Hurst's The Heart

Hurst's The Heart

Book - 2001
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McGraw Hill
Along with a strong focus on patient care the new Hurst's THE HEART includes a new look and organization. Each chapter has been systematically overhauled with an emphasis on streamlining the content for a focused presentation of the LATEST THERAPEUTIC STRATEGIES and the EVIDENCE-BASED DATA that support them. CLINICAL GUIDELINES are included to equip you with the critical information for optimal patient care in an increasingly time-pressured, cost/benefit environment. WHAT'S NEW in the Tenth Edition * Expanded coverage of molecular biology of blood vessels and myocardium * More information on testing modalities--especially those related to nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging, MRI and PET * New emphasis on managing heart failure, including interventional techniques and new drug therapy strategies * Additional chapters on the biology of coronary heart disease * Expanded sections related to prevention, diagnosis and treatment * More emphasis on integrating the science of cardiac care with treatment * Easy-to-reference, evidence-based practice guidelines where appropriate * New insight on the human genome project and its implications * Techniques for clinical evaluation of the patient * Late-breaking reports on clinical trials * Heart disease in diabetics * New sections on nonsurgical interventions in cardial and peripheral vascular disease
Along with a strong focus on patient care the new Hurst's THE HEART includes a new look and organization. Each chapter has been systematically overhauled with an emphasis on streamlining the content for a focused presentation of the LATEST THERAPEUTIC STRATEGIES and the EVIDENCE-BASED DATA that support them. CLINICAL GUIDELINES are included to equip you with the critical information for optimal patient care in an increasingly time-pressured, cost/benefit environment.WHAT'S NEW in the Tenth Edition* Expanded coverage of molecular biology of blood vessels and myocardium* More information on testing modalities--especially those related to nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging, MRI and PET* New emphasis on managing heart failure, including interventional techniques and new drug therapy strategies* Additional chapters on the biology of coronary heart disease* Expanded sections related to prevention, diagnosis and treatment* More emphasis on integrating the science of cardiac care with treatment* Easy-to-reference, evidence-based practice guidelines where appropriate* New insight on the human genome project and its implications* Techniques for clinical evaluation of the patient* Late-breaking reports on clinicaltrials* Heart disease in diabetics* New sections on nonsurgical interventions in cardial and peripheral vascular disease

Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Health Professions Division, [2001]
Edition: Tenth edition
Copyright Date: ©2001
ISBN: 9780071356947
0071356940
Branch Call Number: REF 616.1 HURST
Characteristics: xxi, 2, 568, 92 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Fuster, Valentin
Notes: Revised edition of: Hurst's The heart, arteries and veins. 9th edition c1998
Issued also in 2 v

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