Cardiovascular therapeutics : a companion to Braunwald's by Elliott M. Antman MD

By Elliott M. Antman MD

Manage cardiovascular difficulties extra effectively with the main complete source to be had! A depended on significant other to Braunwald's center Disease, Cardiovascular Therapeutics, 4th Edition addresses pharmacological, interventional, and surgical administration methods for every form of heart problems. This functional and clinically concentrated cardiology reference deals a balanced, whole method of all the ordinary and strange parts of heart problems and particular remedies in a single concise quantity, equipping you to make the simplest offerings for each patient.

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  • for long term health and wellbeing, for advanced difficulties, and for strange cardiac events.

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  • Expand your wisdom past pharmacologic interventions with entire insurance of the simplest interventional and equipment cures getting used today.
  • Easily reference Braunwald's center ailment, ninth Edition for extra details on themes of interest.

  • Make the easiest use of the newest genetic and molecular therapies
  • in addition to advanced remedies for center failure.

  • Cut correct to the solutions you wish with an stronger concentrate on clinically proper details and a lowered emphasis on pathophysiology.
  • Stay present with ACC/AHA/ESC guidelines and the simplest how one can enforce them in scientific practice.
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Giugliano RP, Llevadot J, Wilcox RG, et al: Geographic 29 30 Decision-Making and Therapeutic Strategies in Cardiovascular Medicine 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. variation in patient and hospital characteristics, management, and clinical outcomes in ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with fibrinolysis. Results from InTIME-II. Eur Heart J 2001;22:1702-15. Ray WA, Stein CM: Reform of drug regulation—beyond an independent drug-safety board. N Engl J Med 2006;354: 194-201.

Mortgages, depreciation, and so on). 116 Average (or unit) costs are total costs divided by total units, whereas incremental costs are those incurred by adding one additional unit of service, such as a program or an option. For example, the hospital costs for 1000 cardiac catheterizations $ / QALY How to Read and Interpret a Meta-analysis Table 1–6 Add Night Call 150,000 Add Needed Lab 100,000 Add Redundant Lab 50,000 0 Dominant 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 Number of AMIs / YEAR Figure 1–16 Costs/quality-adjusted life year (QALY) of primary percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) versus thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction (AMI), demonstrating the effect of adding emergency hospital services, hospital volume, and differences with the use of randomized clinical trials (RCTs) (efficacy) versus community-based observational (effectiveness) data assumptions.

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