Pharmacotherapeutic Management of Cardiovascular Disease Complications: A Textbook for Medical Students

Pharmacotherapeutic approach in managing cardiovascular complications

Release Date: 01-Dec-2020

Book Highlights ~ Bentham Books

Cardiovascular disease is a complexity of conditions comprising heart failure, cardiomyopathy, congenital heart disease and coronary heart disease etc. They impose severe health complications and remain challenge on treatments for the affected patients. Many risk factors are linked with the development of cardiovascular diseases include smoking, alcohol, stress, insufficient physical activity, poor diet, high blood pressure, high lipid profile, diabetes mellitus can greatly advance the risk of cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease incidence is spontaneously rising all parts of the world which significantly impacts high health care cost and poor health care outcomes of the individuals. In recent times, cardiovascular disease prevention and management becomes a foremost health care issue globally and disease exposing population count is alarmingly high. Current health care statistics revealed that cardiovascular diseases causing 17.3 million deaths every year and this count tend to exceed up to 23.6 million by the end of 2030.

Pharmacotherapeutic management of cardiovascular disease complications: a textbook for medical students is a novel piece of writing presenting with current treatment practices in the management of cardiovascular disease complications under the health care. The focus of this book is that it discusses prominent pharmacotherapeutic management of cardiovascular complications, causes, clinical symptoms, pathophysiological background, early diagnosis, control of risk factors, and early treatment modalities to minimize the progression of disease events in cardiology practice. The book divided into 22 chapters, all chapters are coordinately written by A.Bharath Kumar and Dr.M.S.Umashankar. This book proves valuable for health care professionals, doctors, nurses, medical students, clinical pharmacist, hospital pharmacist, community pharmacist, physiotherapist to understand, prevention and therapeutic management of cardiovascular disease complications in clinical practice.

About the Author:

Dr. M.S. Umashankar, M.Pharm., Ph.D., is currently working as a Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, SRM College of Pharmacy, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur. He has more than 15 years of experience in Teaching, research and administration positions. Two of his renowned work on Biopolymeric Pharmaceutical Applications have patented under Intellectual Property India. He published 32 National and 13 International papers in various reputed journals. He wrote a book entitled "Soft palate delivery of mucoadhesive drug delivery system" published in Lambert academic book Publishers Germany in 2011 and "Hand Book on Diabetes Clinical Complications and its Management" Lambert academic book Publishers, Mauritius in 2018. He co-authored two book chapters published in Melrose Publishing 2010, United Kingdom and 2015 United States of America. He presented research papers in more than 75 National and 14 International conferences. He is guiding B. Pharmacy, M. Pharmacy and Ph.D. research projects. He received outstanding scientist award from VD Good professional association, Chennai, India.

A.Bharath Kumar, M.Pharm., (Ph.D), as a Research scholar, Department of Pharmacy Practice, SRM College of Pharmacy, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur. He has published 34 review papers and 6 research papers in various reputed journals. He presented and participated in National and International conferences. He has more than three years teaching and research experiences. He received young scientist award from VD good professional association, Chennai, India. He wrote a book entitled "Hand Book on Diabetes Clinical Complications and its Management" Lambert academic book Publishers, Mauritius in 2018. He selected for best oral presenter at 3rd International conference on health care and allied sciences, organized by Lincoln University College, Shah Alam, Malaysia, 25th- 26th September 2019.


Cardiovascular disease complications, diabetes mellitus, coronary heart disease, hypertension, dyslipidemia, smoking, alcohol, cardiac diagnostic tests, health care professionals and cardiovascular disease treatment.

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