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Rhythms of Broken Hearts

History, Manifestations, and Treatment of Heart Rhythm Disorders and Heart Disease

Authors: Gomes, J. Anthony

  • Provides the reader with a one-stop resource, offering the history as well as treatment options and coping mechanisms
  • Discusses the evolution of the treatment of heart rhythms disease
  • Offers patient stories and the author's extensive experience in the field of cardiology
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About this book

This book provides an overview of the history, manifestations, and treatment of heart disease and heart rhythm disorders. In addition, it covers the effects on the lives of patients, coping mechanisms, and relationships with doctors, family, religion, and death. The book uniquely intersects the fields of medicine, literature, science, and art. Chapters begin by familiarizing the reader with the historical aspects of manifestations and treatment – discussing both scientific and psychological aspects of the disease. Chapters also discuss the evolution of several treatment modalities. Every chapter of the book contains interesting and evocative patient stories and their treatment.

Rhythms of Broken Hearts will be of interest to a wide spectrum of health care practitioners as well as to patients and related family members with interest in understanding their symptoms and disease entity.

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In Rhythm of Broken Hearts, Dr. Gomes distills a multifaceted perspective with a unique story that knits history, physiology, emotion, and wisdom.Jonathan L. Halperin, M.D.
If you ever have a broken heart -- romantic or medical -- you will be totally absorbed in this dazzling multicultural read.  Grace Schulman
Dr. Gomes’s affinity and empathy for his patients and their stories narrated in this book, make universal the experiences of illness that we all must navigate at some point in our lives.Jeremy N. Ruskin, MD

About the authors

​J. Anthony Gomes, MD Professor of Medicine Mount Sinai Medical Center Ichan School of Medicine New York, NY 
J. Anthony Gomes, MD, is a Professor of Medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center and the Icahn School of Medicine in New York. He is also the Director of the Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Consultative Service, and Senior Consultant, at the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Trust Center for Cardiac Electrophysiology, The Mount Sinai Medical Center. He is the past Director (1984-2004) of the Electrophysiology and Electrocardiography Department, the Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. Dr. Gomes is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. He has been consistently listed in Best Doctors and Top Doctors in New York and in the USA. 

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eBook 21,39 €
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  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: September 10, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-77382-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Softcover 28,08 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • Due: September 10, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-77381-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Rhythms of Broken Hearts
Book Subtitle
History, Manifestations, and Treatment of Heart Rhythm Disorders and Heart Disease
Authors
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-77382-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-77382-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-77381-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XLVII, 301
Number of Illustrations
4 b/w illustrations, 70 illustrations in colour
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