Key Features

  • Concise, easily accessible information makes this a practical bedside companion for the clinician.
  • Key information is set apart in tables and boxes for quick reference.
  • Clear illustrations highlight key clinical findings.
  • Compact trim size allows for portability and convenience.
  • The inside front and back covers list anticipated normal hemodynamic and physiologic measurements.
  • Distills the most pertinent information from Darovic: Hemodynamic Monitoring: Invasive and Noninvasive Clinical Application, 3e in an easy-to-use format.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Care of the Critically Ill and Injured Patients
2. Pulmonary Anatomy and Physiology
3. Physical Assessment of the Pulmonary System
4. Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology
5. Physical Assessment of the Cardiovascular System
6. Fluid-Filled Electronic Monitoring Systems
7. Arterial Pressure Monitoring
8. Monitoring Central Venous Pressure
9. Pulmonary Artery Pressure Monitoring
10. Monitoring Cardiac Output
11. Monitoring Tissue Oxygenation
12. Catheter and Infusion-Related Sepsis
13. Pharmacologic Management of Hemodynamics
14. Intraaortic Balloon Pumping Counterpulsation
15. Shock
16. Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
17. Acute Respiratory Failure
18. Monitoring and Management Considerations for Patients with Heart Disease
19. Ischemic Heart Disease
20. Valvular Heart Disease
21. Cardiomyopathies and Pericardial Disease
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About the author

Gloria Darovic

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer/Consultant, American Medical Education, Inc., San Diego, CA; Staff Nurse, Recovery Room, Clinical Educator, Tri-City Medical Center, Oceanside, CA