Arrhythmia Essentials

21,05 € 20,24 €
Brian Olshansky, Mina Chung, Steven M. Poqwizd, Nora Goldschlager
Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Fecha Publicacion
5 nov. 2011
In the United States alone, more than 850,000 people are hospitalized each year for cardiac rhythm disturbances and thousands more are seen in outpatient settings and Emergency Rooms. Hundreds of thousands of patients die from arrhythmias, making it one of the most common causes of death, but even more people are adversely affected by arrhythmia-related debilitating symptoms. Arrhythmia Essentials is a current, concise, and detailed guide to heart rhythm disturbances. This pocket-sized reference is packed with vital information and includes specific examples of each arrhythmia, numerous algorithms to facilitate an approach to arrhythmia diagnosis and management, and indications for implantable rhythm management devices and ablation. Written by leading experts in the field of cardiac arrhythmias, Arrhythmia Essentials provides a unique and contemporary review of rhythm management that is unrivaled by similar books and is a must-have resource for physicians, nurses, students and other healthcare providers caring for patients with cardiac rhythm disturbances. Table of Contents Chapter 1 Sinus Node—Normal and Abnormal Rhythms Chapter 2 Bradyarrhythmias—Conduction System Abnormalities Chapter 3 Ectopic Complexes and Rhythms Chapter 4 Tachycardia Chapter 5 Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias Chapter 6 Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias Chapter 7 Cardiac Pacing and Pacemaker Rhythms Chapter 8 Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Chapter 9 Drug Effects and Electrolyte Disorders Chapter 10 Athletes and Arrhythmias Chapter 11 Evaluation of the Patient With Suspected Arrhythmias Chapter 12 Treatment of Arrhythmias About the Author Brian Olshansky, MD-Professor of Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals Mina K. Chung, MD-Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Steven M. Pogwizd, MD-Associate Director of Research, Division of Cardiology, University of Illinois at Chicago Nora Goldschlager, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine , San Francisco General Hospital
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