Park's Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780323169516, 9780323314978

Park's Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners

6th Edition

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Authors: Myung Park
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323169516
eBook ISBN: 9780323314978
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 14th March 2014
Page Count: 688


Park’s Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners is the essential medical reference book for the ever-changing field of pediatric cardiology. Comprehensive in its content, it provides the practical guidance you need to diagnose and manage children with congenital and acquired heart disease. From history and physical examination through preventative treatment and the management of special problems, the fully revised 6th edition incorporates all of the latest concepts in cardiology, distilled in a way that is understandable to pediatricians, family practitioners, NPs, and PAs alike.

"...a concise reference book; Students and clinician; practicing Pediatric cardiology will continue to find Park’s Pediatric Cardiology book to be easy to read and refer for the precise information readily." Reviewed by: BACCH Newsletter,  March 2015

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


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About the Author

Myung Park

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus (Pediatrics), Former Director of Pediatric Cardiology, Former Director of Preventative Cardiology and Weight Management Clinics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas