clinical inpatient practice, the book simplifies the approach to these patients using visual aids such as carefully designed charts, illustrations, and diagrams.
Contributors viii Preface xi PART 1 General Principles and Conditions in Cardiovascular Medicine 1. Cardiovascular History and Physical Examination 1 Melinda B. Davis and Michael J. Shea 2. Introduction to Electrocardiography 16 Zachary D. Goldberger and Timir S. Baman 3. Non-invasive Cardiac Imaging 45 Renuka Jain and William F. Armstrong 4. Cardiac Stress Testing and the Evaluation of Chest Pain 59 Njeri Thande and Peter G. Hagan 5. Perioperative Cardiac Evaluation 71 Adam M. Rogers and Kim A. Eagle 6. Cardiac Resuscitation 79 Dana P. Edelson PART 2 Ischemic Heart and Vascular Disease 7. Acute Coronary Syndromes: Unstable Angina and Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction 89 Gerald C. Koenig and Stanley J. Chetcuti 8. Acute ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction 101 Michael C. Reed and Brahmajee K. Nallamothu 9. Chronic Coronary Artery Disease 119 Amir B. Rabbani and P. Michael Grossman 10. Peripheral Arterial Disease 126 Yogendra M. Kanthi, Christos Kasapis, and Hitinder S. Gurm 11. Thoracic Aortic Diseases 138 Anna M. Booher and Thomas T. Tsai PART 3 Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy 12. Systolic Heart Failure 154 Shea E. Hogan and Jennifer A. Cowger 13. Diastolic Heart Failure 166 Anubhav Garg and Scott L. Hummel 14. Dilated and Restrictive Cardiomyopathy 178 Brahmajee K. Nallamothu and Timir S. Baman 15. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy 187 Sara Saberi and Sharlene Day 16. Heart Transplantation and Left Ventricular Assist Devices 197 Nicklaus K. Slocum, Francis D. Pagani, and Keith Aaronson PART 4 Syncope and Arrhythmias 17. Syncope 206 Sanders H. Chae 18. Approach to the Patient with a Narrow Complex Tachycardia 214 Zachary D. Goldberger and Timir S. Baman 19. The Approach to the Patient with a Wide Complex Tachycardia 231 Zachary D. Goldberger and Timir S. Baman 20. Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter 242 Sanjaya Gupta and Hakan Oral 21. Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy 253 Sanjaya Gupta and Thomas C. Crawford 22. Cardiac Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators 264 Karl J. Ilg PART 5 Special Topics for the Inpatient Practitioner 23. Hypertension 277 Sascha N. Goonewardena and Fareed U. Khaja 24. Valvular Heart Disease 288 Craig T. Alguire and David S. Bach 25. Infective Endocarditis 300 Michael P. Thomas and Preeti N. Malani 26. Pericardial Diseases 314 David C. Lange and Timir S. Baman 27. Pulmonary Hypertension 329 Scott H. Visovatti and Vallerie V. McLaughlin 28. Cardiac Tumors 346 Auroa Badin and Timir S. Baman Index 356
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