By Irene D. Turpie MB, ChB, MSc, FRCPC (auth.), Irene D. Turpie, George A. Heckman (eds.)
Aging matters in Cardiology offers an summary of the sensible scientific components concerned with handling heart problems within the aged. This quantity should be invaluable to any health practitioner coping with the cardiovascular wellbeing and fitness of aged contributors.
Topics coated comprise:
-Delirium in aged Cardiac Patients,
- Pharmacologic matters,
- fundamental Prevention,
- middle Failure,
- Coronary Revascularization.
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