IAP Speciality Series on Pediatric Cardiology (2nd Revised edition)

IAP Speciality Series on Pediatric Cardiology (2nd Revised edition)

By: Shakuntala S. Prabhu (author), M. Zulfikar Ahamed (author), R. Krishna Kumar (author)Paperback

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This second edition brings paediatricians and trainees fully up to date with the latest developments in the rapidly changing field of paediatric cardiology. Beginning with clinical assessment and diagnostic tools such as chest X-Ray and ECG, the following chapters discuss different disorders and diseases encountered in children, from hypertension and arrhythmias, to rheumatic fever, myocardial disease and Kawasaki disease. The final section provides dosages for numerous drugs. The new edition has been fully updated and includes more than 200 images, illustrations and tables to enhance learning. Each chapter includes an extensive reference section or suggested reading for further information. Key points *New edition presenting latest developments in paediatric cardiology *Covers diagnostic tools, and numerous diseases and disorders *Final section presents detailed drug dosage information *Previous edition published in 2008

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R Krishna Kumar MD DM FACC Chief Paediatric Cardiologist, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Cochin, Kerala, India Shakuntala S Prabhu MD DCH Professor & Head, Department of Paediatrics; Chief, Division of Paediatric Cardiology, Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, India M Zulfikar Ahamed MD DM (Card) Professor of Paediatric Cardiology, Department of Paediatrics, Government Medical College, Trivandrum, Kerala, India


* Clinical Assessment of a Child with Heart Disease * X-ray Chest for Evaluation of Pediatric Heart Diseases * The ECG: A Practical Approach to the Pediatric Electrocardiogram * Imaging in Pediatric Cardiology * Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterizations in Children * Heart Failure in Children * Systemic Hypertension in Children * Pulmonary Hypertension in Children * Syncope in the Young * Chest Pain in Childhood * Arrhythmias in Children * Congenital Heart Disease Introduction, Epidemiology and Classification * Left-to-Right Shunts * Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease * Obstructive Acyanotic Congenital Heart Diseases * Miscellaneous Congenital Cardiac Conditions * Timing of Surgical or Catheter Intervention in Congenital Heart Disease * Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Diseases in Children * Myocardial Disease * Pericardial Disease * Infective Endocarditis in Children * Kawasaki Disease: Diagnosis and Management * Cardiac Manifestations in Systemic Illness * Fetal Cardiology * Diagnosis and Initial Management of Heart Disease in the Newborn * Cardiac Implications of Changing Lifestyle: Prevention of Adult Cardiovascular Disease * Genetics of Congenital Heart Disease * Catheter-based Interventions in Children * Surgery for Common Congenital Cardiac Defects * Pediatric Cardiac Postoperative Intensive Care * Follow-up of Children Following Cardiac Surgery and Percutaneous Interventions * Drug Dosages

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/08/2013
  • ISBN13: 9789350903643
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 541
  • ID: 9789350903643
  • weight: 410
  • ISBN10: 9350903644
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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