The Pediatric Cardiology Handbook / Edition 2

The Pediatric Cardiology Handbook / Edition 2

by Myung K. Park
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815190050

ISBN-13: 9780815190059

Pub. Date: 12/28/1996

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This handy, pocket-sized guide provides the practical knowledge needed to diagnose and manage children with congenital and acquired heart disease. Extensively revised and updated to reflect the rapid changes in the field, it emphasizes new medical management and surgical techniques, as well as the results of surgery for a number of cardiac

Overview

This handy, pocket-sized guide provides the practical knowledge needed to diagnose and manage children with congenital and acquired heart disease. Extensively revised and updated to reflect the rapid changes in the field, it emphasizes new medical management and surgical techniques, as well as the results of surgery for a number of cardiac conditions.

  • Offers comprehensive and reliable information in a quick access format.
  • Organized to facilitate decision-making.


  • Features a new chapter on pulmonary hypertension and a new discussion of pacemakers in children.
  • Updates all chapters, with extensive revisions in the chapters on electrocardiography • blood pressure measurement techniques • new normative blood pressure standards • infective endocarditis • Kawasaki disease • rheumatic fever • cardiomyopathies of various types • supraventricular tachycardia • premature ventricular contractions • syncope • long QT syndrome • and hyperlipidemia.
  • Provides new "Postoperative follow-up" sections where appropriate.

  • Includes new illustrations for quick and in-depth understanding of the text.


  • With additional contributing experts.
  • Spanish version of 2nd edition also available, ISBN: 84-8174-429-8

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815190059
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
381
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

CHAPTER I. ROUTINE CARDIAC EVALUATION IN CHILDREN
I. History Taking
II. Physical Examination
III. Electrocardiography.
IV .Chest Roentgenography
V. Flow Diagram

CHAPTER II. SPECIAL TOOLS IN CARDIAC EVALUATION
I. Echocardiography
II. Exercise Test
III. Ambulatory Electrocardiography
IV.Cardiac catheterization and Angiocardiography

CHAPTER III. CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS
I. Left-to-Right Shunt Lesions
II. Obstructive Lesions.
III. Cyanotic Congenital Heart Defects
IV Miscellaneous Congenital Anomalies

CHAPTER IV .ACQUIRED HEART DISEASE
I. Primary Myocardial Disease
II. Cardiovascular Infections
III. Kawasalo Disease
IV .Acute Rheumatic Fever
V. Valvular Heart Disease
VI. Cardiac Tumors

CHAPTER V. ARRHYTHMICA AND ATRIOVENTRICULAR
CONDUTION DISTURBANCES

I. Basic Arrhythmias
II. Disturbances of Atrioventricular

CHAPTER VI. NEONATAL CARDIAC PROBLEMS.
I. Initial Evaluation of the Newborn
II. Problem-Based

CHAPTER VII. SPECIAL PROBLEMS
I. Congestive Heart Failure
II. Chest Pain
III. Syncope
IV. Long QT Syndrome
V. Systemic Hypertension
VI. Pulmonary Hypertension
VII. Hyperlipidemia in Childhood

CHAPTER VIII. MANAGEMENT OF CARDIAC SURGICAL PATIENTS

CHAPTER IX. CARDIOV ASCULAR DRUG DOSAGE

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