The philosophy of the blues From B.B. King to Billie Holiday, Blues music not only sounds good, but has an almost universal appeal in its reflection of the trials and tribulations of everyday life. Its ability to powerfully touch on a range of social and emotional issues is philosophically inspiring, and here, a diverse range of thinkers and musicians offer illuminating essays that make important connections between the human condition and the Blues that will appeal to music lovers and philosophers alike.
Now in its second edition, this practical guide offers clear-headed guidance to the successful application of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation. This book concentrates on clinically-relevant information that providers can put to immediate use caring for patients. Takes a clear-headed practical approach to ablation of atrial fibrillation - long on actionable, clinically-relevant guidance, succinct and to-the-point on the theory behind the procedure Edited by three leading, internationally-known electrophysiologists with extensive experience in ablation for atrial fibrillation Written by international team of experts reflecting global best practices from centers with considerable experience in the use of catheter ablation Format designed to serve the needs of electrophysiologists regardless of experience, electrophysiology fellows, electrophysiology nurses and lab technical staff Covers hot topics such as new noninvasive imaging techniques, the treatment of challenging left atrial flutters, options for persistent atrial fibrillation and when a redo ablation is needed; and novel application of ablation targeting the autonomic nervous system