ISBN 9780340764084,Clinicians' Guide To Lipids And Coronary Heart Disease

Clinicians' Guide To Lipids And Coronary Heart Disease



Hodder Arnold Publication

Publication Year 2003

ISBN 9780340764084

ISBN-10 0340764082

Paper Back

Number of Pages 384 Pages
Language (English)

Diseases & disorders

ilinicians' Guide to Lipids and Coronary Heart Diseaser provides a clear, comprehensive and up-to-date account of the role of lipid management in the prevention of coronary heart disease. The science underlying lipid metabolism is put into context for the practising physician, including recent developments in inflammation, plaque biology and the transition to serious events. Risk factor modification, including lifestyle change and cholesterol lowering by diet and medication are discussed fully. Landmark clinical trials, and the messages that can be drawn from them, are highlighted throughout. The practical focus is maintained through the consideration of specific patient groups demonstrating particular clinical importance, management difficulties or areas of current controversy.
Key Features of the Second Edition: *Enhanced world-wide applicability through broader coverage of global risk assessment and international management guidelines
* Sound evidence base
*Increased and omproved use of boxes to highlight key points and sections of special interest
* Plentiful color illustrations