This book provides a focused review of general cardiology in 37 chapters from coronary artery disease to the athlete´s heart. It is truly a good board review text. The book achieves its goal as a quick reference and as a basis for a board review. Although its size precludes extensive details, it is a good book that would find a place on every cardiology ward.--Doody´s Review Service. (Doody´s ) --This text refers to the Paperback edition. Product Description The latest clinical advances in cardiology at your fingertips! . . Presented in the easy-to-use CURRENT format, this book covers all the major disease entities and therapeutic challenges in cardiology. Concise, yet comprehensive, it is perfect for board review as well as for all aspects of heart disease care. . . . Covers every important management issue in cardiology. Includes special topics such as heart disease in pregnancy and the athlete´s heart. Consistent chapter template that includes diagnostic techniques, prevention strategies, treatment, and prognosis. All chapters written by experts in the field. 180+ illustrations, including ECGs, imaging examples, drawings, tables, and charts. Reflects the most current guidelines in patient care. Updated throughout, including the latest drug information. NEW chapter: Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. Emphasis on must-know information makes it perfect for board review .