The premier point-of-care Q&A guide to clinical cardiology – updated with the latest protocols and guidelines
Cardiology Clinical Questions, Second Edition answers more than one-hundred of the clinical cardiology questions most frequently asked of the authors during consultation. The answers provided are concise, specific, evidence-based, and supported by the mostcurrent references and clinical practice guideline recommendations.
The book is logically divided into nine sections: Diagnostic Testing, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Valvular Diseases, Cardiac Diseases, Examination, Arrhythmias, Congenital Heart Diseases, Heart Failure and Hypertension, and Medications.
- Simulates the consultation process: consult question →data collection→ synthesis of data → solution
- NEW to this edition: Guidelines for atrial fibrillation, hypertension, Lipids, Preoperative Screening, congestive heart failure, valvular heart disease, peripheral arterial disease, and more
You will find Cardiology Clinical Questions to be the single-best resource for quickly translating the most current knowledge into practical, diagnostic real-time solutions.
About the Author
John Higgins, MD, MBA (Houston, TX) is Chief of Cardiology, Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital, Associate Professor of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Director of Exercise Physiology, Memorial HermannIronman Sports Medicine Institute, Houston, Texas
Asif Ali, MD, (Houston, TX) is Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Partner, Houston Cardiology Consultants, Chief Medical Officer at Fruit Street Health.
David Filsoof, MD,(Jacksonville, FL) Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida.