Elsa-Grace V. Giardina, MD
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Giardina E.; Heart Disease in Women. Ann Intern Med. 2003;138:240. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-138-3-200302040-00030
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2003;138(3):240.
Wilansky S, Willerson JT, eds. 670 pages. London: Churchill Livingstone; 2002. $129.00. ISBN 0443079005. Order at http://www.us.elsevierhealth.com.
Field of medicine: Cardiovascular disease and women's health.
Format: Hardcover book.
Audience: Primary care physicians (internists, obstetricians–gynecologists, and primary cardiologists), as well as house officers and fellows who want a reference textbook.
Purpose: To discuss issues related to women and heart disease.
Content: The text is divided into 12 sections and includes topics for a general cardiology text, such as coronary and valvular heart disease, hypertension, cardiomyopathies, arrhythmias, and arterial disease, with particular attention to women. It also includes subject matter critical and unique to women's health, such as pregnancy, pulmonary hypertension, and collagen vascular disease.
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