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Cardiac diseases and resuscitation 

Cardiac diseases and resuscitation
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Cardiac diseases and resuscitation
Author(s):

Dr Donald C Macleod

, Dr Ian Scott

, Professor Calum Archibald Macrae

, Dr Neal Uren

, Dr Neil Grubb

, Professor Derek Bell

, Dr Mike Jones

, Dr Alastair Proudfoot

, Dr Mark Dancy

, Miss Joanna Girling

, Miss Louise Page

, Dr Matthew Young

, and Dr Ramzi Y Khamis

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199565979.003.0004
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date: 04 June 2020

Chapter 4 discusses cardiac diseases and resuscitation, including symptoms, signs, and diagnostic investigations in cardiac disease, adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation, cardiovascular risk assessment, heart failure, acute coronary syndromes, arrhythmias, hypertension and hypertensive emergencies, thromboembolic disease, valvular disease, infective endocarditis, cardiomyopathies, congenital heart disease, heart disease in pregnancy, diseases of arteries and veins, rheumatic fever, pericarditis, ST segment elevation, and myocardial infarction.

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