Yale University School of Medicine Heart Book
by Barry L. Zaret, Marvin Moser, Lawrence S. Cohen
Publisher: William Morrow & Co 1992
Number of pages: 432
Zaret, Moser and Cohen, in one of the most comprehensive looks yet taken at cardiovascular health, leave no stone unturned in their quest to educate the public in this user-friendly, browsable volume. Here one finds easy-to-understand descriptions of heart disease and other cardiovascular maladies--heart attacks, hypertension, strokes, cardiac arrhythmias, rheumatic heart disease. In addition to explanations of the various tests and procedures for evaluating and monitoring cardiovascular conditions, tables detail what the most commonly prescribed drugs can and cannot do.
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