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Cardiology Drug Guide 2010

Author(s): Dennis A. Tighe, MD, FACP, FACC, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Massachusetts
Maichi T. Tran, PharmD, BCPS
Jennifer L. Donovan, PharmD
James R. Cook, MD, FACC
  • ISBN-13: 9780763758073
  • Spiral/paperback    558 pages      © 2010
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The Cardiology Drug Guide 2010 is the authoritative reference book on cardiovascular medications for cardiologists, primary care physicians, physicians in training, physician assistants and any health care professional managing drug therapy regimens in patients with cardiovascular disease. This essential resource is updated annually and offers comprehensive data on the science and application of cardiovascular drugs available today, including pharmacology, administration and dosages. This unique guide also includes a chapter on prescribing drugs for common cardiovascular conditions.


Key features include:


  • Comprehensive drug information including trade and generic names; important interactions, contraindications and precautions
  • Summary tables in every chapter for quick reference
  • Practical frameworks for prescribing cardiovascular drugs
  • Free CD-Rom with a fully-searchable version of the book in its entirety
Chapter  1  Adrenergic-receptor Blocking Agents
Chapter  2  Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone System Antagonists
Chapter  3  Calcium Channel Blockers
Chapter  4  Diuretic Agents
Chapter  5  Direct-Acting Arterial Vasodilators
Chapter  6  Centrally Acting Antihypertensive Agents
Chapter  7  Peripheral Neuron Depletors
Chapter  8  Lipid Lowering Agents
Chapter  9  Antithrombotic Agents
Chapter  10  Antiarrhythmic Drugs
Chapter  11  Vasoactive Drugs
Chapter  12  Miscellaneous Agents
Chapter  13  Use of Cardiovscular Drugs for Specific Indications

Dennis A. Tighe, MD, FACP, FACC-University of Massachusetts Medical School, Massachusetts

Dennis A. Tighe, MD, FACP, FACC, is Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Director of the Noninvasive Cardiology Department at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, MA.

Additional Titles by this Author

Maichi T. Tran, PharmD, BCPS

Jennifer L. Donovan, PharmD

James R. Cook, MD, FACC