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TitleAging Issues in Cardiology [electronic resource] / edited by Irene D. Turpie, George A. Heckman
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US : Imprint: Springer, 2004
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-8865-2
Descript XII, 214 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Aging Issues in Cardiology provides an overview of the practical clinical areas involved in managing cardiovascular disease in the elderly. This volume will be useful to any physician managing the cardiovascular health of elderly individuals. Topics covered include: -Delirium in Elderly Cardiac Patients, -Depression, - Pharmacologic Issues, - Primary Prevention, - Syncope, - Heart Failure, - Coronary Revascularization


CONTENT

1. Aging and Heart Disease -- 2. Delirium in Elderly Cardiac Patients -- 3. Hearts Sing the Blues Too: Depression in Elderly Cardiac Patients -- 4. Pharmacological Issues in the Very Old: The Treatment of Heart Disease -- 5. Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events in Older Individuals -- 6. Falls, Dizziness and Syncope in the Very Old -- 7. Heart Failure in the Frail Elderly -- 8. Heart Failure Management Programs -- 9. Use of Chronic Anticoagulation in the Elderly: A Review of the Benefits and Risks -- 10. Coronary Revascularization in Older Adults


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