Park's Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners, 6/e

Author: Park
Edition: 6th
ISBN: 9788131238967
Language: English
Published: 2014
Publisher: Elsevier, India

Park’s Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners is the essential medical reference book for the ever-changing field of pediatric cardiology. Comprehensive in its content, it provides the practical guidance you need to diagnose and manage children with congenital and acquired heart disease.

Park's Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners, 6/e


Park’s Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners is the essential medical reference book for the ever-changing field of pediatric cardiology. Comprehensive in its content, it provides the practical guidance you need to diagnose and manage children with congenital and acquired heart disease. From history and physical examination through preventative treatment and the management of special problems, the fully revised 6th edition incorporates all of the latest concepts in cardiology, distilled in a way that is understandable to pediatricians, family practitioners, NPs, and PAs alike.

 "...a concise reference book; Students and clinician; practicing Pediatric cardiology will continue to find Park’s Pediatric Cardiology book to be easy to read and refer for the precise information readily.Reviewed by: BACCH Newsletter,  March 2015

Key Features               

  • Apply the latest knowledge and methods with coverage of surgical techniques in pediatric cardiology, the application of interventional non-surgical techniques, blood pressure standards, and cardiac arrhythmia treatments.
  • Easily grasp the latest techniques with helpful line drawings throughout.
  • Select the best approaches for your patients with extensive coverage of special problems, including congestive heart failure and syncope.

Table of Contents

Part I Basic Tools in Routine Evaluation of Cardiac Patients

Chapter 1
History Taking Gestational and Natal History Postnatal History Family History
Chapter 2
Physical Examination Growth Pattern Inspection Palpation Blood Pressure Measurement Auscultation Some Special Features of the Cardiac Examination of Neonates
Chapter 3
Electrocardiography What Is the Vectorial Approach? Comparison of Pediatric and Adult Electrocardiograms Basic Measurements and Their Normal and Abnormal Values Necessary for Routine Interpretation of an ElectrocardiogramVentricular Hypertrophy Ventricular Conduction Disturbances ST-Segment and T-Wave Changes
Chapter 4
Chest Roentgenography Heart Size and Silhouette Evaluation of Cardiac Chambers and Great Arteries Pulmonary Vascular Markings Systematic Approach
Chapter 5
Flow Diagrams
Part II Special Tools in Evaluation of Cardiac Patients
Chapter 6
Noninvasive Techniques Echocardiography Stress Testing Long-Term ECG Recording Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
Chapter 7
Invasive Procedures Cardiac Catheterization and Angiocardiography Catheter Intervention Procedures

Part III Pathophysiology
Chapter 8
Fetal and Perinatal Circulation Fetal Circulation Changes in Circulation after Birth Premature Newborns
Chapter 9
Pathophysiology of Left-to-Right Shunt Lesions Atrial Septal Defect Ventricular Septal Defect Patent Ductus Arteriosus Endocardial Cushion Defect
Chapter 10
Pathophysiology of Obstructive and Valvular Regurgitation LesionsObstruction to Ventricular Output Stenosis of Atrioventricular Valves Valvular Regurgitant Lesions
Chapter 11
Pathophysiology of Cyanotic Congenital Heart Defects Clinical CyanosisCommon Cyanotic Heart Defects

Part IV Specific Congenital Heart Defects
Chapter 12
Left-to-Right Shunt Lesions Atrial Septal Defect Ventricular Septal DefectManagement Patent Ductus Arteriosus Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Preterm Neonates Complete Endocardial Cushion Defect Partial Endocardial Cushion Defect Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
Chapter 13
Obstructive Lesions Pulmonary Stenosis Aortic Stenosis Coarctation of the AortaInterrupted Aortic Arch
Chapter 14
Cyanotic Congenital Heart Defects Approach to a Cyanotic Neonate Complete Transposition of the Great Arteries Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries Tetralogy of Fallot Tetralogy of Fallot with Pulmonary Atresia (Pulmonary Atresia and Ventricular Septal Defect) Tetralogy of Fallot with Absent Pulmonary Valve Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return Tricuspid Atresia Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Ebstein's Anomaly Persistent Truncus Arteriosus Single VentricleDouble-Outlet Right Ventricle Heterotaxia (Atrial Isomerism, Splenic Syndromes) Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn
Chapter 15
Vascular Ring Prevalence Pathology Clinical Manifestations DiagnosisManagement
Chapter 16
Chamber Localization and Cardiac Malposition Chamber LocalizationDextrocardia and Mesocardia
Chapter 17
Miscellaneous Congenital Cardiac Conditions Aneurysm of the Sinus of ValsalvaAnomalous Origin of the Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery (Bland-White-Garland Syndrome, ALCAPA Syndrome) Aortopulmonary Septal DefectArteriovenous Fistula, Coronary Arteriovenous Fistula, Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistula, Systemic Atrial Septal Aneurysm Cervical Aortic Arch Common AtriumCor Triatriatum DiGeorge Syndrome Double-Chambered Right Ventricle Ectopia Cordis Hemitruncus Arteriosus Idiopathic Dilation of the Pulmonary ArteryKartagener Syndrome Parachute Mitral Valve Patent Foramen Ovale Pericardial Defect, Congenital Pseudocoarctation of the Aorta Pulmonary Artery StenosisScimitar Syndrome Systemic Venous Anomalies

Part V Acquired Heart Disease
Chapter 18
Primary Myocardial Disease Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Infants of Diabetic Mothers Transient Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Neonates Dilated or Congestive Cardiomyopathy Endocardial Fibroelastosis Doxorubicin Cardiomyopathy Carnitine Deficiency Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Right Ventricular Dysplasia Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy
Chapter 19
Cardiovascular Infections Infective Endocarditis Myocarditis PericarditisConstrictive Pericarditis Kawasaki Disease Lyme Carditis Postpericardiotomy Syndrome Postperfusion Syndrome Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
Chapter 20
Acute Rheumatic Fever Prevalence Cause Pathology Clinical Manifestations Diagnosis Differential Diagnosis Clinical Course Management PrognosisPrevention
Chapter 21
Valvular Heart Disease Mitral Stenosis Mitral Regurgitation Aortic RegurgitationClinical Manifestations Mitral Valve Prolapse
Chapter 22
Cardiac Tumors Prevalence Pathology Clinical Manifestations Management
Chapter 23
Cardiovascular Involvement in Systemic Diseases MucopolysaccharidosesSystemic Lupus Erythematosus Rheumatoid Arthritis Friedreich's Ataxia Muscular Dystrophy Myotonic Dystrophy Marfan Syndrome Acute GlomerulonephritisHyperthyroidism: Congenital and Acquired Hypothyroidism: Congenital and Acquired Sickle Cell Anemia

Part VI Arrhythmias and Atrioventricular Conduction Disturbances
Chapter 24
Cardiac Arrhythmias Rhythms Originating in the Sinus Node Rhythms Originating in the Atrium Rhythms Originating in the Atrioventricular NodeRhythms Originating in the Ventricle Long QT Syndrome Short QT SyndromeBrugada Syndrome
Chapter 25
Disturbances of Atrioventricular Conduction First-Degree Atrioventricular BlockSecond-Degree Atrioventricular Block Third-Degree Atrioventricular BlockAtrioventricular Disassociation
Chapter 26
Cardiac Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators in ChildrenECGs of Artificial Cardiac Pacemakers Pacemaker Therapy in ChildrenImplantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy

Part VII Special Problems
Chapter 27
Congestive Heart Failure Definition Cause Pathophysiology of Congestive Heart Failure Diagnosis Management
Chapter 28
Systemic Hypertension Definition Normative Blood Pressure Standards CauseDiagnosis and Workup Management Hypertensive Crisis
Chapter 29
Pulmonary Hypertension Definition Cause Physiology Pathogenesis PathologyPathophysiology Clinical Manifestations Natural History Diagnosis ManagementBronchopulmonary Dysplasia Diaphragmatic Hernia
Chapter 30
Child with Chest Pain Cause and Prevalence Clinical Manifestations Diagnostic Approach Management
Chapter 31
Syncope Prevalence Definition Causes Evaluation of a Child with SyncopeTreatment Differential Diagnosis
Chapter 32
Palpitation Definition and Description Causes Evaluation Management
Chapter 33
Dyslipidemia and Other Cardiovascular Risk Factors Childhood Onset of Coronary Artery Disease Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Metabolic SyndromeDyslipidemia Other Risk Factors Practice of Preventive Cardiology
Chapter 34
Athletes with Cardiac Problems Sudden Unexpected Death in Young AthletesPreparticipation Screening Classification of Sports Eligibility Determination for Athletes with Cardiovascular Diseases Cardiac Arrhythmias and Sports Athletes with Systemic Hypertension
Chapter 35
Cardiac Transplantation Indications Selection of the Recipient Evaluation and Management of the Cardiac Donor Informed Consent from the Family and Recipient Operative Technique Early Postoperative Management Late Post-Transplantation Follow-up Prognosis

Appendix A Miscellaneous
Appendix B Blood Pressure Values
Appendix C Cardiovascular Risk Factors
Appendix D Normal Echocardiographic Values and Images
Appendix E Drugs Used in Pediatric Cardiology
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