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Managing Acute Coronary Syndromes in Clinical Practice
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Main description:

Review of the necessary knowledge to provide optimal evidence-based care for the acute coronary syndrome patient

- Comprehensive guide to acute coronary syndrome 
- Expert commentary from two key thought leaders in the field
- Extensive illustrations, tables, figures, and appendix to further guide the reader

Back cover:

Managing Acute Coronary Syndromes in Clinical Practice is an essential resource for the clinician in the management of ACS. In addition to providing a comprehensive overview of the epidemiology and clinical presentation of ACS, it also guides the reader through risk assessment, risk stratifi cation, diagnosis, and treatment of these syndromes. The book concludes with a discussion on emerging technologies in the treatment of ACS.

The handbook format and ample use of illustrations make this pocketbook an excellent resource for general practitioners, emergency medicine physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician trainees, medical students, nursing students, and paramedics who wish to keep up-to-date with recent advances in the understanding and treatment of ACS.


Definition, epidemiology, and prognosis.- Pathophysiology.- Clinical manifestations.- Risk stratification.- Anti-platelet therapies.- Anti-thrombin therapy.- Miscellaneous therapies.- Revascularization and reperfusion therapy.- Controversies and future approaches.


ISBN-13: 9781908517142
Publisher: Springer (Springer Healthcare Ltd.)
Publication date: November, 2011
Pages: 96

Subcategories: General Practice


Anthony A Bavry MD, MPH, will soon be an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Florida. He received his medical degree from the University of Florida and a masters in public health from Harvard University. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Arizona, and general cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic.

Deepak L Bhatt MD, FACC, FSCAI, FESC, FACP, FCCP, FAHA, is an Interventional Cardiologist and Associate Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic, as well as Associate Director of the Cleveland Clinic Cardiovascular Coordinating Center.