The Johns Hopkins Manual of Cardiac Surgical Care

2nd Edition

Mobile Medicine Series


  • John Conte
  • William Baumgartner
  • Todd Dorman
  • Sharon Owens
    • Print ISBN 9780323018104

    Key Features

    • Chapters written by both nurses and doctors emphasize the critical care team approach to cardiac surgery to improve patient outcomes and provide useful, practical information for every clinical setting.
    • A logical organization, including individual sections on preoperative, operative, and postoperative issue speeds to the information you need.

    Table of Contents

    Section I: Preoperative Assessment

    1. Preoperative Assessment – Miller and Beauman

    Section II: Operative Issues

    2. Cardiovascular Pharmacological Agents – Simmonds, Nyhan, and Berkowitz

    3. Coronary Artery Disease – Hsia, Peck, and Conte

    4. Valvular Heart Disease – Caparelli and Conte

    5. Diseases of the Aorta – Quigley, Williams, and Conte

    6. Surgical Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias – Shah and Baumgartner

    7. Heart Transplantation and Treatment of End-Stage Heart Disease – Williams and Bethea

    8. Mechanical Circulatory Support – Bonde and Conte

    Section III: Postoperative Issues

    9. Postoperative Hemodynamic Management – Dorman and Nyhan

    10. Hemostasis, Coagulopathy, and Tamponade – Haddadin and Farraday

    11. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Renal Function – Dodd

    12. Detection and Management of Postoperative Ischemia – Verde

    13. Postoperative Pulmonary Management – Grogan

    14. Management of Postoperative Cardiac Arrhythmias – Martinez, Warczynski, Wallop, Slater, and Owens

    15. Postoperative Infection in Cardiac Surgery – Hartsell

    16. Neurologic Sequelae of Cardiac Surgery – Weller

    Section IV: Progressive Care and Preparation for Discharge

    17. Anticoagulation – Aumick, Elliot, and Peithman

    18. Physical Rehabilitation – Trottman and Pippenger

    19. Special Care Issues – Moyer, Cafeo, and Lohmann-Edwards

    Appendix A: Management Summaries – Fleischer and Stuart


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    About the editors

    John Conte

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Cardiac Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

    William Baumgartner

    Affiliations and Expertise

    The Vincent L. Gott Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Cardiac Surgeon-in-Chief, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

    Todd Dorman

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Critical Care Division, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

    Sharon Owens

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Cardiac Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD