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Pediatric Cardiology: The Essential Pocket Guide, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-4443-5715-8
360 pages
August 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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  • A unique and straightforward explanation of complex pathophysiology of cardiac malformations
  • Addresses the important and growing concern of diagnosing heart disease and cardiac problems in pediatric care
  • Provides the skills necessary for today's managed care environment in using the history, physical examination, ECG, and chest X-ray to uncover possible problems and eliminate areas of false concern
  • Topics covered include preventive cardiology and health promotion, heart disease in the neonate and in special populations, congenital cardiac malformation, acquired cardiac conditions, and congestive heart failure
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Table of contents.

PREFACE.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

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1. DIAGNOSTIC METHODS.

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2. HEART DISEASE IN SPECIAL POPULATIONS.

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3. CLASSIFICATION AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY.

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4. ACYANOSIS AND INCREASED PULMONARY BLOOD FLOW (LEFT-TO-RIGHT SHUNT).

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5. OBSTRUCTIVE LESIONS.

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6. CARDIAC CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH RIGHT-TO-LEFT SHUNT (CYANOTIC LESIONS).

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7. OTHER CONGENITAL CARDIAC ANOMALIES.

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8. CARDIAC CONDITIONS IN THE NEONATE.

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9. ACQUIRED CARDIAC CONDITIONS.

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10. ARRHYTHMIAS.

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11. CONGESTIVE CARDIAC FAILURE.

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12. PREVENTIVE CARDIOLOGY AND HEALTH PROMOTION.

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APPENDIX.

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INDEX

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Walter H Johnson
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Cardiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham
AL, USA


James H Moller
Professor and Head of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota
Paul F Dwan Professor of Pediatric Cardiology
Minneapolis
MN, USA

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  • A unique and straightforward explanation of complex pathophysiology of cardiac malformations
  • Addresses the important and growing concern of diagnosing heart disease and cardiac problems in pediatric care
  • Provides the skills necessary for today's managed care environment in using the history, physical examination, ECG, and chest X-ray to uncover possible problems and eliminate areas of false concern
  • Topics covered include preventive cardiology and health promotion, heart disease in the neonate and in special populations, congenital cardiac malformation, acquired cardiac conditions, and congestive heart failure
See More
“A practical guide to diagnose congenital and acquired heart conditions. An easy to read and use text. Useful to students, interns and residents.” (Pediatric Endocrinology, May 2009)

“This guide provides the skills necessary for today's managed care environment in using the history, physical examination, ECG, and chest X-ray to uncover possible problems and eliminate areas of false concern.” (Doody's Reviews, March 2009)

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