About this book
Coronary Heart Disease in Clinical Practice is a concise and thorough reference for health professionals involved in the care and treatment of cardiac patients, both in primary care and hospital environment.
The broad coverage of this book includes chapters on all aspects of modern coronary heart disease practice, including cardiac investigations, angina, acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, arrhythmia, lipids, hypertension and diabetes. Aspects of risk modification, including nutrition, obesity, smoking and alcohol, are also outlined. The book contains carefully selected medical questions on hot topics and each is answered at length with the aid of illustrations and tables. It also highlights and summarizes the important aspects of the numerous current international guidelines and trials, making this a valuable timesaving reference tool incorporating the latest research in the field.