Chapter 1--The Pace of a Telemetry Floor: An approach to chest pain.
Chapter 2--Real cases on acute coronary syndrome: Diagnosis, management and follow up
Chapter 3--Real cases on arrhythmias: Diagnosis of tachyarrhythmia and bradyarrhythmiawith management
Chapter 4--Real cases on syncope and dizziness: Diagnosis, management and follow up.
Chapter 5--Real cases on valvular disease on telemetry: Diagnosis, management and followup
Chapter 6--Real cases on management of acute heart failure syndrome.
Chapter 7--Real cases on management of hypertensive emergency and pericardial disease.
Chapter 8--Real cases on transient ischemic attack and stroke.
Chapter 9--Real cases on peripheral artery disease and carotid artery disease
Chapter 10--Abnormal telemetry rhythms and electrocardiogram.
A practical, case-based approach for beginners to learn the essentials of patient care on the Stepdown floor and cardiac care unit.
Specifically written for novices on the telemetry floor, this innovative new book guides the beginner through a wide spectrum of cases they will most likely encounter on the Stepdown floor. The cases included in the text are a compilation of real-life ones the authors have encountered in their extensive clinical careers, and each includes discussion of how to best manage the situation, along with detailed explanations.
Guide to Patient Management in the Cardiac Stepdown Unit differentiates itself from other texts on the topic by its case-based, highly practical coverage of initial diagnosis, management, and the creation of a care plan, along with troubleshooting tips on managing more complicated situations.
The goal of the book is minimize errors, improve outcomes, deliver practical knowledge, and provide the quick management tips required in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
Saad Muhammad, MD is Attending Physician at Bronx Care Hospital Center, Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai.
Timothy J. Vitorrio, MD, FACC is Attending Physician-Cardiology, Bronx Care Hospital Center, Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai.
Manoj Bhandari, MD, FACC is Attending Physician-Cardiology, Bronx Care Hospital Center, Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai.