On Call Cardiology (On Call 3rd Revised edition)

On Call Cardiology (On Call 3rd Revised edition)

By: M. Gabriel Khan (author)Paperback

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Be on call with confidence! Successfully managing on-call situations requires a masterful combination of speed, skill, and knowledge. These pocket-sized resources provide you with immediate access to the vital, step-by-step information you need to rise to the occasion! "On Call Cardiology, 3rd Edition" is your practical resource on the management of cardiac problems encountered in an on call setting. Designed for quick reference, this book covers bedside diagnosis, ECG interpretations and treatment. It also includes pharmacologic actions, indications, adverse effects and interactions of commonly used cardiac drugs. All of the books in "The On Call series" give you clear, vital information on assessment, diagnosis, management and much more in a convenient, accessible size.

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Structure of the Book Commonly Used Abbreviations INTRODUCTION 1. Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of On-Call Problems 2. Documentation of On-Call Problems 3. Examination for Extrathoracic Physical Signs of Heart Disease 4. Examination of the Heart 5. Rapid Guide to Relevant ECG Diagnosis 6. Guide to Chest X-ray Interpretation PATIENT-RELATED PROBLEMS: THE COMMON CALLS 7. Chest Pain 8. Myocardial Infarction 9. Unstable Angina 10. Pericarditis 11. Cardiac Tamponade 12. Aortic Dissection 13. Hypotension and Cardiogenic Shock 14. Shortness of Breath 15. Edema 16. Bothersome Cough 17. Pulmonary Embolism 18. Acute Pulmonary Edema 19. Congestive Heart Failure 20. Palpitations/Arrhythmias 21. Bradycardia 22. Fever with Valve Murmur: Endocarditis 23. Hypertensive Crisis 24. Hypertension 25. Syncope 26. Cardiac Arrest 27. Deep Venous Thrombosis 28. Evaluation and Treatment of Patients with Murmurs APPENDICES A. Infusion Pump Charts B. SI Units Conversion Table C. Commonly Used Cardiovascular Drugs D. Adverse Effects of Cardiac Drugs E. Cardiac Drug Interactions F. Drug Index G. A Guide to the International ACLS Algorithms INDEX

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/02/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781416025375
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 544
  • ID: 9781416025375
  • weight: 440
  • ISBN10: 1416025375
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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