By Deepak L. Bhatt, Anthony A Bavry
Acute coronary syndromes (ACS) is an umbrella time period used to explain a sequence of signs indicative of myocardial ischemia, comprising volatile angina, non-ST phase elevation myocardial infarction, and ST section elevation myocardial infarction.
Managing Acute Coronary Syndromes in scientific perform is a vital source for the clinician within the administration of ACS. as well as offering a complete assessment of the epidemiology and medical presentation of ACS, it additionally courses the reader via danger evaluation, chance stratification, prognosis, and remedy of ACS. The e-book concludes with a dialogue on rising applied sciences within the remedy of ACS. The guide layout and considerable use of illustrations make this pocketbook a superb source for common Practitioners, Emergency drugs Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, surgeon Trainees, clinical scholars, Nursing scholars, and Paramedics who desire to continue updated with fresh advances within the knowing and remedy of ACS.
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