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The Encyclopedia of the Heart and Heart Disease, Second Edition
  • Authored by: Otelio S. Randall, M.D., Nathan M. Segerson, M.D., and Deborah S. Romaine
  • From the Series: Library of Health and Living
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  • ISBN-10: 1438133553
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-3355-3
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 11/01/2010
  • Dewey Number: 612.1
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 408

Summary

Praise for the previous edition:
"...an easy-to-use, quick reference for those seeking concise explanations regarding cardiac health."—American Reference Books Annual

"...excellent...easy-to-understand...this title adds to the well-received series and stands on its own as a solid tool for consumer medical collections."—Booklist

"Recommended."—Choice

Each year, more than half a million people die from heart disease. Not only is it the leading cause of death in the United States, it is also a major cause of disability. The American Heart Association estimates that more than 80 million people in the United States suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease, such as angina, heart attack, high blood pressure, or stroke.

The Encyclopedia of the Heart and Heart Disease, Second Edition examines the function of the heart and the cardiovascular system and the major diseases and disorders that impact their health. This revised book discusses how to recognize the signs and symptoms of heart disease and how heart disease is diagnosed and treated. The causes and factors that contribute to heart disease are explained as well as preventive measures and steps to live a heart-healthy lifestyle. Appendixes include a directory of organizations and resources and diagrams of the heart and cardiovascular system.

Key topics include:

  • Aging and cardiovascular disease
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Deaths from heart disease
  • Emergency cardiovascular care (ECC)
  • Emotions and heart disease
  • Exercise
  • Lifestyle factors and heart health
  • Medications, surgery, and other treatments
  • Stroke.

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