This new volume in the "Requisites in Anesthesiology" series delivers succinct, yet comprehensive, clinically oriented coverage of cardiac and vascular anesthesia. It explores everything from the pathophysiology of the various cardiovascular conditions, through their clinical implications and surgical management, to the relevant monitoring, anesthesia procedures, and phar-macology. Practical, "high-yield" content makes this book ideal as a refresher for certification or recertification, and as a reference for everyday clinical practice.
Delivers in-depth guidance on trans-esopha-geal echocardiography (TEE) · pacemaker and ventricular assist devices · cardiopulmonary bypass machines · pharmacological interventions · off-pump CABG · vascular operations · heart/lung transplantation · and many other "hot topics" in the field.
Presents information in a bulleted format for quick, efficient reference.
Uses specially designed boxes to display key data on intraoperative monitoring · key clinical caveats · advantages and disadvantages of various drugs, monitoring approaches, and techniques · current controversies · case studies · and more—all at a glance.
Features more than 245 illustrations that clarify key aspects of pathophysiology, monitoring, and anesthesia administration.
By Jacqueline Leung, MD, Professor, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
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