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Acute coronary syndromes and myocardial infarction

Ali Khavandi.

in Essential Revision Notes for the Cardiology KBA

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Skills. 5268 words.

Chapter 2 covers acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and myocardial infarction, including the pathology of atherosclerosis, risk factors for atherosclerosis, acute presentations of coronary...

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Acute heart failure: from definition to diagnosis

Roy S. Gardner, Theresa A. McDonagh and Niki L. Walker.

in Heart Failure

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Skills. 1812 words.

Acute Heart Failure: a rapid onset of/change in symptoms /signs of heart failure. It is life threatening, requires immediate medical attention, and usually results in admission to...

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Adult congenital heart disease

Ali Khavandi.

in Essential Revision Notes for the Cardiology KBA

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Skills. 7506 words.

Chapter 14 covers adult congenital heart disease, including the basics and key concepts, fundamental concepts in congenital lesions, simple lesions (atrial septal defects and patent foramen...

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Agreement Between Community Pharmacy, Physician’s Office, and Home Blood Pressure Measurement Methods: The Palmera Study

José Sendra-Lillo, Daniel Sabater-Hernández, Ángel Sendra-Ortolá and Fernando Martínez-Martínez.

in American Journal of Hypertension

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Cardiovascular Medicine. 4250 words.

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The usefulness of the community pharmacy blood pressure (BP) (CPBP) method in assessing the effectiveness of antihypertensive treatment has not...

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Ambulatory Arterial Stiffness Index: Reproducibility of Different Definitions

George S. Stergiou, Anastasios Kollias, Vayia C. Rarra and Leonidas G. Roussias.

in American Journal of Hypertension

February 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3790 words.

Background

Ambulatory arterial stiffness index (AASI) has been proposed as a marker of arterial stiffness, which predicts cardiovascular mortality. This...

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Assessment and management of falls

Rob Morris and Mohana P. Maddula.

in Osteoporosis

July 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Rheumatology; Clinical Skills. 3838 words.

• Falls are common among older people and are the cause of considerable morbidity, mortality, and burden to health and social care resources. • Falls are the result of a complex and...

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Assessment of patients prior to cardiac surgery

Ali Khavandi.

in Essential Revision Notes for the Cardiology KBA

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Skills. 2081 words.

Chapter 20 covers assessment of patients prior to cardiac surgery, including surgical risk, risk scores, what happens during surgery, airways disease, myocardial revascularization and valve...

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Assessment of patients with cardiovascular disease prior to non-cardiac surgery

Ali Khavandi.

in Essential Revision Notes for the Cardiology KBA

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Skills. 2135 words.

Chapter 19 covers assessment of patients with cardiovascular disease prior to non-cardiac surgery, including why assessment is important, myocardial ischaemia occuring in the perioperative...

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Assessment of the Diurnal Blood Pressure Profile and Detection of Non-Dippers Based on Home or Ambulatory Monitoring

George S. Stergiou, Efthimia G. Nasothimiou, Antonios Destounis, Emanouel Poulidakis, Irini Evagelou and Dimitrios Tzamouranis.

in American Journal of Hypertension

September 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Cardiovascular Medicine. 3544 words.

Background

A unique advantage of ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) monitoring is the assessment of nocturnal blood pressure (BP) and the detection of...

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Association of Age With Timing and Amplitude of Reflected Pressure Waves During Exercise in Men

Jeffrey S. Martin, Darren P. Casey, Alvaro N. Gurovich, Darren T. Beck and Randy W. Braith.

in American Journal of Hypertension

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Cardiovascular Medicine. 4172 words.

Background

Increased elastic conduit artery stiffness with aging is associated with early wave reflection and increased wasted left ventricular pressure...

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