Book Contents

Chapter 1 - Heart Attack

  • What is Heart Attack?
  • How to recognize Heart Attack?
  • When is Golden Hour in Heart Attack?
  • What Investigations are done in emergency?
  • Treatment of Heart Attack
  • What to do after Heart Attack?
  • What precautions to be taken by patients after Heart Attack?
  • What are risk factors of Heart Attack?
  • Preventions of Heart Attack

Chapter 2 - Brain Attack

  • Introduction
  • Signs and Symptoms of Heart Attack
  • Types of Stroke
  • How to recognize Stroke
  • Causes of Stroke
  • Investigations
  • Treatment of Stroke
  • Preventions

Chapter 3 - Hypertension

  • Introduction of Blood Pressure
  • How to measure BP?
  • When to measure BP?
  • BP measurement in home
  • Risk factor of Hypertension
  • Symptoms of Hypertensions
  • Steps to control BP
  • Precautions of high BP
  • Salt and BP
  • Selections of doctor
  • Role of Medicine

Chapter 4 - Diabetes

  • Introduction and Causes
  • Screening and diagnosis
  • Harmful Effects of Diabetes
  • Role of HbA1C
  • Lifestlyle change
  • Diet Control
  • Diabetes Care
  • Precaution for Heart Attack by diabetic patients

Chapter 5 - High Cholesterol

  • What is cholesterol
  • Lipid Profile
  • Steps to control

Chapter 6 Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

  • CAD and Angina
  • TMT
  • Angiography
  • Blockage
  • Angioplasty
  • Need of Bypass
  • Precautions after stenting or Bypass

Chapter 7 - Heart

  • Introduction
  • Chambers and valves of Heart
  • Circulation of Blood

Chapter 8 - Congenital Heart Disease (CHD)

  • What is CHD?
  • Symptoms of CHD
  • Who are at risks of CHD
  • Need and timing of surgery
  • Whom to show

Chapter 9 - Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD)

  • Introduction
  • How to recognize
  • Prevention of RHD
  • Need of PTMC
  • Need of valve surgery
  • Precautions after blood surgery

Chapter 10 - Heart Failure

  • Definitions
  • Causes of Heart Failure
  • How to recognize
  • Treatment
  • Importance of regular checkup

Chapter 11 - Pacemaker

  • Introductions and type
  • Indications of PPI
  • Precaution in pacemaker patients

Chapter 12 - Non Communicable Disease (NCD)

  • Leading causes of NCD worldwide
  • CVD
  • Epidemiology
  • Concept of CVD and NCD
  • Tip of Iceberg
  • Prevention

Chapter 13 Unhealthy Lifestlye

  • Components of Unhealthy Lifestlye
  • Health hazards
  • Unhealthy Lifestlye in Child and Adult
  • Health effect of physical inactivity

Chapter 14 - Smoking and Tobacco

  • Health hazard of Tobacco
  • Smoking causes heart attack
  • How to plan quitting
  • Benefits of quiting

Chapter 15 - Alcohol

  • Health hazards of Alcohol
  • Limit of alcohol use
  • Effect of Alcohol on Sex and Pregnancy

Chapter 16 Unhealthy Diet

  • Component of unhealthy diet
  • High sugar diet
  • High salt diet
  • High fat diet
  • How to reduce fats in your diet

Chapter 17 - Obesity

  • Introductions and causes
  • Health hazards of Obesity
  • Assesment of Obesity
  • Steps of reducing weight

Chapter 18 - Analysis of Food

  • Content of food
  • Carbohydrates
  • Fats
  • Protein
  • Vitamins and Minerals
  • Fibres
  • Analysing healthy and unhealthy food

Chapter 19 - Healthy diet

  • Components of healthy diet
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Fibre
  • Choosing of Healthy Food
  • Nutritional value
  • Health Benefits
  • Daily Requirement
  • Calorie Component
  • Nutritional Analysis
  • Medical Importance

Chapter 20 Physical Activity

  • Benefit of Physical Activity
  • How and When to Walk
  • Precautions needed during activities
  • Care for health patients

Chapter 21 - Visit to the Doctor

  • MBBS
  • MD/MS
  • DM/MCh
  • Physician
  • Surgeon
  • Consultant
  • Specialist
  • Interventional Cardiologist

Chapter 22 - Heart Problem

  • Chest Pain
  • Palpitations
  • Edema
  • Breathlessness

Chapter 23 - Loss of Consciousness

  • Introduction and Role of a Bystander
  • What to do and what not to do
  • About CPR
  • Causes of LOC
  • Need of Emergency Visit

Chapter 24 - Headache

  • Causes of Headache
  • Warning sign
  • Migrane and Tension Headache
  • Causes of Dizziness
  • Show to Neurologiist

Chapter 25 - Pain Abdomen

  • Part of Abdomen
  • Different causes of Pain Abdomen
  • Role of Ultrasound
  • Need of Surgery

Chapter 26 - Fever

  • Introduction and causes
  • Long and short duration
  • Features of Infection
  • Whom to show

Chapter 27 - Thyroid

  • Thyroid gland and hormone
  • Diagnosis
  • TFT
  • When to treat
  • Thyroxine Supplement

Chapter 28 - Uric Acid and Gout

  • About Uric Acid and Gout
  • How to recognize
  • Treatment
  • Diet Contral
  • Prevention
  • Precautions taken by uric and gout patients

Chapter 29 Medicine

  • Medicines
  • Mistakes in Medicine Use
  • Generic Name
  • Trade Name
  • Dose
  • Side Effects
  • Expiry Date
  • Know about the medicine you are using

Chapter 30 - Medical Terminology Index