Publisher: Royal College of Physicians 2006
The guideline covers aspects of diagnosis and the management of atrial fibrillation (AF) in a number of different circumstances. It covers paroxysmal, persistent and permanent AF, considers AF developing after surgical procedures, and offers advice on haemodynamically unstable AF. Many of the recommendations relate to control of AF and the important decision of whether to attempt to restore sinus rhythm or concentrate on control of the heart rate.
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by D. Neil Granger, Elena Senchenkova - Morgan & Claypool Publishers
The microcirculation is highly responsive to the inflammatory response. All segments of the microvasculature exhibit phenotypic changes during inflammation that are directed toward enhancing the delivery of inflammatory cells to the injured tissue.
by the Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party - Royal College of Physicians
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.
by National Institutes of Health - International Medical Publishing, Inc
Guidelines for health care practitioners which underline the importance of weight management and provide tools treat patients more effectively. The text helps understanding the obesity and support efforts of millions of people to lose weight.
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