Pharmacology in the Catheterization Laboratory
December 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
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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 actions
- Prescribed usage
- Adverse reactions
- Common routes of administration
Opening 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.