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Fast Facts: Cardiac Arrhythmias

Publication Year: 2013
Edition: 2nd
Authors/Editor: Kaye, Gerry
Publisher: Health Press Ltd.
ISBN: 978-1-908-54125-3
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 87
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Cuts through the technical detail to provide a better understanding of how the patient with arrhythmia presents, and how the problem should be best investigated and managed.

Highlights include:

- Succinct descriptions with clear well-annotated illustrations of normal conduction and the mechanisms of arrhythmias
- A simple classification of arrhythmias based on 12-lead ECG patterns
- A comprehensive review of presenting signs and symptoms, with key questions to ask the patient
- A logical approach to investigation: predict it (history and examination), wait for it (monitoring) or provoke it (electrophysiology)
- Practical information on management options: pharmacological therapy, direct cardioversion, catheter ablation and cardiac devices (pacemakers and defibrillators)
- The latest international guidelines on atrial fibrillation and catheter and surgical ablation
- Important pharmacological updates, including the latest thinking on anticoagulation.

This highly readable handbook is a practical resource for all primary care physicians, cardiologists in training, cardiac nurses, technicians and medical students seeking a better understanding of the mechanisms of arrhythmias and the contemporary therapies available, with a view to improving patient care.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Health Press Ltd.
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Kaye, Gerry
  • ISBN: 978-1-908-54125-3
  • Specialty:
    Cardiology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Pages: 148
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2013
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 87

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