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Heart Failure: A Practical Guide for Diagnosis and Management (Oxford American Cardiology Library)

Clinical practice consensus guidelines for management of heart failure are available from the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology, Heart Failure Society of America, Canadian Cardiovascular Society, and European Society of Cardiology. The guidelines from these organizations, based on evidence from clinical trials and expert agreement, are largely concordant and provide useful information for practitioners.… Read More »

The American Health Care Paradox: Why Spending More is Getting Us Less

Foreword by Harvey V. Fineberg, President of the Institute of MedicineFor decades, experts have puzzled over why the US spends more on health care but suffers poorer outcomes than other industrialized nations. Now Elizabeth H. Bradley and Lauren A. Taylor marshal extensive research, including a comparative study of health care data from thirty countries, and… Read More »

An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back

A New York Times bestseller A Washington Post Notable Book of the Year  At a moment of drastic political upheaval, An American Sickness is a shocking investigation into our dysfunctional healthcare system – and offers practical solutions to its myriad problems. In these troubled times, perhaps no institution has unraveled more quickly and more completely than… Read More »