Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Care

Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Care Author Paul R. Barach
ISBN-10 9781447165668
Release 2014-12-04
Pages 456
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There are growing questions regarding the safety, quality, risk management, and costs of PCC teams, their training and preparedness, and their implications on the welfare of patients and families. This innovative book, authored by an international authorship, will highlight the best practices in improving survival while paving a roadmap for the expected changes in the next 10 years as healthcare undergoes major transformation and reform. An invited group of experts in the field will participate in this project to provide the timeliest and informative approaches to how to deal with this global health challenge. The book will be indispensable to all who treat pediatric cardiac disease and will provide important information about managing the risk of patients with pediatric and congenital cardiac disease in the three domains of: the analysis of outcomes, the improvement of quality, and the safety of patients.



Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Care

Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Care Author Paul Barach
ISBN-10 1447165861
Release 2014-12-16
Pages 515
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There are growing questions regarding the safety, quality, risk management, and costs of PCC teams, their training and preparedness, and their implications on the welfare of patients and families. This innovative book, authored by an international authorship, will highlight the best practices in improving survival while paving a roadmap for the expected changes in the next 10 years as healthcare undergoes major transformation and reform. An invited group of experts in the field will participate in this project to provide the timeliest and informative approaches to how to deal with this global health challenge. The book will be indispensable to all who treat pediatric cardiac disease and will provide important information about managing the risk of patients with pediatric and congenital cardiac disease in the three domains of: the analysis of outcomes, the improvement of quality, and the safety of patients.



Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care

Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology  Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care Author Eduardo da Cruz
ISBN-10 1447146204
Release 2013-10-29
Pages 3572
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Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care provides a consistent and comprehensive approach to multiple congenital and acquired cardiac pathologies pre, peri and postoperatively, with the use of algorhythms, guidelines and current research issues. Included with the e-reference are interactive videos with the most common interventions, online access to practical learning activities, and to the comprehensive Aristotle score and database. This reference work satisfies the need for a universal and practical review of management of critically ill children and adults with congenital heart disease, based upon taskforce decisions and the cumulative experience of the world leaders in the field.



Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care

Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Author Anthony C. Chang
ISBN-10 0683015087
Release 1998
Pages 574
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A distinguished list of contributors from some of the major international centers covers this specialty like never before. With recent advances in ultrasound technology and pharmacology the expertise required to care for a critically ill child with heart disease takes an integrated approach with a multidisciplinary team and central focus. This resource provides comprehensive discussions of pertinent cardiac issues in the ICU setting with emphasis on perioperative care.



Critical Care of Children with Heart Disease

Critical Care of Children with Heart Disease Author Ricardo Munoz
ISBN-10 9781848822627
Release 2010-06-21
Pages 746
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Critical Care of Children with Heart Disease will summarize the comprehensive medical and surgical management of the acutely-ill patient with congenital and acquired cardiac disease. The aim of the book is to teach bedside physicians, nurses and other caregivers, basic and practical concepts of anatomy, pathophysiology, surgical techniques and peri-operative management of critically ill children and adults with congenital heart disease, allowing these professionals to anticipate, prevent or else treat such pathologies. The book will cover specific cardiac lesions, review their anatomy, pathophysiology, current preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative assessment and management; medical and surgical complications will be briefly described with each lesion further discussed in specific chapters. In addition, the book will have dedicated chapters to management of cardiac patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, hemofiltration, hemo or peritoneal dialysis and plasma exchange. Practical guidelines for cardiovascular nursing care will be also included.



Diagnostic and Interventional Catheterization in Congenital Heart Disease

Diagnostic and Interventional Catheterization in Congenital Heart Disease Author James E. Lock
ISBN-10 9781475731736
Release 2013-04-17
Pages 378
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Cardiac catheterization has long been a central diagnostic modality in the evaluation of children, adolescents, and adults with congenital heart disease, and in children with acquired heart disease. Over the past two decades, transcatheter interventions have become equally important in the treatment of pediatric and congenital heart disease. Some transcatheter therapies have become established as the standard of care for congenital cardiovascular anomalies previously managed surgically, others serve to supplement surgery in the integrated management of complex lesions, and still others are in their infancy, as pediatric interventional cardiology continues to advance in step with the broader field of pediatric cardiovascular medicine. Since the previous edition of this book, new technologies and techniques have been introduced to the field of pediatric interventional cardiology, much has been learned about established transcatheter therapies, and there has been a substantial increase in the volume of published data on outcomes of transcatheter procedures in congenital and pediatric heart disease. With increasing experience, the role of interventional catheterization has become solidified as an integral component of the comprehensive management of patients with essentially all forms of congenital heart disease. Cardiac catheterization has also become established as a distinct subspecialty within the discipline of pediatric cardiology, and at many centers has become the purview of cardiologists who have received specialized training in interventional catheterization and whose practice is focused on catheterization. This book is targeted to trainees and established interventional cardiologists alike, and is intended as a comprehensive reference for the clinical practice of diagnostic and interventional cardiology in pediatric and congenital heart disease. In the organization of this book, a combination of procedure-based and problem-based approaches has been employed. The structure of the book has been updated to make it more reader friendly, chapters have been added to address new techniques and problems in the field, and greater emphasis has been placed on evaluation of outcomes of transcatheter interventions in congenital heart disease. Section 1 covers the fundamentals of cardiac catheterization, with chapters devoted to pre-procedure patient evaluation, sedation and anesthesia, vascular access and related issues, catheterization equipment ands its use, hemodynamic evaluation, angiography, radiation and radiation safety, and echocardiography in the catheterization lab. Sections 2 through 4 include procedure-based chapters that are organized according to the technical type of intervention. Section 2 is devoted to transcatheter interventions for obstructive lesions, including valvar stenoses and vascular obstructions. Section 3 includes chapters that cover interventions to close various pathologic intracardiac communications and vascular anomalies. Section 4 includes chapters covering interventions performed to create or enlarge intracardiac communications, as well as other interventions. Section 5 focuses on the applications of catheterization and transcatheter interventions in the evaluation and management of specific patient populations. This problem-based or patient-based focus, which is substantially expanded from the previous edition of the book, reflects the expanding role of catheterization in the comprehensive management of pediatric and congenital heart disease, and addresses emerging applications of transcatheter interventions, including management of the patient receiving extracorporeal circulatory support, hybrid transcatheter-surgical interventions, and prenatal cardiac intervention. Section 6 includes two chapters that cover outcome assessment and regulatory issues pertinent to the pediatric cardiology in general and interventional cardiology in particular.



Congenital Heart Disease in Pediatric and Adult Patients

Congenital Heart Disease in Pediatric and Adult Patients Author Ali Dabbagh
ISBN-10 9783319446912
Release 2017-01-27
Pages 1029
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Congenital Heart Disease in Pediatric and Adult Patients: Anesthetic and Perioperative Management provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of care of the pediatric patient undergoing cardiac surgery and anesthesia. After introductory chapters that encompass pediatric cardiovascular embryology, physiology and pharmacology, diagnostic approaches and preoperative considerations are explained. The intraoperative management of a wide range of specific lesions is then discussed, with full descriptions of anesthesia plans added with descriptions on diagnostic methods and surgical interventions. Postoperative care is also addressed, and a concluding section considers anesthesia outside the cardiac operating room. In the twenty-first century, advances in minimally invasive technology have led to the introduction of a wide array of pediatric cardiac procedures. More traditional surgical procedures have also been transformed by new devices and surgical approaches. The cardiac anesthesiologist is faced with an ever-increasing role in the perioperative care of pediatric patients undergoing cardiologic procedures in operating rooms, as well as less conventional locations. In this book, accomplished experts from around the world in the fields of pediatric anesthesia, cardiology, and cardiac surgery describe the multiple facets of caring for this very unique patient population.



Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society and Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society Present Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Symposium 2005 PCICS 2005

Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society and Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society Present Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Symposium 2005  PCICS 2005  Author
ISBN-10 OCLC:500377342
Release 2005
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Adolescent Cardiac Issues An Issue of Pediatric Clinics

Adolescent Cardiac Issues  An Issue of Pediatric Clinics Author Richard Humes
ISBN-10 9780323266772
Release 2014-02-07
Pages 624
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Most physicians entering the field of pediatric cardiology are drawn to it by an interest in the wide variety of congenital heart defects which present at various ages. Most congenital heart disease will be evident in early life, presenting with cyanosis, heart murmur, congestive heart failure or shock. Textbooks in pediatric cardiology are filled overwhelmingly with chapters on the various congenital heart lesions which are encountered, both rare and common. However, practicing pediatric cardiologists will be quick to point out that a significant number of referrals to any practice do not involve congenital heart problems. Reviewing our own statistics at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Cardiology Center for the past two years (2010-2012) reveals that outpatient visits for new patient consultations examined by age groups are: less than 1 year of age – 11%; 1-5 years – 23%; 6-10 years – 21%; 11-18 years – 45%. Retrospective data collected from billing codes, as in this brief survey, may imprecise. However, it does provide a snapshot of the usual referral problems encountered by pediatric cardiologists. In our practice, the most common overall reason for referral in all ages was "heart murmur", constituting 26% of total referrals. Second were rhythm and rhythm related problems (inclusive of palpitations, abnormal ECG and diagnosed premature beats) constituted 19% of the total. In the age group of interest for this book of 11-18 years, the most common presenting issues were rhythm related (23%) and chest pain (23%), followed by syncope or dizziness (19%) and heart murmur (12%). Congenital heart disease diagnoses encountered in the 11 to 18 year age group comprised only 6.5% of referrals within that age group. It is likely that many of these were not new diagnoses (with a few exceptions), but rather represented transfers to our practice. Our own outpatient clinical experience reveals that the majority of outpatients referred by pediatricians for pediatric cardiology evaluation are between the ages of 11 and 18. The majority of these new referrals are not for congenital heart disease. Our intent for this edition of Pediatric Clinics of North America is to describe the types of problems which seem to be of concern to the pediatric community within this age group and to describe strategies for evaluation.



The Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia Handbook

The Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia Handbook Author Viviane G. Nasr
ISBN-10 9781119095545
Release 2017-05-15
Pages 288
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Written by an expert author team at the renowned Boston Children's Hospital, USA, The Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia Handbook provides a comprehensive yet concise overview of the anesthetic management of pediatric patients with congenital heart disease. This book is divided into two parts. The first part provides an introduction to the basic assessment of patients, including cardiovascular physiology, pathophysiology and the underlying concepts in coronary heart disease, preoperative evaluation, intraoperative management, and interpretation of cardiac catheterization data. The second part of the book addresses disorders and diseases in a templated manner covering the anatomical and physiological features, surgical therapies, anesthetic approach and postoperative management. Chapters on the heart and heart and lung transplantation consider the additional complexities of those patients and anesthetic considerations for non-cardiac surgery after heart transplantation. The anesthesiologist caring for patients with congenital heart disease faces a myriad of challenges in the perioperative management of these complex individuals. This book provides: A concise and easily referable guide ideal for use during anesthesiology residency training and fellowships. A templated chapter layout ideal for easy referral by wider members of the multidisciplinary team, such as cardiologists, cardiac intensivists, perfusionists, and surgeons. Helpful illustrations and a bulleted content for rapid reference. Guidelines on specific lesions for the pediatric anesthesiologist caring for cardiac patients presenting for non-cardiac surgery. This book is a valuable resource for all anesthesiology and cardiac critical care providers who manage patients with congenital heart disease, and an ideal study aid.



Principles and Practice of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Congenital Heart Disease

Principles and Practice of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Congenital Heart Disease Author Mark A. Fogel
ISBN-10 9781444317046
Release 2010-03-02
Pages 480
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CMR is a powerful tool in the armamentarium of pediatric cardiology and health care workers caring for patients with congenital heart disease (CHD), but a successful study still presents major technical and clinical challenges. This text was created to give trainees, practitioners, allied professionals, and researchers a repository of dependable information and images to base their use of CMR on. Because CHD presents an intricate web of connections and associations that need to be deciphered, the imager performing CMR needs to understand not only anatomy, physiology, function, and surgery for CHD, but also the technical aspects of imaging. Written by experts from the world’s leading institutions, many of whom pioneered the techniques and strategies described, the text is organized in a logical way to provide a complete understanding of the issues involved. It is divided into three main parts: The Basics of CMR - familiarizes the reader with the minimum tools needed to understand the basics, such as evaluating morphology, ventricular function, and utilizing contrast agents CMR of Congenital and Acquired Pediatric Heart Disease - discusses broad categories of CHD and the use of CMR in specific disease states Special Topics in Pediatric Cardiac MR - covers other important areas such as the complementary role of CT scanning, interventional CMR, the role of the technologist in performing a CMR exam, and more With the ever increasing sophistication of technology, more can be done with CMR in a high quality manner in a shorter period of time than had been imagined as recently as just a few years ago. Principles and Practice of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Congenital Heart Disease: Form, Function, and Flow makes a major contribution to applying these techniques to improved patient care. An ideal introduction for the novice or just the curious, this reference will be equally useful to the seasoned practitioner who wants to keep pace with developments in the field and would like a repository of information and images readily availalble.



Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia

Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia Author Carol L. Lake
ISBN-10 0781751756
Release 2005
Pages 786
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Long established as the #1 reference on pediatric cardiac anesthesia, this definitive text is now in its thoroughly revised Fourth Edition. The book provides comprehensive guidelines on preoperative evaluation, perioperative management, and postoperative care for all pediatric cardiac surgical procedures and includes quick-reference summaries of perioperative management for each procedure. For this edition, Dr. Lake is joined by an eminent British co-editor, Peter D. Booker, and an international group of distinguished contributors. Coverage includes cutting-edge information on echocardiography, fast tracking, and the newest surgical techniques. New chapters cover teaching, practice management, anesthesia for cardiac MIS, and hemostasis, coagulation, and transfusion.



Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease

Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease Author Stephen A. Stayer
ISBN-10 9781118768099
Release 2016-06-27
Pages 816
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Highly Commended at the British Medical Association Book Awards 2016 The third edition of Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease, the recognized gold-standard reference in this field, offers a major update and expansion of the textbook to reflect the ongoing development of the practice of pediatric and congenital cardiac anesthesia and the burgeoning knowledge base in this exciting field. Includes two new chapters addressing key areas; anesthetic and sedative neurotoxicity in the patient with congenital heart disease, and anesthesia in the patient with pulmonary hypertension Now in full color, with over 200 illustrations and photographs Multiple-choice questions accompany each chapter covering the most crucial learning points to optimize the learning experience for readers at all levels



Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Congenital Cardiac Surgery Author Bruce A. Reitz
ISBN-10 0838515428
Release 2002-01
Pages 242
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A practical reference that explains the perioperative management of the congenital cardiac patient. Included is detailed coverage of cardiac evaluation, anesthetic considerations, myocardial protection, IC management, cardiopulmonary issues, arrhythmias, fluids & electrolytes, and coagulation.



Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Author Constantine Mavroudis
ISBN-10 9781405196529
Release 2013-02-04
Pages 944
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Managing patients with thrombotic vascular disease is complexand challenging: Ischemic vascular disease remains a complicated interplay ofatherosclerosis and thrombosis—even with the evolution in ourunderstanding of the pathobiology of thrombosis. There has been tremendous growth in therapeutic options whichare quickly finding their place in daily practice, including aremarkable expansion in the number of intravenous and oralantithrombotic agents and new antiplatelet agents Now more than ever, all cardiologists, hematologists, andspecialists in vascular medicine, as well as other professionals,such as hospital pharmacists, who deal with prognosis andintervention in preventing thrombosis, need a resource thatdistills current knowledge of this important subject. Written and edited by today’s leading international,Therapeutic Advances in Thrombosis, 2e providesphysicians with the very latest in medical and surgical advances inantithrombotic therapies. With this comprehensively updated editionyou get: Coverage of virtually all aspects of venous and arterialthrombotic disease and the corresponding therapies Strategies to manage specific clinical conditions and how totailor treatment to individual patient needs Updated chapters covering thrombolysis in ST-elevatedmyocardial infarctions; thrombosis in patients with diabetes,pregnancy, and renal dysfunction Special emphasis on the pharmacology of novel anticoagulantsand their practical use in venous thromboembolism and atrialfibrillation. Plus, all chapters fully explore clinical trial designs andoutcomes for particular treatment therapies, as well as contain therelevant ACC/AHA/ESC guidelines, so you can confidently apply whatyou learn.



Pediatric Cardiology

Pediatric Cardiology Author Walter H. Johnson
ISBN-10 9781118503393
Release 2014-02-03
Pages 400
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Caring for children with heart disease is extremely complex, requiring a different and often tailor-made approach compared with adults with similar cardiac problems. Built on the success of previous editions and brought to you by a stellar author team, Pediatric Cardiology: The Essential Pocket Guide provides a unique, concise and extremely practical overview of heart disease in children. From history-taking, physical examination, ECG, and chest X-ray – the basics that enable clinicians to uncover possible problems and eliminate areas of false concern – it goes on to examine the range of more complex topics in the diagnosis and treatment/management of childhood cardiovascular disease. New to this edition you’ll find: An enhanced section on imaging including recent advances in cardiac MRI and fetal echocardiography. New techniques in genetic testing for heart disease in special populations. Much more emphasis on the importance of echocardiography in understanding the pathophysiology of congenital cardiac malformations. Expanded section on cardiac conditions in the neonate, specifically on prenatal diagnosis and management, neonatal screening for congenital heart disease, and hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Expanded and updated congestive cardiac failure section, including the latest in genetic and metabolic causes of heart failure, and medical/surgical treatment options; discussion of bridging therapies; essentials of transplantation, including common drug treatment regimens, clinical recognition of treatment complications and rejection, outcomes, morbidity and survival. In addition, every chapter is fully updated with the very latest clinical guidelines and management options from the AHA, ACC and ESC. Pediatric Cardiology: The Essential Pocket Guide, 3rd edition, is quite simply a must-have guide for all members of the multidisciplinary team managing children suffering from heart disease.



Pediatric Endocrinology E Book

Pediatric Endocrinology E Book Author Mark A. Sperling
ISBN-10 9781455759736
Release 2014-04-10
Pages 1080
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In a single, convenient volume, Pediatric Endocrinology offers complete coverage of all aspects of basic science and clinical practice, ideal for both pediatricians and endocrinologists. Pediatric endocrinology expert Dr. Mark Sperling teams up with world-renowned authors to bring you up to date with the latest key developments in every area of the field, providing invaluable guidance on how your clinical decision making will be affected by today’s technological and scientific advances. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Determine the best possible course for every patient with easy-to-follow algorithms in every clinical chapter. Stay up to date with today’s hottest topics, including neonatal diabetes mellitus, Type II childhood diabetes, molecular endocrinology, and genetics. Explore the impact of today’s advances and challenges, including explosive growth in molecular biology, sophisticated imaging techniques, and an increase in both pediatric diabetes and obesity. Quickly access the information you need with a new, streamlined organization (Concepts, Endocrine Disorders of the Newborn, Endocrine Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence, and Laboratory Tests and Imaging).