Management of the Patient in the Coronary Care Unit

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Overview

Designed for quick, easy use in emergency situations, this concise coronary care manual focuses on the diagnosis and management of acute cardiac conditions. The authors succinctly summarize the evidence-based strategies and successful diagnostic and therapeutic modalities used at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic. Chapters are written in outline format with short narratives to explain the diagnostic or management decisions. Bulleted lists, sidebars, figures, tables, and algorithms help readers grasp key information at a glance.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781764391
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Pages: 348
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I APPROACH TO CARDIAC CARE UNIT PATIENT

Approach to the Cardiac Care Unit (CCU)Patient

SECTION II ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES

Acute ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction

Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction

Mechanical Complications of Acute Myocardial Infarction

Right-Ventricular Infarction

Post-Coronary Intervention Management

SECTION III ACUTE DECOMPENSATED VALVULAR HEART DISEASE

Decompensated Aortic Stenosis

Acute Aortic Insufficiency

Mitral Stenosis

Mitral Regurgitation

Tricuspid Valve Disease

Infective Endocarditis

Prosthetic Valve Disease

SECTION IV ARRHYTHMIAS

Narrow Complex Tachycardia

Wide Complex Tachycardia

Bradyarrhythmias

SECTION V DISEASES OF THE AORTA AND PERICARDIUM

Acute Aortic Syndromes

Pericardial Tamponade

Constrictive Pericarditis

SECTION VI ACUTE DECOMPENSATED HEART FAILURE

Ischemic and Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

Right Ventricular Failure

Pulmonary Hypertension

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Mechanical Circulatory Support and Cardiac Transplantation

SECTION VII PROCEDURES

Management of the Acutely Decompensated Cardiac Transplant Patient

Right Heart Catheterization

Temporary Transvenous Pacing

Pericardiocentesis

Cardioversion

SECTION VIII MISCELLANEOUS

Intraaortic Balloon Counterpulsation

Ventilator Management in the Cardiac Care Unit

Sedation and Analgesia in the Coronary Intensive Care Unit

Nutrition in the Coronary Care Unit

Ethics in the Coronary Care Unit

SECTION IX CASE PRESENTATION

Ruptured Papillary Muscle with Acute Mitral Regurgitation

Fulminant EBV Myocarditis

Giant Cell Myocarditis in a Bone Marrow Transplant Recipient

Right Ventricular Infarction

Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia in a Cardiac Patient

Postpartum Cardiomyopathy

Index

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