Drugs for the Heart presents highly portable, up-to-date information on every drug class used to treat cardiovascular disease. Drs. Lionel H. Opie and Bernard J. Gersh put the latest dosages, interactions, indications and contraindications, side effects, and more at your fingertips, equipping you to make effective clinical decisions on behalf of your patients
1 ß-Blocking Agents
2 Nitrates and newer Antianginals
3 Calcium Channel Blockers
5 Inhibitors of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone
6 Heart Failure
7 Antihypertensive Therapies
8 Antiarrhythmic Drugs and Strategies
9 Antithrombotic Agents: Platelet Inhibitors, Acute Anticoagulants, Fibrinolytics, and Chronic Anticoagulants
10 Lipid-Modifying and Antiatherosclerotic Drugs
11 Metabolic Syndrome, Hyperglycemia, and Type 2 Diabetes
12 Which Therapy for Which Condition?
Gersh, Bernard J. Professor of Medicine and Chair, Cardiovascular Education, Mayo Medical School; Consultant, Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.