Living with Coronary Disease
With coronary heart disease one of the biggest killers in the Western world, this book will help people of all ages understand what coronary heart disease is and what can be done to prevent it, or at least, delay it for as long as possible. Highly accessible, and written by two experienced heart doctors, the text is designed to help dispel fears of the condition and allow readers to take control of their health and future, whether they are patients or practitioners. Dr Clive Handler BSc, MD, MRCP,FACC, FESC is an Honorary Consultant in the National Pulmonary Hypertension Unit at The Royal Free Hospital, London and Consultant Cardiologist at Highgate Hospital, London. He was previously Consultant Cardiologist at Northwick Park and St Mary's Hospitals, London. He trained at Guy's Hospital Medical School and at St Luke's Hospital Milwaukee, University of Wisconsin. His textbook 'Cardiology in Primary Care', was published by Radcliffe Publishing in 2004. He co-edited 'Classic Papers in Coronary Angioplasty' with Dr Michael Cleman from Yale University Medical School (Springer) and edited 'Guy's Hospital - 250 years' in 1975. His forthcoming books include 'Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Primary Care' and Management of Cardiac Problems in Primary Care' (both written with Dr Gerry Coghlan and published by Radcliffe Publishing) and is co-editor of 'Vascular Complications in Human Disease: mechanisms and consequences' (Springer). His has written numerous scientific papers. Dr Gerry Coghlan MD, FRCP is Consultant Cardiologist and Director of the National Pulmonary Hypertension Unit at the Royal Free Hospital. He trained in Dublin and at Harefield and the Royal Free Hospitals. He is an international authority on Pulmonary Hypertension but has wide interests in all aspects of the management of coronary heart disease and angioplasty. He has written several books with Dr Clive Handler as well as scientific papers on pulmonary hypertension and other aspects of cardiology.
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