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 PointsConcise guide to ICU care of cardiac surgery patientsProvides overview of cardiovascular and respiratory systems and surgeryCovers numerous post-surgery issues and their managementIncludes descriptions and function of instruments and `gadgets'
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 94 pages, 33 Halftones, color
- Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
- Publication Date: 31/10/2018
- Category: Other branches of medicine
- ISBN: 9789386056702