Table of Contents

Series Preface; Preface; 1 Chest Pain; 2 Shortness of Breath; 3 Syncope; 4 Cardiovascular Collapse; 5 Palpitations; 6 Acute Coronary Syndromes; 7 Acute Heart Failure; 8 Arrhythmias; 9 Valve Disease; 10 Aortic Dissection; 11 Pericardial Disease; 12 Pulmonary Vascular Disease; 13 Systemic Emboli; 14 Cardiac Issues in Pregnancy; 15 Adult Congenital Heart Disease; 16 Perioperative Care; 17 Cardiotoxic Drug Overdose; 18 Miscellaneous Conditions; 19 Procedures; 20 EKG Library; 21 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation; Index. Cardiology Emergencies covers the presentation, investigation, and management of acute cardiac problems that require speedy diagnosis and management. Created as a resource for residents and students, as well as an easy reference guide for physicians, this handbook is organized for quick access and learning. It is divided into three sections: the first provides acute presentations for quick diagnosis, the second addresses specific conditions, and the third offers clear descriptions of how to perform common practical cardiac procedures. Packed with concisely written summaries and bullet-point in.