Cardiothoracic Critical Care
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Description: 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 nutritional support, treating and preventing infection, renal failure, and care of the dying patient. Concisely written and featuring liberal use of illustrations as well as an integrated, tightly edited style, and a limited number of key references, this volume will become your reference of choice for the care of of cardiothoracic surgery patients and critically ill cardiology patients. Also included is a companion DVD featuring over 500 still and video clips of radiographs, CT scans, MRI scans, and echocardiograms, both transthoracic and transesophageal. Find information quickly with concisely written text. Get a more complete picture with extensive illustrations. Focus on just the information you need using a a limited number of key references. Navigate the complexities of critical care for a fulll range of cardiothoracic surgery patients with in-depth coverage of perioperative care, management of complications, and more. Enhance your knowledge through a companion DVD featuring the latest in cardiothoracic imaging techniques.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $99.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 8/8/2007
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
|Physiology and pathophysiology|
|Stress, inflammation, and shock|
|Sedation, analgesia, and related topics|
|Surgery for coronary artery disease|
|Valvular heart disease|
|Congenital heart disease in adults|
|Cardiac disease and pregnancy|
|Standard management of cardiac surgery patients|
|Acute coronary syndromes|
|Hemodynamic instability and resuscitation|
|Mechanical cardiac support|
|Massive pulmonary embolism|
|Acute respiratory failure|
|Noninvasive respiratory support|
|Invasive respiratory support|
|Bleeding, hemostasis, and transfusion medicine|
|Water and electrolyte disturbances|
|Acute renal failure and renal support|
|Nutrition and disorders of gastrointestinal and hepatic function|
|Infection and sepsis|
|Brain death and organ donation|
|Intensive care and the end of life|
|Risk assessment and quality improvement|
|Comments on the interpretation of diagnostic tests|