Cardiac Anaesthesia

Paperback | August 20, 2010

byMatthew Barnard, Bruce Martin

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The Oxford Specialist Handbook series provides readers with clear, concise information on all that is needed to successfully train in the medical sub-specialties. Each book is designed to give an overview of clearly defined procedures, skills, guidelines, and technologies, and providepractical tips and case studies to supplement hands-on experience. This book provides accessible, clear guidelines on cardiac anaesthesia. It is divided into three distinct sections. The first section covers the scientific basis of cardiac anaesthesia: anatomy, physiology, pathology, and pharmacology. The second section is organized by organ system. It includesall of the implications of cardiac surgery for the major organ systems while emphasizing post-operative sequelae. The aim is to avoid repetition by incorporating within each organ topic the information which is common to different groups of patients or types of surgery. Diverse topics are linkedtogether in a rational and logical way by linking them to the underlying organ system. The third section covers clinical practice and is organized by the type of surgery or surgical condition. This facilitates rapid and easy access to clinical management plans for any particular type ofpatient.

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The Oxford Specialist Handbook series provides readers with clear, concise information on all that is needed to successfully train in the medical sub-specialties. Each book is designed to give an overview of clearly defined procedures, skills, guidelines, and technologies, and providepractical tips and case studies to supplement hands-...

Dr. Matthew Barnard and Dr. Bruce Martin are Consultants in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia at The Heart Hospital, University College London Hospitals, UK.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:624 pagesPublished:August 20, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199209103

ISBN - 13:9780199209101

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Table of Contents

Section 1 - The cardiovascular system1. R. Anderson and J. Chikwe: The heart and its valves2. B. Martin: Physiology3. M. Barnard: Cardiovascular drugs4. M. Patrick: Ischaemic heart disease, arrhythmias, and heart failureSection 2 - Organ system implications of cardiac surgery5. J. Arrowsmith: Central Nervous System6. A. Cohen: Haematology7. L. Kevin: The inflammatory response8. A. Smith: Renal9. B. Woodcock: Respiratory10. P. Wilson: InfectionSection 3 - Clinical practice of cardiac anaesthesia11. M. Westwood and C. Dollery: Interventional cardiology for coronary artery disease12. S. Cullen: Interventional cardiology for congenital heart disease13. P. Lambiase and M. Lowe: Electrophysiological procedures14. J. Yap: Cardiac surgery15. M. Barnard: Preoperative assessment and investigations16. J. Mark: Monitoring17. S. Wright: Trans-oesophageal echocardiography18. M. Barnard: Cardiopulmonary bypass19. J. Gothard and A. Kelleher: Deep hypothermia and circulatory arrest20. A. Rosenberg: Intra-aortic balloon counter-pulsation21. A. Rosenberg: Ventricular assist devices22. G. Hopgood: Post-operative care23. J. Mackay: Coronary artery disease24. E. Ashley: Off pump surgery25. M. Barnard: Aortic valve surgery26. K. Grebenik: Surgery of the thoracic aorta27. B. Martin: Mitral valve surgery28. M. Barnard: Other valve disease29. A. McEwan: Paediatric congenital heart disease30. M. Barnard: Adult congenital heart disease31. M. Barnard: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy32. S. George and A. Gaunt: Anaesthesia for heart failure and transplantation33. K. Grebenik: Urgent cardiac procedures34. E. Ashley: Anaesthesia for electrophysiology procedures35. F. Walker: Cardiac disease in pregnancy