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Handbook of Acute CardioVascular Monitoring

All you need to know to monitor acute cardiovascular patients



Prof. Josep Masip, MD, PhD, FESC
Intensive Care Department, Consorci Sanitari Integral,
University of Barcelona, Spain


Why the handbook was created

Physicians working in acute care settings need to know all the techniques of monitoring, how to proceed for monitoring in the main clinical scenarios and how to obtain or calculate some important clinical parameters.

In addition, they need to know the main classifications, scores, indexes and guidelines related to these scenarios.

What is in it?

The Handbook of Acute CardioVascular Monitoring provides knowledge which cannot be obtained by consulting published reviews or general textbooks.

It contains a detailed overview of the main techniques for monitoring acute cardiovascular patients, offering a practical approach to the main clinical scenarios, constituting an irreplaceable tool for health care providers managing acute cardiovascular patients.

No matter if a patient presents acute cardiovascular or non-cardiovascular complications, practical guidance will be easily found in the pages of the handbook.

Table of contents

  • Part I - Overview of Haemodynamic Monitoring
  • Part II - Techniques for Haemodynamic Monitoring
  • Part III - Specific Clinical Scenarios
  • The Future
  • Appendix


View the detailed table of contents

Discover the free sample chapter on intra-abdominal hypertension

Who needs this handbook?

The handbook is for fellows or in-training cardiologists, intensive care, emergency and internal medicine physicians, as well as nurses and staff physicians from these specialties.

Why buy it?

The handbook provides clear, updated information and an extensive and detailed overview of the topics, practical and visual presentations, and rapid identification – all provided by the world's most important experts on each topic.

It is a unique and incomparable resource in the field.

How to buy

The handbook is published as an online PDF, for private use only. Please do not share it.


  • €50 (excl. VAT) for ACVC Silver Members and Fellows of ACVC
  • €99 (excl. VAT) for ACVC Associates and non-members

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