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Cardiothoracic Critical Care

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ISBN-10: 0750675721

ISBN-13: 9780750675727

Edition: 2007

Authors: David Sidebotham, Andrew McKee, Michael Gillham, Jerrold Levy

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This new bedside manual guides you through all the practical aspects of managing patients following cardiothoracic surgery and critically ill cardiology patients. Primarily designed to use in cardiothoracic intensive care units and coronary care units, it covers the perioperative management for the full range of cardiothoracic surgical procedures, the management of complications, and related issues. Core topics in cardiothoracic critical care, such as hemodynamic instability, arrhythmias, bleeding, and mechanical cardiac support, are afforded broad coverage. Also included are sections on advanced ventilatory techniques and veno-venous ECMO for treating severe respiratory failure, as well as…    
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Book details

List price: $99.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 8/8/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 672
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.850
Language: English

Physiology and pathophysiology
Stress, inflammation, and shock
Cardiovascular pharmacology
Sedation, analgesia, and related topics
Cardiac testing
Chest radiography
Echocardiography
Monitoring
Surgery for coronary artery disease
Valvular heart disease
Thoracic aorta
Thoracic surgery
Lung transplantation
Heart transplantation
Congenital heart disease in adults
Cardiac disease and pregnancy
Standard management of cardiac surgery patients
Acute coronary syndromes
Heart failure
Hemodynamic instability and resuscitation
Arrhythmias
Mechanical cardiac support
Massive pulmonary embolism
Pulmonary hypertension
Thoracic trauma
Massive hemoptysis
Acute respiratory failure
Noninvasive respiratory support
Invasive respiratory support
Bleeding, hemostasis, and transfusion medicine
Acid-base disturbances
Water and electrolyte disturbances
Acute renal failure and renal support
Nutrition and disorders of gastrointestinal and hepatic function
Infection and sepsis
Endocrine disorders
Neurologic dysfunction
Brain death and organ donation
Intensive care and the end of life
Procedures
Risk assessment and quality improvement
Normal values
Comments on the interpretation of diagnostic tests