The Heart-Healthy Handbook

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SKU:
9781606793732
Author:
Barry A. Franklin, Simon R. Dixon
Published:
2017
Length:
368 pages

The Heart-Healthy Handbook was prepared by a highly skilled and dedicated medical writing team of Beaumont Health professionals, with representativeexpertise in clinical and interventional cardiology, cardiovascular surgery,electrophysiology, nursing, pharmacology, exercise physiology, geriatrics,psychosocial issues, diagnostic testing, cardiac imaging, nutrition, obesity,diabetes and metabolism, and women s heart issues. The Heart-Healthy Handbook A guide to preventative care, lifestyle guidelines, as well as palliative, and acute care.

Your heart is your most important muscle and never stops working. As we keep living longer we need the right knowledge to take care of it, which can be easier said than done given the overwhelming amount of information available with the click of a mouse. With this in mind, Dr. Barry A. Franklin set out to create a go-to manual for heart health geared towards the patient. The result was The Heart-Healthy Handbook--a one stop heart shop. Dr. Franklin worked with top cardiologists across the county to write easy to read information that addresses everything heart health related. The Heart-Healthy Handbook is designed to be just that--a handbook that patients, family members, and also people just interested in an improved lifestyle and living longer can go to again and again for straightforward information that spans cardiovascular survey to women`s heart health, geriatrics to metabolism, in a format that is easily digestible yet helpful for all knowledge levels.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1: HEART HEALTH: UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS
CHAPTER 2: RISK FACTORS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH
CHAPTER 3: CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY
CHAPTER 4: CARDIAC PHARMACOLOGY
CHAPTER 5: HEART INTERVENTIONS
CHAPTER 6: HEALTH & DISEASE MANAGEMENT
CHAPTER 7: OBESITY AND LIFESTYLE MATTERS
CHAPTER 8: NUTRITIONAL CONCERNSCHAPTER 9: EXERCISE APPLICATIONS
CHAPTER 10: