The ESC Textbook of Preventive Cardiology

Hardcover | June 3, 2015

EditorStephan Gielen, Guy De Backer, Massimo Piepoli

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Covering both principles and practice, The ESC Textbook of Preventive Cardiology is a "state of the art" resource for both the primary and secondary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Comprehensive, practical and extensively linked to practice guidelines and recommendationsfrom the European Association of Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation (EACPR), it clearly connects the latest evidence base to strategies and proposals for the implementation of prevention in clinical practice.With a strong clinical focus the topics covered range from epidemiology and risk stratification through psychological factors, behaviour and motivation to secondary prevention, integrating hospital-based and community care for cardiovascular disease prevention and information on cardio-protectivedrugs. Case studies, clinical decision-making trees and drug tables with recommended doses and potential side-effects make it easier than ever to implement treatments in practice.Drawing together current knowledge and evidence, and examining all aspects of preventive cardiology in one succinct volume, The ESC Textbook of Preventive Cardiology is the ideal guide for the physician and allied health professional working to prevent and treat cardiovascular disease in theirdaily practice.

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Covering both principles and practice, The ESC Textbook of Preventive Cardiology is a "state of the art" resource for both the primary and secondary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Comprehensive, practical and extensively linked to practice guidelines and recommendationsfrom the European Association of Cardiac Pre...

Stephan Gielen is an Associate Professor, Head of the Heart Failure Programme and an interventional cardiologist at the Heart Centre of the University of Leipzig. He is President-elect of the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, Speaker of the Working Group of Preventive Cardiology of the German Societ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.1 inPublished:June 3, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199656657

ISBN - 13:9780199656653

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Part 1: Epidemiology of Artherosclerotic Cardiovascular DiseaseSimon Capewell, Torben Jorgensen, Susanna Sans and Martin O'Flaherty: 1.1 Scope of the problem; the potential of prevention; prevention pays offPart 2: Etiology and Pathophysiology of ArtherosclerosisDaniel Teupser: 2.1 Interaction RF: Genetic backgroundUlf Landmesser and Wolfgang Koenig: 2.2 From risk factors to plaque developmentMarco Cattaneo and Ekean M. Faioni: 2.3 The role of thrombosisPart 3: Risk Stratification and Risk AssessmentIan Graham, Theresa Cooney and Dirk de Bacquer: 3.1.1 Risk stratification and risk assessmentUwe Nixdorff, Pompillio Faggiano, Eike Nagel, Stephan Achenbach, Jose Zamorano and Sara Fernandez: 3.2.1 Imaging in cardiovascular preventionDiego Vannuzzo and Simona Giampaoli: 3.3.1 Primary prevention: Principles and practiceMassimo Pieopoli, Helmut Gohike and Pantaleo Giannuzzi: 3.3.2 Secondary prevention and cardiac rehabilitation: Principles and practiceChristian Albus and Christoph Hermann-Lingen: 3.3.3 Behaviour and motivationCharlotta Pisinger and Serena Tonstad: 3.3.4 SmokingJean Dallongeville, Monique Verscheuren and Deborah Lycett: 3.3.5 Nutrition (nutriceuticals, functional food, supplements, alcohol, polymeal)Stephan Gielen, Alassandro Mezzani, Dabiel Forman, Joseph Niebauer and Lucien Vanhees: 3.3.6 Physical inactivity and activityGabriele Riccardi: 3.3.7 Overweight, obestity and central obesityRobert Fagard, Renata Cifkova and Guiseppe Mancia: 3.3.8 Blood pressureZeljko Reienr, Olov Wiklund and John Betteridge: 3.3.9 LipidsJaako Tuomilehto, Andre Scheen and Lars Ryden: 3.3.10 Glucose intolerance and diabetesKurt Huber and Joao Morais: 3.3.11 Coagulation and thrombosisThores Thoerell and Chantal Brisson: 3.3.12 Psychosocial factorsJohan DeSutter, Miguel Mendes and Oscar Franco: 3.3.13 Cardioprotective drugsPart 4: Setting and Delivery of Preventive CardiologyPantaleo Giannuzzi: 4.1 General remarksUgo Corra and Bernard Rauch: 4.2 Immediate secondary prevention and referralHeinz Voller, Jean-Paul Schmid and Bernard Schwaab: 4.3 Hospital-based rehabilitation unitsJean Paul Schmid and Hugo Sanner: 4.4 Ambulatory preventive careEmer Shelley and Margaret Cupples: 4.5 Health promotion for the general publicSusan Connolly and Margaret Cupples: 4.6 Community-based prevention centresPart 5: Evaluation of Preventive Cardiology Kornelia Kotseva, Massimo Piepoli and Neil Oldridge: 5.1 Measuring quality of care