The Johns Hopkins Manual of Cardiac Surgical Care

2nd Edition

Mobile Medicine Series


  • 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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