Algorithms In Heart Failure

90,25 € 86,78 €
Alan S. Maisel, Gerasimos Filippatos
Fecha Publicacion
1 jul. 2016
This book provides the most recent advances in the management of heart failure. Presented in a “how to” approach, each chapter presents an algorithm that summarises the topic in discussion. The comprehensive text covers all aspects of heart failure treatment, from emergency care, through to long term care and management of complications. Authored by experts renowned in the field, led by Alan Maisel from University of California, this highly useful reference is enhanced by clinical illustrations and figures to assist learning. Key Points Comprehensive guide to latest advances in management of heart failure Each chapter includes algorithm summarising the topic Covers all aspects of heart failure Authored by recognised experts in the field Author information  Alan S Maisel MD Professor in Medicine, Director, CCU and HF Program, Department of Medicine and Cardiology, VA Medical Centre, University of California, San Diego,  California, USA Gerasimos S Filippatos MD FESC FCCP  President Elect, Heart Failure Association, European Society of Cardiology, Athens University Hospital Attikon, Greece Contents How to Evaluate Dyspnea in the Emergency Department Heart Failure Disposition: When to Admit, When to Observe, and When to Discharge Home Using Natriuretic Peptides in the Emergency Department The Role of Ultrasound in the Management of Acute Heart Failure Use of Bioelectrical Impedance Vector Analysis in the Dyspneic Patient Mechanical Ventilation in Acute Heart Failure: The Role of Noninvasive When to Employ Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Cardiac, Computed Tomography in the Evaluation of Heart Failure When to Discharge the Heart Failure Patient Approaches to Diuretics in the Hospital Vasodilators in Acute Heart Failure When and How to Use Inotropes? Practical Approach to Hyponatremia in Heart Failure Heart Failure and Acute Coronary Syndrome Echocardiography: Getting It Right Initiation of Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Inhibitors and, Beta Blockers in Heart Failure: Putting Evidence into Practice Atrial Fibrillation Done Right Ventricular Tachycardia Done Right Management of the Patient with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction Implantable Cardioverter-defibrillator and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Heart Failure Patients: How to Choose the Right Device for the Right Patients Clinical Decision-making in the Outpatient Setting: The Use of Galectin-3 ST2: How to Really Do It Right Using Cardiac Troponin to Assist in the Management of Patients with Congestive Heart Failure—A Practical Guide Heart Failure in the Nursing Home Setting Heart Failure from the Nursing Perspective Left Ventricular Assist Device Versus Transplantation: How to Decide Approach to Left Ventricular Assist Devices and Follow-up in Advanced Congestive Heart Failure How to Approach Palliative and End-of-life Care Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Myocarditis AIDS-induced Cardiac Abnormalities and Heart Failure New onset Cardiomyopathy: Biopsy or MRI and other Imaging Modalities
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