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Title:
Living well with heart failure, the misnamed, misunderstood condition
Author:
Kasper, Edward K. (Edward Kevin), 1957-
Publication Information:
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
What is this thing called heart failure? -- Coronary artery disease : the major cause of heart failure -- Cardiomyopathy : a leading cause of heart failure -- Diagnosing heart failure and its causes -- Drug treatments -- Conversations of the heart : arrhythmias and pacemakers -- Straight talk about sudden death : should I get an implantable cardioverter defibrillator? -- Surgical treatments -- Device treatments for the critically ill -- Getting a new heart -- Future therapies -- Nutrition and heart failure / by Samantha Heller -- Exercise : how much and what kind? -- The patient-doctor therapeutic relationship -- What you need to know about the hospital -- Heart failure in elderly people -- What you can do for yourself -- Where to find more information.
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ISBN:
9780801894220

9780801894237
Format :
Book