The Cardiac Care Unit Survival Guide

Author: Herzog
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451110472
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book is geared toward cardiologists, trainees, and housestaff --anyone who rotates or practices in the CCU--who must grasp the subtleties when treating patients in a cardiac care unit. It is organized in a way to help you understand the simplified pathophysiology of the disease, the diagnosis modalities, the initial critical care management in the CCU, the clinical care in a step down unit and plan for discharge therapy. Dr. Herzog has developed unified pathways for the management of patients presenting with acute chest pain or its equivalent, acute heart failure, atrial fibrillation and flutter, syncope, cardiac arrest, hypertension and hyperglycemia. Algorithms and pathways for management are provided in each chapter for easy implementation in any health care system. In addition, because specialized units are frightening to the patients and their families, there is a section in each chapter on what the patient and family need to know, that encompasses a capsulated explanation of the condition and treatment management. A companion website accompanies the text that includes fully searchable text and patient information.

The Cardiac Care Unit Survival Guide

Author: Eyal Herzog
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451177461
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book is geared toward cardiologists, trainees, and housestaff --anyone who rotates or practices in the CCU--who must grasp the subtleties when treating patients in a cardiac care unit. It is organized in a way to help you understand the simplified pathophysiology of the disease, the diagnosis modalities, the initial critical care management in the CCU, the clinical care in a step down unit and plan for discharge therapy. Dr. Herzog has developed unified pathways for the management of patients presenting with acute chest pain or its equivalent, acute heart failure, atrial fibrillation and flutter, syncope, cardiac arrest, hypertension and hyperglycemia. Algorithms and pathways for management are provided in each chapter for easy implementation in any health care system. In addition, because specialized units are frightening to the patients and their families, there is a section in each chapter on what the patient and family need to know, that encompasses a capsulated explanation of the condition and treatment management. A companion website accompanies the text that includes fully searchable text and patient information.

Herzog s CCU Book

Author: Eyal Herzog
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1496362683
Format: PDF
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Geared to any health care professional practicing in or rotating into a CCU, this quick referenceadopts a similar format to the author’s highly regarded Cardiac Care Unit Survival Guide. Packed with full-page diagnosis treatment algorithms and management pathways, Herzog’s CCU Bookensures you acquire in-depth knowledge and understand the subtleties in treating the different kinds of patients you encounter in a CCU setting.

Management of the Patient in the Coronary Care Unit

Author: Mehdi H. Shishehbor
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781764391
Format: PDF
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Designed for quick, easy use in emergency situations, this concise coronary care manual focuses on the diagnosis and management of acute cardiac conditions. The authors succinctly summarize the evidence-based strategies and successful diagnostic and therapeutic modalities used at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic. Chapters are written in outline format with short narratives to explain the diagnostic or management decisions. Bulleted lists, sidebars, figures, tables, and algorithms help readers grasp key information at a glance.

A Guide to Interpretation of Hemodynamic Data in the Coronary Care Unit

Author: Scott W. Sharkey
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780397587827
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Since 1970, when the pulmonary artery catheter was introduced into clinical medicine, the technique of hemodynamic monitoring has expanded rapidly. The use of this essential procedure now encompasses the coronary care unit, the medical intensive care unit, the surgical intensive care unit, and the operating room; and an entire spectrum of physicians require this skill, including anesthesiologists, trauma surgeons, pulmonologists, nephrologists, critical care specialists, and cardiologists. Learning the proper performance of invasive techniques is essential for providing high quality patient care. This easy-to-use guide provides every important aspect of hemodynamic monitoring, and presents it in a straightforward and organized format. The book's table of contents is evidence of its exceptional organization and completeness: / Normal Physiology / Respiration / Cardiac Output / Arrhythmias / Acute Mitral Regurgitation and the V Wave / Tricuspid Regurgitation / Acute Left Ventricular Infarction / Right Ventricular Infarction / Acute Left Ventricular Ischemia / Chronic Congestive Heart Failure / Pericardial Tamponade / Pericardial Constriction & Restrictive Cardiomyopathy / Pulmonary Embolism / Trouble / Normal Values / Techniques Used in this Book.

Cardiac Intensive Care

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Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN:
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This state-of-the-art resource addresses the need for a practical book on the diagnosis and management of acute cardiac cases. Expert authors contribute coverage on pharmacology, advanced diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, and the full range of diseases encountered in the CCU.

Comprehensive Coronary Care

Author: Nigel I. Jowett
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702028592
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The new edition continues to be a practical, easy to understand, and up to date resource for managing coronary disease. It not only encompasses modern cardiology practice, but also considers how the patient came to arrive on coronary care, and what will happen them after they leave. The combined authorship of doctor and nurse reflects the close teamwork vital to the management of both patients and their families. Management of the cardiac patent is a complex process and this book has a clear approach conveying the necessary information in an easily understood way. It also has an excellent evidence base to ensure best practice and should appeal to staff in every cardiac unit. Up to date coverage of a rapidly developing field Offers a multi-disciplinary approach to coronary care Easy to read and therefore easily understood Research/evidence based content ensures best practice Adds material that reflects the growing literature on nurse-lead approaches to chest pain assessment, defibrillation, thrombolysis and specialist clinics (heart failure and dysrhythmias). Updates content in line with the latest guidelines from various medical bodies.

Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery

Author: Robert M. Bojar
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444331434
Format: PDF, ePub
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The fifth edition of Bojar's Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery remains the gold standard for management of adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery. The easily referenced outline format allows health practitioners of all levels to understand and apply basic concepts to patient care--perfect for cardiothoracic and general surgery residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, cardiologists, medical students, and critical care nurses involved in the care of both routine and complex cardiac surgery patients. This comprehensive guide features: Detailed presentation addressing all aspects of perioperative care for adult cardiac surgery patients Outline format allowing quick access to information Chronological approach to patient care starting with diagnostic tests then covering preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care issues Additional chapters discuss bleeding, the respiratory, cardiac, and renal subsystems as well as aspects of care specific to recovery on the postoperative floor Updated references, information on new drug indications and new evidence to support various treatment/management options. Practical and accessible, this new edition of Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery is the essential reference guide to cardiac surgical patient care.

Acute Cardiac Care

Author: Angela Kucia
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118702328
Format: PDF, Docs
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Acute Cardiac Care provides nurses with a comprehensive understanding of the current practice and principles underlying the care and management of acute cardiac conditions. It addresses the management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) with an emphasis on evidence-based pharmacological management, cardiac emergencies (cardiac arrest, arrhythmia, acute pulmonary oedema, cardiogenic shock), current diagnostic and interventional modalities for the management of ACS, including risk stratification, and the ethical, political, social and economic factors that impact upon the provision of acute cardiac services in Australia and the UK. Edited by renowned academics and clinicians in the field, this practical text will encourage nurses to think critically about evidence and management of acute coronary conditions, and provide a guide on how and where to look for up-to-date evidence and guidelines. KEY FEATURES: A comprehensive and practical guide to the current practice and principles underlying the nursing care of acute cardiac conditions Edited by leading authorities in the field with a wealth of experience in acute cardiac care and resuscitation Has an emphasis on evidence-based practice, encouraging nurses to critically think about their practice Contains learning objectives, key points and activities and further reading guidelines

Practical Cardiology

Author: Majid Maleki
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323511767
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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From basic clinical facts to new advanced guidelines, Practical Cardiology, by Drs. Majid Maleki, Azin Alizadehasl, and Majid Haghjoo, is your new go-to resource for new developments in cardiology knowledge, imaging modalities, management techniques, and more. This step-by-step, practical reference is packed with tips and guidance ideal for residents, fellows, and clinicians in cardiology, as well as internal medicine, cardiac surgery, interventional cardiology, and pediatric cardiology. Features a wealth of information, including practical points from recently published guidelines, ECGs, hemodynamic traces of advanced imaging modalities in real patients, and much more. Offers a comprehensive review of cardiovascular medicine, from basic to advanced.