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Cardiologists today prescribe medications with complex mechanisms of action, pharmacokinetics, indications, contraindications and drug-frug interactions; many of which were not available when today's practitioners were in training. This book was written to meet the growing demand for complete, detailed and accurate cardiac pharmacology information.This in-depth examination of the specific types of pharmacological agents used in the cardiac catheterization lab - as well as those routinely prescribed for cardiac patients - evaluates drugs with respect to their:Cellular and physiological actionsPrescribed usageDosagesAdverse reactionsCautionsCommon routes of administrationOpening chapters discuss anticoagulation therapies and antiplatelet therapies. later chapters cover percutaneous coronary intervention and its possible complications, post-procedure pharmacotherapy, and anticoagulation anomalies.Drawing on the expertise of contributors from around the world, Pharmacology in the Catheterization Laboratory is the perfect blend of evidence and experience
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