Authored by the same stellar editors and contributors responsible for Kaplan's Cardiac Anesthesia, this title presents today's most essential clinical knowledge in cardiac anesthesia in a practical, user-friendly format. A manageable size and affordable price makes this an ideal purchase for every clinician who would like an economical yet dependable resource in cardiac anesthesia.
- Provides the key cardiac anesthesia information you need to know by authorities you trust.
- Uses a concise, user-friendly format that helps you locate the answers you need quickly.
- Features key points boxes in each chapter to help you quickly access the most crucial information.
- Includes annotated references that guide you to the most practical additional resources.
- Features a portable size and clinical emphasis that facilitates and enhances bedside patient care.
- Contains the authoritative guidance of larger reference books without the expense.
Section I Preoperative Evaluation
Chapter 1 Assessment of Cardiac Risk and the Cardiology Consultation: Examining, Imaging, Optimizing, and Recommending, Jiri Horak and Lee A. Fleisher
Chapter 2 The Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures in the Adult Patient, Mark Kozak, Bryan Robertson, and Charles E. Chambers
Section II Cardiovascular Physiology, Pharmacology, and Molecular Biology
Chapter 3 Cardiac Physiology, Brian Johnson, Maher Adi, Michael G. Licina, Zak Hillel, Daniel Thys, and Joel A. Kaplan
Chapter 4 Coronary Physiology and Atherosclerosis, Edward R. M. O’Brien and Howard J. Nathan
Chapter 5 Molecular Cardiovascular Medicine, Marcel E. Durieux and J. Paul Mounsey
Chapter 6 Systemic Inflammation, Elliott Bennett-Guerrero
Chapter 7 Pharmacology of Anesthetic Drugs, Kelly Grogan, Daniel Nyhan, and Dan E. Berkowitz
Chapter 8 Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Roger L. Royster, John F. Butterworth, IV, Leanne Groban, Thomas F. Slaughter, and David A. Zvara
Section III Monitoring
Chapter 9 Monitoring of the Heart and Vascular System, David L. Reich, Alexander J. Mittnacht, Martin J. London, and Joel A. Kaplan
Chapter 10 Intraoperative Echocardiology, Ronald A. Kahn, Stanton K. Shernan, and Steven J. Konstadt
Chapter 11 Central Nervous System Monitoring, Harvey L. Edmonds, Jr.
Chapter 12 Coagulation Monitoring, Linda Shore-Lesserson
Section IV Anesthesia Techniques for Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Chapter 13 Anesthesia for Myocardial Revascularization, Martin J. London, Alexander Mittnacht, and Joel A. Kaplan
Chapter 14 Valvular Heart Disease: Replacement and Repair, David J. Cook, Philippe R. Housmans, and Kent H. Rehfeldt
Chapter 15 Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Marianne Coutu and Lishan Aklog
Chapter 16 Congenital Hear
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