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Cardiac anaesthesia

Author: Matthew Barnard; Bruce Martin, Dr.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Oxford medical publications.; Oxford specialist handbooks in anaesthesia.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Anaesthesia offer a radically new way for medical and nursing staff to access practical management advice which is portable. accessible, and reliable.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Barnard; Bruce Martin, Dr.
ISBN: 9780199209101 0199209103
OCLC Number: 501273986
Description: xxviii, 582 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents: SECTION 1 - THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM ; 1. The heart and its valves ; 2. Cardiac Physiology ; 3. Cardiovascular drugs ; 4. Ischaemic heart disease, arrhythmias, and heart failure ; SECTION 2 - ORGAN SYSTEM IMPLICATIONS OF CARDIAC SURGERY ; 5. Central Nervous System ; 6. Haematology ; 7. The inflammatory response ; 8. Renal ; 9. Respiratory ; 10. Infection ; SECTION 3 - CLINICAL PRACTICE OF CARDIAC ANAESTHESIA ; 11. Interventional cardiology for coronary artery disease ; 12. Interventional cardiology for congenital heart disease ; 13. Electrophysiological procedures ; 14. Cardiac surgery ; 15. Preoperative assessment and investigations ; 16. Monitoring ; 17. Trans-oesophageal echocardiography ; 18. Cardiopulmonary bypass ; 19. Deep hypothermia and circulatory arrest ; 20. Intra-aortic balloon counter-pulsation ; 21. Ventricular assist devices ; 22. Post-operative care ; 23. Coronary artery disease ; 24. Off pump surgery ; 25. Aortic valve surgery ; 26. Surgery of the thoracic aorta ; 27. Mitral valve surgery ; 28. Other valve disease ; 29. Paediatric congenital heart disease ; 30. Adult congenital heart disease ; 31. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy ; 32. Anaesthesia for heart failure and transplantation ; 33. Urgent cardiac procedures ; 34. Anaesthesia for electrophysiology procedures ; 35. Cardiac disease in pregnancy
Series Title: Oxford medical publications.; Oxford specialist handbooks in anaesthesia.
Other Titles: Cardiac anesthesia
Responsibility: Matthew Barnard, Bruce Martin.


This book provides accessible, clear guidelines on cardiac anaesthesia, covering the scientific basis of cardiac anaesthesia, clinical practice, and the implications of cardiac surgery on the major  Read more...
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The book has an engagingly informal style, making reading it a pleasure rather than a chore. It is an excellent aide memoire, or more probably a starting point for discussion in theatre. Royal Read more...

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