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Cardiac Arrest The Science and Practice of Resuscitation Medicine

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ISBN-10: 0521847001

ISBN-13: 9780521847001

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Volker Wenzel, Douglas A. Chamberlain, Henry R. Halperin, Karl B. Kern, Norman A. Paradis

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This edition brings the reader up-to-date with developments in the field, focusing on practical issues of decision making, clinical management and prevention, as well as providing clear explanations of the science informing the practice.
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Book details

List price: $305.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/18/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1374
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 9.900
Language: English

Volker Wenzel is Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Anesthesiology of Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria.

Douglas Chamberlain is Honorary Professor of Resuscitation Medicine at the School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Wales and Visiting Professor of Cardiology at the University of Brighton, Sussex.

Henry Halperin is Professor of Medicine and Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore.

Karl Kern is Professor of Medicine at the Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona.

Norman A. Paradis is an emergency physician currently on the faculty at the University of Southern California, and Chief Medical Officer of ZOLL Circulation in Sunnyvale, California. Most of his career has been dedicated to the study of cardiac arrest, shock and molecular diagnostics, both in university settings and in startup companies. He edits the standard medical textbook in resuscitation medicine. In the past, he has been a professor at the University of Colorado, Virginia Commonwealth University, Columbia University and NYU. At Colorado, Dr Paradis was the hospital's Senior Medical director and a Professor of Surgery and Medicine. He trained at Henry Ford Hospital, Los Angeles County USC Medical Center and Northwestern University.

Introduction
Basic Science
The Pathophysiology of Global Ischemia and Reperfusion
Perfusion Pressures
Therapy of Sudden Death
External Chest Compression
Vasopressor Therapy During Cardiac Arrest
Postresuscitation Disease and its Care
Special Resuscitation Circumstances
Special Issues in Resuscitation.