By M. Gabriel, Ed. Khan
This booklet addresses the pharmacology and healing program of substances used to regard middle illnesses and high blood pressure. Additions and updates to the 6th version contain six new chapters on present controversies in cardiac drug remedy resembling the beta blocker factor many cardiologists are shortly grappling with. The ebook presents functional recommendation on how you can deal with cardiac illnesses and addresses the alternative of 1 specific cardiac agent vs. one other.
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Care should be taken not to overtreat with medications and to avoid cardiac neurosis because this syndrome is usually benign. A beta-blocker can be tried if symptoms are distressing. Mitral Regurgitation and Mitral Stenosis Clinical trials with the use of carvedilol in patients with mitral regurgitation have shown salutary effects that include improved geometry of the left ventricle. Beta-blockers are the cornerstone of treatment for pregnant patients with mitral stenosis. These agents may prevent fulminant pulmonary edema.
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Cardiac Drug Therapy 7th ed (Contemporary Cardiology) by M. Gabriel, Ed. Khan