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Contemporary Cardiology

Cardiovascular Disease in Racial and Ethnic Minorities

Editors: Ferdinand, Keith C., Armani, Annemarie (Eds.)

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  • Explores the significance of human genomic variation and the impact of environment on cardiovascular diseases
  • Provides new findings and implications of genomics and inherence specifically related to single nucleotide polymorphisms
  • Discusses the concept of ancestry versus the sociopolitical historical category of race
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About this book

Cardiovascular heart disease mortality in African Americans is the highest of all major racial/ethnic subpopulations in the United States. Examining race and ethnicity, Cardiovascular Disease in Racial and Ethnic Minorities will reveal that there are unacceptable healthcare disparities in risk factor prevalence, disease states, and cardiovascular outcomes in the United States. Written by a team of experts, Cardiovascular Disease in Racial and Ethnic Minorities examines to what degree biomedical and scientific literature can clarify the impact of genetic variation versus environment as related to cardiovascular disease. Chapters illustrate the magnitude of cardiovascular and metabolic disparities and the effect of environment on diseases.

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“The editors have created an important resource that will likely prove most useful to the engaged clinician or the student of clinical medicine … . address a range of topics relevant to understanding the manifestations of CVD in minority populations in the United States. The juxtaposition of important topics in the epidemiology and clinical care of minority populations provides a unique and important perspective on these issues that will be of interest to those caring for the diverse populations of the United States.” (Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, American Journal of Epidemiology, October, 2011)

“The book addresses a range of topics relevant to racial and ethnic disparities in cardiovascular diseases. … addresses issues of interest to clinicians. … There is a great deal of useful material in this book, especially regarding genetic and clinical issues related to racial differences in cardiovascular diseases. It is fairly comprehensive for its size and focus.” (Victoria W. Persky, Doody's Book Reviews, August, 2010)

“For clinicians, researchers, and public health officials, Ferdinand (cardiology, Emory U.) and Armani … bring together 15 chapters that examine racial and ethnic healthcare disparities relating to cardiovascular disease in the US in terms of risk factor prevalence, disease states, and outcomes.” (SciTech Book News, March, 2010)

“This book provides a common language for all clinical professionals, including trainees, involved in managing patients with a variety of cardiovascular conditions. It illustrates the population disparities in cardiovascular medicine, in particular highlighting the marked differences in morbidity, mortality, and pathophysiology of similar conditions in various ethnic groups. The information is well organized and succinctly presented … . This book provides the unique knowledge base needed to approach cardiovascular disease in various racial and ethnic populations, subsequently stimulating clinicians and researchers to purposeful action.” (Rohit R. Amin, Doody's Book Reviews, December, 2009)


Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Cardiovascular Disease in Racial/Ethnic Minorities: Overview and Perspectives

    Pages 1-21

    Ferdinand, K. C., MD (et al.)

  • Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Diseases and Risk Factors Among Racial/Ethnic Populations in the United States

    Pages 23-50

    Mensah, G.A., MD

  • Unmasking Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease: Nutritional, Socioeconomic, Cultural, and Health-Care-Related Contributions

    Pages 51-79

    Flack, J. M., MD, MPH (et al.)

  • Race and Genetics

    Pages 81-91

    Kittles, R. A., PhD (et al.)

  • Race, Genetics and Cardiovascular Disease

    Pages 93-102

    Benjamin, Ivor J., MD (et al.)

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eBook $169.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-59745-410-0
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Hardcover $219.99
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Softcover $149.99
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  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cardiovascular Disease in Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Editors
  • Keith C. Ferdinand
  • Annemarie Armani
Series Title
Contemporary Cardiology
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Humana Press
eBook ISBN
978-1-59745-410-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-59745-410-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-58829-981-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-60761-778-5
Series ISSN
2196-8969
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 331
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