Acute cardiac care involves the treatment of cardiac patients in need of intensive care primarily related to acute cardiovascular disease, but also other acute conditions whereby chronic heart disease may jeopardize the short-term prognosis. Deanfield, Robert Yates, Folkert J. The content The content of the textbook is divided into 63 sections that cover major aspects of cardiovascular disease Table. The editors, now also including Gerald Maurer Figure , decided to enlarge the scope of the textbook to include many of the so far uncovered topics within the growing field of cardiovascular medicine such as embryology, catheter-based structural interventions, psychological factors, ethnicity, interpretation of trials, and personalized medicine, to name but a few. The Esc Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine is a teaching text that contains the knowledge base needed by every general cardiologist and specialist cardiologist as a background to their specialty interest. The second edition also features significant new chapters on specific context-based heart disease. Nevertheless, basic training in cardiology should be complemented by further training to gain additional expertise in intensive cardiac and general care.
The largest section of the textbook is devoted to non-cardiac disease which could acutely involve the cardiovascular system. Heyndrickx, Francesco Prati, and Nico H. The book has consistent chapter organization relevant to modern cardiovascular practice, clear design and engaging text. Please or to access full text content. This new updated edition continues to comprehensively approach all the different issues relating to intensive and acute cardiovascular care. Camm, Gerald Maurer, Patrick W.
The textbook content is based on the Core Curriculum of the European Society of Cardiology, making the textbook essential reading for all cardiology trainees. Authored by a collaboration of international experts, this vivid, four-color third edition imparts the latest technologies in a rapidly advancing field. Each chapter begins with a summary of the chapter and a listing of the chapter contents, and is completed with a few paragraphs of personal reflection from the authors about the standing of their subject and its likely development during the next five years. He is Professor of cardiology at the University of Antwerp and Head of the Department of Cardiology at the University Hospital of Antwerp, Belgium. It is intended as a key reference for training and accreditation in this specialty, yet the broad range of topics serves the needs of all acute cardiac care providers, from administrators trying to set up the service to the clinicians, nurses, and paramedics taking care of these patients. He is a research affiliate to the department of cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Atherosclerosis is the most significant cause of cardiovascular disease worldwide.
The book contains 38 chapters flowing from the clinical and investigation interface with the patient through comprehensive d Esciprtion of disease processes and pathophysiological states and finally to the complex interrelationship between the heart and the mind. If you feel that we have violated your copyrights, then please contact us immediately. Except where otherwise stated, drug dosages and recommendations are for the non-pregnant adult who is not breastfeeding. Line diagrams are re-drawn to produce a consistent feel to the book. Each section begins with a summary of the chapter featuring key learning points, and ends with personal reflections from the authors about the standing of their subject and its likely development during the next half decade. Lüscher, Gerald Maurer, and Patrick W.
The chapters cover the various acute cardiovascular diseases that need high quality intensive treatment, but also organisational issues, cooperation among professionals, and interaction with other specialities in medicine. Acute myocardial infarction was induced in 20 rats. . Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Sechtem, Sanjay Prasad, and Frank E. John Camm, Paulus Kirchhof, Gregory Y.
Finding out how to use them in practice is made simple with free entry to imaging and videos loops on the internet together with the entire text so it is always accessible, even if on the move. A unique characteristic of the textbook is the presence of a whole section devoted to biomarkers, which underline the growing importance of laboratory medicine in the field of intensive and acute cardiac care. If you found this book helpful then please like, subscribe and share. Updates will primarily involve new trials affecting clinical practice or new imaging or interventional techniques highly relevant for the management of patients, as well as new insights into causes and mechanisms of cardiovascular disease of clinical interest. Their needs can best be met in specially designed and equipped units mobile intensive care unit and intensive cardiac care unit operated by adequately trained physicians, nurses, and paramedics.
The textbook is addressed to all those involved in intensive and acute cardiac care, from cardiologists to emergency physicians and healthcare professionals. The textbook particularly appeals to vascular biologists, cardiologists, and other practising clinicians. The on-line version includes video images that are represented by a static photograph in the print version. Tofield Conflict of interest: none declared. Learning how to apply them in practice is made easy with free access to videos and imaging loops online along with the full text so that it is always available, even when on the move. Serruys, and Gerald Maurer, supported by an editorial board of subject experts, and more than 900 of the world's leading specialists from research and the clinic contributing, this dynamic encyclopaedic resource covers more than 63 disciplines within cardiology. This book offers the most up-to-date, user-friendly guidance on the evaluation, diagnosis and medical and surgical treatment of heart and vascular disease.
He is also clinical consultant and chair of the Clinical Events Committee Core Laboratories at Cardialysis in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Serruys, editor Professor of Interventional Cardiology and Head of Interventional Department, Erasmus Medical Center, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Disclaimer Oxford University Press makes no representation, express or implied, that the drug dosages in this book are correct. Providing the background information behind clinical practice guidelines, with in-depth peer-reviewed articles and broad coverage of this fast-moving field, both the print and digital publication are invaluable resources for cardiologists across the world. Rats in the experimental group also had higher levels of vascular endothelial growth factor compared with the control group. The textbook contains much of the evidence base that is used to derive the practice guidelines published by the European Society of Cardiology, and its contents will be used as a basis for testing the knowledge of trainees who seek to qualify as cardiologists and of cardiologists who must re-accredit their status as cardiovascular health care providers.
The text is interspersed with many full color diagrams and simple tabulations. The application of imaging modalities in conditions such as valvular and coronary heart disease, heart failure, cardiomyopathies, peri-myocardioal disease, adult congenital heart disease and aortic disease, is also extensively considered. Access to this huge electronic data base is available as a membership benefit for all Professional Members and Fellows of the European Society of Cardiology Figure. The major determinant of the short- and long-term prognosis of these patients is their cardiac condition, and therefore they should be taken care of primarily by a cardiologist. For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our , and if you can't find the answer there, please.