Chapter 3. Cardiovascular Examination in Pregnancy and the Approach to Diagnosis of Cardiac Disorder

  1. Celia Oakley MD, FRCP, FESC, FACC1 and
  2. Carole A Warnes MD, FRCP, FACC2
  1. Petros Nihoyannopoulos

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470994955.ch3

Heart Disease in Pregnancy, Second Edition

Heart Disease in Pregnancy, Second Edition

How to Cite

Nihoyannopoulos, P. (2007) Cardiovascular Examination in Pregnancy and the Approach to Diagnosis of Cardiac Disorder, in Heart Disease in Pregnancy, Second Edition (eds C. Oakley and C. A. Warnes), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470994955.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor (Emeritus) of Clinical Cardiology, Imperial College School of Medicine at Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK

  2. 2

    Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine and Pediatric Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134880

Online ISBN: 9780470994955

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Keywords:

  • cardiovascular examination;
  • pregnancy;
  • cardiac disorder;
  • systemic blood pressure;
  • electrocardiographic (ECG)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Examination

  • Special investigations