Preface.rnAcknowledgments.rn1. Synopsis of Adult Cardiac Surgical Disease.rn2. Diagnostic Techniques in Cardiac Surgery.rn3. General Preoperative Considerations and Preparation of the Patient for Surgery.rn4. Cardiac Anesthesia.rn5. Cardiopulmonary Bypass.rn6. Myocardial Protection.rn7. Admission to the ICU and Monitoring Techniques.rn8. Early Postoperative Care.rn9. Mediastinal Bleeding.rn10. Respiratory Management.rn11. Cardiovascular Management.rn12. Fluid Management, Renal, Metabolic, and Endocrine Problems.rn13. Post-ICU Care and Other Complications.rnAppendices.rnAppendix 1A American College of Cardiology Classes of Recommendation and Levels of Evidence.rnAppendix 1B New York Heart Association Functional Classification.rnAppendix 2 Typical Preoperative Order Sheet.rnAppendix 3 Typical Orders for Admission to the ICU.rnAppendix 4 Typical Transfer Orders from the ICU.rnAppendix 5 Typical ICU Flowsheet.rnAppendix 6 Hyperglycemia Protocol for Cardiac Surgery Patients.rnAppendix 7 Heparinization Protocol for Cardiac Surgery Patients.rnAppendix 8 Protocol for Initiating Warfarin.rnAppendix 9 INR Reversal Protocol.rnAppendix 10 Drug, Food, and Dietary Supplement Interactions with Warfarin.rnAppendix 11 Doses of Parenteral Medications Commonly Used in the ICU and Their Modification in Renal Failure.rnAppendix 12 Doses of Nonparenteral Drugs Commonly Used After Heart Surgery and Their Modifications in Renal Failure.rnAppendix 13 Definitions from the STS Data Specifications (Version 2.7 2011).rnAppendix 14 Body Surface Area Nomogram.rnAppendix 15 Body Mass Index Chart.rnAppendix 16 Technique of Thoracentesis.rnAppendix 17 Technique for Tube Thoracostomy.rnAppendix 18 Technique of Insertion of Percutaneous Tracheostomy Tube.rnIndex.
The fifth edition of Bojar's Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery remains the gold standard for management of adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery.rnThe easily referenced outline format allows health practitioners of all levels to understand and apply basic concepts to patient care--perfect for cardiothoracic and general surgery residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, cardiologists, medical students, and critical care nurses involved in the care of both routine and complex cardiac surgery patients.rnThis comprehensive guide features:n* Detailed presentation addressing all aspects of perioperative care for adult cardiac surgery patientsn* Outline format allowing quick access to informationn* Chronological approach to patient care starting with diagnostic tests then covering preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care issuesn* Additional chapters discuss bleeding, the respiratory, cardiac, and renal subsystems as well as aspects of care specific to recovery on the postoperative floorn* Updated references, information on new drug indications and new evidence to support various treatment/management options.rnPractical and accessible, this new edition of Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery is the essential reference guide to cardiac surgical patient care.