Handbook of Patient Care in Cardiac Surgery / Edition 7

Handbook of Patient Care in Cardiac Surgery / Edition 7

by John H. Lemmer, Gus J. Vlahakes
     
 

The thoroughly updated Seventh Edition of this popular and widely used handbook presents the most current protocols and recommendations for care of patients undergoing cardiac surgery. This edition reflects current ACLS guidelines and the latest developments in cardiac surgery. The transplantation chapter has been entirely rewritten by a new author.

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Overview

The thoroughly updated Seventh Edition of this popular and widely used handbook presents the most current protocols and recommendations for care of patients undergoing cardiac surgery. This edition reflects current ACLS guidelines and the latest developments in cardiac surgery. The transplantation chapter has been entirely rewritten by a new author.

Experts from leading hospitals offer detailed, practical guidelines on preoperative evaluation and preparation, intraoperative management, and postoperative care for all current cardiac surgical procedures. Perspectives valuable for cardiac surgeons, cardiac nurses, and anesthesiologists are included throughout. Coverage includes a chapter on infants and children. Appendices list drug dosages for adults and for infants and children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781773850
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/01/2009
Series:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Handbook Series
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Preoperative Evaluation and Management

2. Operative Management

3. Postoperative Management

4. Postoperative Complications Involving the Heart and Lungs

5. Postoperative Complications Involving Other Organ Systems

6. Late Postoperative Management

7. Management of Infants and Children

8. Mechanical Cardiac Support and Transplantation

Appendix 1. Nomogram for Determining Body Surface Area from Height and Weight

Appendix 2. Recommendations for Preventing Bacterial Endocarditis

Appendix 3. Usual Dosages of Drugs Commonly Used in Adults

Appendix 4. Usual Dosages of Drugs Commonly Used in Infants and Children

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