Postural Tachycardia Syndrome - A Concise and Practical Guide to Management and Associated Conditions

Postural Tachycardia Syndrome - A Concise and Practical Guide to Management and Associated Conditions

von: Nicholas Gall, Lesley Kavi, Melvin D. Lobo

Springer-Verlag, 2020

ISBN: 9783030541651 , 332 Seiten

Format: PDF

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Postural Tachycardia Syndrome - A Concise and Practical Guide to Management and Associated Conditions


 

This book describes the varying clinical manifestations of postural tachycardia syndrome (PoTS) and provides a robust yet practical set of clinical tools for those managing patients suffering with this syndrome. Guidance is provided by a range of disciplines relevant to PoTS including general and specialist assessments, associated conditions, diagnostic considerations, therapy and service models. 
Postural Tachycardia Syndrome: A Concise and Practical Guide to Management and Associated Conditions presents the scientific background and practical information for the busy medical professional, illustrating key features with care-based materials to help them manage this condition, which can be a challenge for patients and clinicians alike.



Dr Nicholas Gall qualified in 1993 from Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals. He trained in General Internal Medicine and Cardiology and is a Consultant Cardiologist (electrophysiology) at King's College Hospital and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at King's College. He has a particular interest in loss of consciousness and autonomic conditions including PoTS: Neuro-cardiology. He has published widely, has an active PoTS research program and speaks at National and International conferences.  With Prof Kavi, he developed the PoTS masterclass  and has run the London Syncope conference since 2010. He is a Patron of PoTS-UK and medical adviser to STARS. 
Dr Lesley Kavi obtained her medical degree at Glasgow University.  She is currently working as a GP in Solihull and is Visiting Professor at Birmingham City University where she teaches on the Advanced Practice MSc. She was appointed as RCGP Syncope Clinical Champion in 2019 and developed an online open access toolkit for use by clinicians in primary care. In 2011 Lesley became a trustee of PoTS UK, the national charity that supports patients with postural tachycardia syndrome. In 2017 she took on the role of chairperson. Her special interests include PoTS, syncope and women's health.
Dr Melvin Lobo is a Consultant Cardiovascular Physician and Director of the Bart's Blood Pressure Clinic based in the Barts Heart Centre and the William Harvey Research Institute.  He has a specialist interest in blood pressure disorders of all types, PoTS and autonomic control of the circulation. He is an accredited Clinical Hypertension Specialist of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) and British Hypertension Society. Professor Lobo has participated in numerous clinical trials, particularly in the field of novel device therapy of hypertension. His research work has been featured on television and in the national press on numerous occasions.