This is a practical guide to management of life threatening cardiovascular conditions facing staff on high dependency units and cardiothoracic surgery units. It provides basic information followed by illustrative cases recommending best practice. Cardiovascular conditions are among the most common and most life threatening that critical care staff have to deal with and this book will be an invaluable source of information in intensive care as well as the specialist units. This well illustrated text fills a gap in the market for a book on management of acutely ill patients with a cardiovascular condition.
Edited by Mark J.D. Griffiths, MRCP, PhD, EDICM, BDICM,Consultant Physician, Adult Intensive Care Unit, Royal BromptonHospital, London, UK Jeremy J. Cordingley, MBBS, MRCP, FRCA, EDICM, Consultantin Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia, Royal BromptonHospital, London, UK Susanna S. Price MB, BS, BSc, MRCP, EDICM, PhD,Consultant Cardiologist and Intensivist, Royal Brompton &Harefield NHS Trust, London, UK