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A patient's guide to heart rhythm problems, Todd J. Cohen

Label
A patient's guide to heart rhythm problems
Title
A patient's guide to heart rhythm problems
Statement of responsibility
Todd J. Cohen
Title variation
Heart rhythm problems
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for patients with heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias) explaining the heart's basic function, related conditions, biventricular therapy, and other related topics
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Cohen, Todd J
Dewey number
616.1/28
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC685.A65
LC item number
C558 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
A Johns Hopkins Press health book
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  • Arrhythmia
  • Arrhythmia
Label
A patient's guide to heart rhythm problems, Todd J. Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-200) and index
Contents
The basics. Overview ; Who is your cardiologist? ; The pulse : heartbeat and rhythm ; Heart rhythms ; The pump -- Heart rhythm abnormalities. Slow rhythms : bradycardias ; Fast rhythms : tachycardias ; Ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation ; Supraventricular tachycardia ; Atrial fibrillation ; Atrial flutter -- Sudden cardiac arrest. Sudden cardiac arrest ; Syncope -- The tests. Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) ; Stress test and related procedures ; Continuous monitoring devices ; Echocardiogram ; Computerized axial tomography (CT) angiogram and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ; Cardiac catheterization, coronary angiogram, left ventriculogram, angioplasty, and stenting ; T-wave alternans (TWA) ; Electrophysiology study (EP study) ; Tilt table test -- Procedures and medications for treating heart problems. Catheter ablation ; Electrical cardioversion and defibrillation ; Heart medications -- Devices for treating heart problems. Pacemakers; Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) ; Biventricular devices ; Implantable cardiac monitors ; Device implant procedures ; Device replacement and lead extraction ; Recalls -- The diseased heart. Heart failure ; Cardiomyopathy ; Hereditary conditions -- Prevention and resuscitation. Preventing heart disease ; Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) ; Automatic external defibrillator (AED) -- Follow-up and patient care. Patient follow-up ; Support groups ; Defensive patienting 101 : a primer on patient safety -- Appendixes. A, When an electrophysiology study is appropriate ; B, When an implantable permanent pacemaker is appropriate ; C, When an implantable cardioverter defibrillator is appropriate ; D, When biventricular therapy is appropriate
Control code
ocn542263687
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 211 p.
Isbn
9780801897740
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010007500
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)542263687
Label
A patient's guide to heart rhythm problems, Todd J. Cohen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-200) and index
Contents
The basics. Overview ; Who is your cardiologist? ; The pulse : heartbeat and rhythm ; Heart rhythms ; The pump -- Heart rhythm abnormalities. Slow rhythms : bradycardias ; Fast rhythms : tachycardias ; Ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation ; Supraventricular tachycardia ; Atrial fibrillation ; Atrial flutter -- Sudden cardiac arrest. Sudden cardiac arrest ; Syncope -- The tests. Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) ; Stress test and related procedures ; Continuous monitoring devices ; Echocardiogram ; Computerized axial tomography (CT) angiogram and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ; Cardiac catheterization, coronary angiogram, left ventriculogram, angioplasty, and stenting ; T-wave alternans (TWA) ; Electrophysiology study (EP study) ; Tilt table test -- Procedures and medications for treating heart problems. Catheter ablation ; Electrical cardioversion and defibrillation ; Heart medications -- Devices for treating heart problems. Pacemakers; Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) ; Biventricular devices ; Implantable cardiac monitors ; Device implant procedures ; Device replacement and lead extraction ; Recalls -- The diseased heart. Heart failure ; Cardiomyopathy ; Hereditary conditions -- Prevention and resuscitation. Preventing heart disease ; Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) ; Automatic external defibrillator (AED) -- Follow-up and patient care. Patient follow-up ; Support groups ; Defensive patienting 101 : a primer on patient safety -- Appendixes. A, When an electrophysiology study is appropriate ; B, When an implantable permanent pacemaker is appropriate ; C, When an implantable cardioverter defibrillator is appropriate ; D, When biventricular therapy is appropriate
Control code
ocn542263687
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 211 p.
Isbn
9780801897740
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010007500
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)542263687

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