The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine by A. John CammThe ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine by A. John Camm

The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine

EditorA. John Camm, Thomas F. Luscher, Patrick W. Serruys

Hardcover | September 27, 2009

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The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine has become the definitive reference work for every cardiology trainee, general cardiologist and specialist cardiologist as they develop their core knowledge of the subject. Based on the Core Curriculum of the European Society of Cardiology,the integrated textbook and online package reflects ESC guidelines, Task Force reports and Scientific statements, to provide the most indicative and relevant evidence-base available. Now totally revised and updated, with significant new sections on heart disease in specific contexts, and available as a combined book and online access package, The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, Second edition is the must-have must-read resource for everyone currently working in thefield. 38 chapters guide the reader from the clinical presentation of the patient and initial investigations, through to comprehensive descriptions of disease processes and pathophysiological states, and finally to the complex interrelationship between the heart and the mind. Each chapter begins with asummary of the chapter featuring key learning points, and is completed with personal reflections from the authors about the standing of their subject and its likely development during the next five years. The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine represents the core knowledge expected of all cardiologists from those in training to those seeking professional reaccreditation. With contributions from over 120 internationally-recognised specialists, all the material has been fully peer reviewed andapproved by the ESC Education Committee, to ensure the highest level of accuracy and relevance. Readers can test their knowledge by answering multiple-choice questions online, which can be completed to gain European Board of Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC)-accredited CME points. Using a clear layout and attractive design, the aim is to make the content easy to assimilate. Full-colour diagrams and simple tables are interspersed throughout to facilitate this. Chapters relating to cardiac imaging, for example echocardiography, computed tomography, cardiac magnetic resonanceand nuclear cardiology, feature extensive full-colour imagery. A video library complements the online material. The entire book has been thoroughly revised and updated, with new chapters on sports and heart disease, occupational and regulatory aspects of heart disease, non-cardiac surgery in cardiac patients, the psychological impact of heart disease, and the heart and other systems. The integrated online access opens a gateway to further resources. Detailed Further reading sections point to landmark studies and research for more in-depth knowledge. Search the full contents online and link to other resources, or download all the images.
Professor John Camm qualified in 1971. He worked at Guy's Hospital before working at St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London. In 1986 he moved to St. George's Hospital Medical School in London as Professor of Clinical Cardiology (British Heart Foundation). Professor Camm was elected the Chairman of Medicine in October 1990, a post rotated ...
Title:The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular MedicineFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1300 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0 inPublished:September 27, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199566992

ISBN - 13:9780199566990


Table of Contents

1. The cardiovascular history and physical examination2. The electrocardiogram3. Choice of imaging techniques4. Cardiac ultrasound5. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance6. Cardiovascular computed tomography7. Nuclear cardiology8. Invasive imaging and haemodynamics9. Genetics of cardiovascular diseases10. Congenital heart disease in children and adults11. Clinical pharmacology of cardiovascular drugs12. Prevention of cardiovascular disease13. Hypertension14. Diabetes Mellitus and metabolic syndrome15. Heart and other organs16. Acute coronary syndromes17. Chronic ischaemic heart disease18. Myocardial disease19. Pericardial disease20. Tumours of the heart21. Valvular heart disease22. Infective endocarditis23. Heart failure24. Pulmonary hypertension25. Cardiac rehabilitation26. Syncope27. Bradycardia28. Supraventricular tachycardia29. Atrial fibrillation30. Ventricular tachycardia and sudden cardiac death31. Diseases of the aorta and trauma to the aorta and the heart32. Sports medicine and certification33. Pregnancy and heart disease34. Non-cardiac surgery in cardiac patients35. Psychological impact and heart disease36. Peripheral arterial occlusive disease37. Venous thromboembolism38. Occupational and regulatory aspects of heart disease

Editorial Reviews

"A novel feature introduced by the accrediting body, EBAC, is the provision of high-quality continuing medical education for cardiologists and trainees after specified chapters with multiple choice questions relating to the chapter's content." --Circulation