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 serious about handling heart problems within the aged. This quantity may be worthwhile to any surgeon handling the cardiovascular well-being of aged contributors.
Topics lined contain:
-Delirium in aged Cardiac Patients,
- Pharmacologic matters,
- basic Prevention,
- center Failure,
- Coronary Revascularization.
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Aging Issues in Cardiology by Irene D. Turpie MB, ChB, MSc, FRCPC (auth.), Irene D. Turpie, George A. Heckman (eds.)