Kaplan's cardiac anesthesia, 5th ed.1416002537
Kaplan's cardiac anesthesia, 5th ed.
Ed. by Joel A. Kaplan et al.
Elsevier Health Sciences
Kaplan (clinical anesthesiology, U. of Louisville School of Medicine and U. of California, San Diego, School of Medicine) et al. provide this large volume on the anesthetic management of patients with cardiac disease who are undergoing surgery. This edition has been revised, expanded, and updated to reflect changes to care, with a new introductory section added for the fiftieth anniversary of the first successful open-heart surgery using cardiopulmonary bypass cardiopulmonary bypass
A procedure to circulate and oxygenate the blood during heart surgery involving the diversion of blood from the heart and lungs through a heart-lung machine and the return of oxygenated blood to the aorta. . Other sections cover cardiovascular physiology, pharmacology, and molecular biology molecular biology, scientific study of the molecular basis of life processes, including cellular respiration, excretion, and reproduction. The term molecular biology was coined in 1938 by Warren Weaver, then director of the natural sciences program at the Rockefeller ; preoperative pre·op·er·a·tive
Preceding a surgical operation.
preceding an operation.
the preparation of a patient before operation. evaluation, with expanded sections on interventional cardiology interventional cardiology Cardiology The subspecialty of cardiology dedicated to the diagnosis, medical and mechanical therapy, pre- and post-procedure management of adult patients with acute and chronic forms of cardiovascular disease amenable to catheter-based and the electrophysiology laboratory; and monitoring, which has a new chapter on decision making based on transesophageal echocardiography Transesophageal Echocardiography Definition
Transesophageal echocardiography is a diagnostic test using an ultrasound device that is passed into the esophagus of the patient to create a clear image of the heart muscle and other parts of the heart. . Also detailed are anesthetic techniques, with new chapters on minimally invasive surgery minimally invasive surgery Laparoscopic surgery, see there. See Laparoscopic cholecystectomy. and end- stage heart failure; extra-corporeal circulation; postoperative care; and practice management. Quality of care, training standards, and reducing errors are discussed. The book is aimed at cardiac anesthesia residents, fellows, attendings, cardiologists, surgeons, and intesivists. The 41 chapters are by physicians based in the US, Canada, and the Netherlands.
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