Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Pocketbook guide by Simon Stewart

By Simon Stewart

Pulmonary arterial high blood pressure (PAH) is a comparatively infrequent yet in all probability life-threatening disorder. In so much kinds, the affliction could be clinically determined overdue and is linked to revolutionary scientific deterioration and untimely loss of life. A Clinician's consultant to Pulmonary Arterial high blood pressure, moment Edition complements the final PAH expertise of the broader medical group and descriptions the necessity for more desirable screening, prognosis, and remedy. subject matters include:

  • Disease history and epidemiology
  • Basics of illness pathophysiology
  • Clinical profile and prognosis
  • Treatment thoughts
  • Screening and administration of PAH

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