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

ISBN-10: 0727916688

ISBN-13: 9780727916686

Congenital center illness with its world wide occurrence of one% is the most typical inborn disorder. more and more, sufferers live into maturity, with ongoing congenital center and different clinical wishes. unfortunately, just a small minority have expert follow-up. even though, all sufferers see their relations medical professional and will additionally discuss with different overall healthiness professionals.

This sensible advisor with its simple a,b,c technique is written for these professionals.

Special good points of this book:

• Introduces the foundations of congenital middle sickness and tells you whom and whilst to refer for expert care
• Discusses universal congenital middle lesions in a realistic, easy-to-follow manner, with an emphasis on analysis and administration issues
• comprises an in depth bankruptcy on 'Pregnancy and Contraception' (by Philip J. Steer), crucial either for kinfolk making plans and for coping with adequately the pregnant lady with congenital middle disease
• contains chapters on non-cardiac surgical procedure and way of life matters resembling paintings, insurability, go back and forth and driving
• offers worthy 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 a vital advisor for all wellbeing and fitness care execs dealing with sufferers with grownup congenital middle disease.

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