Now in its thoroughly updated Second Edition, this practical handbook guides emergency physicians and intensivists through the initial diagnosis, stabilization, management, and disposition of patients with acute cardiovascular emergencies. In an extremely easy-to-use format, the book provides rapid access to the vital information physicians need to know.
The first section describes resuscitation procedures that are crucial to the management of all cardiovascular emergencies. Subsequent sections cover specific disease processes and toxicologic emergencies, focusing on diagnosis, pharmacologic therapy, and other interventions in the emergent setting. Highlights of this new edition include increased coverage of coronary artery and peripheral artery stenting