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Critical care of children with heart disease : basic medical and surgical concepts

Author: Ricardo Munoz
Publisher: London ; New York : Springer-Verlag, ©2010.
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This volume teaches healthcare professionals the fundamentals of anatomy, surgical techniques and peri-operative management necessary to effectively treat children with heart disease. Chapters are  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Critical Care of Children With Heart Disease.
Springer Verlag 2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ricardo Munoz
ISBN: 9781848822627 1848822626
OCLC Number: 697527919
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 746 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: General Aspects.- Transition from the Fetal to the Neonatal Circulation.- Triage and Transport of Infants and Children with Cardiac Disease.- Airway Control, Mechanical Ventilation, and Respiratory Care.- Heart-Lung Interactions.- Cardiac Catheterization.- Echocardiography.- Cardiac Anesthesia.- A Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Review.- Sedation and Analgesia.- Monitoring of the Cardiac Patient.- The Effects of Cardiopulmonary Bypass Following Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.- Nursing Care of the Pediatric Cardiac Patient.- Cardiac Database and Risk Factor Assessment. Outcomes Analysis for Congenital Cardiac Disease.- Specific Cardiac Lesions.- Patent Ductus Arteriosus.- Atrial Septal Defects.- Ventricular Septal Defects.- Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defects.- Aortopulmonary Window.- Tetralogy of Fallot.- Tetralogy of Fallot with Absent Pulmonary Valve.- Tetralogy of Fallot with Pulmonary Atresia.- Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Interventricular Septum.- Pulmonary Stenosis.- Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction.- Coarctation of the Aorta.- Interrupted Aortic Arch.- Mitral Valve Anomalies and Related Disorders.- Mitral Stenosis.- Prosthetic Valves.- Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.- Single Ventricle. General Aspects.- Anomalous Pulmonary Veins.- Dextro-Transposition of the Great Arteries.- Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (ccTGA) or Levo-Transposition of the Great Arteries (l-TGA).- Truncus Arteriosus.- Double Outlet Right Ventricle.- Ebstein's Disease.- Anomalous Coronary Arteries.- Aortic Valve Regurgitation.- Vascular Rings and Pulmonary Sling.- Takayasu Arteritis.- Aortic Dissection.- Tracheal Reconstruction.- Other Topics.- Acute Pulmonary Hypertension.- Chronic Pulmonary Hypertension.- Acute Myocarditis and Cardiomyopathies.- Pericardial Diseases.- Infective Endocarditis.- Cardiac Failure.- Shock in the Cardiac Patient: A Brief Overview.- Mechanical Circulatory Support in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.- Heart Transplantation.- Arrhythmias in the Intensive Care Unit.- Pacemakers (Temporary and Permanent), Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs) and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy.- Discontinuation of Life: Ethical and Legal Issues.- The Challenge of Extra-Cardiac Complications.- Respiratory Complications: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Chylothorax, Diaphragmatic Palsy, and Functional and Respiratory Physiotherapy.- Gastrointestinal Complications: Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Malrotation, and Protein Losing Enteropathy.- Malnutrition and Feeding Difficulties: Guidelines for Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition.- Hematological Aspects: Anticoagulation, Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia, Plasma Exchange.- Renal Failure and Replacement Therapy.- Neurogical Complications: Intracranial Bleeding, Stroke and Seizures.- Infections in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.- Skin Protection.
Responsibility: Ricardo Muñoz [and others], editors.


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