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Park's The Pediatric Cardiology Handbook, 5th Edition

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Park's The Pediatric Cardiology Handbook, 5th Edition

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Effectively diagnose and manage children with congenital and acquired heart disease by consulting the concise, portable and fully updated edition of  Park's The Pediatric Cardiology Handbook. Designed as a companion to Dr. Park's larger text, Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners, this pocket-sized resource features useful diagrams and clear descriptions of disorders, presenting healthcare professionals in practice or in training with a reliable point-of-care reference or general review.

"...this book would be useful to practising pediatric cardiologists or trainees who needs ready access to detailed information, including the normal values." Reviewed by Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine , Apr 2015

    • Facilitate the decision-making process with a user-friendly organization; consistent, easy-to-read coverage; and pocket-sized portability.
    • Better understand core concepts with help from numerous illustrative diagrams.
      • Familiarize yourself with the latest developments in the field through extensive updates on congenital heart defects, infective endocarditis, cardiomyopathies, cardiac arrhythmias, long QT syndrome, blood pressure and systemic hypertension.
      • Stay abreast of new recommendations in lipid screening for children, as well as the normative blood pressure standards for auscillometric and oscillometric methods obtained in the San Antonio Children’s Blood Pressure Study.
      • Access an expanded section covering two-dimensional echocardiography, and consult detailed normative values of echocardiography in the Appendix.
      • Study the newest approaches in the area of cardiac surgery, such as hybrid procedures.
      • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.

      Frequently used abbreviations - xi

      Part I: Basic Tools in Evaluation of Cardiac Patients

      Chapter 1 History and Physical Examination - 3

      Chapter 2 Electrocardiography - 28

      Chapter 3 Chest Roentgenography - 56

      Part II: Special Tools Used in Cardiac Evaluation

      Chapter 4 Noninvasive Imaging Tools - 65

      Chapter 5 Other Noninvasive Tools - 82

      Chapter 6 Invasive Procedures - 90

      Part III: Congenital Heart Defects

      Chapter 7 Left-to-Right Shunt Lesions - 99 

      Chapter 8 Obstructive Lesions - 116

      Chapter 9 Cyanotic Congenital Heart Defects - 133

      Chapter 10 Miscellaneous Congenital Heart Diseases - 189

      Part IV: Acquired Heart Diseases

      Chapter 11 Primary Myocardial Diseases (Cardiomyopathy) - 207

      Chapter 12 Cardiovascular Infections and Related Conditions - 220

      Chapter 13 Valvular Heart Disease - 243

      Chapter 14 Cardiac Tumors - 253

      Chapter 15 Cardiovascular Involvement in Systemic Diseases - 256

      Part V: Arrhythmias and Atrioventricular Conduction Disturbances

      Chapter 16 Cardiac Arrhythmias - 269

      Chapter 17 Atrioventricular Conduction Disturbances - 295

      Chapter 18 Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators - 300

      Part VI: Special Problems

      Chapter 19 Congestive Heart Failure - 311

      Chapter 20 Child with Chest Pain - 321

      Chapter 21 Syncope - 332

      Chapter 22 Palpitation - 341

      Chapter 23 Systemic Hypertension - 345 

      Chapter 24 Pulmonary Hypertension - 358

      Chapter 25 Athletes with Cardiac Problems - 366

      Chapter 26 Dyslipidemias - 375

      Chapter 27 Preventive Cardiology - 390

      Part VII: Cardiac Surgical Patients

      Mehrdad Salamat

      Chapter 28 Pre- and Postoperative Management - 401

      Chapter 29 Selected Postoperative Complications - 415

      Appendices

      Appendix A. Miscellaneous - 425

      Appendix B. Blood Pressure Standards - 432

      Appendix C. Cardiovascular Risk Factors - 446

      Appendix D. Normal Echocardiographic Values - 451

      Appendix E. Dosages of Drugs Used in Pediatric Cardiology - 458

      Index - 491

      Myung K. Park, MD, FAAP, FACC, Professor Emeritus (Pediatrics), Former Director of Pediatric Cardiology, Former Director of Preventative Cardiology and Weight Management Clinics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas

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