Health Reference Series: Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook

Editor/Author Judd, Sandra J.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1526-1
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 47
Book Status: Available
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Provides basic consumer health information about risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the heart and blood vessels, along with prevention strategies and concerns specific to men, women, children, and minority populations. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and directory of resources.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Understanding Cardiovascular Risks and Emergencies
  • Chapter 1—How the Heart Works.
  • Chapter 2—Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Section 2.1—Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors
  • Section 2.2—Risk Factors for Stroke.
  • Section 2.3—Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease.
  • Chapter 3—Conditions That Increase the Risk of Cardiovascular Disorders.
  • Section 3.1—Depression and Heart Disease.
  • Section 3.2—Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease.
  • Section 3.3—High Blood Pressure and Heart Disease.
  • Section 3.4—High Cholesterol and Heart Disease.
  • Section 3.5—HIV and Heart Disease
  • Section 3.6—Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Section 3.7—Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Section 3.8—Stress and Cardiovascular Disease.
  • Chapter 4—Aging and Cardiovascular Disease.
  • Chapter 5—Recent Research on Cardiovascular Disease.
  • Section 5.1—When HDL Cholesterol Doesn’t Protect against Heart Disease.
  • Section 5.2—Most Americans’ Hearts Are Older than Their Age.
  • Section 5.3—Study Adds Evidence on Link between PTSD and Heart Disease.
  • Section 5.4-Air Pollution May Be “Hard” on the Body’s Blood Vessels.
  • Section 5.5—Seafood Consumption Can Reduce Risk of Heart Disease.
  • Section 5.6—Relationship between Added Sugars and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Chapter 6—Research Regarding Genetics and Heart Disease
  • Section 6.1—Researchers Discover Underlying Genetics, Marker for Stroke and Cardiovascular Disease.
  • Section 6.2—Link between Congenital Heart Disease and Neurodevelopment Issues in Children
  • Section 6.3—Risk Factors Identified at Diagnosis Help Predict Outcomes for Children with Rare Heart Condition.
  • Section 6.4—Researchers Find Gene Variant Linked to Aortic Valve Disease.
  • Chapter 7—Warning Signs of Cardiovascular Emergencies.
  • Section 7.1—Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack
  • Section 7.2—Warning Signs of a Stroke.
  • Chapter 8—What to Do in a Cardiac Emergency?.
  • Section 8.1—Heart Attack and Sudden Cardiac Arrest: How Are They Different?.
  • Section 8.2—What to Do during a Heart Attack?.
  • Section 8.3—Symptoms and Emergency Treatment of Cardiac Arrest.
  • Section 8.4—What to Do during a Stroke?.
  • Chapter 9—Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Chapter 10—Automated External Defibrillators.
  • Part II: Heart Disorders
  • Chapter 11—Problems with the Heart’s Blood Supply
  • Section 11.1—Coronary Heart Disease.
  • Section 11.2—Coronary Microvascular Disease.
  • Chapter 12—Angina.
  • Chapter 13—Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)
  • Chapter 14—Sudden Cardiac Arrest.
  • Chapter 15—Cardiogenic Shock
  • Chapter 16—Cardiomyopathy.
  • Chapter 17—Heart Failure.
  • Chapter 18—Arrhythmias.
  • Section 18.1—What Is an Arrhythmia?.
  • Section 18.2—Atrial Fibrillation
  • Section 18.3—Brugada Syndrome
  • Section 18.4-Heart Block.
  • Section 18.5-Long QT Syndrome.
  • Section 18.6—Sick Sinus Syndrome.
  • Chapter 19—Heart Valve Disease
  • Section 19.1—Heart Valve Disease: Overview.
  • Section 19.2-Aortic Stenosis.
  • Section 19.3-Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Section 19.4—Pulmonic Valvular Stenosis.
  • Chapter 20—Heart Murmurs.
  • Chapter 21—Infectious Diseases of the Heart.
  • Section 21.1-Endocarditis
  • Section 21.2-Myocarditis.
  • Section 21.3—Pericarditis.
  • Chapter 22—Cardiac Tumors.
  • Part III: Blood Vessel Disorders
  • Chapter 23—Atherosclerosis
  • Chapter 24—Carotid Artery Disease.
  • Chapter 25-Stroke.
  • Chapter 26—Aortic Disorders.
  • Chapter 27—Disorders of the Peripheral Arteries.
  • Section 27.1—Buerger Disease
  • Section 27.2—Fibromuscular Dysplasia
  • Section 27.3—Peripheral Arterial Disease.
  • Section 27.4—Raynaud’s Phenomenon.
  • Chapter 28—Peripheral Venous Disorders.
  • Section 28.1-Deep Vein Thrombosis.
  • Section 28.2-Varicose Veins
  • Chapter 29-Vasculitis
  • Part IV: Cardiovascular Disorders in Specific Populations
  • Chapter 30—Cardiovascular Disease in Children.
  • Section 30.1—Basic Facts about Congenital Heart Defects
  • Section 30.2—Kawasaki Syndrome: A Disorder with Cardiovascular Implications.
  • Section 30.3—Rheumatic Heart Disease in Children.
  • Chapter 31—Cardiovascular Disease in Men
  • Section 31.1—Men and Cardiovascular Disease: A Statistical Overview .
  • Section 31.2—Cardiovascular Implications of Erectile Dysfunction.
  • Section 31.3-HIV-Infected Men at Increased Risk for Heart Disease.
  • Chapter 32—Cardiovascular Disease in Women.
  • Section 32.1—Basic Facts about Heart Disease in Women.
  • Section 32.2—Women and Heart Disease: Some Gender Differences
  • Section 32.3—Menopause and Heart Disease.
  • Chapter 33—Cardiovascular Disease in Minority Populations.
  • Section 33.1—Cardiovascular Disease among U.S. Racial and Ethnic Minorities: Some Statistics.
  • Section 33.2—African Americans and Cardiovascular Disease .
  • Section 33.3—Cardiovascular Disease in the Hispanic Population.
  • Section 33.4—Things to Know about Cardiovascular Disease in Asian Americans.
  • Section 33.5—Cardiovascular Disease among American Indians and Alaska Natives
  • Part V: Diagnosing Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Chapter 34—Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of Heart Disease.
  • Chapter 35—Blood Tests Used to Diagnose Cardiovascular Disorders.
  • Chapter 36-Electrocardiogram (ECG).
  • Chapter 37—Echocardiography.
  • Chapter 38—Carotid Ultrasound.
  • Chapter 39—Holter and Event Monitors.
  • Chapter 40—Stress Testing.
  • Chapter 41—Tilt-Table Testing.
  • Chapter 42—Coronary Angiography.
  • Chapter 43—Cardiac Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Chapter 44—Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
  • Chapter 45—Coronary Calcium Scan.
  • Chapter 46—Nuclear Heart Scan.
  • Chapter 47—Heart Biopsy
  • Part VI: Treating Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Chapter 48—Medications for Treating Cardiovascular Disorders.
  • Chapter 49—Procedures to Treat Narrowed or Blocked Arteries.
  • Section 49.1—Cardiac Catheterization.
  • Section 49.2—Carotid Endarterectomy.
  • Section 49.3—Coronary Angioplasty
  • Section 49.4—Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
  • Section 49.5—Stents to Keep Coronary Arteries Open.
  • Chapter 50—Procedures to Treat Heart Rhythm Disorders
  • Section 50.1—Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy.
  • Section 50.2—Cardioversion.
  • Section 50.3—Catheter Ablation
  • Section 50.4—Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator.
  • Section 50.5—Pacemaker
  • Chapter 51—Procedures to Treat Heart Valve Problems.
  • Chapter 52—Treating Aneurysms
  • Chapter 53—Treating Congenital Heart Defect.
  • Chapter 54—Total Artificial Heart.
  • Chapter 55—Heart Transplant.
  • Chapter 56-Stem Cell Therapy
  • Chapter 57—Rehabilitation after Heart Attack or Stroke.
  • Section 57.1—Cardiac Rehabilitation.
  • Section 57.2-Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Part VII: Preventing Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Chapter 58—Reduce Heart Health Risks.
  • Chapter 59—Controlling High Blood Pressure.
  • Chapter 60-Controlling High Cholesterol.
  • Chapter 61—Steps to Control Diabetes.
  • Chapter 62-Heart-Healthy Eating.
  • Chapter 63—Complementary and Alternative Therapy to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease
  • Section 63.1—Supplements for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Section 63.2—Vitamin E and Coronary Heart Disease.
  • Section 63.3—Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Prevention of Heart Disease .
  • Section 63.4-Tai Chi
  • Chapter 64—How to Prevent and Control Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors.
  • Chapter 65—Physical Activity: Key to a Healthy Heart
  • Chapter 66—Managing Stress for a Healthy Heart.
  • Chapter 67—Quitting Smoking: Why It Is Important and How to Do It.
  • Chapter 68—Other Interventions to Help Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease.
  • Section 68.1 —Aspirin for Reducing Your Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke.
  • Section 68.2—Chelation for Coronary Heart Disease.
  • Part VIII: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 69—Glossary of Terms Related to Cardiovascular Disorders.
  • Chapter 70—Directory of Resources Providing Information about Cardiovascular Disorders.