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Cardiothoracic Critical Care.

By: Smith, RobynContributor(s): Higgins, Michael | Macfie, AlistairMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Oxford specialist handbooks in critical carePublisher: [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (401 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0199692955; 9780199692958; 9780191024184; 019102418X; 9781306531535; 1306531535Other title: Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Critical CareSubject(s): Cardiac intensive care | Respiratory intensive care | Patient Care | Anatomy | Cardiovascular Diseases | Respiratory Tract Diseases | Disease | Therapeutics | Health Services | Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment | Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services | Delivery of Health Care | Cardiovascular System | Heart Diseases | Critical Care | Thoracic Diseases | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General | MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine | MEDICAL -- Diseases | MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine | MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine | Cardiac intensive care | Respiratory intensive careGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cardiothoracic critical careDDC classification: 616.12028 LOC classification: RC684.C36NLM classification: WG 166Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Cover; OXFORD MEDICAL PUBLICATIONS; Cardiothoracic Critical Care; Series; Oxford Specialist Handbooks published and forthcoming; Copyright; Foreword; Preface; Contents; Symbols and Abbreviations; Contributors; Part 1 Early postoperative management; Chapter 1 The normal postoperative cardiac patient; Chapter 2Risk prediction and outcome; Chapter 3Fast-tracking the low-risk patient; Chapter 4Resuscitation in the cardiac intensive care setting; Chapter 5Myocardial ischaemia and infarction; Chapter 6Bleeding management; Chapter 7Postoperative hypotension; Chapter 8Glucose, lactate, and acid-base.
Chapter 9Postoperative medicationsChapter 10 Information handover and care planning; Part 2Organ dysfunction; Chapter 11 Heart; Chapter 12 Lung; Chapter 13 Kidney; Chapter 14 Gastrointestinal; Chapter 15 Nervous system; Chapter 16 Immune system; Chapter 17 Haematology; Part 3Specific patient groups; Chapter 18 The thoracic patient; Chapter 19 The adult patient with congenital heart disease; Chapter 20The obstetric patient with cardiac disease; Chapter 21 Heart failure resistant to standard medical therapy; Chapter 22The transplant patient; Chapter 23Acute cardiology.
Part 4Treatments and proceduresChapter 24Central venous cannulation, pulmonary artery catheter, and minimally invasive cardiac output monitoring; Chapter 25Airway management; Chapter 26Respiratory management; Chapter 27Circulatory support; Chapter 28Epicardial pacing; Chapter 29Sedation and pain relief; Chapter 30Wound management; Chapter 31 Infection control and prevention; Chapter 32Bedside echocardiography; Index.
Summary: An indispensible pocket reference for critical care trainees, consultants and intensive care nurses, this new Oxford Specialist Handbook provides an evidence-based approach to all aspects of patient care in cardiothoracic intensive care. Written in the Oxford Handbook format, each section is comprised of short topics ideal for quick reference. Portable, accessible, and reliable, the book equips the clinician with the basic scientific and clinical knowledge to safely assist in formulating management plans, based on current best practice. Cardiothoracic Critical Care addresses major recent devel.
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Cover; OXFORD MEDICAL PUBLICATIONS; Cardiothoracic Critical Care; Series; Oxford Specialist Handbooks published and forthcoming; Copyright; Foreword; Preface; Contents; Symbols and Abbreviations; Contributors; Part 1 Early postoperative management; Chapter 1 The normal postoperative cardiac patient; Chapter 2Risk prediction and outcome; Chapter 3Fast-tracking the low-risk patient; Chapter 4Resuscitation in the cardiac intensive care setting; Chapter 5Myocardial ischaemia and infarction; Chapter 6Bleeding management; Chapter 7Postoperative hypotension; Chapter 8Glucose, lactate, and acid-base.

Chapter 9Postoperative medicationsChapter 10 Information handover and care planning; Part 2Organ dysfunction; Chapter 11 Heart; Chapter 12 Lung; Chapter 13 Kidney; Chapter 14 Gastrointestinal; Chapter 15 Nervous system; Chapter 16 Immune system; Chapter 17 Haematology; Part 3Specific patient groups; Chapter 18 The thoracic patient; Chapter 19 The adult patient with congenital heart disease; Chapter 20The obstetric patient with cardiac disease; Chapter 21 Heart failure resistant to standard medical therapy; Chapter 22The transplant patient; Chapter 23Acute cardiology.

Part 4Treatments and proceduresChapter 24Central venous cannulation, pulmonary artery catheter, and minimally invasive cardiac output monitoring; Chapter 25Airway management; Chapter 26Respiratory management; Chapter 27Circulatory support; Chapter 28Epicardial pacing; Chapter 29Sedation and pain relief; Chapter 30Wound management; Chapter 31 Infection control and prevention; Chapter 32Bedside echocardiography; Index.

An indispensible pocket reference for critical care trainees, consultants and intensive care nurses, this new Oxford Specialist Handbook provides an evidence-based approach to all aspects of patient care in cardiothoracic intensive care. Written in the Oxford Handbook format, each section is comprised of short topics ideal for quick reference. Portable, accessible, and reliable, the book equips the clinician with the basic scientific and clinical knowledge to safely assist in formulating management plans, based on current best practice. Cardiothoracic Critical Care addresses major recent devel.

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