Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: From Pathophysiology to Management covers the pathophysiology and the heterogenous mode of presentation of PPCM to assist in risk stratification and provide a guide for the acute and long-term management of women affected by this serious condition. Each chapter provides structured figures and practical algorithms as well as prints of electrocardiograms, echocardiographic, MRI images and several case studies throughout. This title is a must have reference for those doing basic research in this area as well as all healthcare providers caring for peripartum women, including obstetricians, general physicians, cardiologists, intensivists, as well as nurses caring for heart failure patients. Delivers figures, case studies and algorithms that facilitate understanding of this condition and guide acute and chronic management Provides guidance on the long-term prognosis and risk-stratification related to subsequent pregnancies Contains contributions from international experts in the field who have worked together for more than 10 years via the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology, and through participation in the EuroOberservational Research program
|Author||: Jawahar L. Mehta,Jean McSweeney|
|Release Date||: 2018-03-02|
|ISBN 10||: 3319711350|
|Pages||: 361 pages|
This book reviews all aspects of the diagnosis and management of heart disease in women, covering areas such as gender differences in metabolic syndrome, hypertension and atherogenesis. Gender differences in cardiovascular diseases are widespread, but while gender medicine takes into account the effects of sex and gender on the health of women and men, traditionally, women have been underrepresented in cardiovascular clinical trials, in management of different cardiac diseases and drug use. Gender Differences in the Pathogenesis and Management of Heart Disease deals with the gender-specific differences in cardiac physiology and diseases and brings into perspective the critical significance of gender in management of cardiovascular disease presentations and management. As such it is of enormous use to all clinical staff who manage women with cardiovascular disease.
Advanced Perioperative Crisis Management is a high-yield, clinically-relevant resource for understanding the epidemiology, pathophysiology, assessment, and management of a wide variety of perioperative emergencies. Three introductory chapters review a critical thinking approach to the unstable or pulseless patient, crisis resource management principles to improve team performance and the importance of cognitive aids in adhering to guidelines during perioperative crises. The remaining sections cover six major areas of patient instability: cardiac, pulmonary, neurologic, metabolic/endocrine, and toxin-related disorders, and shock states, as well as specific emergencies for obstetrical and pediatric patients. Each chapter opens with a clinical case, followed by a discussion of the relevant evidence. Case-based learning discussion questions, which can be used for self-assessment or in the classroom, round out each chapter. Advanced Perioperative Crisis Management is an ideal resource for trainees, clinicians, and nurses who work in the perioperative arena, from the operating room to the postoperative surgical ward.
|Author||: Gina Price Lundberg,Laxmi S. Mehta|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2018-11-21|
|ISBN 10||: 0323654681|
|Pages||: 329 pages|
This issue of Heart Failure Clinics, guest edited by Gina Price Lundberg and Laxmi S. Mehta, with consulting editor Eduardo Bossone, will focus on Heart Failure in Women. Topics include, but are not limited to, Gender Based Differences in Risk Factors for Development of Heart Failure, Imaging of Heart Failure , Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction in Women, Heart failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction in Women, Peripartum Cardiomyopathy, Stress Induced Cardiomyopathy, Atrial fibrillation and Heart Failure in Women, Breast Cancer and Heart Failure, Valvular Heart Disease and Heart Failure in Women, Congenital Heart Disease and Heart Failure, Advanced Therapies for Advanced Heart Failure in Women, CRT and ICDs in Women, Heart Transplants and Women, Sleep apnea and Heart Failure in Women, and Pulmonary Hypertension in Women.
|Author||: Michael L Clark,Parveen Kumar|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2011-07-06|
|ISBN 10||: 0702049123|
|Pages||: 798 pages|
Readers of Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine have consistently requested a handbook with the essentials for medical management and therapeutics, and this new handbook concentrates on the therapeutic side of what procedures to perform, how and - critically - why. Written by young doctors at the forefront of healthcare delivery, Kumar & Clark's Medical Management and Therapeutics is portable, easy to access when you need it most, and full of cutting edge information and insights. "Snappy and concise, just what the junior doctor ordered!" - Dr Lyn D Ferguson, FY1 "Prescriptive and to the point" - Catherine Drouot, 3rd year medical student, Barts "An excellent text for both medical students and junior doctors alike." - Dr Lucy Blair, FY1 Pocket-sized ward reference Concentrates on the management and treatment of medical disorders For junior doctors and senior medical students Perfect complement to Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine and Ballinger's Essentials of Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine
Although the majority of heart failure represents the exacerbation of chronic disease, about 20% will present as a first time diagnosis. And although there are a number of intravenous agents that can be used for acute decompensated heart failure, there are no national guidelines currently available. Edited by a well-known expert and his team of con
|Author||: Judith Hibbard|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2010-06-29|
|ISBN 10||: 1455700487|
|Pages||: 243 pages|
This issue Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics examines Medical Complications in Pregnancy. Guest Editor Dr. Judith Hibbard has assembled a panel of experts who offer reviews on topics including Preeclampsia, Chronic hypertension, Peripartum cardiomyopathy, Valvular heart disease in pregnancy, Pregestational diabetes, Asthma management, Management of renal disease, Renal transplant recipients and pregnancy, Sickle disease and pregnancy, Thyroid disease, Update on gestational diabetes, Pregnancy after gastric bypass, Thromboprophylaxis in obstetrics, Cholestasis of pregnancy, and Hepatitis: screening and management.
Myocarditis is a clinical syndrome, most frequently of infectious etiology, that occurs with a broad range of relatively non-specific symptoms, and consists of an inflammatory process of the heart with necrosis and degeneration of the myocardium by inflammatory infiltration of immune cells. The infection can cause direct injury of cardiomyocytes as well as immune-mediated destruction of the myocardium, leading to cardiac dysfunction. In this book, the broad aspects of myocarditis are fully presented by leading international experts. The texts are devoted to both clinical aspects and pathophysiology, and they present comprehensive reviews of the causes of myocarditis, its classification, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as myocarditis in special populations such as pediatric, peripartum and chronic chagasic myocarditis.
* A comprehensive source of information on the management ofcardiogenic shock * Part of the AHA Clinical Series published in conjunction with theAmerican Heart Association * Focuses on high-interest and emerging topics in cardiovasculardisease targeted to cardiologists and other interested healthcareproviders * A useful tool for investigating, evaluating and treating one ofthe most important lingering challenges in acute cardiovascularcare
|Author||: Vinay Kumar,Abul K. Abbas,Nelson Fausto,Jon C. Aster|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2009-06-10|
|ISBN 10||: 1437721826|
|Pages||: 1464 pages|
One of the best-selling medical textbooks of all time, Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease is the one book you likely purchased as a medical student that still provides answers now that you're in practice. The new PROFESSIONAL EDITION is the same "who's who" of pathology experts that delivers the most dependable, current, and complete coverage of today's essential pathology knowledge, now enhanced with PERKS DESIGNED SPECIALLY FOR YOU AS A PRACTITIONER. Masterful editing and a practical organization make learning or reinforcing every concept remarkably easy. The result remains the ideal source for an optimal understanding of pathology at its core. Offers the most authoritative and comprehensive, yet readable coverage available in any pathology textbook, making it ideal for USMLE or specialty board preparation as well as for course work
Cardiomyopathies are the most featured cardiac pathologies in the twenty-first century, that threaten public health and burden healthcare budgets. This book is composed of the main topics on pathophysiology, general forms and specific types of cardiomyopathies and it also introduces new research in the field. Specific forms with or without genetic inheritance are discussed separately to attract the readers' attention on these topics. Well-known medical follow-up strategies occur ineffective at the end-stage heart failure, however, new surgical approaches can be an alternative for these patients to get a chance at the last crossroad and to improve their life quality and survival and also to gain or prolong time until possible heart transplantation.
Advances in the understanding of cardiomyopathies and the growth of cardiology have paralleled one another. Over the years, many classification methods have been developed for cardiomyopathies based on aetiology, structural models and the functional approach. The new concepts and events that have occurred in cardiology generally and in cardiomyopathies specifically are sufficient changes to justify this book. Developments in cardiomyopathies have advanced at a rapid rate, largely because of the progress that has been made in instrumental analysis and the integration of clinical cardiology with other fields of basic research. The material in this book encompasses and blends the knowledge recently acquired in genetics, pathology and physiology with the practical matters of diagnosis and treatment.
|Author||: Admir Hadzic|
|Publisher||: McGraw Hill Professional|
|Release Date||: 2019-03-22|
|ISBN 10||: 126014271X|
|Pages||: 464 pages|
Questions and answers for thorough understanding of the latest advances in regional anesthesia and pain management Regional anesthesia and acute pain management protocols are rapidly changing. The introduction of ultrasound in international pain management and regional anesthesia has resulted in significant changes in the practice, management, protocols, techniques applications, and their effects on patient safety and efficacy. This evolution of the practice and expansion of new knowledge demands a reliable, up-to-date resource designed to assess understanding of this ever-changing subspecialty. Hadzic’s Textbook of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management Self-Assessment and Review is designed to do just that. Filling a gap in the medical literature This innovative review is the first question-and-answer book that focuses on the subspecialty of regional anesthesia and acute pain management and point-of-care ultrasound-guided interventional analgesia and anesthesia. In creating this book, the contributors have selected an international team of opinion leaders and paired them with senior anesthesiology residents to prepare the most pertinent questions and provide the best answers to them. Formatted for Efficiency Each of the 75 chapters consists of multiple-choice questions, answers and explanations, suggested readings, and references. Answers to the questions are derived from the NYSORA’s prestigious textbooks, which are the gold standard educational material in universities worldwide. An Essential Resource Hadzic’s Textbook of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management Self-Assessment and Review will prove valuable to anesthesiology students and to fellows in regional anesthesiology, as well as applicants for the diploma in regional anesthesia.
|Author||: Barry J. Maron|
|Publisher||: John Wiley & Sons|
|Release Date||: 2008-04-15|
|ISBN 10||: 140514615X|
|Pages||: 528 pages|
Diagnosis and Management of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy is a unique, multi-authored compendium of information regarding the complexities of clinical and genetic diagnosis, natural history, and management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)—the most common and important of the genetic cardiovascular diseases—as well as related issues impacting the health of trained athletes. Edited by Dr. Barry J. Maron, a world authority on HCM, and with major contributions from all of the international experts in this field, this book provides a single comprehensive source of information concerning HCM. Recent advances in the field are discussed, including the importance of left ventricular outflow tract obstruction, the use of implantable defibrillators for the prevention of sudden death in young people, definition of the genetic basis for HCM and its role in clinical diagnosis and risk stratification, the development of more precise strategies for assessing the level of risk for sudden death among all patients with HCM, and the evolution of invasive interventions for heart failure symptoms, such as surgical management and its alternatives (alcohol septal ablation and dual-chamber pacing). Key Features: Contributions from all experts in the field, representing diverse viewpoints regarding this heterogeneous disease and related issues in athletes Information to dispel misunderstandings regarding issues associated with HCM and cardiovascular disease in athletes The only comprehensive source of information available on the topic
The updated guide to the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists final fellowship examination The format of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) final examination has evolved in recent years. This updated exam guide keeps pace with these developments and assists anaesthetic trainees in preparation for the exam. Examination Anaesthesia, 2nd Edition is a comprehensive study guide that focuses solely on the anaesthetic exam, eliminating confusion between this and the intensive care exams. This invaluable medical text itemises all requirements of the Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA) training scheme. Components of the final examination are also detailed, including a breakdown of the marking scheme and recent results. Helpful resources outlined in Examination Anaesthesia, 2nd Edition include new developments on the ANZCA website, textbooks, journals and exam courses along with a broad list of anaesthesia reference and review articles. Trainees will also benefit from separate chapters based on the major components of the written and clinical ANZCA examinations, plus practical strategies for restructuring life around exam preparation. • details of the new examination format, including altered component weighting, spatial and temporal separation of medical and anaesthesia vivas • upgraded information on ANZCA exam preparation courses • an expanded chapter on approaching the exam’s written components • expansion of the medical viva chapter to include 21 case examples with increased representation of cardiovascular, endocrine and neurological conditions • dissection of recent exams, listing short answer and viva questions under relevant topic headings to assist study • a rewritten data interpretation section with a focus on anaesthetic practice – many new radiographs, electrocardiographs and other tabulated data, including echocardiography, arterial blood gas analysis, coagulation studies and sleep studies • a completely updated reference and review article section
Current Clinical Medicine's 2nd edition, by the world famous Cleveland Clinic, is an Internal Medicine reference that gives you authoritative and actionable information wherever you are, whenever you need it. More than 40 updated chapters, 13 new chapters, and 30% new illustrations ensure that you’ll have access to the most up-to-date guidance. In addition to its user-friendly, easy-access format and consistent, reliable coverage, this Expert Consult title includes a website with the complete contents of the book, fully searchable, downloadable images, and more, to keep you and your practice completely current. Includes access to a website featuring the complete contents of the book, fully searchable, access to patient information sheets, links to the Gold Standard Drug database, and much more, to keep you completely current. Provides consistent, reliable coverage to keep you on the top of your game. Includes summary boxes and algorithms for quick, confident diagnosis and treatment of each condition. Features a user-friendly format so you can find information quickly and easily. Contains more than a hundred full-color illustrations with a special focus on dermatology for highly visual guidance. Uses evidence-based gradings to help you evaluate your diagnoses. Includes many new chapters—including Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Head and Neck Cancer, Takayasu's Arteritis, and Non-Hodgkin and Hodgkin Lymphoma—as well as more than 40 substantially revised chapters, that ensure that you’ll have access to the most current coverage. Features 30% new illustrations that provide you with updated details, concepts, and procedures.
This reference teaches the fundamentals of maternal and neonatal nursing, integrates critical thinking skills and nursing care, addresses cultural considerations, and provides tips to help build patient-teaching skills. Each patient care chapter has a consistent format, with information organized by the nursing process. Charts, lists, and tables summarize information. Key facts are graphically highlighted. Unfamiliar terms are defined throughout the text and gathered in the Master Glossary. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter guide student learning. Chapter-end summaries highlight essential information. Study questions help readers review what they've learned.
|Author||: Sanjay Datta|
|Publisher||: Year Book Medical Pub|
|Release Date||: 1991|
|Pages||: 719 pages|
Designed as a comprehensive reference work on anaesthetic and obstetric management of high-risk patients, this book emphasizes anaesthesiologist-obstetrician teamwork in the care of the high-risk pregnant patient, addressing a range of medical complications.
|Author||: A. John Camm,Professor of Clinical Cardiology A John Camm,Director of Research Education & Development and Consultant of Cardiology Thomas F Luscher,Thomas F. Luscher,Gerald Maurer,Professor of Cardiology Patrick W Serruys, MD, PhD|
|Publisher||: European Society of Cardiology|
|Release Date||: 2018-11-25|
|ISBN 10||: 9780198784906|
|Pages||: 2384 pages|
This new third edition of The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine is a ground breaking initiative from the European Society of Cardiology that is transforming reference publishing in cardiovascular medicine in order to better serve the changing needs of the global cardiology community. Providing the evidence-base behind clinical practice guidelines, with in-depth peer-reviewed articles and broad coverage of this fast-moving field, both the print and digital publication are invaluable resources for cardiologists across the world. Overseen by Professors A. John Camm, Thomas F. Lüscher, Patrick W. Serruys, and Gerald Maurer, supported by an editorial board of subject experts, and more than 900 of the world's leading specialists from research and the clinic contributing, this dynamic encyclopaedic resource covers more than 63 disciplines within cardiology. Split into six key parts; Introduction to the cardiovascular system; Investigations; Heart diseases; Vascular disease; Special populations, and Other aspects of cardiology, providing readers with a trustworthy insight into all aspects of cardiovascular medicine. To respond nimbly to the rapid evolution of the field the digital publication, ESC CardioMed, is continuously updated by the author teams. With expert editors and authors, and stringent peer-review, the publication combines the discoverability of digital with the highest standards of academic publishing. Highly illustrated with embedded multi-media features, along with cross-referenced links to ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines, related content and primary research data in European Heart Journal, as well as all other major journals in the field, ESC CardioMed provides users with the most dynamic and forward thinking digital resource at the heart of cardiology. As a consistently evolving knowledge base, the ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine 3e together with the online counterpart ESC CardioMed, equips all those, from trainees and consultants, to device specialists and allied healthcare professionals with a powerful, multifaceted resource covering all aspects of cardiovascular medicine.