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Contemporary Diagnosis and Management in Preventive Cardiology<sup>®</sup>
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Contemporary Diagnosis and Management in Preventive Cardiology®

In an effort to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD) before it occurs, this handbook features state-of-the-art strategies for patients to help them avoid lifestyle choices that may put them at risk. Written by leading experts in the prevention of CVD, the handbook uses the latest algorithms to help physicians plan their CVD therapies. 480 pages


DOODY’s 4 STAR - Contemporary Diagnosis and Management in Preventive Cardiology, 2nd Edition

“Features state-of-the-art strategies for patients to help them avoid lifestyle choices that may put them at risk… uses the latest algorithms to help physicians plan their CVD therapies.”

– Carr, Vincent F., DO, MSA, FACC, FACP. “Contemporary Diagnosis and Management in Preventive Cardiology, 2nd Edition.” Doody’s Review Service. March 2010. www.doody.com/drs

Patrick E. McBride, MD, MPH

Patrick E. McBride, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine and Family Medicine
Co-Director, Preventive Cardiology
Medical Director, Health Promotion and Fitness
                    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and
                    Public Health
                    Madison, Wisconsin 

James H. Stein, MD

James H. Stein, MD

Professor of Medicine Co-Director, Preventive Cardiology Director, Atherosclerosis Imaging Research Program University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
                    and Public Health Madison, Wisconsin
Gail Underbakke, RD, MS

Gail Underbakke, RD, MS

Director of Nutrition/Preventive Cardiology Program University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Madison, Wisconsin

Table of Contents

Introduction: Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Chapter 1: Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Risk Assessment: Who is at Risk?
Chapter 2: Screening for Cardiac and Vascular Disease
Chapter 3: Peripheral Artery Disease
Chapter 4: Family History
Chapter 5: Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease: Assessing Nutrition in Practice
Chapter 6: Physical Activity Versus a Sedentary Lifestyle
Chapter 7: Tobacco Screening and Intervention
Chapter 8: Overweight, Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome
Chapter 9: Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Chapter 10: Dyslipidemias
Chapter 11: Hypertension
Chapter 12: Emerging Cardiovascular Risk Factors
Chapter 13: Special Populations
Chapter 14: Putting Prevention Into Practice >br/> Chapter 15: Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events: Summary of Recommendations for Primary Care Physicians
Appendix A: Identifying and Reducing Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Children and Adolescents
Appendix B: Online Resources
Appendix C: Guide to Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke: Risk Intervention

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