Chapter

Cardiovascular emergencies

Edited by Punit Ramrakha and Jonathan Hill

in Oxford Handbook of Cardiology

Second edition

Published on behalf of © OUP 2012. © Punit Ramrakha and Jonathan Hill (Editors contribution, 2012)

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199643219
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740633 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199643219.003.0017

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Cardiovascular emergencies

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Adult basic life support  - Adult advanced life support  - Universal treatment algorithm  - Primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction  - Acute MI: thrombolysis protocol  - Acute myocardial infarction  - Treatment options in tachyarrhythmias  - Ventricular tachycardia: drugs  - Supraventricular tachyarrhythmias  - Acute pulmonary oedema: assessment  - Pulmonary oedema: causes  - Pulmonary oedema: management  - Pulmonary oedema: specific conditions  - Acute aortic regurgitation  - Acute mitral regurgitation  - Deep vein thrombosis: assessment  - Deep vein thrombosis: management  - Pulmonary embolism: assessment  - Pulmonary embolism: investigations  - Pulmonary embolism: management  - Fat embolism  - Hypertensive emergencies  - Hypertensive emergencies: management  - Drugs for hypertensive emergencies  - Hypertensive emergency with retinopathy (accelerated and malignant hypertension)  - Hypertensive encephalopathy  - Aortic dissection: assessment  - Aortic dissection: investigations  - Aortic dissection: management  - Acute pericarditis: assessment  - Acute pericarditis: management  - Cardiac tamponade: presentation  - Cardiac tamponade: management  -

Chapter.  15451 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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