Author(s): Nathan D. Wong, Ezra A. Amsterdam, Peter P. Toth
Series: Contemporary Cardiology
Publisher: Springer, Year: 2021
Focuses on communication and implementation of latest guidelines for cardiovascular disease prevention
Examines psychosocial stress, family history, nutrition, physical activity, smoking, and alcohol use
Covers all major and important emerging cardiovascular risk factors, key methodologies in risk assessment, and special issues regarding specific patient populations
Discusses prevention of coronary heart disease, heart failure, peripheral arterial disease, atrial fibrillation, ischemic stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases
This second edition provides an updated review on the current guidelines and practice standards for the clinical management of cardiovascular risk factors and prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Endorsed by the American Society for Preventive Cardiology, this practical textbook includes concise descriptions of major and newer risk factors, biomarkers, and best practices in the management and prevention of cardiovascular disease. The manual contains chapters on the epidemiology and risk factors for a variety of cardiovascular diseases including dyslipidemia, hypertension, diabetes, inflammation, and ischemic stroke. It examines behavioral factors, psychosocial stress, family history, nutrition, physical activity, smoking, alcohol use, and other sociocultural factors. In addition, the book discusses new imaging strategies in detection of cardiovascular disease, prevention of heart failure, atrial fibrillation, and peripheral arterial disease, and prevention for special populations. Throughout the manual, recommendations are based on guidelines endorsed by the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, and other major societies.
The second edition of the ASPC Manual of Preventive Cardiology is an essential resource for physicians, medical students, residents, fellows, nurses, and other healthcare professionals and researchers in cardiology, primary care, health promotion and disease prevention, exercise physiology, and pharmacotherapy.