CFMS (Canadian Federation of Medical Students) Endorsed! The authority of Harrison's in a handy, full-color paperback devoted exclusively to cardiovascular medicine. Featuring the chapters on Cardiology that appear in the landmark "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17/e", this compact clinical companion delivers all the latest knowledge in the field, backed by the scientific rigor and reliability that have defined Harrison's. You'll find coverage that reflects the expertise of renowned editors and contributors - presented in a carry-anywhere format that makes it ideal for the classroom, the wards, or the point of care. With its ease of use, indispensable diagnosis-speeding guidelines, and acclaimed state-of-the-art strategies, "Harrison's Cardiovascular Medicine" is a must for students and clinicians alike.
"Harrison's Cardiovascular Medicine" delivers: current, complete coverage of need-to-know cardiovascular medicine topics, including diagnosis of cardiovascular disorders, disorders of the heart, and disorders of the vasculature; integration of pathophysiology with clinical management topics in each of the diseases-oriented chapters 112 high-yield questions for exam and board review drawn from "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 17/e"; 5 complete chapters in print format taken from the acclaimed Harrison's DVD 44 chapters written by recognized experts 4 atlases covering electrocardiography, noninvasive cardiac imaging, percutaneous revascularization, and cardiac arrhythmias; reference that have been updated since the publication of "HPIM 17/e"; and, helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance. It includes everything you would expect from Harrison's tailored to your specialty. Condensed Table of Contents: Introduction to Cardiovascular Disorders; Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disorders; Heart Rhythm Disturbances; Disorders of the Heart; Disorders of the Vasculature; and, Cardiovascular Atlases.
The Harrison's specialty series is written by the same world-renowned author team who brought you "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17/e": Anthony S. Fauci, MD; Eugene Braunwald, MD; Dennis L. Kasper, MD; Stephen L. Hauser, MD; Dan L. Longo, MD; J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD; and, Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD
Contributors Preface SECTION I: INTRODUCTION TO CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS 1. Basic Biology of the Cardiovascular System, Joseph Loscalzo, Peter Libby, Eugene Braunwald 2. Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease, Thomas A. Gaziano, J. Michael Gaziano 3. Approach to the Patient with Possible Cardiovascular Disease, Eugene Braunwald SECTION II: DIAGNOSIS OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS 4. Chest Discomfort, Thomas H. Lee 5. Dyspnea and Pulmonary Edema, Richard M. Schwartzstein 6. Hypoxia and Cyanosis, Eugene Braunwald 7. Edema, Eugene Braunwald, Joseph Loscalzo 8. Palpitations, Joseph Loscalzo 9. Physical Examination of the Cardiovascular System, Robert A. O'Rourke, Eugene Braunwald 10. Approach to a Patient with a Heart Murmur, Patrick T. O'Gara, Eugene Braunwald 11. Electrocardiography, Ary L. Goldberger 12. Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging: Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, and MRI/CT Imaging, Rick A. Nishimura, Raymond J. Gibbons, James F. Glockner, A. Jamil Tajik 13. Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization and Angiography, Donald S. Baim SECTION III: HEART RHYTHM DISTURBANCES 14. Principles of electrophysiology, Gordon F. Tomaselli 15. The Bradyarrhythmias, Gordon F. Tomaselli 16. The Tachyarrhythmias, Francis Marchlinski SECTION IV: DISORDERS OF THE HEART 17. Heart Failure and Cor Pulmonale, Douglas L. Mann 18. Cardiac Transplantation and Prolonged Assisted Circulation, Sharon A. Hunt 19. Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult, John S. Child 20. Valvular Heart Disease, Patrick T. O'Gara, Eugene Braunwald 21. Cardiomyopathy and Myocarditis, Joshua Wynne, Eugene Braunwald 22. Pericardial Disease, Eugene Braunwald 23. Tumors and Trauma of the Heart, Eric H. Awtry, Wilson S. Colucci 24. Cardiac Manifestations of Systemic Disease, Eric H. Awtry, Wilson S. Colucci 25. Infective Endocarditis, Adolf W. Karchmer 26. Acute Rheumatic Fever, Jonathan r. Carapetis 27. Chagas' Disease, Louis V. Kirchhoff 28. Cardiogenic Shock and Pulmonary Edema, Judith S. Hochman, David H. Ingbar 29. Cardiovascular Collapse, Cardiac Arrest, and Sudden Cardiac Death, Robert J. Myerburg, Agustin Castellanos SECTION V: DISORDERS OF THE VASCULATURE 30. The Pathogenesis, Prevention, and Treatment of Atherosclerosis, Peter Libby 31. Disorders of Lipoprotein Metabolism, Daniel J. Raider, Helen H. Hobbs 32. The Metabolic System, Robert H. Eckel 33. Ischemic Heart Disease, Elliott M. Antman, Andrew P. Selwyn, Eugene Braunwald, Joseph Loscalzo 34. Unstable Angina and Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction, Christopher P. Cannon, Eugene Braunwald 35. ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction, Elliott M. Antman, Eugene Braunwald 36. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Donald S. Baim 37. Hypertensive Vascular Disease, Theodore A. Kotchen 38. Diseases of the Aorta, Mark A. Creager, Joseph Loscalzo 39. Vascular Diseases of the Extremities, Mark A. Creager, Joseph Loscalzo 40. Pulmonary Hypertension, Stuart Rich SECTION VI: CARDIOVASCULAR ATLASES 41. Atlas of Electrocardiography, Ary L. Goldberger 42. Atlas of Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging, Rick A. Nishimura, Raymond J. Gibbons, James F. Glockner, A. Jamil Tajik 43. Atlas of Cardiac Arrhythmias, Ary L. Goldberger 44. Atlas of Percutaneous Revascularization, Donald S. Bain Appendix Laboratory Values of Clinical Importance, Alexander Kratz, Michael A. Pesce, Daniel J. Fink Review and Self-Assessment: Charles Wiener, Gerald Bloomfield, Cynthia D. Brown, Joshua Schiffer, Adam Spivak Index