ASPC Manual of Preventive Cardiology 2E
This second edition provides an updated review on the current guidelines
and practice standards for the clinical management of cardiovascular
risk factors and prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Endorsed by the
American Society for Preventive Cardiology, this practical textbook
includes concise descriptions of major and newer risk factors,
biomarkers, and best practices in the management and prevention of
cardiovascular disease. The manual contains chapters on the epidemiology
and risk factors for a variety of cardiovascular diseases including
dyslipidemia, hypertension, diabetes, inflammation, and ischemic stroke.
It examines behavioral factors, psychosocial stress, family history,
nutrition, physical activity, smoking, alcohol use, and other
sociocultural factors. In addition, the book discusses new imaging
strategies in detection of cardiovascular disease, prevention of heart
failure, atrial fibrillation, and peripheral arterial disease, and
prevention for special populations. Throughout the manual,
recommendations are based on guidelines endorsed by the American College
of Cardiology, American Heart Association, and other major societies.
The second edition of the ASPC Manual of Preventive Cardiology is an essential resource for physicians, medical students, residents, fellows, nurses, and other healthcare professionals and researchers in cardiology, primary care, health promotion and disease prevention, exercise physiology, and pharmacotherapy.