Heart Disease and Health Dr. G. Gadkari

Mixed media product
7th March 2013
Mercury Learning & Information
100 pages: 229 x 152 x 7mm
My Modern Health Series

Heart disease, regardless of age and sex, is the leading cause of death in the United States and a major health concern throughout the world. This book explains the workings of the heart and related issues through practical examples, FAQs, and illustrations. Each title in the series will include: questions and answers about the medical definition/description of the condition; the source/causes; details of symptoms; available cure/treatment; and societal issues or public opinion such as legal issues, social/psychological ramifications, etc; case studies from both the physician and patient perspectives; and, animations, figures, and photos to support, explain topics under discussion. In electronic versions these items are integrated as hyperlinks and "pop-ups" throughout the text. Resources including Web sites, articles, blogs, and books that offer additional information on each subject. It includes a companion DVD with animations, color figures from the book, Web links, animations, etc.

Gadkari (founder of the Association of Advanced Research in Obesity) and Larsen (securities lawyer and law school writing instructor) have created this book to provide answers to questions about the medical definitions and descriptions of heart disease and keeping the heart healthy. The book has five parts divided into 19 chapters: The Heart and Cardiovascular System; Causes, Effects, and Risk Factors for Heart Disease; Symptoms and Diagnosis of Heart Disease and Treatment of a Heart Attack; Follow-Up Treatment and Recovery After a Heart Attack or Surgery; and Three Keys to Heart-Healthy Living. The book includes beautiful color illustrations and a DVD.

Dr. Gadkari is the founder of the Association of Advanced Research in Obesity. He is also the author of A Win Over Obesity.

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