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Cardiology is a medical specialty dealing with disorders of the heart. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology.
Topics covered include the following:
Anatomy and pathology; Preventive and rehabilitative cardiology; Epidemiology and ethics;
Cardiovascular disease in women; Geriatric cardiovascular disease; Preoperative assessment for noncardiac surgery; Postoperative cardiac care; Critical care; medicine, cardiovascular surgery, and general internal medicine as encountered in the practice of cardiology;
(including some general pediatrics with an emphasis on adolescent medicine)
Arrhythmias; Coronary artery disease; Acute coronary; syndromes/Acute; myocardial infarction;
Valvular disorders; Congenital disorders; Pericardial disease; Aorta/Peripheral; vascular disease; Hypertension/Pulmonary; disorders; Pharmacology; Congestive heart failure; Physiology/Biochemistry