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Acute cardiac care

Acute cardiac care  

Susanna Price, Roxy Senior, and Bogdan A. Popescu

in The EACVI Textbook of Echocardiography (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2016
Series: 
The European Society of Cardiology Textbooks
Published Online: 
Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780191792991
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198726012.003.0062
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, specialist, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, early specialism training, Allied Health Professional
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Allied Health Professions, Radiography
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198726012
Echocardiography is fundamental to the assessment and management of patients with acute cardiac disease, and differs from outpatient echocardiography in some key areas. Echocardiography ... More
Acute care, immediate secondary prevention, and referral

Acute care, immediate secondary prevention, and referral  

Ugo Corrà and Bernhard Rauch

in The ESC Textbook of Preventive Cardiology

Print Publication Year: 
May 2015
Series: 
The European Society of Cardiology Textbooks
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191779343
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199656653.003.0021
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, specialist, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, early specialism training
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199656653
Preventive cardiology (PC), as performed in various cardiac rehabilitation (CR) settings, is effective in reducing recurrent cardiovascular events after both acute coronary syndromes or ... More
Acute cognitive disorders: recognition and management of delirium in the cardiovascular intensive care unit

Acute cognitive disorders: recognition and management of delirium in the cardiovascular intensive care unit  

John McPherson, Jennifer Giuseffi, Chad Wagner, and E Wesley Ely

in The ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2015
Series: 
The European Society of Cardiology Textbooks
Published Online: 
2016
eISBN: 
9780191766947
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199687039.003.0074_update_001
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, specialist, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, early specialism training
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199687039
Delirium is the most common acute cognitive disorder seen in critically ill patients in the cardiovascular intensive care unit. It is defined as a disturbance of consciousness and cognition ... More
Acute Coronary                   Syndromes

Acute Coronary Syndromes  

Christian W. Hamm, Helge Möllmann, Jean-Pierre Bassand, and Frans van de Werf

in The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2009
Series: 
The European Society of Cardiology Textbooks
Published Online: 
Aug 2009
eISBN: 
9780199572854
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199566990.003.016
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199566990
Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is the clinical manifestation of the critical phase of coronary artery disease (CAD). Based on electrocardiogram (ECG) and ... More
Acute dyspnoea in the emergency department

Acute dyspnoea in the emergency department  

Christian Mueller

in The ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2015
Series: 
The European Society of Cardiology Textbooks
Published Online: 
Feb 2015
eISBN: 
9780191766947
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199687039.003.0009
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, specialist, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, early specialism training
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199687039
Acute dyspnoea is a very common symptom in the acute cardiac care setting. In contrast to current beliefs, acute dyspnoea, as the leading symptom in the emergency department, is associated ... More
Acute heart failure: early pharmacological therapy

Acute heart failure: early pharmacological therapy  

Jonathan R Dalzell, Colette E Jackson, Roy Gardner, and John JV McMurray

in The ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2015
Series: 
The European Society of Cardiology Textbooks
Published Online: 
Feb 2015
eISBN: 
9780191766947
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199687039.003.0052
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, specialist, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, early specialism training
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199687039
Acute heart failure syndromes consist of a spectrum of clinical presentations due to an impairment of some aspect of the cardiac function. They represent a final common pathway for a vast ... More
Acute heart failure: epidemiology, classification, and pathophysiology

Acute heart failure: epidemiology, classification, and pathophysiology  

Dimitrios Farmakis, John Parissis, and Gerasimos Filippatos

in The ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2015
Series: 
The European Society of Cardiology Textbooks
Published Online: 
Feb 2015
eISBN: 
9780191766947
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199687039.003.0051
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, specialist, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, early specialism training
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199687039
Acute heart failure is defined as the rapid development or change of symptoms and signs of heart failure that requires urgent medical attention and usually hospitalization. Acute heart ... More
Acute heart failure: heart failure surgery and transplantation

Acute heart failure: heart failure surgery and transplantation  

Aikaterini N Visouli and Antonis A Pitsis

in The ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2015
Series: 
The European Society of Cardiology Textbooks
Published Online: 
Feb 2015
eISBN: 
9780191766947
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199687039.003.0054
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, specialist, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, early specialism training
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199687039
Cardiac surgery should be considered in all cases of acute heart failure that is attributed to surgically correctable causes. Surgical revascularization, repair of mechanical complications ... More
Acute kidney injury

Acute kidney injury  

Sofie A Gevaert, Eric Hoste, and John A Kellum

in The ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2015
Series: 
The European Society of Cardiology Textbooks
Published Online: 
Feb 2015
eISBN: 
9780191766947
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199687039.003.0068
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, specialist, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, early specialism training
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199687039
Acute kidney injury is a serious condition, occurring in up to two-thirds of intensive care unit patients, and 8.8-55% of patients with acute cardiac conditions. Renal replacement therapy ... More
Acute pain in the intensive cardiac care unit

Acute pain in the intensive cardiac care unit  

Siân Jaggar and Helen Laycock

in The ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2015
Series: 
The European Society of Cardiology Textbooks
Published Online: 
2016
eISBN: 
9780191766947
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199687039.003.0073_update_001
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, specialist, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, early specialism training
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199687039
◆ Cardiac intensive care units admit a heterogeneous patient group ◆ Pain is common, occurring in up to 70% of medical and surgical patients ◆ Effective analgesia is important ◆ Pain is ... More

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