Michael A. Chizner, M.D. and Ryan E. Chizner, D.O.: Cardiac Drugs Made Ridiculously Simple (2019)

A lucid, practical summary of current cardiovascular drug therapy. Distills basic clinical concepts to a concise, clear minimum, while including essential information on the latest pharmacologic treatment recommendations to help guide clinical decision making in the hospital or outpatient setting. 234 pgs; $24.95.

ISBN #9781935660354




Part I. Cardiovascular Therapeutics


Chapter 1. General Considerations and Treatment Goals

Chapter 2. Evidence-Based Medicine and Clinical Practice Guidelines


Part II. Cardiac Drugs and Their Uses


Chapter 3. Beta blockers

Chapter 4. Calcium Channel Blockers

Chapter 5. Nitrates

Chapter 6. Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors

Chapter 7. Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs)

Chapter 8. Angiotensin Receptor Neprilysin Inhibitors (ARNI)

Chapter 9. Direct Renin Inhibitors

Chapter 10. Inotropic Agents

Chapter 11. Diuretics

Chapter 12. Antiplatelet Agents

Chapter 13. Thrombolytics and Anticoagulants

Chapter 14. Lipid Controlling Agents

Chapter 15. Antiarrhythmic Agents


Part III. Approach to Specific Cardiovascular Conditions


Chapter 16. Coronary Artery Disease

Chapter 17. Heart Failure

Chapter 18. Systemic Arterial Hypertension

Chapter 19. Dyslipidemia

Chapter 20. Cardiac Arrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances

Chapter 21. Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Chapter 22. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Chapter 23. Valvular Heart Disease

Chapter 24. Infective Endocarditis

Chapter 25. Aortic and Peripheral Arterial Disease

Chapter 26. Pulmonary Hypertension

Chapter 27. Pericardial Disease

Chapter 28. Acute Cardiac Emergencies


Appendix. Cardiac Drug Dosages and Indications