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Along with a strong focus on patient care the new Hurst's THE HEART includes a new look and organization. Each chapter has been systematically overhauled with an emphasis on streamlining the content for a focused presentation of the LATEST THERAPEUTIC STRATEGIES and the EVIDENCE-BASED DATA that support them. CLINICAL GUIDELINES are included to equip you with the critical information for optimal patient care in an increasingly time-pressured, cost/benefit environment.
WHAT'S NEW in the Tenth Edition
* Expanded coverage of molecular biology of blood vessels and myocardium
* More information on testing modalities--especially those related to nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging, MRI and PET
* New emphasis on managing heart failure, including interventional techniques and new drug therapy strategies
* Additional chapters on the biology of coronary heart disease
* Expanded sections related to prevention, diagnosis and treatment
* More emphasis on integrating the science of cardiac care with treatment
* Easy-to-reference, evidence-based practice guidelines where appropriate
* New insight on the human genome project and its implications
* Techniques for clinical evaluation of the patient
* Late-breaking reports on clinical trials
* Heart disease in diabetics
* New sections on nonsurgical interventions in cardial and peripheral vascular disease
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 10th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071356959