Publisher: Wikipedia 2014
Cardiology is a medical speciality dealing with disorders of the heart be it human or animal. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology.
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by R. John Solaro - Morgan & Claypool Life Sciences
Contractility describes the relative ability of the heart to eject a stroke volume at a given prevailing afterload and preload. Various measures of contractility are related to the fraction as the SV/EDV or the ejection fraction.
by Euan Ashley, Josef Niebauer - Remedica Publishing
The book on physiologic and pathophysiologic mechanisms of cardiovascular disease, gives guidelines as to when refer to specialist colleagues and explains what the specialist is likely to do. Aimed at the hospital doctor, generalist or student.
by Frank G. Yanowitz
This interactive ECG tutorial represents an introduction to clinical electrocardiography. Each section provides some didactic teaching points and an interactive quiz. Written for medical students, nurses, cardiology fellows, and practicing physicians.
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.