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The ESC Handbook of Preventive Cardiology

Putting Prevention into Practice

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Εκδόσεις:
ISBN: 9780199674039

Putting Prevention into Practice

Επιπλέον πληροφορίες

Εκδόσεις

Ημ. Έκδοσης

2016/07

Σελίδες

240

Μορφή

Έντυπο

23-28 ημέρες

Περιγραφή

  • A how-to manual for busy healthcare professionals based on the Oxford Care Manual of Preventive Cardiology
  • Complements the Joint European Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention and is in line with recommendations from the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC)
  • Guides readers through the patient and family pathway – from patient identification, recruitment of the patient and family, assessing lifestyle and risk factors, to managing lifestyle change, reducing risk factors, and compliance with cardio-protective drug therapies
  • Includes access to the online version on Oxford Medicine Online
  • The ESC Handbook of Preventive Cardiology is a how-to manual for busy healthcare professionals. Complementing the 2012 Joint European Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention and in line with recommendations from the European Association of Preventive Cardiology and it is an invaluable source of tools and skills to assist with the delivery of effective cardiovascular disease prevention.

    While acknowledging that cardiovascular disease prevention efforts must be complemented by societal and community based strategies, this handbook focuses on practical strategies that can be used in clinical settings. Concise and easily accessible, it guides readers through the patient and family pathway – from patient identification, recruitment of the patient and family, assessing lifestyle and risk factors, to managing lifestyle change, reducing risk factors, and compliance with cardio-protective drug therapies. Information on how to deliver a health promotion workshop programme and run a supervised exercise programme is also included.

    Previously published as Preventive Cardiology: A practical manual and now fully revised and updated and packed with checklists and diagrams, such as risk estimation charts, The ESC Handbook of Preventive Cardiology helps health workers contribute in real and practical ways to the prevention of artherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

    This print edition of The ESC Handbook of Preventive Cardiology, Putting Prevention into Practice comes with access to the online version on Oxford Medicine Online, for as long as the edition is published by Oxford University Press. By activating your unique access code, you can read and annotate the full text online, follow links from the references to primary research materials, and view, enlarge and download all the figures and tables.

Paperback 196x129mm

Περιεχόμενα

Part 1. What is prevention and why do we need it?
1. Why do we need CVD prevention?
2. What is a high risk patient?
3. How to assess risk
4. Biomarkers in risk assessment
5. Imaging in risk assessment
6. Erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular risk
7. Priorities and targets
Part 2. Practical aspects of prevention
8. Behavioural strategies to support and sustain lifestyle change
9. Engaging individuals, families and carers in prevention
10. Smoking cessation
11. Diet and weight: Major lifestyle challenges
12. Helping people to become more physically active
13. Blood pressure management
14. Lipid management
15. Blood glucose management
16. Drug therapies to reduce risk: Evidence and practicalities
17. Identifying and managing psychosocial factors
18. Putting educational strategies into practice
Part 3. Setting up Preventive Cardiology Initiatives
19. The Global Care Pathway and how it works in practice
20. Examples of the initiatives in different care settings:Starting preventive and rehabilitative care in hospital
21. Examples of initiatives in different care settings:Community
22. Ensuring quality of interventions

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