Enhance your patient care by deepening your understanding of heart failure and pulmonary edema. See exactly what's happening inside your patient and know exactly what it means for your care.
-anatomy and physiology: You'll review key structures and processes.
-disease causes: You'll see how heart failure and pulmonary edema develop.
-signs and symptoms: You'll link assessment findings to what's happening inside your patient.
-complications: You'll learn how complications develop, and you'll recognize their warning signs.
-diagnostic tests: You'll understand the significance of abnormal test results.
-priority interventions: When these disorders reach a crisis point, you'll know what to do first--and why.
-essential teaching topics: You'll know exactly what to teach your patients.
...and much, much more.
-- Blanchard & Loeb website.
Acute Coronary Syndromes-a Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease-covers the state-of-the-art scientific and clinical information you need to rapidly evaluate and manage acute coronary syndromes. Dr. Pierre Theroux and his team of expert contributors present advances in diagnostic and imaging techniques such as biomarkers, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, and multislice CT; secondary prevention; and new antiplatelet, anti-ischemic, and gene therapies.