Edited by James Harrison, Kunal Kulkarni, Mohamed Baguneid and Bernard Prendergast

in Oxford Handbook of Key Clinical Evidence

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Published in print November 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234073
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598830 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks


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Introduction - Primary preventionCoronary artery disease: statins - Coronary artery disease: statins in primary prevention - HypertensionHypertension: optimal treatment - Acute coronary syndrome: ST elevationMyocardial infarction: thrombolysis - Myocardial infarction: primary angioplasty vs thrombolysis - Myocardial infarction: rescue angioplasty - Myocardial infarction: clopidogrel and metoprolol - Acute coronary syndrome: non-ST elevationNon-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome: enoxaparin - Non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome: glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonists - Non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome: clopidogrel - Non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome: invasive vs conservative treatment - Coronary artery disease-interventionCoronary artery disease: percutaneous intervention - Coronary artery disease: stents vs balloon angioplasty - Coronary artery disease: percutaneous intervention vs surgery - Coronary artery disease: drug-eluting vs bare metal stents - Heart failureHeart failure: β-blockers - Heart failure: spironolactone - Heart failure: angiotensin-II receptor antagonists - Heart failure: implantable cardioverter-defibrillator vs amiodarone - Heart failure: cardiac resynchronisation therapy - ArrhythmiaAtrial fibrillation: stroke prevention - Atrial fibrillation: rate vs rhythm control - Pacing: dual chamber vs ventricular

Chapter.  14466 words. 

Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology

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