Cardiac Anaesthesia: A Practical Handbook

Hardcover | February 1, 1997

byNian Chih Hwang, Michael Sinclair

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Cardiac Anaesthesia: A Practical Approach is the first concise reference text to cover all aspects of cardiac anaesthesia. Aimed at trainee anaesthetists and cardiac anaesthetic nurses, the book presents clear and concise guidelines enabling the medical practitioner with little or no cardiacexperience to develop and practise the required skills. For convenience the book has been divided into three main sections: Anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology Anaesthesia for adults Anaesthesia for children For both adults and children, the book explains how to prepare the patient for cardiacsurgery, presents instructions on anaesthesia for different types of cardiac surgery, and provides information on postoperative care. Cardiac Anaesthesia: a practical handbook will be an essential guide for anaesthetists in training, and nurses involved in the care of cardiac patients.

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Cardiac Anaesthesia: A Practical Approach is the first concise reference text to cover all aspects of cardiac anaesthesia. Aimed at trainee anaesthetists and cardiac anaesthetic nurses, the book presents clear and concise guidelines enabling the medical practitioner with little or no cardiacexperience to develop and practise the requir...

Nian Chih Hwang is at Singapore General Hospital, Singapore. Michael Sinclair is at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:170 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 0.59 inPublished:February 1, 1997Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0192628364

ISBN - 13:9780192628367

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Table of Contents

Part 1 - Anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology1. Anatomy of the heart relevant to cardiac surgery and anaesthesia2. Physiology of the heart relevant to cardiac surgery/anaesthesia3. Drugs commonly encountered in patients with cardiac disease4. Drugs used in cardiac anaesthesiaPart 2 - Anaesthesia for adults5. Preoperative investigations6. Preoperative visit and preparation7. Theatre preparation8. Guidelines for coronary artery bypass grafting9. Guidelines for valve surgery10. Guidelines for thoracic aortic surgery11. Guidelines for pericardiectomy and surgical relief of cardiac tamponade12. Guidelines for the patient with a pacemaker13. Guidelines for implantation of an automatic internal cardioverter-defibrillator14. Induction of anaesthesia, perioperative preparation, and investigations15. Management of cardiopulmonary bypass16. Early postoperative managementPart 3 - Anaesthesia for children17. Congenital abnormalities of the heart and great vessels18. Preoperative investigations19. Preoperative visit and premedication20. Theatre preparation21. Guidelines for surgical procedures via thoracotomy22. Induction of anaesthesia, perioperative preparation, and investigations23. Management of cardiopulmonary bypass24. - Early postoperative management