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Cardiovascular Emergencies Recognition and Management (In 2 Volumes)

K.C. Verma (Author)

Begins with a brief overview of history taking, physical examination, and investigative techniques just as in any other book in the discipline of medicine. Percutaneous coronary interventions remain the cornerstone in the management of both acute and chronic coronary obstructions, congenital anomalies; optical coherence tomography, IVUS and fractional flow reserve (FFR ) in any of the cardiac catheterization laboratories but till recently coronary angioplasty has also been performed with robotic interventions. A brief description of these procedures has been recorded in this book. The heart failure, which is often the terminal event of many congenital and acquired heart disorders, is yet another cardiac emergency which attracts the attention of the physician, cardiologist, or the cardiac surgeon in the emergency department all over the world. This subject has been written with utmost care giving details of its recognition with international recommendations and medical and surgical interventions in its management.

Cardiac arrhythmias, both in children and adults, are not only difficult to diagnose but also to manage these rhythm disturbances with emergent treatment. This book also includes investigations and pharmacological and catheter-based technologies of their respective management. A brief description of infections leading to varying cardiac complications such as myocarditis, endocarditis, pericarditis, cardiac tamponade and additionaly DCM, valvular and vascular emergencies, hypothermia, and cardiogenic shock have been included in this book. Also given is the description of invasive procedures and noninvasive cardiovascular imaging techniques which are most essential in any emergency department. Cardiac resuscitation is the most essential part of management of cardiac emergencies, both on roadside and inside the ICU, hence the book describes in detail the techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, non-invasive ventilation, ‘ECMO’ therapy in acute cardiopulmonary failure. Radiotherapy and chemotherapy are most important modes of treatment of systemic malignancy disorders leading to varying grades of cardiac complications. The text includes the brief account of side effects and their respective management. In emergency department the attending physician (duty medical officer) may find young children and adolescents admitted with either heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, intoxicated with frequently prescribed drugs such as digitalis, calcium channel blockers, beta-blockers and other antiarrhythmics for their respective treatment, or other addictions such as alcohol and cocaine. This book records their brief account under separate chapters “Cardiac emergencies in children and adolescents” and “Toxicologic cardiovascular emergencies.

Contents: Foreword. Preface. Volume 1: Cardiovascular Emergencies in India (An Overview): 1. History Taking, Symptoms, Signs and Investigations in a Heart Patient (An Overview). 2. Recognition and Management of Angina Pectoris. 3. Recognition and Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome. 4. Invasive and Noninvasive Coronary Angiography. 5. Right Ventricular Infarction. 6. Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (Balloon Angioplasty and Stentoplasty). 7. Acute Pulmonary Edema. 8. Recognition and Management of Heart Failure. 9. Management of Heart Failure with Implantation of Newer Devices. 10. Recognition and Management of Syncopal Attacks. 11. Electrophysiological Study and Catheter Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias. 12. Recognition and Management of Infective Endocarditis.13. Recognition and Management of Acute Myocarditis.14. Cardiac Tamponade.15. Recognition and Management of Cardiomyopathies.16. Recognition and Management of cardiac Valvular Emergencies.17. Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism. 18. Aortic Dissection.19. Peripheral Vascular Disease and Endovascular Therapy. 20. Recognition and Management of Cardiac Arrhythmia. 21. Cardiogenic Shock.

Volume 2: 22. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitative Procedures in Emergency Department. 23. Recognition and Management of Hypertensive Emergencies. 24. Noninvasive Ventilation in Acute Cardiopulmonary Failure. 25. Cardiovascular Emergencies in Children and Adolescents. 26. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support in Critically Ill Patients. 27. Pulmonary Artery (Swan-Ganz) Catheterization for Hemodynamic Monitoring in Emergency Department. 28. Direct Current Cardio version (DC Shock) in Emergency Care. 29. Artificial Cardiac Pacemaker Therapy.30. Ventricular Assist Devices. 31. Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging. 32. Recognition and Management of Pericardial Diseases. 33. Radiation and Chemotherapeutic Agents Related Heart Diseases. 34. Recognition and Management of Cardiovascular Effects of Hypothermia. 35. Neonatal Cardiac Emergencies. 37. Heart Transplantation in Adults. 38. Toxicologic Cardiovascular Emergencies. 39. Sudden Cardiac Death. 40. Hematological Disorders Affecting Cardiovascular System. 41. Cardiovascular Emergencies in Athletes. 42. Cardiac Abnormalities in Electrolyte Imbalance. 43. Scope of Telemedicine in Emergency Cardiology. 44. Cardiovascular Emergencies in Air Travelling. Appendix. Index.

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About the author

K.C. Verma

K.C. Verma is presently the Principal of S. V. Polytechnic, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. He graduated in Mech. Engg. from the Ravishanker University, Raipur and holds a master’s degree in Technical Education, from Barkatullah University, Bhopal. He underwent advanced training in “Management of Technical Education” at ASCI, Hyderabad and Academy of Administration, Bhopal. During his stay at PDU, Bhopal he imparted training to the industry personnel and also to polytechnic faculty in the areas of Management, Behavioural Science, Communication and Curriculum Development. He has contributed a number of papers in the aforesaid area in national and international conferences. He has a vast experience of teaching Management.

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Title Cardiovascular Emergencies Recognition and Management (In 2 Volumes)
Author K.C. Verma
Format Hardcover
Date published: 07.05.2019
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789388725613
length 1354p.