References and Links


Useful Sites for Additional Reading:

  • BMJ: An international peer-reviewed journal for medical professionals and researches in all areas of Cardiology
  • The British Heart Foundation- Read about the latest research and projects in the Cardiovascular field
  • The Fetal Treatment Centre- Current news and research in the prevention and treatment of Congenital Heart Disease 

        Text Books

  • The Human Body Book- An Illustrated Guide to its Structure, Function and Diseases, Steve Parker, 2007, ISBN: 978-1-8561-3007-3
  • Human Anatomy, Gosling et al, 5th Edition, 2008, ISBN: 978-0-7234-3451-1
  • Encyclopedia of the Human Body, Richard Walker, 2005, ISBN: 1-4053-05266
  • Medical Physiology, Walter Boron, 2005, ISBN: 1-4160-2328-3



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