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Core Topics in Cardiothoracic Critical Care

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ISBN-10: 0521872839

ISBN-13: 9780521872836

Edition: 2008

Authors: Andrew Klein, Alain Vuylsteke, Samer A. M. Nashef

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Most patients with critical cardiac or thoracic conditions will at some stage pass through the cardiothoracic critical care unit. Critical care presents more complex clinical data than any other area of medicine. Continuous monitoring makes diagnosis easy and further information can be easily obtained via a variety of diagnostic tools. Core Topics in Cardiothoracic Critical Care will guide clinicians from all disciplines in the management of cardiothoracic patients, demystifying the critical care unit and providing the key knowledge in a concise and accessible manner. The central section is a detailed discussion of the management of each physiologic system; additional sections cover…    
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Book details

List price: $127.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/13/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 566
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.850

Alain Vuylsteke is a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care at Papworth Hospital, Cambridge.

Samer A M Nashef is a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at Papworth Hospital, Cambridge.

Foreword
Preface
Abbreviations
Admission to critical care
General considerations in cardiothoracic critical care
System management in cardiothoracic critical care
Cardiovascular system in cardiothoracic critical care
Respiratory system in cardiothoracic critical care
Renal system in cardiothoracic critical care
Haematology and transfusion in cardiothoracic critical care
Gastro-intestinal system in cardiothoracic critical care
Immune system and infection in cardiothoracic critical care
Endrocrine system in cardiothoracic critical care
Neurological system in cardiothoracic critical care
Procedure specific care in cardiothoracic critical care
Discharge and follow up from cardiothoracic critical care
Structure and organisation in cardiothoracic critical care
Ethics, legal issues and research in cardiothoracic critical care
Index.