Key Features

  • Apply the latest knowledge and methods with coverage of surgical techniques in pediatric cardiology, the application of interventional non-surgical techniques, blood pressure standards, and cardiac arrhythmia treatments.
  • Easily grasp the latest techniques with helpful line drawings throughout.
  • Select the best approaches for your patients with extensive coverage of special problems, including congestive heart failure and syncope.

Table of Contents

Part I Basic Tools in Routine Evaluation of Cardiac Patients

Chapter 1

* History Taking * Gestational and Natal History * Postnatal History * Family History

Chapter 2

* Physical Examination * Growth Pattern * Inspection * Palpation * Blood Pressure Measurement * Auscultation * Some Special Features of the Cardiac Examination of Neonates

Chapter 3

* Electrocardiography * What Is the Vectorial Approach? * Comparison of Pediatric and Adult Electrocardiograms * Basic Measurements and Their Normal and Abnormal Values Necessary for Routine Interpretation of an Electrocardiogram * Ventricular Hypertrophy * Ventricular Conduction Disturbances * ST-Segment and T-Wave Changes

Chapter 4

* Chest Roentgenography * Heart Size and Silhouette * Evaluation of Cardiac Chambers and Great Arteries * Pulmonary Vascular Markings * Systematic Approach

Chapter 5

* Flow Diagrams

Part II Special Tools in Evaluation of Cardiac Patients

Chapter 6

* Noninvasive Techniques * Echocardiography * Stress Testing * Long-Term ECG Recording * Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

Chapter 7

* Invasive Procedures * Cardiac Catheterization and Angiocardiography* Catheter Intervention Procedures

Part III Pathophysiology

Chapter 8

* Fetal and Perinatal Circulation * Fetal Circulation * Changes in Circulation after Birth * Premature Newborns

Chapter 9

* Pathophysiology of Left-to-Right Shunt Lesions * Atrial Septal Defect * Ventricular Septal Defect * Patent Ductus Arteriosus * Endocardial Cushion Defect

Chapter 10

* Pathophysiology of Obstructive and Valvular Regurgitation Lesions * Obstruction to Ventricular Output * Stenosis of Atrioventr

Details

No. of pages:
688
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323314978
Electronic ISBN:
9780323294317
Print ISBN:
9780323169516