Publisher description for Handbook of non-invasive cardiac testing / edited by A. Iain McGhie.

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This compact handbook focuses on all types of modern non-invasive cardiac testing and describes concisely the laboratory techniques involved. For each test, a discussion of the underlying principles is followed by consideration of the indications and contraindications for that procedure. "Real Life" case scenarios showing normal and abnormal test results are included throughout as an aid to understanding, and the text is fully supported with explanatory line diagrams and photographs, both colour and black and white. An important chapter on test selection in various clinical scenarios emphasises the need for informed consideration in this increasingly cost-sensitive area. From a highly respected team of contributors, this book will be essential reading for trainee cardiologists, cardiology fellows, general physicians and cardiac technicians.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Heart -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.
Heart -- Imaging.
Heart -- radiography.
Heart Diseases -- diagnosis.