Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children / Edition 1

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Written by cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, and pediatric intensive care physicans and nurses, this text offers a multidisciplinary approach to the care of children with critical heart disease. Throughout, Dr. Nichols and colleagues provide practice-oriented guidance on:
• scientific principles
• diagnostic and therapeutic techniques
• specialized equipment
• managing congenital and acquired special conditions
• anesthesia, CPR, and respiratory care ... ... all with more than 400 illustrations to help you visualize anatomy and techniques, numerous charts and tables to summarize critical data, and much more.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801669293
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/15/1995
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1104

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The segmental approach to congenital heart disease 3
Ch. 2 Cardiovascular physiology and shock 17
Ch. 3 Regulation of pulmonary vascular resistance and blood flow 73
Ch. 4 Renal function and heart disease 113
Ch. 5 Splanchnic function and heart disease 131
Ch. 6 Cerebral function and heart disease 143
Ch. 7 Pharmacology of cardiovascular drugs 173
Ch. 8 Pediatric arrhythmias 207
Ch. 9 Pericardial effusion and tamponade 243
Ch. 10 Anesthesia for pediatric cardiac surgery 267
Ch. 11 Applied respiratory physiology 291
Ch. 12 Respiratory support for the child with critical heart disease 307
Ch. 13 Cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation 333
Ch. 14 Coagulation disorders in congenital heart disease 367
Ch. 15 Nutrition and metabolism in the critically ill child with cardiac disease 379
Ch. 16 Heart and lung transplantation 405
Ch. 17 Noninvasive diagnosis of congenital and acquired pediatric heart disease 427
Ch. 18 Diagnostic and therapeutic catheterization 463
Ch. 19 Perioperative monitoring 479
Ch. 20 Cardiopulmonary bypass in infants and children 507
Ch. 21 Mechanical circulatory support in infants and children 529
Ch. 22 Nursing care of the child with congenital heart disease 545
Ch. 23 Perioperative management of patients with congenital heart disease : a multidisciplinary approach 561
Ch. 24 Atrial septal defects and ventricular septal defects 579
Ch. 25 Atrioventricular septal defects 593
Ch. 26 Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction 609
Ch. 27 Coarctation of the aorta and interrupted aortic arch 625
Ch. 28 Mitral valve diseases 649
Ch. 29 Aortopulmonary septal defects and patent ductus arteriosus 663
Ch. 30 Anomalous origin of the coronary arteries 675
Ch. 31 Persistent truncus arteriosus 689
Ch. 32 Total anomalous pulmonary venous return 699
Ch. 33 Transposition of the great arteries and the arterial switch operation 715
Ch. 34 Double-outlet right ventricle and double-outlet left ventricle 731
Ch. 35 Tetralogy of fallot with and without pulmonary atresia 755
Ch. 36 Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum 767
Ch. 37 Ebsten's malformation 777
Ch. 38 Single-ventricle lesions 789
Ch. 39 Tricuspid atresia 799
Ch. 40 Hypoplastic left heart syndrome 823
Ch. 41 Separating the circulations : cavopulmonary connections bidirectional Glenn, Hemi-Fontan and the modified fontan operation 845
Ch. 42 The critical appraisal and use of evidence about therapy 871
Ch. 43 Pulmonary hypertension 885
Ch. 44 Inflammatory heart disease 899
Ch. 45 Infective endocarditis 927
Ch. 46 Syndromes and congenital heart defects 951
Ch. 47 Heritable heart disease as part of multisystem illness 973
Ch. 48 Cardiomyopathy 981
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