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Living well with heart failure, the misnamed, misunderstood disease 1 edition

Living well with heart failure, the misnamed, misunderstood disease
Edward K. Kasper

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Living well with heart failure, the misnamed, misunderstood disease
Edward K. Kasper and Mary Knudson.

Published 2010 by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

What is this thing called heart failure?
Coronary artery disease : the major cause of heart failure
Cardiomyopathy : a leading cause of heart failure
Diagnosing heart failure and its causes
Drug treatments
Conversations of the heart : arrhythmias and pacemakers
Straight talk about sudden death : should I get an implantable cardioverter defibrillator?
Surgical treatments
Device treatments for the critically ill
Getting a new heart
Future therapies
Nutrition and heart failure, by Samantha Heller, MS, RN, CDN
Exercise : how much and what kind?
The patient-doctor therapeutic relationship
What you need to know about the hospital
Heart failure in elderly people
What you can do for yourself
Where to find more information.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
616.1/29
Library of Congress
RC685.C53 K374 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23554663M
ISBN 10
0801894220, 0801894239
ISBN 13
9780801894220, 9780801894237
LC Control Number
2009024471

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