Handbook of Hemodynamic Monitoring, 2nd Edition

Handbook of Hemodynamic Monitoring

2nd Edition

By Gloria Oblouk Darovic, RN, CCRN, Lecturer/Consultant, American Medical Education, Inc., San Diego, CA; Staff Nurse, Recovery Room, Clinical Educator, Tri-City Medical Center, Oceanside, CA


1. Introduction to the Care of the Critically Ill and Injured Patients
2. Pulmonary Anatomy and Physiology
3. Physical Assessment of the Pulmonary System
4. Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology
5. Physical Assessment of the Cardiovascular System
6. Fluid-Filled Electronic Monitoring Systems
7. Arterial Pressure Monitoring
8. Monitoring Central Venous Pressure
9. Pulmonary Artery Pressure Monitoring
10. Monitoring Cardiac Output
11. Monitoring Tissue Oxygenation
12. Catheter and Infusion-Related Sepsis
13. Pharmacologic Management of Hemodynamics
14. Intraaortic Balloon Pumping Counterpulsation
15. Shock
16. Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
17. Acute Respiratory Failure
18. Monitoring and Management Considerations for Patients with Heart Disease
19. Ischemic Heart Disease
20. Valvular Heart Disease
21. Cardiomyopathies and Pericardial Disease
Suggested Readings
Index