Overview

Remarkable improvements in cardiac survival rates have made cardiovascular critical care much more common, but no less challenging for the practitioner. This important volume draws on the skills of an expert team of editors and contributors to present a timely overview of clinical practice.

The book covers the full range of the field, from pre-operative assessment and the haematological complications of cardiovascular surgery and critical care to the care of patients with:

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Cardiovascular Critical Care

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Overview

Remarkable improvements in cardiac survival rates have made cardiovascular critical care much more common, but no less challenging for the practitioner. This important volume draws on the skills of an expert team of editors and contributors to present a timely overview of clinical practice.

The book covers the full range of the field, from pre-operative assessment and the haematological complications of cardiovascular surgery and critical care to the care of patients with:

·         Arrhythmias

·         Heart Failure

·         Adult Congenital Heart Disease

·         Mitral Valve Disease

·         Aortic Valve Disease

·         Infective Endocarditis

·         Vasculitis

The authors also address the special problems associated with the management of conditions consequent upon pregnancy, eclampsia, and the hypertensive crisis.

With high-quality illustrations and a helpful index, Cardiovascular Critical Care gives you access to information that helps you provide the best possible care to your patients.

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Editorial Reviews

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“This book deserves to become a core reference text for clinicians working in cardiovascular critical care … Nevertheless, it is an excellent, up to date source of information for all members of the cardiovascular critical care team.” (British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 6 June 2012)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781444391350
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/25/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 496
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Edited by Mark J.D. Griffiths, MRCP, PhD, EDICM, BDICM, Consultant Physician, Adult Intensive Care Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK

Jeremy J. Cordingley, MBBS, MRCP, FRCA, EDICM, Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK

Susanna S. Price MB, BS, BSc, MRCP, EDICM, PhD, Consultant Cardiologist and Intensivist, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust, London, UK

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Table of Contents

Contributors.

Introduction.

Chapter 1 Shock (Marius Terblanche and Nicole Assmann).

Chapter 2 Resuscitation in Intensive Care (David A. Zideman).

Chapter 3 Cardiovascular Monitoring in Critical Care (Michael R. Pinsky).

Chapter 4 Cardiovascular Investigation of the Critically Ill (Susanna Price and Jeremy J. Cordingley).

Chapter 5 Haematological Aspects of Cardiovascular Critical Care (Kanchan Rege and Mark J.D. Griffiths).

Chapter 6 Cardiovascular Support: Pharmacological (Joseph E. Arrowsmith and Florian Falter).

Chapter 7 Arrhythmias (Hugh Montgomery and Vivek Sivaraman).

Chapter 8 Mechanical Heart Failure Therapy (Richard Trimlett).

Chapter 9 Care of the High Risk Patient Undergoing Surgery (Justin Woods and Andrew Rhodes).

Chapter 10 Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Principles of Management in Critical Care (Susanna Price and Brian Keogh).

Chapter 11 Common Complications of Cardiovascular Critical Illness (Simon J. Finney and Mark J.D. Griffiths).

Chapter 12 Haemodynamic Management of Severe Sepsis (Jean-Louis Vincent).

Chapter 13 Acute Coronary Syndromes and Myocardial Infarction (Alex Hobson and Nick Curzen).

Chapter 14 Cardiogenic Shock (Divaka Perera and Gerald S. Carr-White).

Chapter 15 Peri-operative Care of the Heart Transplant Recipient (Keith McNeil and John Dunning).

Chapter 16 Adult Congenital Heart Disease Syndromes (Antonia Pijuan Domènech, Katerina Chamaidi and Michael A. Gatzoulis).

Chapter 17 Management of Arrhythmias in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease (Barbara J. Deal).

Chapter 18 Mitral Valve Disease (Susanna Price and Derek Gibson).

Chapter 19 Aortic Valve Disease (Susanna Price and Derek Gibson).

Chapter 20 Infective Endocarditis (David Hunter and John Pepper).

Chapter 21 Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Ventricular Failure (Alain Vuylsteke).

Chapter 22 Aortic Dissection (Maninder S. Kalkat, Vamsidhar B. Dronavalli, David Alexander and Robert S. Bonser).

Chapter 23 Emergency Management of Cardiac Trauma (James Napier and Mark Messent).

Chapter 24 Hypertensive Crises (Liao Pinhu and Mark J.D. Griffiths).

Chapter 25 Pregnancy (Lorna Swan).

Chapter 26 Vasculitis (Lorna Swan).

Chapter 27 Endocrine Problems and Cardiovascular Critical Care (Phil Marino and Susanna Price).

Chapter 28 Haemodynamic Monitoring and Therapy: A Personal History 1961–1994 (Ronald Bradley).

Index.

The colour plate section.

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