. Many of the drawings and diagrams which come from Clinical Examination, are vastly improved in their colour versions in CE5.
. An additional contributor will author a chapter on ECG interpretation
. This book will have a supplementary DVD of cardiac procedures.
. There will be general references and further reading at the end of each chapter
. There will be an appendix of websites which produce relevant guidelines - National Heart Foundation, European Society for Cardiology etc
Preface to the first edition
List of Abbreviations
Important Cardiology Trials
Levels of Evidence and Grades of Recommendation
1. Cardiac Risk Factors
2. An Overview of Electrocardiography
4. The Patient with Chest Pain
5. The Cardiac Surgery or Angioplasty Patient
6. The Patient with Palpitations
7. The Patient with Dyspnoea
8. The Patient with a Cardiac Murmur
9. Other Problems
Nikolic, George Intensivist and Cardiologist at Canberra Hospital.
O'Connor, Simon Cardiologist, Canberra Hospital; Clinical Senior Lecturer, Australian National University Medical School, Canberra, ACT, Australia.