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Medicine - Cardiology & Angiology | Managing Heart Failure

Managing Heart Failure

Cleland, John

2016, Approx. 100 p. 30 illus., 15 illus. in color.


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This concise handbook focuses on the management of heart failure, which is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and an ever-increasing problem. It covers both acute and chronic heart failure throughout. The handbook gives a brief overview of the indication (such as epidemiology, etiology) and looks at risk factors, pathophysiology and diagnosis, before going on to focus largely on the management of heart failure, both pharmacological and nonpharmacological, as well as the future of management of both acute and chronic disease.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » acute - cardiology - cardiovascular - chronic - heart failure - treatment

Related subjects » Cardiology & Angiology - Internal Medicine

Table of contents 

Introduction.- Risk factors and pathophysiology.- Diagnosis and assessment.- Management strategies in heart failure.- Pharmacological management of heart failure.- Nonpharmacological management of heart failure.- Future directions​

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