Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease

By (author) Dr. Scott Dougherty,Nigel Wilson,Jonathan Carapetis,Bongani Mayosi

ISBN13: 9780323639828

Imprint: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division

Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division

Format: Hardback

Published: 25/02/2020

Availability: POD

Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease is a concise, yet comprehensive, clinical resource highlighting must-know information on rheumatic heart disease and acute rheumatic fever from a global perspective. Covering the major issues dominating the field, this practical resource presents sufficient detail for a deep and thorough understanding of the latest treatment options, potential complications, and disease management strategies to improve patient outcomes. Divided into four distinct sections for ease of navigation: Acute Rheumatic Fever, Rheumatic Heart Disease, Population-Based Strategies for Disease Control, and Acute and Emergency Presentations. International editors and chapter authors ensure a truly global perspective. Covers all clinical aspects, including epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnosis, management, and treatment. Includes key topics on population-based measures for disease control for effective primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention. Consolidates today's available information and guidance into a single, convenient resource.
1. Burden, cost, and epidemiology of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease 2. Pathogenesis of acute rheumatic fever 3. Clinical evaluation and diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever 4. Management of acute rheumatic fever 5. Clinical evaluation and diagnosis of rheumatic heart disease 6. Medical management of rheumatic heart disease 7. Catheter-based investigation and treatment of rheumatic heart disease 8. Surgical management of rheumatic heart disease 9. Rheumatic heart disease in pregnancy 10. Primordial and primary prevention prevention of ARF and RHD 11. Secondary prevention of ARF and RHD 12. Control programmes, registries, and access to care 13. Rheumatic heart disease screening 14. Group A streptococcal vaccine 15. Advocacy and education 16. Acute complications and Emergencies of ARF and RHD
  • Cardiovascular medicine
  • Rheumatology
  • New Titles
  • Professional & Vocational
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