Clinical Cardiology 1201 - Clinical Cardiology Alert - Jan 01, 2008

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for the cardiologist.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty

Physician Editor
Michael H. Crawford, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief of Cardiology
University of California
San Francisco

Editorial Board Members
John P. DiMarco, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of Virginia
Charlottesville

Jonathan Abrams, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque

Author
Andrew Boyle, MBBS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Interventional Cardiology
University of California
San Francisco, CA

Peer Reviewer
Rakesh Mishra, MD
Berkeley Cardiovascular Medical Group
Berkeley, CA

Subjects:

  • A Better Antiplatelet Drug?
  • Warfarin vs Clopidogrel Plus Aspirin for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Carotid Disease and CABG
  • Driving and ICD Shocks for Ventricular Arrhythmias
  • Biomarker in Peripheral Arterial Disease

Objectives:

  • to present the latest information regarding diagnosis and treatment of cardiac disease
  • to discuss the pros and cons of these interventions, as well as possible complications
  • to discuss the pros, cons, and cost-effectiveness of new and traditional diagnostic tests
  • to present current data regarding outpatient care of cardiac patients

Financial Disclosure:

Clinical Cardiology Alert's physician editor, Michael H. Crawford, MD, is on the speaker's bureau for Pfizer. Editorial board member John P. DiMarco, MD, PhD is a consultant for Novartis, and does research for Medtronic and Guidant. Editorial board member Jonathan Abrams, MD serves on the speaker's bureau for Merck, Pfizer, and Parke-Davis. Author Andrew Boyle, MBBS, PhD and peer reviewer, Rakesh Mishra, MD, report no consultant, stockholder, speaker's bureau, or other financial relationship with any company related to this field of study.

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