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Manual of Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care

Prashant Shah

204 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

This manual is a practical guide to the care of children after cardiac surgery.

The second edition has been fully revised to include the latest advances in the field and includes many new topics.

Beginning with discussion on preparing for and receiving a paediatric patient from the operating theatre, the next chapter describes monitoring techniques.

Each of the following sections discusses the management of different conditions that may arise after surgery, including mediastinal bleeding, arrhythmias, capillary leak syndrome, pulmonary, gastrointestinal and renal issues, and infection.  

Drug administration and dosages are also discussed in depth.

Key points

  • Concise guide to the care of children after cardiac surgery
  • Fully revised, second edition including many new topics
  • Covers drug administration and dosages
  • Previous edition (9789350906392) published in 2013
Author Bio

Prashant Shah MBBS MS DNB Cardiothoracic Surgery (Gold Medal)
Director, Chief Consultant and Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon, Child Heart International, Chennai; Visiting Senior Consultant, Sooriya Hospital, Kanchi Kamakoti Childs Trust Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India