This guide addresses a range of topics that you will encounter on the general inpatient service; some topics not included will be important in ambulatory settings or the coronary care unit.
The topics covered in this guide are organized as follows:
Management of hypertension and hypercholesterolemia are covered in the Ambulatory Care guide.
If you are interested in a career in cardiology, see Next Steps for information about professional societies, meetings, and additional resources.
For a brief history of cardiology, click here.
Rotation Prep was developed by a collaborative team of experts, educators, fellows, and residents including Andrea Merrill, MD (NEJM Fellow); Ramya Ramaswami, MBBS, MPH (NEJM Fellow); Alex Djuricich, MD (NEJM Education Editor); David Dudzinski, MD; Dan Blumenthal, MD; Rebecca Lumsden; and Lauren Gilstrap, MD. The content was reviewed by John Jarcho, MD.