The Encyclopedia of the Heart and Heart Disease

by Deborah Romaine, Otelio S. Randall

Perfect for librarians, clinicians, patients, and students, The Encyclopedia of the Heart and Heart Disease brings together current information on all facets of the heart and heart-related topics. Organized in a concise, authoritative encyclopedic format, this volume offers a complete overview of the medical, scientific, social, and lifestyle implications of heart disease. More than 600 detailed entries cover such topics as etiology, symptoms, preventive strategies, treatments, medications, procedures, surgeries (and recovery from), research, medical terms, coping and caregiving, living with heart disease, hope for a cure, and more. Appendixes feature an extensive bibliography; a directory of leading heart hospitals, research centers, and organizations; and a quick-reference emergency guide, making this the most accessible and thorough encyclopedia of its kind. Whether looking to research new technologies, understand treatment protocols, explore preventive strategies, or learn how the heart works, readers will find this encyclopedia to be the best, at-your-fingertips resource for complete information on the heart.

  • Infobase Publishing; January 2004
  • ISBN: 9780816066377
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  • Title: The Encyclopedia of the Heart and Heart Disease
  • Author: Deborah Romaine; Otelio S. Randall
  • Imprint: Facts On File