Hurst’s The Heart 13th Edition PDF
It has been 44 years since the publication of the first edition of Hurst’s the Heart, the first multidisciplinary and comprehensive textbook on cardiovascular disease. Through 13 editions, The Heart has always represented a cornerstone of current scholarship in the discipline. Cardiologists, internists, and trainees from around the world have relied on its authority, breadth of coverage, and clinical relevance to keep up to date on advances in the field and to help optimize patient care. The 13th edition of The Heart continues and actually exceeds this standard-setting tradition with 19 new chapters and 59 new authors from around the globe who are experts in their respective content areas. Featuring an enhanced and reader-friendly design, the new edition covers need-to-know clinical advances, as well as issues that are becoming increasingly vital to cardiologists and other physicians worldwide; through the 17 thematic sections, the reader will find the most complete overview of cardiovascular topics available, plus a timely new focus on evidencebased medicine, health outcomes, and health care quality. Furthermore, as important additions to previous editions, there are 1548 full-color illustrations and 578 tables with a new attractive design. Key images are also included in a DVD format accompanying the book that makes them easy to transfer to electronic presentations.
Other new features include: • The section titled Cardiovascular Disease: Past, Present, and Future includes a new chapter on the increasingly critical topic of assessing and improving quality of care in cardiovascular medicine. • The section that focuses on the scientific foundations of cardiovascular medicine has been thoroughly updated, revised, and integrated into the remainder of the clinically focused chapters in the book. • The section on the evaluation of the patient contains two new chapters that detail the process of effective, rational diagnostic and therapeutic decision-making based on available and well-defined technology, the most recent clinical trials, and practice guidelines.