Cardiac Drugs in Pregnancy

In the western world, the risk of cardiovascular disease in pregnancy has grown due to the increasing age at the first pregnancy and the worldwide obesity epidemic leading to early diabetes and hypertension. As a result more women are requiring drug therapy during pregnancy  and some data has shown...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Sliwa, Karen (Editor), Anthony, John (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Springer London 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
Series:Current Cardiovascular Therapy
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:In the western world, the risk of cardiovascular disease in pregnancy has grown due to the increasing age at the first pregnancy and the worldwide obesity epidemic leading to early diabetes and hypertension. As a result more women are requiring drug therapy during pregnancy  and some data has shown an altered pharmacodynamic profile in pregnant women when compared to the non-pregnant population. Cardiac Drugs in Pregnancy presents up-to-date research for the treatment of cardiovascular disease during pregnancy, and  discusses the most important indications of drug usage in pregnancy and postpartum. The book aims to assess the potential risk of drugs and their possible benefit against each other, making it an essential read for a wide range of health professionals involved in cardiac drug therapy in pregnancy
Physical Description:XII, 131 p. 3 illus., 2 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9781447154723