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Heart Diseases in Children: A Pediatrician's Guide

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As front line health care providers for children, pediatricians are entrusted with the responsibility for discovering early signs of heart diseases in this complex patient population. Especially in the newborn period, the presentation of pediatric heart disease is frequently obscure, and the consequences of these illnesses can be devastating if not caught early and managed correctly.
This comprehensive, easy to understand book is a ready guide to acquiring the proficiency and confidence necessary to decipher the wide spectrum of disease presentations. Case scenarios give life to each chapter, with key images and illustrations reinforcing notable concepts. Special attention is given to the interpretation of chest radiographs and the role of echocardiography and catheterization. All chapters are dual authored by an academic cardiologist and a practicing general pediatrician, resulting in this book's elegant blend of medical authority, real life value, and fresh practical viewpoints.
Heart Diseases in Children: A Pediatrician's Guide is divided into four sections. The first is an overall approach to heart diseases in children with ample discussion to diagnostic testing. The second and third sections cover the spectrum of congenital heart defects and acquired heart diseases. The fourth section prsents issues related to office cardiology. The book concludes with an extensive drug appendix. Significant and meaningful online complements, heart sounds and murmurs are available at www.pedcard.rush.edu providing practitioners the materials necessary to build confidence in their ausculatory skills.
This unique book is a go-to resource for pediatricians, pediatric residents, family practitioners, medical students and nurses, conveying essential information for the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric heart diseases.

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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781441979933
ISBN-10: 144197993X
Pagini: 486
Ilustrații: 43 schwarz-weiße und 164 farbige Abbildungen, 25 schwarz-weiße Tabellen
Dimensiuni: 155 x 235 x 27 mm
Greutate: 0.86 kg
Ediția: 2011
Editura: Springer Us
Colecția Springer
Locul publicării: New York, NY, United States

Public țintă

Professional/practitioner

Cuprins

Part I Approach to Heart Diseases in Children
Chapter 1 Cardiac History and Physical Examination 
W. Reid Thompson
Surabhi Mona Mehrotra
Chapter 2 Cardiac Interpretation of Pediatric Chest x-Ray
Ra-id Abdulla
Chapter 3 Electrocardiography:  Approach and Interpretation
Ra-id Abdulla
Chapter 4 Pediatric Echocardiography 
W. Reid Thompson
Thea Yosowitz
Chapter 5 Cardiac Catheterization in Children: Diagnosis and Therapy 
Ziyad M. Hijazi
Anas Saleh Lutfi Taqatqa
Umang Gupta
Ra-id Abdulla
Part II Congenital Heart Diseases  
Chapter 6 Atrial Septal Defect 
Ra-id Abdulla
Austin Hanrahan
Chapter 7 Ventricular Septal Defect 
Omar M. Khalid
Ra-id Abdulla
Chapter 8 Patent Ductus Arteriosus 
Omar M. Khalid
Jacquelyn Busse
Chapter 9 Atrioventricular Canal Defect 
Omar M. Khalid
Surabhi  Mona Mehrotra
Chapter 10 Pulmonary Stenosis 
Joan F. Hoffman
Surabhi Mona Mehrotra
Chapter 11 Aortic Stenosis 
Kathryn W. Holmes
Megan A. McCarville
Chapter 12 Coarctation of the Aorta 
Sawsan Mokhtar M. Awad
Megan A. McCarville
Chapter 13 Tetralogy of Fallot 
Douglas M Luxenberg
Laura Torchen
Chapter 14 Double Outlet Right Ventricle 
Douglas M Luxenberg
Jacquelyn Busse
Chapter 15 Transposition of the Great Arteries 
Douglas M Luxenberg
Megan A. McCarville
Chapter 16 Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum 
Zahra J. Naheed
Daniel E. Felten
Chapter 17 Pulmonary Atresia with Ventricular Septal Defect 
Karim Assad Diab
Thea Yosowitz
Chapter 18 Tricuspid Atresia 
Karim Assad Diab
Daniel E. Felten
Chapter 19 Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return 
Karim Assad Diab
Daniel E. Felten
Chapter 20 Truncus Arteriosus 
Joan F. Hoffman
Thea Yosowitz
Chapter 21 Single Ventricle 
Sawsan Mokhtar M. Awad
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Chapter 22 Complex Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease: The Heterotaxy Syndrome 
Joan F. Hoffman
Shannon M. Buckvold
Jackie Busse
Chapter 23 Hypoplastic left heart syndrome 
Sawsan Mokhtar M. Awad
Jacquelyn Busse
Chapter 24 Ebstein’s Anomaly 
Russell Robert Cross
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Chapter 25 Vascular Ring 
Ra-id Abdulla
Chapter 26 Congenital Abnormalities of Coronary Arteries
Russell Robert Cross
Daniel E. Felten
Part III Acquired Heart Diseases in Children 
Chapter 27 Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease 
Sawsan Mokhtar M. Awad
Daniel E. Felten
Chapter 28 Kawasaki 
Rami Kharouf
Daniel E. Felten
Chapter 29 Infective Endocarditis 
Rami Kharouf
Laura Torchen
Chapter 30 Myocarditis 
Rami Kharouf
Laura Torchen
Chapter 31 Cardiomyopathy 
Zahra J. Naheed
Laura Torchen
Chapter 32 Cardiac Arrhythmia 
William J. Bonney
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Part IV Office Cardiology 
Chapter 33 Hypertension 
Shada J Alanani
Ra-id Abdulla
Chapter 34 Syncope  
Yolandee R. Bell-Cheddar
Ra-id Abdulla
Chapter 35 Chest Pain 
Ismael Gonzalez
Ra-id Abdulla
Chapter 36 Innocent heart murmurs 
Ra-id Abdulla
Chapter 37 Obesity and Dyslipidemia 
Kathryn W. Holmes
Jackie Busse
Appendix Drugs in Pediatric Cardiology 
Paul N. Severin
Beth Shields
Joan Hoffman
Sawsan Mokhtar M. Awad
William J. Bonney
Edmundo P. Cortez
Rani Ganesan
Aloka Patel
Steve Barnes
Sean Barnes
Shada Al-Anani
Umang Gupta
Yolandee Bell Cheddar
Ra-id Abdulla


Recenzii

From the reviews:
“This book is intended for pediatricians, aspiring pediatricians, and other primary clinicians with the goal of providing the basic information necessary to begin the care process and the detailed information needed to understand the care provided by pediatric cardiologists. … presented in an easily assimilated format that includes a summary of key issues and case scenarios for each topic. … an excellent book covering a niche which is served by only a few books. … a well-organized and well-presented useful alternative for primary care clinicians.” (Michael White, Doody’s Review Service, August, 2011)

Textul de pe ultima copertă

As front line health care providers for children, pediatricians are entrusted with the responsibility for discovering early signs of heart diseases in this complex patient population. Especially in the newborn period, the presentation of pediatric heart disease is frequently obscure, and the consequences of these illnesses can be devastating if not caught early and managed correctly.
This comprehensive, easy to understand book is a ready guide to acquiring the proficiency and confidence necessary to decipher the wide spectrum of disease presentations. Case scenarios give life to each chapter, with key images and illustrations reinforcing notable concepts. Special attention is given to the interpretation of chest radiographs and the role of echocardiography and catheterization. All chapters are dual authored by an academic cardiologist and a practicing general pediatrician, resulting in this book's elegant blend of medical authority, real life value, and fresh practical viewpoints.
Heart Diseases in Children: A Pediatrician's Guide is divided into four sections. The first is an overall approach to heart diseases in children with ample discussion to diagnostic testing. The second and third sections cover the spectrum of congenital heart defects and acquired heart diseases. The fourth section prsents issues related to office cardiology. The book concludes with an extensive drug appendix. Significant and meaningful online complements, heart sounds and murmurs are available at www.pedcard.rush.edu providing practitioners the materials necessary to build confidence in their ausculatory skills.
This unique book is a go-to resource for pediatricians, pediatric residents, family practitioners, medical students and nurses, conveying essential information for the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric heart diseases.


Caracteristici

Presents the fundamentals of pediatric cardiology
Created by primary care providers for primary care providers
Focuses on disease presentation and clinical judgment
Case studies emphasizes patient management