Cardiac Arrest is the definitive and most comprehensive reference in advanced life support and resuscitation medicine. This new edition brings the reader completely up-to-date with developments in the field, focusing on practical issues of decision making, clinical management and prevention, as well as providing clear explanations of the science informing the practice. The coverage includes information on the latest pharmacotherapeutic options, the latest chest compression techniques and airway management protocols, all backed by clearly explained, evidence-based scientific research. The content is consistent with the latest guidelines for practice in this area, as detailed by the major international governing organisations. This volume is essential reading for all those working in the hospital environments of emergency medicine, critical care, cardiology and anesthesia, as well as those providing care in the pre-hospital setting, including paramedics and other staff from the emergency services.Table of Contents Part I. IntroductionPart II. Basic SciencePart IV. The Pathophysiology of Global Ischemia and ReperfusionPart V. Perfusion PressuresPart VI. Therapy of Sudden DeathPart VII. External Chest CompressionPart VIII. Vasopressor Therapy During Cardiac ArrestPart IX. Postresuscitation Disease and its CarePart X. Special Resuscitation CircumstancesPart XI. Special Issues in Resuscitation.
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Titolo: Cardiac Arrest - The Science and Practice of Resuscitation Medicine
Autori: Paradis - Halperin - Kern - Wenzel - Chamberlain
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Edizione: II 2007
Finitura: Copertina rigida
Misure: 23x28 cm