Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children E-BookCritical Heart Disease in Infants and Children E-Book

Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children E-Book
Author : Ross M. Ungerleider
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages : 960
Release : 2018-09-26
ISBN 10 : 9781455751006
ISBN 13 : 1455751006
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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.

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