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Women & Heart Disease Nanette K Wenger

Women & Heart Disease

Nanette K Wenger

Published August 17th 2005
ISBN : 9780203640340
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Despite media attention and public awareness, recent advances in pharmaceutical and medical developments, heart disease in women is under-diagnosed, under-treated, and under-managed. Many women fail to present in the clinic when symptomatic, becauseMoreDespite media attention and public awareness, recent advances in pharmaceutical and medical developments, heart disease in women is under-diagnosed, under-treated, and under-managed. Many women fail to present in the clinic when symptomatic, because of responsibilities at home or at work. Often the first presentation follows a cardiac event. Women are excluded from many clinical trials regardless of age or cardiac history, simply because most trials are aimed at male patients. This best-selling, updated title, aimed at changing this treatment of womens cardiac issues, covers all aspects of female cardiovascular disease. It is required reading for all practitioners who assess female patients.