Cardiac Intensive Care
The new edition of Cardiac Intensive Care-the only textbook dedicated to cardiac intensive care
medicine-chronicles the progress made in the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of patients with critical cardiac illness. Editors Allen Jeremias, MD, MSc and David L. Brown, MD present the landmark discoveries, greater understanding of syndromes, and technological
advancements that have helped make clinical cardiology a progressive and interventional field. You’ll get coverage of the plethora of noncoronary diseases in the CICU, as well as a complete compendium of up-to-date pharmacologic agents
. The new full-color
design and layout and nine new chapters give you the latest theoretical,technical, diagnostic, and therapeutic advances in an accessible and visually appealing format. Moreover, the full text is available online at expertconsult.com.
* Features the authoritative perspectives of a stellar group of
contributors-many of whom are the pioneers in the fields they cover-for
the best available guidance.
* Provides the basic science framework for the clinical material
through a section on the scientific foundation of cardiac intensive care
to give you the complete picture.
* Presents a pharmacological
introduction to the classes of drugs so you know which are most commonly used in the CICU.
* Covers which noncoronary diseases frequently result in admittance
to the CICU to prepare you for those diagnoses that are not of a cardiac
* Offers the convenience of full-text online access at expertconsult.com.
* Features nine new chapters-Quality Assurance and Improvement in the
Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
; Physical Examination in the CICU;
Mechanical Treatments for Acute ST-Elevation MI; Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Diagnosis, Prognosis, Risk Stratification, and Management; Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa Inhibitors; Vascular Access Procedures; Ventilator Management for the Cardiac Patient; Management
of Post-Operative Complications in the Cardiac Surgery Patient;
Guidelines Relevant to Care in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit-to keep
the book and you up to date.
* Presents the text in a new, full-color design and layout for a more
visually-appealing and accessible
format that makes finding the
information you need quick and easy.
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