Coronary Disease in Women: Evidence-Based Diagnosis and Treatment by Leslee J. ShawCoronary Disease in Women: Evidence-Based Diagnosis and Treatment by Leslee J. Shaw

Coronary Disease in Women: Evidence-Based Diagnosis and Treatment

EditorLeslee J. Shaw, Rita F. Redberg

Paperback | November 9, 2010

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An authoritative guide to clinical management of women with known or suspected coronary artery disease. Using an evidence-based approach, the authors apply the latest epidemiological findings and diagnostic tools to the evaluation of stable chest pain and acute ischemic syndromes in women, and detail the therapeutic effectiveness of various treatments in women, such as coronary revascularization, electrophysiology, exercise training and cardiac rehabilitation, and menopausal hormone therapy. Additional chapters examine the effects of gender bias in diagnosis and treatment, the role of gynecologists as primary care physicians for women, health technology assessment in an era of managed care, and the problems of analyzing cost-effectiveness in the diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease in women.
Title:Coronary Disease in Women: Evidence-Based Diagnosis and TreatmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:444 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.03 inPublished:November 9, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I. IntroductionThe Institute of Medicine Report, Women's Cardiovascular Health, and Evidence-Based MedicineNanette K. WengerEvidence-Based Medicine in the Assessment of Women at Risk for Cardiovascular DiseaseLeslee J. ShawPart II. Screening and Diagnosis of Coronary Disease in WomenA. Cardiovascular Epidemiology in WomenPopulation-Based Sex Differences in Disease Incidence and PrevalenceBrandi J. Witt and Véronique L. RogerRisk Detection and Primary Prevention in WomenLori Mosca and Leslee J. ShawEarly Detection of Coronary Artery Disease in Women: Role of Coronary Artery Calcium Scanning With EBTJohn A. RumbergerHeart Failure in Women: Epidemiology, Gender Differences in Pathophysiology, and Implications for TherapyDaniel P. Morin, Marvin A. Konstam, Michael E. Mendelsohn, and James E. UdelsonDiastolic Dysfunction in WomenMary Norine Walsh and Mariell JessupFunctional Capacity and Activities of Daily Living in WomenClaire E. Pothier Snader and Michael S. LauerSpecial Considerations for Minority WomenJennifer H. Mieres and Elizabeth OfiliB. Varying Symptom Presentation in WomenClinical Risk Assessment in Women: Chest Discomfort: Report from the WISE StudyB. Delia Johnson, Sheryl F. Kelsey, and C. Noel Bairey MerzQuality-of-Life Issues for Women With Coronary DiseaseJohn Spertus and Darcy Green-ConawayC. Choosing the Best Diagnostic Test for WomenShould All Women With Suspected Coronary Disease Undergo Stress Cardiac Imaging?Anthony P. MoriseState-of-the-Art Diagnostic Testing in Women: A Research UpdateLeslee J. Shaw, B. Delia Johnson, Sharon Mulvagh, Jennifer H. Mieres, Rita F. Redberg, and C. Noel Bairey MerzPart III. Management of Coronary Disease in WomenA. Evaluation of Stable Chest Pain Syndromes in WomenTreatment Strategies for Women With Stable Angina, Paul R. Casperson, Leslee J. Shaw, and Robert A. O'RourkeImproving the Diagnosis and Management of Women With Coronary Disease in Primary Care SettingsKimberly J. RaskB. Evaluation of Acute Ischemic Syndromes in WomenEvaluation of Acute Chest Pain in WomenAndra L. Blomkalns, W. Brian Gibler, and L. Kristin NewbyAcute Ischemic Syndromes: Differences in Presentation and Treatment in WomenJane A. Leopold and Alice K. JacobsC. Variations in Therapeutic Effectiveness in WomenEffectiveness of Coronary Revascularization: Gender and Racial DifferencesChristi Deaton, Cherie L. Kunik, and Eric PetersonElectrophysiology: Treatment Considerations in WomenMichael S. Bailey and Anne B. CurtisExercise Training and Cardiac Rehabilitation for WomenElisa Yuen Man Chiu, Maria Vivina T. Regis, and Erika Sivarajan FroelicherMenopausal Hormone Therapy: Is There Evidence for Cardiac Protection?Nanette K. WengerPart IV. Economics and Policy Issues in Health Care Related to WomenGender Bias: Is It Real and How Does It Affect Diagnosis, Management, and Outcome?Thomas H. Marwick and Jonathan ChanThe Role of Women's Health Centers in Improving Access and Process of CareSusan Kendig and D. Douglas MillerObstetrician/Gynecologists, Primary Care, and Cardiovascular DiseaseWilliam W. Hurd, Sheela Barhan, and Robert E. RogersHealth Technology Assessment in the Era of Managed Care: Issues in Women's Health CareLaura Sampietro-Colom, Shawna Jackson, Erin Williams, and Frank J. PapatheofanisIssues in the Analysis of Cost-Effectiveness in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease in WomenAdam Atherly and Steven D. CullerIndex

Editorial Reviews

"...contemporary and up-to-date review of women and coronary artery disease." - Texas Heart Institute Journal"The book provides a good overview of the various ways in which women with known or suspected CAD differ from men, whether from the epidemiologic, clinical, or management perspective. This text will provide a wake-up call for clinicians who are not sufficiently sensitive to the potentially pernicious and corrosive effects of gender bias in the management of CAD in women." - Annals of Internal Medicine"There is much to be learned from this book..." -New England Journal of Medicine"Comprehensive and highly practical...offers both basic and clinical scientists an up-to-date collection of cutting edge protocols for solving he widest variety of novel flow cytometry problems." - Clin Lab"All methods are described in detail, and this book has the potential to become the geneticist's and biochemist's 'cook book' to study recombination in eukaryotes. It provides both experts and novices that want to move into the field of recombination with an accessible handbook...it provides trouble-shooting guides and the principles behind techniques as well as describing the basics of recombination." - ChemBioChem"...excellent book on all aspects of coronary artery disease (CAD) in women." - Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal