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Tables of Contents for Practical Approaches to the Treatment of Heart Failure
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
vii
 
Section 1. Background and Current Concepts
2
146
1. The Heart Failure Syndrome: Historical Perceptions, Contemporary Definition, and Diagnosis
2
16
James B. Young
2. The Cardiac Response to Injury
18
13
James B. Young
3. Circulatory and Physiologic Responses in Heart Failure
31
10
James B. Young
4. Altered Loading in Heart Failure
41
8
Andrew M. Cross Jr.
Roger M. Mills Jr.
5. Clinical Trials That Have Shaped Heart Failure Treatment Protocols
49
27
James B. Young
6. Medical Issues in Revascularization in Heart Failure
76
11
Roger M. Mills Jr.
7. Management of Atrial Fibrillation
87
17
Jamie B. Conti
8. Management of the Patient at Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death
104
21
Anne B. Curtis
9. Exercise Training
125
23
Randy W. Braith
Michael A. Welsch
Section 2. Providers and Their Roles in Patient Care
148
62
10. Continuing Care of the Heart Failure Patient
148
5
Roger M. Mills Jr.
11. The Role of the Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in Heart Failure
153
10
Margaret Kay Worley
12. Ancillary Providers and the Care of the Heart Failure Patient
163
6
Roger M. Mills Jr.
13. Social and Psychological Issues of Heart Failure
169
15
Roger M. Mills Jr.
Sharen Thompson
14. What Constitutes Quality in the Management of Heart Failure?
184
14
Eileen Handberg
Roger M. Mills Jr.
15. Checklists for the Practicing Physician
198
12
Roger M. Mills Jr.
Section 3. The Role of Surgery in Heart Failure Therapy: Issues for Primary Caregivers and Gatekeepers
210
48
16. Surgical Therapies for Heart Failure
210
16
Nicholas G. Smedira
Patrick M. McCarthy
James B. Young
17. Cardiac Transplantation: Patient Selection and Post-Heart Transplantation Management
226
32
James B. Young
Section 4. Summary and Future Trends in Heart Failure
258
5
18. Future Trends in Heart Failure: Greater Insights into Pathophysiologic Processes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
258
5
Roger M. Mills Jr.
James B. Young
Appendix: Model Management Strategies in Heart Failure
263
6
Santosh G. Menon
Index
269