Henry Ford Institute, Detroit, MI. Text on the prevalence, diagnosis, management, and prognosis of acute pulmonary embolism, for practitioners. Much of content has been reprinted from journals. DNLM: Pulmonary Embolism.
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Early detection of pulmonary embolism is crucial but diagnosis is difficult, and the condition is frequently overlooked. Pulmonary embolism leads to death in nearly a third of untreated cases, but therapies can lower the death rate to between 3 and 8%. This is an in-depth resource for workers in the field and physicians who may come across the condition that: bull; bull;gives the newest information on Pulmonary embolism and its immediate cause (DVT), including new data on the epidemiology, methods of diagnosis, preferred diagnostic pathways, new medications, and new recommendations for prophylaxis and treatment bull; bull;blends clinical and basic information making it very valuable to the clinician treating patients bull; bull;is fully illustrated and has complimentary tables, alongside a clear concise text, organised logically for the reader bull; bull;is written by a world recognised and respected expert in the fieldFrom the Back Cover:
“...the best book I’ve seen on this topic”
-- William C. Roberts, MD, Editor in Chief of the American Journal of Cardiology, in a review of the first edition
This second edition supplies the latest information on epidemiology, methods of diagnosis, preferred diagnostic pathways, new medications, and new recommendations for prophylaxis and treatment of pulmonary embolism and its immediate cause, deep vein thrombosis.
Pulmonary Embolism, Second Edition, incorporates important data from the recent Prospective Investigation of Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis II (PIOPED II), including:
Every chapter of the book has been revised and updated, and 56 new chapters appear in this edition. Through the writing ability of its single author, the text remains as easy to read as it is to consult.
This book is a timely reference and a dependable resource for in-depth information about pulmonary embolism.
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Book Description Williams & Wilkins, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0683079964
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