ASPC Manual of Preventive Cardiology

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ASPC Manual of Preventive Cardiology

SKU# 9781936287864

Author: Nathan Wong PhD, FACC, FAHA, FNLA, Ezra Amsterdam MD, Roger Blumenthal MD, FACC, FAHA

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    Endorsed by the American Society for Preventive Cardiology, this highly practical resource focuses on the application of current guidelines and practice standards in the clinical management of cardiovascular risk factors. The Manual presents concise descriptions of each major cardiovascular risk factor, and practical, to-the-point discussions of current best practices in clinical management. In addition, the Manual includes chapters on peripheral arterial disease, stroke, smoking, contemporary cardiovascular imaging, heart failure, metabolic syndrome, thrombosis, nutrition, special populations, novel risk factors, and psychosocial stress. Throughout the Manual, recommendations are based on the most recent prevention guidelines of the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association, including those on Risk Assessment, Lifestyle Recommendations, Blood Cholesterol, and Obesity, as well as the new guidelines on Hypertension.

    Chapter authors are recognized leaders in each area of practice, and special efforts have been made by the authors and editors to ensure that the content of all chapters is as up-to-date as possible.

    Key Features:

    Presents a highly practical focus on the application of current guidelines and practice standards regarding cardiovascular risk factors

    Recommendations based on the most recent prevention guidelines

    Authored by recognized leaders in the field

    Covers all major cardiovascular risk factors, key methodologies in risk assessment, and special issues regarding specific patient populations

    Product Details

    • Publication Date October 23, 2014
    • Page Count 296
    • Product Form Paperback / softback
    • ISBN 13 9781936287864
    • EISBN 9781617051418

    Table of Contents




    Foreword Thomas A. Pearson, MD, MPH, PhD



      1.  National Burden of Cardiovascular Disease and Associated Risk Factors

    Jamal S. Rana, MD, PhD

    Alan S. Go, MD

      2.  Cardiovascular Risk Assessment

    Andre R. M. Paixao, MD

    Jarrett D. Berry, MD, MS

      3.  The New American Prevention Guidelines: Aligning the Guidelines for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk Reduction With the Evidence

    Neil J. Stone, MD, MACP, FACC, FAHA

      4.  Management of High Blood Pressure

    William J. Elliott, MD, PhD

      5.  Smoking and Passive Smoking

    Russell V. Luepker, MD, MS

      6.  Metabolic Syndrome

    Nirmal Sunkara, MD

    Shaista Malik, MD, PhD, MPH

      7.  Diabetes Management Guidelines

    Donna M. Polk, MD, MPH

      8.  Assessment and Management of Obesity

    Rohini J. Patel, MPH

    Stanley Bassin, EdD

      9.  Novel Biomarkers and Risk Factors

    Henry G. Cheng, MD

    Seth S. Martin, MD

    Steven R. Jones, MD

    10.  Antithrombotic Therapy in the Primary and Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

    Terence Hill, MD

    Ty J. Gluckman, MD, FACC, FAHA

    Jessica L. Mega, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA

    Omair K. Yousuf, MD

    11.  Psychosocial Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

    Alan Rozanski, MD, FACC

    12.  Role of Stress Testing

    Amil M. Shah, MD, MPH

    Samia Mora, MD, MHS

    13.  Role of Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Assessment in Preventative Cardiology

    Eric Y. Yang, MD

    Vijay Nambi, MD, PhD

    14.  Role of Noncontrast Coronary CT for Detection of Coronary Heart Disease and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Stratification

    Salman Waheed, MD, MPH, MHS

    Khurram Nasir, MD, MPH

    15.  CardioProtective Dietary Patterns and Preventions of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

    Geeta Sikand, MA, RDN, FAND, CDE, CLS, FNLA

    16.  Alcohol and Cardiovascular Diseases

    Arthur L. Klatsky, MD

    17.  Physical Activity

    Haitham M. Ahmed, MD, MPH

    Chiadi E. Ndumele, MD, MHS

    18.  The Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Among Women

    Erin D. Michos, MD, MHS

    19.  Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Pediatric Populations

    Benjamin Oldfield, MD

    Satish Misra, MD

    Peter Kwiterovich, MD

    20.  Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Guidelines

    Danny J. Eapen, MD

    Nima Ghasemzadeh, MD

    Neal Kumar Bhatia, MD

    Ahsan Achtchi, DO

    Aalok Patel, MD

    Edward Claude Clermont, MD

    Dimitri Cassimatis, MD

    Ijeoma Isiadinso, MD

    Laurence Sperling, MD, FACC, FACP, FAHA

    21.  Secondary Prevention Guidelines

    Monika Sanghavi, MD

    Amit Khera, MD, MSc, FACC

    22.  Preventing Heart Failure

    Jenna Kay, MD

    Javed Butler, MD, MPH

    23.  Prevention of Ischemic Stroke

    Lama Al-Khoury, MD

    Hermelinda G. Abcede, MD

    Vivek Jain, MD

    Mark Fisher, MD

    24.  Peripheral Artery Disease

    Maya J. Salameh, MD

    Elizabeth V. Ratchford, MD

    25.  Alternative and Complementary Medical Approaches

    Seth J. Baum MD, FACC, FAHA, FACPM, FNLA

    26.  Development of a Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

    M. Dominique Ashen, PhD, CRNP

    Christine L. Nell-Dybdahl, NP-C, MPH, MSN

    Laurence Sperling, MD, FACC, FACP, FAHA

    Roger S. Blumenthal, MD, FACC, FAHA

    27.  Exercise-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation

    C. Tissa Kappagoda, MD, PhD

    Ezra A. Amsterdam, MD