Clinical Cardiology Made Ridiculously Simple

Author: Michael Alton Chizner
Publisher: Medmaster
ISBN: 1935660047
Release Date: 2011-06-01
Genre: Medical

Completely revised and updated, this book is a clear, concise, highly practical and enjoyable overview of all of clinically relevant cardiology. History, physical, ECG (ECG interpretation taught in just 40 pages), radiology, noninvasive and invasive diagnostic tests, and therapy (both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic). This fourth edition includes an interactive CD-ROM (Win/Mac) with heart sounds, ECG interpretation, chest x-rays, echocardiography, CT and angiographic imaging, and quiz. Numerous new illustrations, cartoons, and images are also included. For medical students, house officers, cardiac fellows, practicing physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals involved in cardiac patient care.

Clinical Cardiology Made Ridiculously Simple

Author: Michael Alton Chizner
Publisher: Medmaster
ISBN: 0940780879
Release Date: 2009-01
Genre: Medical

A clear, concise, highly practical and enjoyable overview of all of clinically relevant cardiology. History, physical, ECG (ECG interpretation taught in just 40 pages), radiology, noninvasive and invasive diagnostic tests, and therapy (both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic). Includes interactive CD-ROM (Win/Mac) with heart sounds, ECG interpretation, chest x-rays, echocardiography and quiz. For medical students, house officers, cardiac fellows, practicing physicians, and other health care professionals.

Clinical Pathophysiology Made Ridiculously Simple

Author: Aaron Berkowitz
Publisher: Medmaster
ISBN: 0940780801
Release Date: 2007-01
Genre: Medical

Provides a conceptual overview of pathophysiology and mechanisms of disease, designed to ease the transition from the basic sciences to the clinical years. This book will be a phenomenal learning tool for students in the second and third years of medical school and during USMLE Step 1 preparation, but will also be very helpful to nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care professonals seeking to learn or review the physiological mechanisms of diseases, their diagnosis, and their management. The accompanied CD, Differential Diagnosis, allows one to select a symptom, sign, or lab finding and see all of the many diseases that could cause it, classified by pathophysiological mechanism. By teaching basic medical science and clinical reasoning hand-in-hand in a simple, light, and highly accessible writing style, this book provides an integrated and easy-to-understand approach to learning the science of medicine.

Clinical Cardiology Made Easy

Author: Ramesh Rau
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9789351526629
Release Date: 2015-03-15
Genre: Medical

Clinical Cardiology Made Easy is a concise, pocket-sized guide to a variety of significant heart conditions, from ischemic heart disease to pulmonary artery diseases. The book is divided into 14 chapters, each covering a different heart condition. Topics include hypertension, myocardial diseases, rheumatic fever, and the relationship between pregnancy and heart disease. Diagnosis and treatment of each condition are covered in detail. The Miscellaneous Disorders chapter focuses on thoracic aortic aneurysms, offering guidance on medical and surgical therapy. The book also provides a guide to ECG (electrocardiogram) analysis, with 299 full colour clinical images, diagrams, tables and illustrations throughout. The compact size and simple format of Clinical Cardiology Made Easy make it ideal for medical students, interns and residents who need a quick reference guide to the basics of heart diseases. Key points Pocket-sized guide to cardiology Nearly 300 full colour images and illustrations Covers 13 different heart conditions in detail

Manual of Cardiovascular Medicine

Author: Brian P. Griffin
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451182071
Release Date: 2012-09-26
Genre: Medical

Inside the Fourth Edition of the Manual of Cardiovascular Medicine, you’ll find practical and effective approaches to common clinical syndromes—including clear guidance on administration of commonly prescribed medications and descriptions of proven therapeutic procedures. This best selling manuals’s concise outline format and colorful design make essential facts easy to find. An ideal reference for the resident, fellow, practicing cardiologist, or nurse-practitioner treating patients with cardiovascular disease.

Clinical Microbiology Made Ridiculously Simple

Author: Mark Gladwin
Publisher: Medmaster
ISBN: 094078081X
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

A brief, clear, thorough, and highly enjoyable approach to clinical microbiology, brimming with mnemonics, humor, summary charts and illustrations, from AIDS to "flesh-eating bacteria" to ebola, mad cow disease, hantavirus, anthrax, smallpox, botulism, etc. Excellent Board review.

Acid base Fluids and Electrolytes Made Ridiculously Simple

Author: Richard A. Preston
Publisher: Medmaster
ISBN: 0940780984
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Medical

A brief, highly readable book providing the clinician with a straightforward approach to solving even the most complex, acid-base, fluid, and electrolyte problems. Useful to medical students, interns and residents, nurses responsible for IV fluid therapy, and first year nephrology fellows.

Bedside Cardiology

Author: Jules Constant
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781721687
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Medical

The Fifth Edition of this classic text has been thoroughly revised. It focuses on teaching history-taking and physical examination and assists with establishing which diagnostic tests to order and how to evaluate test results. The book's highly praised question-and-answer format engages the reader's attention and enables students to test themselves by covering the answers. More than 150 photographs and other illustrations demonstrate key examination techniques and concepts. Important terms are printed in boldface and defined in a glossary.

Evidence Based Cardiology

Author: Christopher P. Cannon
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781764735
Release Date: 2010-11-01
Genre: Medical

Thoroughly updated throughout for its Third Edition, the hook lets you review the most current clinical trials that support or refute an intervention and choose the most appropriate, cost-effective treatment. The latest American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association guidelines are also available to you at a glance. Each chapter summarizes the pathophysiology of a disease and guideline-recommended diagnostic tests and treatments, and presents synopses of the major clinical trials for all therapies. Highlights: -Clear, logical format presents the results of major randomized trials in six major topic areasùincluding the design, study population, treatment regimen, and results -In-depth summaries address the pathophysiology of a disease and the appropriate, guideline-recommended diagnostic tests and treatments supported by concise synopses of the major clinical trials for all therapies -Brief summaries deliver essential facts on meta-analyses, review articles, and nonrandomized trials -A handy index of trial acronyms familiarizes you with frequently cited trials New to this edition: -In-depth discussions on peripheral artery disease and drug-eluting it stents -Expanded coverage of pacers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators -Expanded section on preventive cardiology

The Advanced Practice Nurse Cardiovascular Clinician

Author: Kelley M. Anderson, PhD, FNP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826138583
Release Date: 2015-10-20
Genre: Medical

Focusing on the interdisciplinary team, this cardiovascular resource provides evidence-based knowledge and guidance for advanced practice nurses in a variety of care settings. Its clinically relevant and directly applicable information is presented in an accessible and well-organized format. The book encompasses clinical findings, diagnostic testing, state-of-the-art procedures, and therapeutic interventions commonly utilized in inpatient and outpatient clinical cardiology. It is specifically designed to meet the informational needs of advanced practice registered nurse providers and students including family nurse practitioners, adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists, and clinical nurse specialists. The resource covers the range of cardiovascular conditions, both chronic and acute. It discusses the interdisciplinary cardiovascular care team; explains the cardiovascular history and clinical examination in nearly step-by-step detail; analyzes clinical findings; details common stable and urgent conditions; describes the preoperative cardiovascular evaluation; advises on the selection and appropriateness of laboratory evaluations and cardiovascular diagnostic studies; provides an overview of state-of-the-art procedures, including electrophysiology; and assesses therapeutic interventions, including lifestyle, pharmacotherapeutics, and invasive techniques. It supports the development of clinical judgment skills and therapeutic decision-making by considering the challenges presented through advances in technology and the increasing complexity of diagnostic procedures. An appendix features tables of relevant and essential cardiovascular guidelines for quick reference. Key Features: Details current and cutting-edge practices and contemporary issues in cardiovascular care Applies evidenced-based research findings to clinical practice Compares diagnostic testing options and therapeutic interventions Clarifies complex topics through use of tables, algorithms, images, and lists Identifies pertinent studies and resources for cardiovascular care Describes common cardiac procedures and screening methods Supports the development of clinical judgment skills and therapeutic decision-making

Netter s Cardiology

Author: Marschall S. Runge
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437736502
Release Date: 2010-07-27
Genre: Medical

Netter’s Cardiology, 2nd Edition, by Marschall S. Runge, Cam Patterson, and George Stouffer, uses visually rich Netter artwork to efficiently provide you with a concise overview of cardiovascular anatomy, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management. You'll rapidly access complete introductions to common issues in cardiology, including annotated references of the most important articles, guidelines, and available evidence. Netter - it's how you know. Efficiently review key details of anatomy, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation with detailed, crystal-clear artwork by Frank H. Netter, MD and other illustrators working in the Netter tradition. Apply dependable clinical advice from Marschall S. Runge, MD, PhD, Cam Patterson, MD and George Stouffer, MD and utilize diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms and clinical pathways developed by the many world-renowned chapter contributors. Utilize annotated references to the most important resources and evidence-based studies. Benefit from expanded coverage of cardiovascular imaging including echocardiography, stress testing and nuclear imaging, and CT and MRI.

Pathophysiology of Heart Disease

Author: Leonard S. Lilly
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469816685
Release Date: 2012-08-14
Genre: Medical

Revised and updated for its Fifth Edition, this best-selling text delivers a concise, easy-to-understand introduction to cardiovascular diseases. It is written by internationally recognized Harvard Medical School faculty and select medical students and specifically designed to meet the needs of medical students during their initial encounters with patients with heart disease. This edition has improved consistency of coverage and level of detail and enhanced illustrations. A companion website on thePoint will include the fully searchable text and audio heart sounds, plus an image bank for faculty.