Pollock's Textbook of Cardiovascular Disease and Rehabilitation

Pollock's Textbook of Cardiovascular Disease and Rehabilitation

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Dedicated to Michael Pollack (1936-1998), a preeminent scientist in the field, and intended as an up-to-date reference to both scientific and clinical topics, this volume comprises 34 contributed chapters combining the expertise of physicians with that of specialists in exercise and behavioral science. Early chapters discuss the history of cardiovascular rehabilitation, the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease, exercise as medicine from antiquity to the present, risk factor intervention, and clinical practice guidelines. Following are chapters on pathophsiology, diagnosis, and medical management; lifestyle management; common comorbidities and complications; and rehabilitation.... in the understanding and treatment of cardiovascular disease, including implantable left ventricular assist devices, new and ... Endurance and resistance exercise training, other habits such as healthy dietary practices and stress management, and ... The aim of this book is to present contemporary approaches to comprehensive rehabilitative strategies in the context of ... Many patients dona#39;t meet the traditional entry criteria for cardiac rehabilitation but need our help nonetheless (e.g., anbsp;...

Title:Pollock's Textbook of Cardiovascular Disease and Rehabilitation
Author:J. Larry Durstine
Publisher:Human Kinetics - 2008


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