Acute Coronary Syndrome: Urgent and Follow-up Care

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Acute Coronary Syndrome: Urgent and Follow-up Care

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Cardiovascular Team Approach Series, Volume 3

Volume editors: Eileen Handberg, PhD, ARNP-BC;  R. David Anderson, MD, MS

Published March 2017
Format: Paperback; eBook; 216 pages
ISBN: 9781935395942
List Price: $79.00

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Acute Coronary Syndrome: Urgent and Follow-up Care is a must-read for all those involved in the care of ACS, including EMS, nurses, advanced practice providers as well as physicians. This book not only reviews the causes of ACS, but also provides evidence-based acute and follow-up treatment recommendations that incorporate the perspectives of all those involved in the care of these patients.

  • Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and outcomes of acute coronary syndromes
  • The role of EMS in the triage of the ACS patient
  • Evaluation and treatment of the ACS patient in the emergency department
  • Pharmacologic management of the ACS patient
  • Follow-up care of the ACS patient
  • The role of the team in carrying out successful guideline-driven care

Cardiovascular Team Approach Series:

Cardiovascular Team Approach Series focuses on the interprofessional team approach for the management and prevention of cardiovascular disease.

  • Highlights the complementary roles of the physician/nurse team as well as the contributions of other disciplines.
  • Provides an international and global perspective on the management of cardiovascular disorders

Volume Editors:

Eileen Handberg, PhD, ARNP-BC, FAHA, FACC
Research Professor of Medicine, Director, Clinical Trials Program, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

R. David Anderson, MD, MS, FACC, FCSAI
Professor of Medicine, Director of Interventional Cardiology, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Series Editors-in-chief:

Joseph Alpert, MD, University of Arizona Health Science Network, Tucson, Arizona
Lynne T. Braun, PhD, CNP, Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois
Gerald Fletcher, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida
Barbara Fletcher, RN, MN, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida


Table of Contents:

Section 1: Acute Coronary Syndromes

  • Chapter 1: Epidemiology - Garrett Ruth, Garrett Brown, Eileen Handberg, and R. David Anderson
  • Chapter 2: Pathophysiology - Garrett Ruth, Garrett Brown, Eileen Handberg, and R. David Anderson
  • Chapter 3: Outcomes - Garrett Ruth and R. David Anderson

Section 2: Acute Coronary Syndromes: Urgent Care

  • Chapter 4: The Role of Emergency Medical Services in the Triage of the Acute Coronary Syndrome Patient - Jason Jones, Staccie Allen, Christine Van Dillen, Joel Rowe, and Brandon Allen
  • Chapter 5: Evaluation and Treatment of the Acute Coronary Syndrome Patient in the Emergency Department - Preeti Jois, Samantha Noah, and Rob Svingos
  • Chapter 6: Risk Stratification of the Acute Coronary Syndrome Patient - Ki Park
  • Chapter 7: Pharmacological Management of the Acute Coronary Syndrome Patient - Andre R. M. Paixao and Dharam J. Kumbhani
  • Chapter 8: Invasive Versus Conservative Treatment of Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome - Calvin Choi and Anthony A. Bavry

Section 3: Acute Coronary Syndromes: Follow-up Care

  • Chapter 9: Transitions of Care in Acute Coronary Syndromes - Eileen Handberg, R. David Anderson, and Kathy Berra
  • Chapter 10: The Role of Cardiac Rehabilitation After an Acute Coronary Syndrome - Ty J. Gluckman and Andrew M. Freeman
  • Chapter 11: Secondary Prevention and Lifestyle Modification - Andrew M. Freeman and Ty J. Gluckman