The ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care is the official textbook of the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA) of the ESC. This 'Read more…


  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: February 26, 2015
  • Book - HARDCOVER
  • ISBN: 9780199687039

Book reviews

Review from previous edition The ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiac Care is an exceptional resource and invaluable review text. An excellent purchase for senior clinicians in cardiology and critical care and a must-have for cardiac intensivists-in-training, it also will be useful to scientists, clinical investigators, journal editors, and practicing clinicians. JAMA In summary I found this textbook to be concise, yet comprehensive in its coverage of this important topic and believe it will be of considerable value to those who work in acute and intensive cardiac care. In general, it is authoritative rather than scholarly. However, it seems like a worthy curriculum for accreditation in this field and should help achieve the goal of making acute cardiac care uniform and of high quality across Europe. Circulation The book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date, and clear review of the basic science, pathophysiology, and evidence-based medicine that comprises the core of IACC. It is encyclopedic and well w

About the author

Christiaan Vrints is past president of the Executive ACCA Board and a Nucleus Member of the Association. He is Professor of cardiology at the University of Antwerp and head of the Department of Cardiology at the University Hospital of Antwerp, Belgium.
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