ICU Care in Cardiac Surgery

ICU Care in Cardiac Surgery

ISBN: 9789386056702
Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Pub
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2017-09-30
Number of pages: 94
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This book in a concise guide to the care of patients in the intensive care unit after cardiac surgery. Beginning with an overview of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, cardiac surgery and cardiopulmonary bypass, the next chapters discuss ICU set up and ICU care. Each of the following sections discusses the clinical and surgical management of issues that may occur in the ICU post-cardiac surgery. Topics include renal failure, arrhythmia, seizures, bleeding and infection, intra aortic balloon pump, tracheostomy, urinary catheterisation and more. Descriptions and function of instruments and gadgets' are included, as well as clinical images and diagrams to enhance learning. Key Points Concise guide to ICU care of cardiac surgery patients Provides overview of cardiovascular and respiratory systems and surgery Covers numerous post-surgery issues and their management Includes descriptions and function of instruments and gadgets'

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