This self-contained guide presents readily accessible information on the pathogenesis, pathophysiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, management, and prevention of intensive care complications in coronary care units from dialysis and ventilator issues to gastrointestinal hemorrhage and infectious problems-enabling the physician to approach daily noncardiological critical care situations competently and confidently. With contributions by over 20 international experts, Practical Critical Care in Cardiology reviews the rationale and indications for noninvasive ventilation in cardiac care units and guidelines ensuring its successful application examines clotting cascades in relation to how disturbances involving clotting factors influence clinical situations elucidates the clinical significance of potential interactions between concurrently administered medications focuses on physiological determinants of renal blood flow and glomerular filtration rate (GFR) under normal conditions as well as mechanisms maintaining cardiac output and GFR in congestive heart failure discusses how to obtain accurate readings in radiographic imaging with the appropriate monitoring procedures and supportive devices and more! Containing more than 1650 references, tables, drawings, photographs, and x-rays, this practical volume is an indispensable resource for cardiologists, intensive care specialists, pulmonologists, primary care physicians, and graduate and medical school students in these disciplines.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Weight: 771 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 27 mm
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