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Evidence-Based Coronary Care

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Published: 21st March 2001
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7 1/2 X 9 3/4 in 1.1 Immediate management of chest pain compatible with MI
Immediate treatment.
Definitive treatment
Contra-indications to thrombolyt ic therapy
Management of the patient ineligible for thrombolytic ther apy
Who should receive tPA?
Assessing reperfusion after thrombolys is
Problems following thrombolytic therapy
Patients with diabetes and acute MI
Treatment of 'difficult' MIs

SECTION II: SUBSEQU ENT CCU MANAGEMENT OF MI
Early CCU management
Early risk stratifi cation
Routine management from day 1
Complications of MI

SECTION III: RISK STRATIFICATION POST MI
Clinical risk stratification
Using exercise and other stress testing
Autonomic markers of po st MI risk
Out-patient follow up
Pre-discharge checklist

S ECTION IV: EARLY REHABILITATION, SECONDARY PREVENTION AND OUT-PATIENT FO LLOW-UP OF MI
Cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention
Fit ness to drive
Checklist for outpatient review post MI

SECTION V: MANAGEMENT OF OTHER ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES
Unstable angina
Non-Q wave MI
Pre-discharge checklist

SECTION VI: DRUGS IN C

Introductionp. xi
Layout of the manualp. xiii
Useful websitesp. xv
Trial acronymsp. xvii
Abbreviationsp. xxi
Immediate management of MIp. 1
Immediate management of chest pain compatible with MIp. 2
Immediate treatmentp. 4
Definitive treatmentp. 6
Contra-indications to thrombolytic therapyp. 10
Management of the patient ineligible for thrombolytic therapyp. 12
Who should receive tPA?p. 14
Assessing reperfusion after thrombolysisp. 16
Problems following thrombolytic therapyp. 20
Patients with diabetes and acute MIp. 22
Treatment of 'difficult' MIsp. 24
Subsequent CCU management of MIp. 33
Early CCU management--day 0p. 34
Early risk stratificationp. 36
Patient assessment--day 1 onwards post MIp. 40
Complications of MIp. 42
Risk stratification post MIp. 71
Clinical risk stratificationp. 72
Using exercise and other 'stress' testingp. 74
Autonomic markers of post MI riskp. 78
Out-patient follow-upp. 80
Pre-discharge checklistp. 82
Early rehabilitation, secondary prevention and out-patient follow-up of MIp. 85
Cardiac rehabilitation and secondary preventionp. 86
Fitness to drivep. 94
Checklist for out-patient review post MIp. 98
Management of other acute coronary syndromesp. 101
Unstable anginap. 102
Non-Q wave MIp. 114
Pre-discharge checklistp. 116
Drugs in common use in MI and unstable anginap. 119
Aspirin and other anti-platelet agentsp. 120
Beta-blockersp. 126
Calcium channel blockersp. 132
ACE inhibitorsp. 136
Lipid lowering agentsp. 140
Nitratesp. 142
Inotropesp. 144
Anti-thrombins and oral anti-coagulantsp. 150
Amiodaronep. 154
Other emergencies in CCUp. 159
Tachycardiasp. 160
Bradycardiasp. 178
Pacemakersp. 182
Automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (AICDs)p. 188
Indexp. 191
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ISBN: 9780443064159
ISBN-10: 0443064156
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 21st March 2001
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.8 x 19.1  x 10.9
Weight (kg): 0.36