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Diagnosis and management of cardiac and vascular problems in primary care

Nick Dunn, Hazel Everitt and Chantal Simon

in Cardiovascular Problems

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199215713
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199606955 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199215713.003.0003

Series: Oxford General Practice Library

Diagnosis and management of cardiac and vascular problems in primary care

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Prevention of cardiovascular disease - Angina - Management of stable angina - Drug treatment of angina - Myocardial infarct - After myocardial infarct - Acute left ventricular failure (acute LVF) - Chronic heart failure - Management of chronic heart failure - Pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale - Tachycardia and palpitations - Atrial fibrillation (AF) - Bradycardia - Infective endocarditis - Rheumatic fever and myocarditis - Pericarditis and atrial myxoma - Cardiomyopathy and heart transplant - Congenital heart disease - Valve disease - Other structural heart abnormalities - Acute stroke - Secondary stroke prevention - Aneurysms - Abdominal aortic aneurysm - Peripheral ischaemia - Erectile dysfunction - Varicose veins - Deep vein thrombosis

Chapter.  22253 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Primary Care

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