Roy C. Ziegelstein, MD
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Ziegelstein R.; Evidence-Based Cardiology. Ann Intern Med. 2001;134:88. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-134-1-200101020-00026
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2001;134(1):88.
Sharis PJ, Cannon CP. 384 pages. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2000. $39.95. ISBN 0781716136. Order phone 800-638-0672.
Field of medicine: Cardiology.
Format: Softcover book.
Audience: Practicing internists and cardiologists and trainees.
Purpose: To summarize data from major clinical trials in six major topic areas of cardiology.
Content: The first chapter discusses risk factors for coronary artery disease, and the second covers invasive procedures and coronary revascularization. Two chapters present data on acute coronary syndromes. The book concludes with one chapter each on congestive heart failure and arrhythmia.
Highlights: The book offers a comprehensive review of the major clinical trials in important areas of cardiology in an accessible, easy-to-carry format. Useful treatment recommendations are made on the basis of these trials, which are cited and reviewed at the end of each chapter. The book can also be used as a guide to more in-depth reading of the literature.
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