Handbook of Hemodynamic Monitoring - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781416066897

Handbook of Hemodynamic Monitoring

2nd Edition

eBook ISBN: 9781416066897
Imprint: Saunders


In an easily accessible format, this new edition simply and comprehensively emphasizes the most relevant technical points and appropriate clinical applications of monitoring techniques. Readers will gain a sound, fundamental understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems. In addition, the text discusses important pathophysiologic, diagnostic, and management principles for common cardiopulmonary diseases, emphasizing the individuality of patient responses. The means of early detection and appropriate interventions of impending patient crisis are also discussed. With the information provided, readers will be able to correlate physical findings, monitoring information and laboratory data with the goal of formulating an effective, individualized, and precise management plan for high-risk perioperative, emergency, and ICU patients.

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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