Handbook of Patient Care in Cardiac Surgery, 7th edition

by John H Lemmer, Douglas M. Behrendt, John H. Lemmer, Wayne E. Richenbacher
  • Soft Cover
The thoroughly updated Sixth Edition of this popular and widely used handbook presents the most current protocols and recommendations for care of patients undergoing cardiac surgery. This edition has been completely revised to reflect the latest developments in cardiac surgery. Experts from leading hospitals offer detailed, practical guidelines on preoperative evaluation and preparation, intraoperative management, and postoperative care for all current cardiac surgical procedures. Both medical and nursing perspectives are included throughout. The book's user-friendly format, with numerous easy-to-scan tables, charts, and appendices, is ideal for teaching and for quick reference on the wards. Doody's Core Titles™ 2009. =Table Of Contents Preoperative Evaluation and Management 1 Operative Management 25 Postoperative Management 65 Postoperative Complications Involving the Heart and Lungs 116 Postoperative Complications Involving Other Organ Systems 168 Late Postoperative Management 208 Management of Infants and Children 224 Mechanical Cardiac Support and Transplantation 253 Appendices Appendix 1. Nomogram for Determining Body Surface Area from Height and Weight 295 Appendix 2. Recommendations for Preventing Bacterial Endocarditis 297 Appendix 3. Usual Dosages of Drugs Commonly Used in Adults 300 Appendix 4. Usual Dosages of Drugs Commonly Used in Infants and Children 310 Subject Index 315
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ISBN: 9780781773850
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication Date: Jan 8, 2003
Cover: Soft cover
Pages: 360
Weight: 0.310 kg
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