Cardiopulmonary Critical Care / Edition 3

Cardiopulmonary Critical Care / Edition 3

by David R. Dantzker, Steven M. Scharf
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721665438

ISBN-13: 9780721665436

Pub. Date: 10/16/1997

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Provides current insights into critical abnormalities of the heart and lungs. The 3rd Edition includes chapters on microcirculation, regional distribution of blood flow, methods of increasing oxygen delivery, septic shock, environmental lung injury, and the effects of high pressure environments. Much more focused toward the critical care aspects of cardiopulmonary

Overview

Provides current insights into critical abnormalities of the heart and lungs. The 3rd Edition includes chapters on microcirculation, regional distribution of blood flow, methods of increasing oxygen delivery, septic shock, environmental lung injury, and the effects of high pressure environments. Much more focused toward the critical care aspects of cardiopulmonary disorders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721665436
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/16/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
692
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 10.57(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Pathophysiology. Pathogenesis of Acute Lung Injury. Pulmonary Gas Exchange. Pathophysiology of the Pulmonary Vascular Bed. Mechanical Cardiopulmonary Interactions in Critical Care. Peripheral Control of Venous Return in Critical Illness Role of the Splanchnic Vascular Compartment. The Muscles of Respiration. Cardiac Function. Oxygen Transport and Utilization. The Microcirculation and Tissue Oxygenation. Pulmonary Mechanics in Critical Care. Section II: Principles of Treatment. Principles of Mechanical Ventilation and Weaning. Ventilatory Control in the Critical Care Setting. Critical Care Radiology. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. Pharmacologic and Ventilatory Support of the Circulation in Critically Ill Patients. Section III: Specific Disorders. Acute Myocardial Infarction. Cardiac Rhythm Disorders in the Critical Care Setting: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, And Management. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Heart-Lung Interactions in Sepsis. Community-Acquired Pneumonia. Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia and Pneumonia in the Immunosuppressed Host. Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism. Status Asthmaticus. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Smoke Inhalation Injury. Hyperbaric Medicine. Cardiorespiratory Failure Caused By High Altitude.

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