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By David J. Stott, Gordon D. O. Lowe

Written via prime specialists within the box, Cardiovascular ailments and well-being within the Older sufferer covers the epidemiology, pathophysiology and administration of heart problems within the older sufferer. in keeping with and improved from the cardiovascular part in Pathy's ideas and perform of Geriatric Medicine, 5th variation, this ebook offers authoritative, functional info on one of many significant illnesses of previous age. an exceptional reference for scientific and pre-clinical degrees, it is a must-have source for geriatricians, cardiologists, and GPs, in addition to cardiac professional nurses and complex perform nurses.

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