Drugs for the Heart (Book with Access Code)


Drugs for the Heart (Book with Access Code)

71.20 74.95

Editor: Lionel H. Opie
Publisher: Saunders
Published 2013-01
ISBN: 9781455733224

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The new edition of this market-leading cardiac drug resource equips you with the latest advances in cardiovascular pharmacology, one of the most rapidly changing areas of medicine. It not only offers in-depth information on all of the drug classes used to treat heart disease, but also covers new drug classes, drug use for single and multiple problem management, and more. Dynamic full-color drawings illustrate key pharmacological and physiological actions, and a user-friendly organization directs you to the information you need. An increased emphasis on the practical use of drugs saves you valuable time in researching relevant information. A companion website offers access to the fully searchable book online, enabling you to quickly search the complete contents via drug, disease or drug action...wherever and whenever you need it.

  • Includes online access to a companion website where you can quickly search the complete contents of the book by drug, disease, or drug action.
  • Features the practice-proven experience of two well-known editors who represent the best possible combination of clinical and research expertise in cardiovascular therapeutics.
  • Offers easy-to-access, useful information on when to use each drug and for what conditions in a chapter entitled Which Drug for Which Disease.
  • Discusses the management of single diseases and multiple comorbidities.
  • Summarizes each drug class at the end of chapters to expedite reference.
  • Incorporates all-new drugs, preparations, and clinical trial data in each chapter, equipping you to make the most up-to-date, informed clinical decisions.
  • Offers anytime, anywhere online access to the complete contents of the book fully searchable-, along with downloadable image library, references linked to Medline, at expertconsult.com.
  • Offers expanded coverage of comorbid diseases through new chapters on metabolic syndrome, hyperglycemia, and diabetes.
  •  Features an increased emphasis on the practical use of drugs through highlighted sections and key illustrations, saving you time in searching for relevant information.
  • Presents the work of several new contributors who represent a broad international perspective to equip you with a global view of cardiovascular pharmacology.

Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued.

Table of Contents:

  1. Blocking Agents
  2. Nitrates and newer Antianginals
  3. Calcium Channel Blockers
  4. Diuretics
  5. Inhibitors of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone
  6. Heart Failure
  7. Antihypertensive Therapies
  8. Antiarrhythmic Drugs and Strategies
  9. Antithrombotic Agents: Platelet Inhibitors, Acute Anticoagulants, Fibrinolytics, and Chronic Anticoagulants
  10. Lipid-Modifying and Antiatherosclerotic Drugs
  11. Metabolic Syndrome, Hyperglycemia, and Type 2 Diabetes
  12. Which Therapy for Which Condition?