An Atlas of Investigation and ManagementeBook - 2007
Angina is most commonly associated with myocardial ischemia, but may also be symptomatic of valvular heart disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy or uncontrolled high blood pressure. While chronic or stable angina is predictable and relatively easy to manage, it is the sudden and unexpected onset of symptoms in patients with unstable angina that represents the most significant challenge to the clinician, being a risk indicator for acute MI, severe cardiac arrhythmia or even cardiac arrest. Since chest pain can also indicate a number of other less critical conditions, it is important that the cli.
Publisher: Oxford : Clinical Pub., 2007
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 104 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Alternative Title: Atlas of investigation and management