Cardiac Drug Therapy

This book is an essential guide to the medical treatment of the cardiac patient and presents core principles of cardiovascular therapeutics as well as drug recommendations. Major classes of drugs are featured, including beta-blockers, ACE inhibitors, calcium antagonists, diuretics, and antiplatelet...

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Main Author: Khan, M. Gabriel.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Totowa, NJ : Humana Press : 2015.
Edition: 8th ed. 2015.
Series: Contemporary Cardiology,
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Table of Contents:
  • Beta-Blockers: The Cornerstone of Cardiac Drug Therapy
  • Beta-Blocker Controversies
  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers
  • ACE Inhibitor Controversies
  • Calcium Antagonists (Calcium Channel Blockers)
  • Calcium Antagonist Controversies
  • Diuretics
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Controversies
  • Angina
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Failure Controversies
  • Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Management of Infective Endocarditis
  • Dyslipidemias
  • Endocrine Heart Diseases
  • Antiplatelet Agents, Anticoagulants, Factor XA Inhibitors, Thrombin Inhibitors
  • Cardiac Drugs During Pregnancy and Lactation
  • Effects of Drug Interactions
  • Hallmark Clinical Trials
  • Management of Cardiomyopathies
  • Newer Agents.