Clinical Guides: Clinical Guide to Cardiology

Editors: Camm, Christian F. and Camm, John
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $46.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $70.43
ISBN: 978-1-11-875533-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 237
Book Status: Available
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Clinical Guide to Cardiology provides practical, evidence-based information on interventions, investigations, and the management of clinical cardiology.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Acronyms and Abbreviations
  • PART 1 Examination Techniques
  • 1 Examination Techniques
  • 1.1 Common conditions to be looked for on the examination
  • 1.2 Clinical examination – peripheries
  • 1.3 Clinical examination – the praecordium
  • 1.4 How to present your findings
  • 1.5 Eponymous signs and symptoms
  • Note
  • PART 2 Approach to Presenting Complaints
  • 2 Chest Pain
  • 2.1 Definition
  • 2.2 Diagnostic algorithm
  • 2.3 Differentials list
  • 2.4 Key history features
  • 2.5 Key examination features
  • 2.6 Key investigations
  • 2.7 When to call a senior
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 3 Shortness of Breath
  • 3.1 Definition
  • 3.2 Diagnostic algorithm
  • 3.3 Differentials list
  • 3.4 Key history features
  • 3.5 Key examination features
  • 3.6 Key investigations
  • 3.7 When to call a senior
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 4 Loss of Consciousness
  • 4.1 Definition
  • 4.2 Classification
  • 4.3 Differentials list
  • 4.4 Key history features
  • 4.5 Key examination features
  • 4.6 Key investigations
  • 4.7 When to call a senior
  • 4.8 Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 5 Palpitations
  • 5.1 Definition
  • 5.2 Diagnostic algorithm
  • 5.3 Differentials list
  • 5.4 Key history features
  • 5.5 Key examination features
  • 5.6 Key investigations
  • 5.7 When to call a senior
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 6 Cardiac Murmurs
  • 6.1 Definition
  • 6.2 Classification
  • 6.3 Differentials list
  • 6.4 Key history features
  • 6.5 Key examination features
  • 6.6 Key investigations
  • 6.7 When to call a senior
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 7 Shock
  • 7.1 Definition
  • 7.2 Diagnostic algorithm
  • 7.3 Differentials list
  • 7.4 Key history features
  • 7.5 Key examination features
  • 7.6 Key investigations
  • 7.7 When to call a senior
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 8 Oedema
  • 8.1 Definition
  • 8.2 Diagnostic algorithm
  • 8.3 Differentials list
  • 8.4 Key history features
  • 8.5 Key examination features
  • 8.6 Key investigations
  • 8.7 When to call a senior
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • PART 3 Conditions
  • 9 Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • 9.1 Definition
  • 9.2 Underlying concepts
  • 9.3 Key data
  • 9.4 Clinical types
  • 9.5 Presenting features
  • 9.6 Differentials
  • 9.7 Key investigations
  • 9.8 Management options
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 10 Stable Angina
  • 10.1 Definition
  • 10.2 Underlying concepts
  • 10.3 Key data
  • 10.4 Clinical types
  • 10.5 Presenting features
  • 10.6 Differentials
  • 10.7 Key investigations
  • 10.8 Management options
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 11 Heart Failure
  • 11.1 Definition
  • 11.2 Underlying concepts
  • 11.3 Clinical types
  • 11.4 Heart failure with reduced ejection fraction
  • 11.5 Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HF-PEF)
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 12 Infective Endocarditis
  • 12.1 Definition
  • 12.2 Underlying concepts
  • 12.3 Key data
  • 12.4 Clinical types
  • 12.5 Presenting features
  • 12.6 Differentials
  • 12.7 Key investigations
  • 12.8 Management options
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 13 Arrhythmias
  • 13.1 Definition
  • 13.2 Underlying concepts
  • 13.3 Clinical types
  • 13.4 Atrial fibrillation
  • 13.5 Atrial flutter
  • 13.6 Supraventricular tachycardias
  • 13.7 Ventricular tachycardia
  • 13.8 Other arrhythmias to be aware of
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 14 Valvular Heart Disease
  • 14.1 Definition
  • 14.2 Underlying concepts
  • 14.3 Clinical types
  • 14.4 Mitral regurgitation (MR)
  • 14.5 Mitral stenosis (MS)
  • 14.6 Aortic stenosis (AS)
  • 14.7 Aortic regurgitation (AR)
  • 14.8 Other murmurs to be aware of
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 15 Cardiomyopathy
  • 15.1 Definition
  • 15.2 Underlying concepts
  • 15.3 Clinical types
  • 15.4 Presentation
  • 15.5 Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • 15.6 Dilated cardiomyopathy
  • 15.7 Restrictive cardiomyopathy
  • 15.8 Other cardiomyopathies
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 16 Hypertension
  • 16.1 Definition
  • 16.2 Underlying concepts
  • 16.3 Key data
  • 16.4 Clinical types
  • 16.5 Presenting features
  • 16.6 Differentials
  • 16.7 Key investigations
  • 16.8 Management options
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 17 Pericardial Disease
  • 17.1 Definition
  • 17.2 Underlying concepts
  • 17.3 Clinical types
  • 17.4 Acute pericarditis
  • 17.5 Constrictive pericarditis
  • 17.6 Pericardial effusion
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 18 Congenital Heart Disease
  • 18.1 Definition
  • 18.2 Underlying concepts
  • 18.3 Atrial septal defect
  • 18.4 Ventricular septal defect
  • 18.5 Coarctation of the aorta
  • 18.6 Other forms of congenital heart disease
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • PART 4 Imaging
  • 19 Electrocardiogram
  • 19.1 Definition
  • 19.2 Outline of procedure
  • 19.3 Indications
  • 19.4 Peri-procedural management
  • 19.5 Key features
  • 19.6 Interpretation
  • 19.7 Potential complications
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 20 Transoesophageal Echocardiogram
  • 20.1 Definition
  • 20.2 Outline of procedure
  • 20.3 Indications
  • 20.4 Peri-procedural management
  • 20.5 Interpretation
  • 20.6 Potential complications
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 21 Trans-Thoracic Echocardiogram
  • 21.1 Definition
  • 21.2 Outline of procedure
  • 21.3 Indications
  • 21.4 Peri-procedural management
  • 21.5 Interpretation
  • 21.6 Potential complications
  • Guidelines
  • 22 Cardiac MRI
  • 22.1 Definition
  • 22.2 Outline of procedure
  • 22.3 Indications
  • 22.4 Peri-procedural management
  • 22.5 Interpretation
  • 22.6 Potential complications
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 23 Cardiac CT
  • 23.1 Definition
  • 23.2 Outline of procedure
  • 23.3 Indications
  • 23.4 Peri-procedural management
  • 23.5 Interpretation
  • 23.6 Potential complications
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 24 Cardiac Catheterization
  • 24.1 Definition
  • 24.2 Outline of procedure
  • 24.3 Indications
  • 24.4 Peri-procedural management
  • 24.5 Interpretation
  • 24.6 Potential complications
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • PART 5 Interventional Therapies
  • 25 Pacemakers and Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators
  • 25.1 Definition
  • 25.2 Outline of devices
  • 25.3 Outline of procedure
  • 25.4 Indications
  • 25.5 Peri-procedural management
  • 25.6 Potential complications
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • 26 Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Angioplasty
  • 26.1 Definition
  • 26.2 Basic principles
  • 26.3 Outline of procedure
  • 26.4 Indications
  • 26.5 Peri-procedural management
  • 26.6 Interpretation
  • 26.7 Potential complications
  • 26.8 Thrombolysis
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 27 Valvuloplasty
  • 27.1 Definition
  • 27.2 Outline of procedure and devices
  • 27.3 Indications
  • 27.4 Peri-procedural management
  • 27.5 Potential complications
  • Guidelines
  • 28 Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
  • 28.1 Definition
  • 28.2 Outline of procedure and devices
  • 28.3 Indications
  • 28.4 Peri-procedural management
  • 28.5 Potential complications
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • 29 Cardiac Ablation
  • 29.1 Definition
  • 29.2 Outline of procedure
  • 29.3 Indications
  • 29.4 Peri-procedural management
  • 29.5 Potential complications
  • Key clinical trials
  • Guidelines
  • Further reading
  • PART 6 Pharmacology
  • 30 Anti-Arrhythmic Agents
  • 30.1 Adenosine
  • 30.2 Amiodarone
  • 30.3 Flecainide
  • 30.4 Digoxin
  • 30.5 Atropine
  • Key clinical trials
  • 31 Beta-Blockers
  • 31.1 General notes
  • 31.2 Non-selective
  • 31.3 Cardioselective
  • Key clinical trials
  • 32 Calcium-Channel Blockers
  • 32.1 General notes
  • 32.2 Cardiac selective
  • 32.3 Action primarily on vascular smooth muscle
  • Key clinical trials
  • 33 Nitrates
  • 33.1 General notes
  • 33.2 Oral nitrates
  • 33.3 Nitrates used as an infusion
  • Key clinical trials
  • 34 Drugs Targeting the Angiotensin Axis
  • 34.1 General notes
  • 34.2 ACE inhibitors (ACEi)
  • 34.3 Angiotensin-receptor blockers
  • 35 Diuretics
  • 35.1 Loop diuretics
  • 35.2 Thiazides and thiazide-like diuretics
  • 35.3 Potassium-sparing diuretics
  • Key trials
  • 36 Anticoagulants
  • 36.1 Heparin
  • 36.2 Low molecular weight heparins (LMWHs)
  • 36.3 Fondaparinux
  • 36.4 Warfarin
  • 36.5 Novel oral anticoagulants
  • Key trials
  • 37 Antiplatelets
  • 37.1 Aspirin
  • 37.2 Clopidogrel
  • 37.3 Novel antiplatelets
  • 38 Lipid Regulation
  • 38.1 Statins