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Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children E-Book
Author : Ross M. Ungerleider,Kristen Nelson,David S Cooper,Jon Meliones,Jeffrey Jacobs
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date : 2018-09-26
ISBN 10 : 1455751006
Pages : 960 pages

Features comprehensive updates throughout the text, including indications, techniques, potential complications in perioperative management of patients, and surgical techniques for congenital heart disease. Covers recent advances in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension, developments in mechanical assist devices, heart and lung transplantation, and interventional cardiac catheterization. Features an all-new, full-color format that speeds navigation and helps clarify complex concepts. Contains 27 new chapters with an emphasis on the team approach to patient care in the ICU including creating multidisciplinary teams, quality and performance improvement, training , and challenges and solutions to developing a cohesive team environment. Includes a detailed chapter on bedside ultrasound, walking you through the techniques you’re most likely to encounter in the ICU. Employs well-documented tables, text boxes, and algorithms to make clinical information easy to access, and to provide a more complete understanding of echocardiography, imaging modalities, pulmonary hypertension, and more. Describes the basic pharmacology and clinical applications of new pharmacologic agents. Examines issues affecting adults with congenital heart disease.

Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children E-Book
Author : David G. Nichols,William J. Greeley,Dorothy G. Lappe,Ross M. Ungerleider,Duke E. Cameron,Philip J. Spevak,Randall C. Wetzel
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date : 2006-08-29
ISBN 10 : 0323070078
Pages : 1040 pages

Pediatric intensivists, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and anesthesiologists from the leading centers around the world present the collaborative perspectives, concepts, and state-of-the-art knowledge required to care for children with congenital and acquired heart disease in the ICU. Their multidisciplinary approach encompasses every aspect of the relevant basic scientific principles, medical and pharmacologic treatments, and surgical techniques and equipment. From the extracardiac Fontan procedure, and the Ross procedure through new pharmacologic agents and the treatment of pulmonary hypertension to mechanical assist devices, heart and lung transplantation, and interventional cardiac catheterization—all of the developments that are affecting this rapidly advancing field are covered in depth. Employs well-documented tables, text boxes, and algorithms to make clinical information easy to access. Features chapters each written and reviewed by intensivists, surgeons, and cardiologists. Integrates the authors' extensive experiences with state-of-the-art knowledge from the literature. Offers four completely new chapters: Cardiac Trauma, Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult, Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries, and Outcome Evaluation. Describes the basic pharmacology and clinical applications of all of the new pharmacologic agents. Details important refinements and developments in surgical techniques, including the Ross pulmonary autograft replacement of the aortic valve, video-assisted fluoroscopy, and the extracardiac Fontan connection, and discusses their indications and potential complications. Explores the latest advances in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension, new developments in mechanical assist devices, heart and lung transplantation, and interventional cardiac catheterization. Examines issues affecting adults with congenital heart disease.

Critical Care of Children with Heart Disease
Author : Ricardo Munoz,Victor Morell,Eduardo da Cruz,Carol Vetterly
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2010-06-21
ISBN 10 : 1848822626
Pages : 746 pages

Critical Care of Children with Heart Disease will summarize the comprehensive medical and surgical management of the acutely-ill patient with congenital and acquired cardiac disease. The aim of the book is to teach bedside physicians, nurses and other caregivers, basic and practical concepts of anatomy, pathophysiology, surgical techniques and peri-operative management of critically ill children and adults with congenital heart disease, allowing these professionals to anticipate, prevent or else treat such pathologies. The book will cover specific cardiac lesions, review their anatomy, pathophysiology, current preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative assessment and management; medical and surgical complications will be briefly described with each lesion further discussed in specific chapters. In addition, the book will have dedicated chapters to management of cardiac patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, hemofiltration, hemo or peritoneal dialysis and plasma exchange. Practical guidelines for cardiovascular nursing care will be also included.

Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care
Author : Anthony C. Chang
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date : 1998
ISBN 10 : 9780683015089
Pages : 574 pages

A distinguished list of contributors from some of the major international centers covers this specialty like never before. With recent advances in ultrasound technology and pharmacology the expertise required to care for a critically ill child with heart disease takes an integrated approach with a multidisciplinary team and central focus. This resource provides comprehensive discussions of pertinent cardiac issues in the ICU setting with emphasis on perioperative care.

Moss & Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Author : Hugh D. Allen,David J. Driscoll,Robert E. Shaddy,Timothy F. Feltes
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date : 2013-05-30
ISBN 10 : 1451171277
Pages : 1792 pages

This 8th Edition of Moss and Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and Adolescents: Including the Fetus and Young Adult, provides updated and useful information from leading experts in pediatric cardiology. Added chapters and a companion web site that includes the full text with bonus question and answer sections make this Moss and Adams’ edition a valuable resource for those who care for infants, children, adolescents, young adults, and fetuses with heart disease. Features: · Access to online questions similar to those on the pediatric cardiology board examination to prepare you for certification or recertification · Leading international experts provide state-of-the-art diagnostic and interventional techniques to keep you abreast of the latest advances in treatment of young patients · Chapters on quality of life, quality and safety, pharmacology, and research design add to this well-respected text

Cardiac Critical Care
Author : Arthur L. Riba
Publisher : W B Saunders Company
Release Date : 2007
ISBN 10 : 9781416042990
Pages : 224 pages

Incredible advances have been made in the management of a variety of cardiac problems during the past several years and this new issue of Critical Care Clinics seeks to illustrate a diverse sampling of some of those advancements. This issue, Guest Edited by Arthur Riba, explores such important topics as Cardiogenic Shock, Acute Valvular Insufficiency, Atrial Fibrillation, and Critical Care Imaging. Exciting topics such as New Interventional Devices in the Acute Cardiac Care Setting are also discussed. Every day we see new advancements in the field of Cardiac Critical Care, which makes this new issue of Critical Care Clinics a must have for anyone in the clinical field.

Cardiac Catheterization in Congenital Heart Disease
Author : Charles E. Mullins
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2008-04-15
ISBN 10 : 0470986956
Pages : 944 pages

The rapidly growing population of adults surviving with congenital heart lesions along with the success of interventional cardiology in the child and adolescent has spawned an incredible interest in adapting the technology for the adult congenital patients. Dr. Mullins, a pioneer in this area, has written an outstanding reference which covers all aspects of performing diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac catheterization procedures on patients of all ages. This illustrated book details the equipment and techniques for performing safe and successful procedures, with a strong emphasis on avoiding complications. It also includes the requirements of a catheterization laboratory for congenital heart patients, as well as guidance for setting up and operating such a laboratory. Cardiac Catheterization in Congenital Heart Disease serves as an essential manual for pediatric and adult interventional cardiologists worldwide.

Heart Failure in the Child and Young Adult
Author : John L Jefferies,Anthony C Chang,Joseph W Rossano,Robert E Shaddy,Jeffrey A Towbin
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2017-12-05
ISBN 10 : 0128026138
Pages : 824 pages

Heart Failure in the Child and Young Adult: From Bench to Bedside combines multiple etiologies for pediatric heart failure, including congenital heart disease, cardiomyopathies, infectious diseases and metabolic abnormalities. This comprehensive resource combines research from multiple contributors with current guidelines to bridge the knowledge gap for the recognition and management of heart failure in children. Coverage begins with the basic science of heart failure, then progresses through diagnosis, management, treatment and surgery, finally concluding with advanced special topics, including genetics, self-management and nanomedicine. Provides coverage of the basic science of heart failure, its epidemiology and economic aspects, outpatient and inpatient management, and advanced therapies, including mechanical circulatory support and heart transplantation Combines cutting-edge research with current guidelines from the field

Congenital Heart Disease in Pediatric and Adult Patients
Author : Ali Dabbagh,Antonio Hernandez Conte,Lorraine Lubin
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2017-03-09
ISBN 10 : 3319446916
Pages : 1025 pages

Congenital Heart Disease in Pediatric and Adult Patients: Anesthetic and Perioperative Management provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of care of the pediatric patient undergoing cardiac surgery and anesthesia. After introductory chapters that encompass pediatric cardiovascular embryology, physiology and pharmacology, diagnostic approaches and preoperative considerations are explained. The intraoperative management of a wide range of specific lesions is then discussed, with full descriptions of anesthesia plans added with descriptions on diagnostic methods and surgical interventions. Postoperative care is also addressed, and a concluding section considers anesthesia outside the cardiac operating room. In the twenty-first century, advances in minimally invasive technology have led to the introduction of a wide array of pediatric cardiac procedures. More traditional surgical procedures have also been transformed by new devices and surgical approaches. The cardiac anesthesiologist is faced with an ever-increasing role in the perioperative care of pediatric patients undergoing cardiologic procedures in operating rooms, as well as less conventional locations. In this book, accomplished experts from around the world in the fields of pediatric anesthesia, cardiology, and cardiac surgery describe the multiple facets of caring for this very unique patient population.

Pediatric Critical Care
Author : Bradley P. Fuhrman,Jerry J. Zimmerman
Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
Release Date : 1992
ISBN 10 : 9780801662126
Pages : 1348 pages

Now completely revised and updated, this comprehensive text/reference covers all aspects of caring for the critically ill child. Recognizing that children are not simply small adults, it discusses the differences between critical care of adults and that of children, exploring relevant structural and functional aspects, pathophysiology, and treatment of common diseases that afflict and critically injure children. Physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology are all included, with an emphasis on clinically applicable information. The clear, logical organ-system approach includes development, function, disease, and treatment for each entity, and helps the reader relate normal function, pathophysiology, and treatment to clinical problems.

Pediatric Heart Failure
Author : Robert Shaddy,Gil Wernovsky
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2005-03-01
ISBN 10 : 9780824759292
Pages : 928 pages

The first book of its kind, this reference describes current diagnostic and treatment strategies for acute and chronic heart failure in the fetus, neonate, child, and young adult-encompassing every aspect of pediatric heart failure including historical perspectives, the latest technologies in mechanical circulatory support, and recent information on the psychosocial aspects of heart failure in children.

Cardiac Emergencies in Children
Author : Ashok P. Sarnaik,Robert D. Ross,Steven E. Lipshultz,Henry L. Walters III
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2018-04-11
ISBN 10 : 3319737546
Pages : 394 pages

This book is primarily for pediatric and adult emergency room physicians, primary care providers, hospitalists, and nurses. It will also be useful for critical care specialists, cardiologists and trainees at all levels. Cardiac Emergencies in Children describes the pathophysiology of a diverse group of congenital and acquired heart conditions and presents a therapeutic rationale for treating children presenting with these conditions under life-threatening conditions. The book discusses the effects of surgery on hemodynamics and how to manage these effects. Also described are the daily challenges faced by physicians, including identifying a child with heart disease, interpreting chest radiographs, ECGs, and laboratory findings, and beginning appropriate therapies.