Adult Congenital Heart Disease: A Practical Guide by Michael A. Gatzoulis,Lorna Swan,Judith Therrien,George A.

By Michael A. Gatzoulis,Lorna Swan,Judith Therrien,George A. Pantely,Eugene Braunwald

Congenital middle affliction with its around the globe occurrence of one% is the most typical inborn disorder. more and more, sufferers live into maturity, with ongoing congenital center and different scientific wishes. unfortunately, just a small minority have professional follow-up. even though, all sufferers see their kinfolk health care professional and will additionally consult with different future health professionals.

This useful advisor with its basic a,b,c process is written for these professionals.

Special positive aspects of this book:

• Introduces the foundations of congenital center affliction and tells you whom and whilst to refer for expert care
• Discusses universal congenital center lesions in a realistic, easy-to-follow means, with an emphasis on analysis and administration issues
• contains an intensive bankruptcy on 'Pregnancy and Contraception' (by Philip J. Steer), crucial either for kin making plans and for handling competently the pregnant lady with congenital middle disease
• comprises chapters on non-cardiac surgical procedure and way of life concerns similar to paintings, insurability, shuttle and driving
• presents valuable info on facing universal emergencies; what to do and what to not do

With a wealth of illustrations (including diagrams, EKGs, CXRs, Echos and cardiac MRIs) and with key element tables, this is often an important consultant for all future health care pros coping with sufferers with grownup congenital middle disease.

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