The Cardiac Catheterization Handbook / Edition 3

The Cardiac Catheterization Handbook / Edition 3

by Morton J. Kern
     
 

ISBN-10: 081512614X

ISBN-13: 9780815126140

Pub. Date: 07/01/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The second edition of this exceptional handbook won the 1996 American Journal of Nursing Award for the year's most outstanding book in a major category of practice. This new third edition again provides step-by-step instructions on what to expect, what to avoid, and how to manage complications in the cath lab with valuable updates on safety requirements, new

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The second edition of this exceptional handbook won the 1996 American Journal of Nursing Award for the year's most outstanding book in a major category of practice. This new third edition again provides step-by-step instructions on what to expect, what to avoid, and how to manage complications in the cath lab with valuable updates on safety requirements, new technology, and new techniques. THE CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION HANDBOOK takes you through a detailed review of equipment, specific laboratory techniques, and lab safety. You'll also explore the limitations, complications, and medical-surgical implications of cardiac catheterization and angiography findings. This book's portable size and spiral binding make it the preferred pocket reference for new trainees and practitioners.

Provides an expanded discussion of safety requirements in the cath lab Discusses current and new lab technology and procedures Explores new approaches to vascular access and hemostasis Includes more hemodynamic examples and case results Lists updated interventional methodologies for atherectomy, stenting, and thrombus aspiration

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815126140
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
658
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Catheterization Laboratory 2. Arterial and Venous Access 3. Hemodynamics Data 4. Electrophysiologic Studies and Ablation Techniques 5. Angiographic Data 6. Research Techniques 7. Special Techniques 8. High-Risk Cardiac Catheterization 9. Interventional Techniques 10. Documentation in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Glossary Appendices I. Patient Records, Orders, and Diagrams II. Functional Anatomy of the Heart III. Coronary Artery Anatomy and physiology Anatomy of the Arterial Wall Configuration of Lesions IV. Normal Hemodynamic Value Tables V. Units of Measure Conversion Factors and constants VI. Ventricular Volume and Mass Measurement of Ventricular Volume VII. Radiographic Identification of Prosthetic Valves VIII. PTCA and Other Interventional Equipment's Specifications IX. Electrocardiography in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Index

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