Journals Higher Education



22 February 2010

464 Pages | 110 black and white line drawings, 29 black and white half tones

7.1 x 3.9 inches

ISBN: 9780199554386

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Emergencies in Cardiology

Second Edition

Edited by Saul G. Myerson, Robin P. Choudhury, and Andrew R. J. Mitchell

  • A multidisciplinary group of senior clinicians present invaluable advice gained from personal experience and illustrated with real cases
  • A series of four icons clearly distinguish the degree of urgency with which the emergency must be treated
  • Every topic starts on a new page to aid ease of use
  • Places an emphasis on establishing the diagnosis while maintaining a high level of suspicion
  • Includes an ECG library for instant recognition of ECG diagnoses
  • New chapters on infective endocarditis and cardiac drugs and their toxicity
  • New sections in practical procedures including intra-aortic balloon pumps and exercise ECG testing, and clearer guidance in the existing sections
  • Improved ECG chapter with revised initial section on mechanisms of arrhythmia
  • Enhanced chapter on cardiac problems in pregnancy with improved practical guidance on management

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