Cardiology for the primary care Physician

  • Joseph S. Alpert

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Julius J. Chosy
    Pages 13-16
  3. Maher Nahlawi, Thomas A. Holly
    Pages 17-24
  4. Robert C. Hendel
    Pages 25-36
  5. Charles M. Blatt, Thomas B. Graboys
    Pages 73-78
  6. Peter Ott, Eric N. Prystowsky
    Pages 79-87
  7. Michael H. Humphreys, Joy L. Logan
    Pages 89-96
  8. Pantel S. Vokonas, William B. Kannel
    Pages 97-106
  9. Barry A. Franklin, Gerald F. Fletcher
    Pages 107-114
  10. Neil J. Stone
    Pages 115-132
  11. Thomas G. Pickering, Norman K. Hollenberg
    Pages 143-150
  12. Vincent DeQuattro, Deping Lee
    Pages 151-160
  13. Tomasz Stys, Susan Simandl, Peter F. Cohn
    Pages 161-169
  14. John Speer Schroeder
    Pages 171-176

About this book


A variety of cardiovascular illnesses are now being encountered with surprising frequency in many general adult medical practices. With contributions from 70 top experts, Cardiology for the Primary Care Physician provides complete coverage of the appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to patients with cardiovascular diseases - in one easy-to-use source. In 46 chapters the primary care physician can find information on all types of cardiovascular illnesses such as infectious myocarditis, cardiac arrhythmias, pheochromocytoma, and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The many charts, tables and diagrams, as well as a special color plates section, enhance understanding and bring the text to life. Key points at the beginning of each chapter, together with extensive references and recommended reading lists, make this text an ideal work companion.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Joseph S. Alpert
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MedicineUniversity of Arizona, Health Sciences CenterTucsonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Current Medicine Group 2000
  • Publisher Name Current Medicine Group
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4615-6603-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-6601-4
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