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Acute heart failure

Edited by Saul G. Myerson, Robin P. Choudhury and Andrew R. J. Mitchell

in Emergencies in Cardiology

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199554386
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597628 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199554386.003.07

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Acute heart failure

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Clinical features - Causes of decompensation - Investigations - Differential diagnosis - Management - Monitoring and goals - Adverse signs - Special circumstances in heart failure - Cardiogenic shock - Myocarditis - Cardiomyopathies - Difficult case examples

Chapter.  4397 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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