Oxford Textbook of Heart Failure Hardback
Edited by Theresa A. (Consultant Cardiologist, King's College Hospital, London, UK) McDonagh, Roy S. (Consultant Cardiologist, Scottish National Advanced Heart Failure Service, Golden J Gardner, Andrew L. (Consultant Cardiologist, Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, UK) Clark, Henry (Consultant Cardiologist, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow, UK) Dargie
Part of the Oxford Textbooks in Cardiology series
Although the incidence of coronary heart disease is falling, its major complication, heart failure, is increasing in frequency.
All health care practitioners will encounter patients with heart failure, presenting either acutely or in need of chronic heart failure management.
However with recent advances in medical therapy, the prognosis of the condition has improved dramatically so that whereas once heart failure was a pre-terminal diagnosis, now for many it istreatable. Taking the reader from an understanding of the basic mechanisms of heart failure through to an appreciation of the complexities of heart failure management and the remarkable improvements possible with good treatment, this definitive textbook is written by internationally renowned leaders in their field and comprehensively covers all aspects necessary to manage a patient with heart failure.
In full colour throughout, containing over 300 illustrations, and supported by detailed referencing fromthe huge evidence base that has developed over the last two decades, Oxford Textbook of Heart Failure also includes extensive chapters on common co-morbidities, and will be essential reading for consultant cardiologists and those in training, general physicians and those caring of the elderly,cardiothoracic surgeons, primary care doctors, pharmacists, and specialist nurses. The printed edition is complemented by 6 months free access to an online version (also available for separate purchase on subscription basis), allowing users to search the text, and download the figures for use in PowerPoint presentations.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 664 pages, 220 line drawings and 122 halftones
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 07/07/2011
- Category: Cardiovascular medicine
- ISBN: 9780199577729