What the practicing cardiologist really needs is a text that emphasizes unbiased, up to date information and that places this information into an appropriate context. The third edition of Management of Complex Cardiovascular Problems: The Evidence-based Medicine Approach, carefully edited by Dr Thach N. Nguyen and his co-Editors, does precisely this. From the Foreword by Eugene Braunwald, MD, Distinguished Hersey Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.Patients with complex cardiovascular problems pose a special management challenge for both the specialist and the non-specialist. To make the best treatment decisions and avoid potential problems, you need to stay on top of ever-changing standards of care. Management of Complex Cardiovascular Problems: The Evidence-based Medicine Approach, Third Edition, supplies dependable information you can use in daily practice.Conveniently boxed summaries give you immediate access to:Critical thinking presenting new conceptsEvidence-based medicine the key results of important clinical trialsEmerging trends how new information can be applied to improve practiceClinical pearls advice from master cliniciansTake home messages succinct summaries of each chapterThis concise text offers candid advice on incorporating evidence-based data concerning:Acute coronary syndromeST segment elevation myocardial infarctionHypotension and shock in acute myocardial infarctionCare of the patient undergoing coronary artery bypass surgeryCare of the patient undergoing non-cardiac surgeryPulmonary hypotensionHeart failureVentricular tachycardiaAtrial fibrillationMitral regurgitationIschemic strokeSyncopeCongenital heart disease in adultsKeep Management of Complex Cardiovascular Problems: The Evidence-based Medicine Approach, Third Edition, close at hand for the frequent consultation it is sure to receive.