Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||editors, Josias E. García and Victoro R. Wright.|
|Contributions||García, Josias E., Wright, Victoro R.|
|LC Classifications||RC685.C53 C673 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009054154|
Written by recognized leaders in the field, Congestive Heart Failure, Third Edition is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference on all basic and clinical aspects of heart failure. Coverage includes an entire section on pharmacologic therapy and a twenty-chapter section on clinical approaches to acute and chronic heart failure. This edition has new chapters on impact . The term “heart failure” makes it sound like the heart is no longer working at all and there’s nothing that can be done. Actually, heart failure means that the heart isn’t pumping as well as it should be. Congestive heart failure is a type of heart failure that requires seeking timely medical attention, although sometimes the two terms. Written by recognized leaders in the field, Congestive Heart Failure, third edition is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference on all basic and clinical aspects of heart failure. Coverage includes an entire section on pharmacologic therapy and a twenty-chapter section on clinical approaches to acute and chronic heart failure. Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic condition that affects the pumping power of your heart muscles. Often referred to as “heart .
Congestive heart failure (CHF) indicates that the heart has become larger and is failing as a pump. There can be several reasons for this. Some of them are: a) Generalized slow development of coronary artery disease. This can develop slower and more diffusely so that no overt heart attack will develop. Appearing in this issue of Congestive Heart Failure is a first—for us. A Book Review section will now be one of our regular features, as books and other print and electronic educational materials are published that might be of interest to our readers, and as space allows. Heart failure is sometimes called congestive heart failure or CHF. It affects 5 million Americans, with , new cases diagnosed each year. While the term heart failure sounds frightening, it is important to remember the following points: • Your heart is not about to stop! Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), is a medical condition that disturbs the pumping function of the human heart. Heart muscle which has turned weak or inflexible is not able to properly fill up the heart compartments with blood and squeeze it out once again. This leads to decreased movement of oxygen rich blood from the cardiovascular system to.
Severe congestive heart failure: Double-blinded multi-center RCT: ACEi improved symptoms, reduced HF progression in NYHA IV and mortality: SOLVD: ACE inhibitors (ACEis) Enalapril vs. placebo: Heart failure with ejection fractions of or less and on drugs other than an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor: Double-blinded multi Cited by: The term heart failure (HF) (congestive heart failure or cardiac decompensation or decompensatio cordis) describes an acute or chronic situation in which the amount of blood pumped through the circulation by the heart, is insufficient to meet the body’s demands at . People with heart failure may improve their symptoms by reducing the amount of sodium in their diet. Sodium is a mineral found in many foods, especially . The phrase “congestive heart failure” is not a pronouncement of imminent death, but a clinical term to describe poor functioning of the mechanics of the heart, Dr. Werden says. As the American College of Cardiology puts it, it is “a problem with .