Clincical Medicine and Integrated Science

Current Diagnosis and Treatment Cardiology, Fourth Edition

by Michael Crawford

ISBN: 0071801278 / 9780071801270

Concise, clinically focused coverage of the major disease entities and therapeutic challenges in cardiology

Covers all the important management issues in cardiology

Includes special topics such as pregnancy and heart disease, the use of anticoagulants in heart disease, and the perioperative evaluation of heart disease patients

Each chapter written by experts in the field

Logically organized into six sections:
Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Ischemic Heart Disease, Arrhythmias, Valvular Disease, Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure, and Systemic Diseases and the Heart

Consistent chapter presentation includes Essentials of Diagnosis, Clinical Findings, Diagnostic Studies, Treatment, Prevention, and Prognosis

More than 235 illustrations, including ECGs, imaging studies, drawings, graphs and charts

NEW CHAPTER on Antiplatelet Therapy - Emphasis on must-know information makes it perfect for board review

Michael H. Crawford, MD (San Francisco, CA) is Chief of Clinical Cardiology at University of California-San Francisco Medical Center and specializes in treating coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease and heart failure as well as congenital heart disease in adults and heart disease in athletes.