Manual of Perioperative Care in Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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The authors have written an easily accessible pocket manual for those of the "front lines" who must learn to assimilate data, interpret their significance and make critical decisions. The text is designed for those that must have instant access to information and know what to do, when, and why. The book is arranged in 3 sections.
The first deals with preoperative considerations and then discusses the management of problems in the intensive care unit. Important aspects of continuing care and complications of other organ systems are then discussed.
The second section is devoted to pediatric heart surgery, deliniating the unique aspects of the care of the pediatric patient. A brief discussion of operative procedures for a variety of defects is provided to facilitate understanding of concepts of care for patients with lesions of varying physiology.
The third section covers the assessment and care of patients undergoing non-cardiac thoracic surgery, discusses postoperative complications and the management of other general thoracic surgical problems.
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.42(w) x 8.26(h) x 1.37(d)|
Table of Contents
Part 1: Adult Cardiac Surgery; Part 2: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery; Part 3: Thoracic Surgery