Efficacy of Myocardial Infarction Therapy: An Evaluation of Clinical Trials Evidence (Hardcover)

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In this unique reference, nearly 50 principal investigators of major clinical trials of myocardial infarction (MI) therapy explain how their work has contributed to the current standard of care.
Includes the work of researchers at an impressive range of distinguished institutions worldwide
Providing the basis for treatment guidelines, Efficacy of Myocardial Infarction Therapy
examines clinical trials that have established the efficacy of particular therapies, including acute coronary reperfusion; the use of aspirin, beta blockers, and ACE inhibitors; and the reduction of blood cholesterol
reviews trials that have cast doubt on the efficacy of other therapies, including the early and late use of calcium channel blockers, and the routine use of heparin, nitroglycerin, and magnesium
deals with alternative overall strategies for myocardial infarction care, such as invasive versus conservative management and the interplay of thrombolysis and PTCA
and more
Including over 1400 references, tables, drawings, and photographs Efficacy of Myocardial Infarction Therapy benefits cardiologists, internists, family practitioners, fellows, residents, and graduate and medical school students in these disciplines.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780824719326
ISBN-10: 0824719328
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: February 16th, 1999
Pages: 493
Language: English