Canadian Best Practice Recommendations for Stroke Care
by the Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party
Publisher: Royal College of Physicians 2006
Number of pages: 128
Keeping abreast of emerging evidence in a field such as stroke is a difficult task for busy practitioners. High quality treatment may save a patient's life or result in reduced disability. These guidelines provide a framework for such care and are intended to be just as practical and relevant for non-specialists as for specialists.
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- Royal College of Physicians
Angina is pain that typically occurs in the front of the chest and is brought on by physical exertion or emotional stress. It is the main symptomatic manifestation of myocardial ischaemia and is usually caused by obstructive coronary artery disease.
- National Clinical Guideline Centre
Acute heart failure is a common cause of admission to hospital ... This guideline includes important aspects of the diagnosis and management of acute heart failure that are not addressed by the NICE guideline on chronic heart failure.
by Robert M. Anderson - Racquet Press
Written by Robert Anderson, a pioneer cardiac surgeon and inventor of cardiovascular bypass equipment. The website includes a 20 minute video, that presents a clear and intuitive overview of the concepts included in the text.
Cardiac electrophysiology is the science of elucidating, diagnosing, and treating the electrical activities of the heart. The studies are performed to assess complex arrhythmias, elucidate symptoms, evaluate electrocardiograms, and design treatment.