Cardiovascular Problems in Emergency Medicine

Cardiovascular Problems in Emergency Medicine

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A unique textbook in cardiovascular emergencies

Cardiovascular Problems in Emergency Medicine takes you on rounds with the leading teachers of emergency medicine. Transcripts of in-depth telephone conferences on 27 real-life cardiovascular cases provide a unique and fascinating insight into the way complex cases are diagnosed and managed by some of the most experienced and respected practitioners in the field.

Each chapter is then complemented by an authoritative, fully-referenced review of the current literature on the topic.

With its unique approach, and the range of cases covered, Cardiovascular Problems in Emergency Medicine is an invaluable source of information for all emergency physicians, both qualified and in training.

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Shamai A. Grossman, MD, MS, FACEP,
Peter Rosen, MD, FACS, FACEP

Section One:  Cardiac Ischemia

Chapter 1
Chest Pain (pages 1–17)
Michael Bohrn, Amal Mattu and Brian Browne

Chapter 2
Non-ST-Segment Elevations Myocardial Infarction (pages 18–37)
David Plitt and William J. Brady

Chapter 3
ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (pages 38–53)
David F. M. Brown

Chapter 4
Unusual Causes of Myocardial Ischemia (pages 54–67)
Robin Naples and Richard Harrigan


Section Two: Cardiac Dysrhythmias
Chapter 5
Bradyarrhythmias (pages 69–85)
Colleen Birmingham and Edward Ullman

Chapter 6
Atrial Fibrillation (pages 86–96)
Kristen Cochran and Shamai Grossman

Chapter 7
Supraventricular Tachycardia (pages 97–107)
Theodore Chan

Chapter 8
The Differential Diagnosis of Wide Complex Tachycardia—ED Diagnostic and Management Considerations (pages 108–122)
Nathan Charlton and William J. Brady

Chapter 9
Cardiac Arrest (pages 123–137)
Benjamin J. Lawner and Amal Mattu

Chapter 10
Strategies in out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Automatic External Defibrillator and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (pages 138–146)
Catherine Cleaveland and William J. Brady

Chapter 11
Pacemakers and AICDS in Emergency Medicine (pages 147–159)
Theodore Chan


Section Three: Non Ischemic Cardiac Disease
Chapter 12
Acute Heart Failure (pages 161–184)
Kevin Reed and Amal Mattu

Chapter 13
Syncope (pages 185–196)
Shamai Grossman

Chapter 14
Valvular Heart Disease (pages 197–208)
Jeffrey Soderman and Edward Ullman

Chapter 15
Myocarditis (pages 209–225)
Jehangir Meer and Amal Mattu

Chapter 16
Pericarditis (pages 226–236)
Theodore Chan

Chapter 17
Cardiac Toxins and Drug-Induced Heart Disease (pages 237–257)
Jeffrey Green and Richard Harrigan

Chapter 18
Cardiomyopathy (pages 258–266)
Alden Landry and Shamai Grossman

Section Four: Vascular Emergencies
Chapter 19
Aortic Dissection (pages 267–282)
Keith A. Marill and David F. M. Brown

Chapter 20
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (pages 283–296)
David A. Peak and David F. M. Brown

Chapter 21
Hypertensive Emergencies (pages 297–306)
Russell Berger and Edward Ullman

Section Five: Cardiac Testing
Chapter 22
The Electrocardiogram in Acute Coronary Syndromes (pages 307–325)
Laura Oh and William J. Brady

Chapter 23
Cardiac Markers (pages 326–336)
J. Stephen Bohan

Chapter 24
Stress Testing (pages 337–348)
Jefferson G. Williams and Shamai A. Grossman

Chapter 25
Coronary Computed Tomography (pages 349–360)
J. Tobias Nagurney and David F. M. Brown

Section Six: Cardiac Surgery Complications
Chapter 26
Postcardiac Surgery Emergencies (pages 361–371)
Jonathan Anderson and Shamai A. Grossman

Chapter 27
Pediatric Cardiac Emergencies (pages 372–381)
Shannon Straszewski and Carrie Tibbles
 Publisher: Wiley 
 Published:  2012
 Pages:  408
 Format:  Softbound
 Dimensions  9.6 x 7.5 x 0.9 inches
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