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Contemporary Cardiology

Short Stay Management of Chest Pain

Editors: Peacock, W. Frank, Cannon, Christopher P. (Eds.)

  • Outlines the rationale for the establishment of a chest pain unit (CPU)
  • Covers all medical aspects of CPU use and management as well as the staffing legal regulatory and required fiscal necessities
  • Represents the second in a series produced in collaboration with the Society of Chest Pain Centers
  • Explains treatment suitable to administer during the risk stratification process
  • Consists of numerous clinical pathways being used by various hospitals and systems to adapt the successful strategies utilized by other institutions to their own patient care environment
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About this book

Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) continues to challenge our health care system in the complexity of presentation and the ever increasing number of patients exhibiting signs and symptoms of an acute coronary syndrome. Written by leading experts, Short Stay Management of Chest Pain provides scientific and clinical insights on the management of patients who arrive at the hospital with a presentation consistent with a potential acute coronary syndrome. Focusing on the cardiology aspects of chest pain, Short Stay Management of Chest Pain is a valuable tool for acute care physicians, nurses, and hospital administrators devoted to caring for this population. Short Stay Management of Chest Pain details the remarkable improvements in diagnostic accuracy and improved patient outcomes for patients presenting with suspected acute coronary syndromes.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Epidemiology and Demography of Coronary Artery Disease

    Dadkhah, Shahriar (et al.)

    Pages 1-13

  • Financial Impact of Acute Coronary Syndromes: The Need for New Care Delivery Models

    Sieck, Sandra

    Pages 15-35

  • Why Have a Chest Pain Unit?

    Annathurai, Annitha (et al.)

    Pages 37-54

  • Pathophysiology and Definition of the Acute Coronary Syndromes

    Amsterdam, Ezra A. (et al.)

    Pages 55-65

  • Emergency Department Presentation

    Holmes, Jeffrey A. (et al.)

    Pages 67-78

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  • ISBN 978-1-60327-948-2
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Short Stay Management of Chest Pain
Editors
  • W. Frank Peacock
  • Christopher P. Cannon
Series Title
Contemporary Cardiology
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Humana Press
eBook ISBN
978-1-60327-948-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-60327-948-2
Series ISSN
2196-8969
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 271
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