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Acute Cardiovascular Care Textbooks

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

Now updated and expanded, keeping you at the heart of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care excellence.

Second Online update: July 2017

Substantial amendments made in 11 chapters:

  • 19 Clinical assessments and monitoring of chest radiographs
  • 40 Atherosclerosis and thrombosis
  • 48 Coronary artery bypass graft surgery
  • 49 Cardiogenic shock in patients with acute coronary syndromes
  • 54 Acute heart failure: heart failure surgery and transplantation
  • 56 Atrial fibrillation and supraventricular arrhythmias
  • 58 Myocarditis and pericarditis
  • 59 Acute valve disease and endocarditis
  • 66 Pulmonary embolism
  • 67 Stroke
  • 72 Infections, sepsis, multiorgan dysfunction syndrome 

and minor update on 16 chapters

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

Free access

First online update: June 2016

What's new in this update?

  • 30 chapters updated
  • Incorporates the 2014-15 ESC Guidelines
  • New data from recent literature on procedures, devices (TAVI, mitraclip), and drugs (e.g. bivalirudin, cangrelor)
  • Numerous educational videos

With online access to the textbook you can:

  • Save searches
  • Annotate and download chapters
  • Enlarge and download images
  • Export citations

Order the 2nd Edition

Now updated and expanded!

ACCA textbook

Discover the sample chapter on
"The heart team in acute cardiac care ": Now Available

Encompassing 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

Discover the online version with a FREE access to one interactive chapter: Palliative care in the intensive cardiac care unit

78 Chapters and 11 Sections

Including 5 new topics :

  • The heart team in acute cardiac care - Now Available
  • Patient safety and clinical governance
  • Ultrasound-guided vascular access
  • Donor management
  • Palliative care in the ICCU

Complement your knowledge on the ACCA e-learning platform (ESCeL), a unique tool for knowledge, skills assessment and professional development in the field of acute cardiovascular care.