Introduction to postoperative care of adult cardiac surgical patients.- Risk and Outcome Assessments in adult Cardiac Surgery.- Cardiac physiology.- Cardiovascular Pharmacology.- Principles of Pharmacoeconomics.- Cardiovascular monitoring after adult Cardiac Surgery.- Postoperative Central Nervous System Monitoring after adult Cardiac Surgery.- Postoperative coagulation and bleeding: monitoring and hematologic management after adult Cardiac Surgery.- Cardiovascular Complications & Management after adult Cardiac Surgery.- Renal and GI Complications & their Management after adult Cardiac Surgery.- Respiratory Complications & Management after adult Cardiac Surgery.- CNS Complications & Management after adult Cardiac Surgery.- Infectious and inflammatory Complications & their Management after adult Cardiac Surgery.- Postoperative rhythm disorders after adult Cardiac Surgery.- Fluid management and electrolyte balance after adult Cardiac Surgery.- Acid-base balance and blood gas analysis after adult Cardiac Surgery.- Postoperative care of adult cardiac transplant patients.- Postoperative safety in adult Cardiac Surgery.
Ali Dabbagh, MD is a Director of the Cardiac Anesthesiology Fellowship Program at the Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.Fardad Esmailian is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He received his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. Sary Aranki is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Brigham and Women's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He received his medical degree from University of Baghdad College of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.
"Those with some experience of general intensive care wanting to explore cardiac intensive care will likely find the book rewarding ... . useful as a source for refreshing clinical knowledge. We recommend the advanced trainee or junior consultant looking for 1 manageable volume to cover the field to buy the book." (Anders Aneman, Anesthesia & Analgesia, Vol. 129 (1), July, 2019)"This comprehensive book is an excellent reference and guide to the care of an ever-growing population of cardiac surgery patients. Its detailed yet concise discussions provide thoughtful insights into patient care and provide a great foundation for intensive care management." (Jonathan Babin, October, 2018)