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Califf / Wagner Acute Coronary Care

Principles and Practice

1985, 576 Seiten, Kartoniert, Paperback, Format (B × H): 178 mm x 254 mm, Gewicht: 1076 g
ISBN: 978-1-4613-3830-7
Verlag: Springer, Berlin

Califf / Wagner Acute Coronary Care

When a patient develops symptoms suggestive of and infarction, this section is emphasized. There acute coronary insufficiency, the health care sys­ are brief sections on prediction and prevention of tem is presented with a challenging diagnostic ischemic events, methods of diagnosing and siz­ and management problem. During the past 20 ing infarcts, and methods of monitoring the pa­ years, hospitals have been developing coronary tient with myocardial ischemia. A major focus of care units as the specialized inhospital facilities for the text is on "coronary care. " As indicated above, such patients. For the past 15 years, many com­ during the past 20 years five distinct phases of munities have employed paramedical personnel coronary care have evolved: (a) prehospital, (b) to extend the principles of "coronary care" to the postadmission, (c) coronary care unit, (d) predis­ site of the patient who develops the problem. charge, and (e) convalescent. Cardiac rehabilitation programs have also been The section on pathophysiology begins with a established to facilitate the return to function of chapter by Greenfield and Rembert discussing patients who have had acute coronary insuffi­ the factors that determine the transmural distri­ ciency. More recently, aggressive medical and bution of blood flow. Reimer then shows the surgical techniques have been developed to either relationship between coronary blood flow and prevent or limit the extent of myocardial necrosis both reversible and irreversible damage to the that develops due to acute coronary insufficiency. myocardium.



Weitere Infos & Material

I. Pathophysiology of Ischemic Heart Disease.- 1. Factors that Regulate Transmural Myocardial Blood Flow Distribution.- 2. The Relationship between Coronary Blood Flow and Reversible and Irreversible Ischemic Injury.- 3. Energy Metabolism and Transport in the ischemic and Postischemic Myocardium.- 4. The Pathophysiology of Atherosclerosis of the Coronary Arteries and Changes that Predispose to Ischemic Heart Disease.- 5. The Role of Coronary Artery Spasm in Acute Ischemic Syndromes.- 6. The Role of Thrombosis in Acute Myocardial Ischemic Syndromes.- 7. The Biochemistry of Thrombolytic Agents.- 8. Clinical Pharmacology of Streptokinase.- 9. Terminology for Location of Acute Myocardial Infarcts.- 10. Subendocardial versus Transmural Infarction: Anatomic and Electrocardiographic Considerations.- 11. Hemodynamic Abnormalities in Acute Myocardial Infarction.- 12. Autonomic Imbalance during Acute Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction.- II. The Prediction and Prevention of Acute Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction.- 13. The Changing Prognosis of Patients with Unstable Angina and Acute Myocardial Infarction.- 14. Risk Factors that Predict Fatal and Nonfatal Cardiac Events.- 15. The Role of Nutrition in Atherogenesis and Acute Myocardial Infarction.- 16. The Role of Antithrombotic Therapy in the Acute Ischemic Syndromes.- 17. Clinical Trials of Modification of Mortality during Acute Myocardial Infarction.- III. Methods for Diagnosing and Sizing Myocardial Infarctions.- 18. Serum CK-MB in Diagnosis and Assessment of Acute Myocardial Infarction.- 19. The Ability of the QRS Complex to Determine the Location and Size of Myocardial Infarcts.- 20. Radionuclide Techniques for Diagnosing and Sizing of Myocardial Infarction.- 21. The Clinical Diagnosis of Right Ventricular Infarction.- IV. Methods for Monitoring the Patient with Acute Myocardial Ischemia.- 22. Hemodynamic Monitoring in Acute Myocardial Infarction.- 23. The Use of Echocardiographic Techniques for Determining Cardiac Function during Acute Myocardial Infarction.- 24. The Potential Usefulness of Doppler Ultrasound in Myocardial Infarction.- 25. The Use of Serial Radionuclide Angiography for Monitoring Function during Acute Myocardial Infarction.- 26. Tachyarrhythmias during Acute Myocardial Infarction and Options for Their Electrical Management.- V. Coronary Care: The Prehospital Phase.- 27. The Tiered Response Mobile Intensive Care System in the Management of Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest.- 28. The First Hour of Acute Myocardial Infarction Observed during Mobile Intensive Care.- 29. Cost Effectiveness of Mobile Intensive Care Unit for an Entire Community.- VI. Coronary Care : The Postadmission Phase.- 30. Optimal Identification of the Patient with Acute Myocardial Ischemia in the Emergency Room.- 31. Achieving Pain Relief with Physiologic Management and Analgesic Agents during Acute Myocardial Infarction.- 32. The Use of Intravenous Antiventricular Arrhythmic Agents during Acute Myocardial Infarction.- 33. The Clinical Use of Thrombolytic Agents.- 34. Methods for Detecting Salvage of Jeopardized Myocardium following Intracoronary Thrombolysis in Acute Myocardial Infarction.- 35. The Role of Surgery in Unstable Angina Pectoris and Acute Myocardial Infarction.- VII. Coronary Care: The Coronary Care Unit.- 36. The Evolution of Care of Patients with Unstable Angina and Myocardial Infarction.- 37. Organization and Administration of the Cardiac Care Unit.- 38. The Cost-effectiveness of Coronary Care Units.- VIII. Coronary Care: The Coronary Care Unit Phase.- 39. The Optimal Use of Temporary Pacing during Acute Myocardial Infarction.- 40. Drug Interactions in Coronary Care.- 41. The Use of ?-adrenergic and Calcium-blocking Drugs during Acute Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction.- 42. Respiratory Care for Patients with Acute Myocardial Ischemia.- 43. Optimal Regulation of Preload and Afterload during Acute Myocardial Infarction.- 44. The Medical Management of Cardiogenic Shock due to Myoca


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