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Acute Cardiovascular Care Textbook

ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care (Second edition)



Now updated and expanded!

ACCA textbookEncompassing pre-and post-hospital care, procedures, diagnostics, techniques, management, settings, structure, function....

The new IACC Textbook is the key reference for education, serving the needs of all professionals involved in the management of patients with acute cardiovascular care diseases.

A comprehensive book with the best scientific information

Third Online update: February 2018

Substantial amendments made to 13 chapters

  • 16 Neurological assessment of the acute cardiac care patient
  • 17 Monitoring of the kidneys, liver, and other vital organs
  • 18 Blood gas analysis: acid-base and fluid and electrolyte disorders
  • 19 Clinical assessment and monitoring of chest radiographs
  • 32 Nutrition support in acute cardiac care
  • 40 Atherosclerosis and thrombosis
  • 43 ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
  • 46 Non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
  • 48 Coronary artery bypass graft surgery
  • 50 Gender considerations in acute coronary syndromes
  • 54 Acute heart failure: heart failure surgery and transplantation
  • 64 Acute respiratory failure and acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • 77 Perioperative management of the high-risk surgical patient: cardiac surgery

and minor changes to other 28 chapters

Access the free sample chapter on "Cardiogenic shock in patients with acute coronary syndromes"

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