Health Reference Series: Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook

Editor/Author Williams, Angela
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-1-78785-411-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 44
Book Status: Available
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Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook, Seventh Edition provides information about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the heart and blood vessels, including cardiomyopathy, heart attack, heart rhythm disorders, heart valve disease, atherosclerosis, stroke, peripheral arterial disease, and deep vein thrombosis.

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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
    • Chapter 3—Conditions That Increase the Risk of Cardiovascular Disorders
    • Chapter 4—Aging and Cardiovascular Risk Factors
    • Chapter 5—Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease
    • Chapter 6—Recent Research Regarding Cardiovascular Disease Risks
    • Chapter 7—Warning Signs of Cardiovascular Emergencies
    • Chapter 8—What to Do in a Cardiac Emergency
    • Chapter 9—Role of Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in Cardiac Emergencies
    • Part II: Heart Disorders
    • Chapter 10—Coronary Artery Disease
    • Chapter 11—Angina
    • Chapter 12—Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)
    • Chapter 13—Sudden Cardiac Arrest
    • Chapter 14—Cardiogenic Shock
    • Chapter 15—Cardiomyopathy
    • Chapter 16—Heart Failure
    • Chapter 17—Arrhythmias
    • Chapter 18—Heart Valve Disease
    • Chapter 19—Heart Murmur
    • Chapter 20—Infectious Diseases of the Heart
    • Chapter 21—Cardiac Tumors
    • Part III: Blood Vessel Disorders
    • Chapter 22—Atherosclerosis
    • Chapter 23—Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chapter 24—Stroke
    • Chapter 25—Aortic Aneurysm
    • Chapter 26—Disorders of the Peripheral Arteries
    • Chapter 27—Peripheral Venous Disorders
    • Chapter 28—Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
    • Chapter 29—Vasculitis
    • Part IV: Cardiovascular Disorders in Specific Populations
    • Chapter 30—Cardiovascular Disease in Children
    • Chapter 31—Cardiovascular Disease in Women
    • Chapter 32—Cardiovascular Disease in Men
    • Chapter 33—Cardiovascular Disease in Minority Populations
    • Part V: Diagnosing Cardiovascular Disorders
    • Chapter 34—Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of Heart Disease
    • Chapter 35—Cardiac Diagnostic Tests
    • Chapter 36—Blood Tests Used to Diagnose Cardiovascular Disorders
    • Chapter 37—Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    • Chapter 38—Echocardiography
    • Chapter 39—Carotid Ultrasound
    • Chapter 40—Holter and Event Monitors
    • Chapter 41—Stress Testing
    • Chapter 42—Tilt-Table Testing
    • Chapter 43—Coronary Angiography
    • Chapter 44—Cardiac Computed Tomography (CT)
    • Chapter 45—Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    • 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
    • Chapter 50—Procedures to Treat Heart Rhythm Disorders
    • Chapter 51—Procedures to Treat Heart Valve Problems
    • Chapter 52—Aneurysm Repair
    • Chapter 53—Total Artificial Heart
    • Chapter 54—Treating Congenital Heart Defect
    • Chapter 55—Heart Transplant
    • Chapter 56—Rehabilitation after Heart Attack or Stroke
    • Part VII: Preventing Cardiovascular Disorders
    • Chapter 57—Preventing Heart Disease at Any Age
    • Chapter 58—How to Prevent High Blood Pressure
    • Chapter 59—Treating High Cholesterol
    • Chapter 60—Steps to Control Diabetes
    • Chapter 61—Heart-Healthy Lifestyle Changes
    • Chapter 62—Dietary Supplements and Heart Health
    • Chapter 63—Other Interventions to Help Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
    • Part VIII: Additional Help and Information
    • Chapter 64—Glossary of Terms Related to Cardiovascular Disease
    • Chapter 65—Directory of Resources Providing Information about Cardiovascular Disease