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The Resource Cardiovascular disorders sourcebook : basic consumer health information about heart and blood vessel disorders, such as cardiomyopathy, heart attack, heart failure, heart rhythm disorders, heart valve disease, aneurysms, atherosclerosis, stroke, peripheral arterial disease, varicose veins, and deep vein thrombosis, with details about risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment ; along with information about cardiovascular concerns of special significance to children, men, women, and minority populations, a glossary of related medical terms, and a directory of resources for further help and information, edited by Sandra J. Judd

Cardiovascular disorders sourcebook : basic consumer health information about heart and blood vessel disorders, such as cardiomyopathy, heart attack, heart failure, heart rhythm disorders, heart valve disease, aneurysms, atherosclerosis, stroke, peripheral arterial disease, varicose veins, and deep vein thrombosis, with details about risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment ; along with information about cardiovascular concerns of special significance to children, men, women, and minority populations, a glossary of related medical terms, and a directory of resources for further help and information, edited by Sandra J. Judd

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Cardiovascular disorders sourcebook : basic consumer health information about heart and blood vessel disorders, such as cardiomyopathy, heart attack, heart failure, heart rhythm disorders, heart valve disease, aneurysms, atherosclerosis, stroke, peripheral arterial disease, varicose veins, and deep vein thrombosis, with details about risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment ; along with information about cardiovascular concerns of special significance to children, men, women, and minority populations, a glossary of related medical terms, and a directory of resources for further help and information
Title
Cardiovascular disorders sourcebook
Title remainder
basic consumer health information about heart and blood vessel disorders, such as cardiomyopathy, heart attack, heart failure, heart rhythm disorders, heart valve disease, aneurysms, atherosclerosis, stroke, peripheral arterial disease, varicose veins, and deep vein thrombosis, with details about risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment ; along with information about cardiovascular concerns of special significance to children, men, women, and minority populations, a glossary of related medical terms, and a directory of resources for further help and information
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sandra J. Judd
Contributor
Editor of compilation
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides basic consumer health information about risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the heart and blood vessels, along with prevention strategies and concerns specific to men, women, children, and minority populations. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and directory of resources"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.1
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Judd, Sandra J.
Series statement
Health reference series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cardiovascular system
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
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Cardiovascular disorders sourcebook : basic consumer health information about heart and blood vessel disorders, such as cardiomyopathy, heart attack, heart failure, heart rhythm disorders, heart valve disease, aneurysms, atherosclerosis, stroke, peripheral arterial disease, varicose veins, and deep vein thrombosis, with details about risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment ; along with information about cardiovascular concerns of special significance to children, men, women, and minority populations, a glossary of related medical terms, and a directory of resources for further help and information, edited by Sandra J. Judd
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Understanding Cardiovascular risks and emergencies -- How the heart works -- Risk factors for cardiovascular disorders -- Conditions that increase the risk of cardiovaascular disorders -- Aging and cardiovascular risk factors -- Recent research regarding cardiovascular disease risks -- Research regarding genetics and heart disease -- Warning signs of cardiovascular emergencies -- What to do in a cardiac emergency --- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) -- Automated external defibrillators -- Problems with the heart's blood supply -- Angina -- Heart attack (Myocardial infarction) -- Sudden cardiac arrest -- Cardiogenic shock -- Cardiomyopathy -- Heart failure -- Arrhythmias -- Heart valve disease -- Heart murmurs -- Infectious diseases of the heart -- Cardiac tumors -- Blood vessel disorders -- Atherosclerosis -- Carotid artery disease -- Stroke -- Aortic disorders -- Disorders of peripheral arteries -- Peripheral venous disorders -- Cardiovascular disorders in specific populations -- Cardiovascular disease in children -- Cardiovascular disease in men -- Cardiovascular disease in women -- Cardiovascular disease in minority populations -- Diagnosing cardiovascular disorders -- Recognizing signs and symptoms of heart disease -- Blood tests used to diagnose -- Electrocardiogram (EKG) -- Echocardiography -- Carotid ultrasound -- Holter and event monitors -- Stress testing -- Tilt table testing -- Coronary angiography -- Cardiac computed tomography (CT) -- Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging -- Coronary calcium scan -- Nuclear heart scan -- Heart biopsy -- Intracardiac electrophysiology study -- Treating cardiovascular disorders -- Medications for treating cardiovascular disorders -- Procedures to treat narrowed or blocked arteries -- Procedures to treat heart rhythm disorders -- Procedures to treat heart valve problems -- Aneurysm repair -- Heart defect repair -- Total artificial heart -- Heart transplant -- Rehabilitation after heart attack -- Preventing cardiovascular disorders -- Preventing heart disease at any age -- Controlling high blood pressure -- Treating high cholesterol -- Steps to control diabetes -- Heart-healthy eating -- Dietary supplements and heart health -- Weight management and heart health -- Physical activity key to a healthy heart -- Managing stress for a healthy heart -- Quitting smoking : why it is important and how to do it -- Other interventions to help reduce risk of cardiovascular disease -- Additional help and information
Control code
sky258312388
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
xx, 678 pages
Isbn
9780780813090
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013044021
Label
Cardiovascular disorders sourcebook : basic consumer health information about heart and blood vessel disorders, such as cardiomyopathy, heart attack, heart failure, heart rhythm disorders, heart valve disease, aneurysms, atherosclerosis, stroke, peripheral arterial disease, varicose veins, and deep vein thrombosis, with details about risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment ; along with information about cardiovascular concerns of special significance to children, men, women, and minority populations, a glossary of related medical terms, and a directory of resources for further help and information, edited by Sandra J. Judd
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Understanding Cardiovascular risks and emergencies -- How the heart works -- Risk factors for cardiovascular disorders -- Conditions that increase the risk of cardiovaascular disorders -- Aging and cardiovascular risk factors -- Recent research regarding cardiovascular disease risks -- Research regarding genetics and heart disease -- Warning signs of cardiovascular emergencies -- What to do in a cardiac emergency --- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) -- Automated external defibrillators -- Problems with the heart's blood supply -- Angina -- Heart attack (Myocardial infarction) -- Sudden cardiac arrest -- Cardiogenic shock -- Cardiomyopathy -- Heart failure -- Arrhythmias -- Heart valve disease -- Heart murmurs -- Infectious diseases of the heart -- Cardiac tumors -- Blood vessel disorders -- Atherosclerosis -- Carotid artery disease -- Stroke -- Aortic disorders -- Disorders of peripheral arteries -- Peripheral venous disorders -- Cardiovascular disorders in specific populations -- Cardiovascular disease in children -- Cardiovascular disease in men -- Cardiovascular disease in women -- Cardiovascular disease in minority populations -- Diagnosing cardiovascular disorders -- Recognizing signs and symptoms of heart disease -- Blood tests used to diagnose -- Electrocardiogram (EKG) -- Echocardiography -- Carotid ultrasound -- Holter and event monitors -- Stress testing -- Tilt table testing -- Coronary angiography -- Cardiac computed tomography (CT) -- Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging -- Coronary calcium scan -- Nuclear heart scan -- Heart biopsy -- Intracardiac electrophysiology study -- Treating cardiovascular disorders -- Medications for treating cardiovascular disorders -- Procedures to treat narrowed or blocked arteries -- Procedures to treat heart rhythm disorders -- Procedures to treat heart valve problems -- Aneurysm repair -- Heart defect repair -- Total artificial heart -- Heart transplant -- Rehabilitation after heart attack -- Preventing cardiovascular disorders -- Preventing heart disease at any age -- Controlling high blood pressure -- Treating high cholesterol -- Steps to control diabetes -- Heart-healthy eating -- Dietary supplements and heart health -- Weight management and heart health -- Physical activity key to a healthy heart -- Managing stress for a healthy heart -- Quitting smoking : why it is important and how to do it -- Other interventions to help reduce risk of cardiovascular disease -- Additional help and information
Control code
sky258312388
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
xx, 678 pages
Isbn
9780780813090
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013044021

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