The Developing Heart  A    History    of Pediatric Cardiology Book

The Developing Heart A History of Pediatric Cardiology


  • Author : Catherine A. Neill
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-04-18
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 169
  • ISBN 10 : 9789401585149

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The Developing Heart A History of Pediatric Cardiology Excerpt :

Pediatric cardiology is celebrating in the 1990s the 50th anniversary of the beginnings of the age of therapy. This informal `history' describes how the discipline grew from the era of pathologic anatomy to the dawn of therapy, the beginnings of closed heart surgery between 1939 and 1945. That dawn ushered in a remarkable half century of change and growth, leading from clinicophysiologic correlations through the start of open heart surgery in the 1950s. The text celebrates some of the achievements of this vivid and heroic age, and describes how, in the mid 1970s, new surgical and medical approaches, including prostaglandins and Doppler echocardiography, led to successful cardiac treatment in infancy, the `infant era'. Interventional cardiology and the study of childhood arrhythmias began. Now, in the 1990s, a new era emphasising molecular biology and cardiac development is growing from the tools and concepts of the past. The four eras have focused on pathologic anatomy, clinicophysiologic correlations and surgery, heart problems in infancy, and now the developing heart. In each era there have been advances in the four domains of pediatric cardiology, the heart before birth, the normal heart, heart disease and defects, and preventive cardiology. Growth in knowledge has been both episodic and dramatic, yet not a picture of unalloyed achievement. The later chapters discuss some of the problems beginning to be recognised in the new and current `developmental era'. The pioneers of pediatric cardiology, both men and women, are more than eponyms, for each used in new and original ways the tools and concepts available in their era. The interaction of tools and concepts is a theme in this book. Just as the tool of the stethoscope was vital in delineating the clinical profile of ventricular septal defect and patent ductus, the fluoroscope played a role in developing the concept of the Blalock Taussig shunt. Pioneers also include patients and their families, and the book inclu

The Developing Heart Book

The Developing Heart


  • Author : Catherine A. Neill
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-01-15
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9401585156

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Practical Pediatric Cardiology Book

Practical Pediatric Cardiology


  • Author : Alan G. Magee
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-11-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 163
  • ISBN 10 : 9781447141839

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Practical Pediatric Cardiology Excerpt :

Heart disease in children has a number of diagnostic traps for the unwary, and all of us involved in the specialty have been caught at one time or another. For example, it is sometimes very difficult to differentiate between respiratory and cardiac disease in infants and between neurological and cardiac conditions in older children, and the consequences of taking the wrong path can be significant. This book is a collection of cases highlighting situations which can ensnare even the best cardiologist. Although they illustrate the importance of taking a good history and performing a thorough examination, the most important lesson is learning to keep an open mind and develop the ability to think laterally. As clinicians we need to have the confidence to make a decision for our patients but also the humility to be able to acknowledge that we don’t always get it right first time, and it is imperative that we learn from the experience. We hope the reader will find these short chapters interesting and while they are not evidence-based medicine in the true sense, they do represent a wide range of clinical experience from which we can all learn. ​

Reader s Guide to the History of Science Book

Reader s Guide to the History of Science


  • Author : Arne Hessenbruch
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-12-16
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 965
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134262946

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Reader s Guide to the History of Science Excerpt :

The Reader's Guide to the History of Science looks at the literature of science in some 550 entries on individuals (Einstein), institutions and disciplines (Mathematics), general themes (Romantic Science) and central concepts (Paradigm and Fact). The history of science is construed widely to include the history of medicine and technology as is reflected in the range of disciplines from which the international team of 200 contributors are drawn.

Pediatric Cardiology Book

Pediatric Cardiology


  • Author : P. Syamasundar Rao
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-04-23
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 701
  • ISBN 10 : 9781527549845

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Pediatric Cardiology Excerpt :

The field of pediatric cardiology was in its early stages of development when the author of this book began his career in the mid-1960s, meaning that he was able to witness the stepwise evolution of the field over the last 50 years. This book presents this unique historical perspective, describing the development of new knowledge while providing care of patients with heart disease over this time period. It brings together advances made in the field, particularly regarding the management of congenital heart defects.

Fetal   Neonatal Secrets E Book Book
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Fetal Neonatal Secrets E Book


  • Author : Richard A. Polin
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2013-08-27
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323172868

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Fetal Neonatal Secrets E Book Excerpt :

Fetal and Neonatal Secrets by Drs. Richard Polin and Alan Spitzer, uses the success formula of the highly popular Secrets Series to offer fast answers to the most essential clinical questions in fetal and neonatal medicine. With its user-friendly Q&A format, practical tips from neonatologists and fetal medicine experts, and "Key Points" boxes, this portable and easy-to-read medical reference book provides rapid access to the practical knowledge you need to succeed both in practice and on board and recertification exams. "Fetal and Neonatal Secrets is a book with an alternative setup that offers answers to a wide spectrum of clinical questions in the field of fetal and neonatal medicine. The book covers both fetal and neonatal medicine, and could be relevant for junior doctors aiming to become obstetricians or pediatricians." Reviewed by: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, January 2015 Get the evidence-based guidance you need to provide optimal care for your fetal and neonatal patients. Zero in on key fetal and neonatal information with a question and answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and practical tips from the authors. Enhance your reference power with a two-color page layout, "Key Points" boxes, and lists of useful websites. Review essential material efficiently with the "Top 100 Secrets in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine" – perfect for last-minute study or self-assessment. Apply all the latest pediatric advances in clinical fetal neonatology techniques, technology, and pharmacology

Development of Cardiovascular Systems Book

Development of Cardiovascular Systems


  • Author : Warren W. Burggren
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9780521560726

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Development of Cardiovascular Systems Excerpt :

This volume is a unique overview of cardiovascular development from the cellular to the organ level across a broad range of species. The first section focuses on the molecular, cellular, and integrative mechanisms that determine cardiovascular development. The second section has eight chapters that summarize cardiovascular development in invertebrate and vertebrate systems. The third section discusses the effects of disease and environmental and morphogenetic influences on nonmammalian and mammalian cardiovascular development. It includes strategies for the management of congenital cardiovascular malformations in utero and postnatally.

The Open Heart Club Book

The Open Heart Club


  • Author : Gabriel Brownstein
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Release Date : 2019-10-22
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781610399470

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The Open Heart Club Excerpt :

This absorbing and poignant book is not merely the story of one writer's flawed heart. It is a history of cardiac medicine, a candid personal journey, and a profound reflection on mortality. Born in 1966 with a congenital heart defect known as the tetralogy of Fallot, Gabriel Brownstein entered the world just as doctors were learning to operate on conditions like his. He received a life-saving surgery at five years old, and since then has ridden wave after wave of medical innovation, a series of interventions that have kept his heart beating. The Open Heart Club is both a memoir of a life on the edge of medicine's reach and a history of the remarkable people who have made such a life possible. It begins with the visionary anatomists of the seventeenth century, tells the stories of the doctors (all women) who invented pediatric cardiology, and includes the lives of patients and physicians struggling to understand the complexities of the human heart. The Open Heart Club is a riveting work of compassionate storytelling, a journey into the dark hinterlands between sickness and health lit by bright moments of humor and inspiration.

Pediatric Cardiology Book

Pediatric Cardiology


  • Author : Walter H. Johnson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-02-03
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118503393

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Pediatric Cardiology Excerpt :

Caring for children with heart disease is extremely complex, requiring a different and often tailor-made approach compared with adults with similar cardiac problems. Built on the success of previous editions and brought to you by a stellar author team, Pediatric Cardiology: The Essential Pocket Guide provides a unique, concise and extremely practical overview of heart disease in children. From history-taking, physical examination, ECG, and chest X-ray – the basics that enable clinicians to uncover possible problems and eliminate areas of false concern – it goes on to examine the range of more complex topics in the diagnosis and treatment/management of childhood cardiovascular disease. New to this edition you’ll find: An enhanced section on imaging including recent advances in cardiac MRI and fetal echocardiography. New techniques in genetic testing for heart disease in special populations. Much more emphasis on the importance of echocardiography in understanding the pathophysiology of congenital cardiac malformations. Expanded section on cardiac conditions in the neonate, specifically on prenatal diagnosis and management, neonatal screening for congenital heart disease, and hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Expanded and updated congestive cardiac failure section, including the latest in genetic and metabolic causes of heart failure, and medical/surgical treatment options; discussion of bridging therapies; essentials of transplantation, including common drug treatment regimens, clinical recognition of treatment complications and rejection, outcomes, morbidity and survival. In addition, every chapter is fully updated with the very latest clinical guidelines and management options from the AHA, ACC and ESC. Pediatric Cardiology: The Essential Pocket Guide, 3rd edition, is quite simply a must-have guide for all members of the multidisciplinary team managing children suffering from heart disease.

Gregory s Pediatric Anesthesia Book

Gregory s Pediatric Anesthesia


  • Author : George A. Gregory
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-04-13
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1344
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119371502

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Gregory s Pediatric Anesthesia Excerpt :

As the field pediatric anesthesia advances and expands, so too does the gamut of challenges that are faced by today’s anesthesiologists. Gregory’s Pediatric Anesthesia aims to fully prepare trainees and experienced professionals for modern practice by equipping them with the knowledge and cutting-edge techniques necessary to safely and successfully anesthetize children for a range of different surgeries and other procedures. Supporting their work with current data and evidence, the authors explore topics including basic principles, potential complications, and best practice, and illustrate their findings with detailed case studies that cover all major subspecialties. This essential new edition includes access to illustrative videos and features new and expanded sections, such as: Anesthesia for Spinal Surgery complications including postoperative blindness Robotic surgery for Pediatric Urological Procedures Anesthesia for Non-Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease (new chapter) Extensive additional ultrasound images for regional anesthesia Neonatal Resuscitation The Pediatric Surgical Home and Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (new chapter) Now in its sixth edition, Gregory’s Pediatric Anesthesia continues to provide reliable and easy-to-follow guidance to all anesthesiologists caring for younger patients.

Atlas of Congenital Cardiac Disease Book

Atlas of Congenital Cardiac Disease


  • Author : Maude E. Abbott
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2006-08-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 110
  • ISBN 10 : 9780773575455

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Atlas of Congenital Cardiac Disease Excerpt :

This reprint includes a short history of Abbott's life and how she came to create the Atlas, including a discussion of the material she used for her 1934 London Exhibit, which served as the basis for the Atlas. The original text and illustrations are enhanced by color prints of fifty-five specimens in the Abbott Collection of the McGill Pathology Museum.

Pediatric Cardiovascular Medicine Book

Pediatric Cardiovascular Medicine


  • Author : James H. Moller
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-03-12
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1094
  • ISBN 10 : 9781444335897

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Pediatric Cardiovascular Medicine Excerpt :

The first edition of this text, edited by two of the world’s most respected pediatric cardiologists, set the standard for a single-volume, clinically focused textbook on this subject. This new edition, revised and updated by contributors representing today’s global thought leaders, offers increased coverage of the most important current topics, such as pediatric electrophysiology, congenital heart disease, cardiovascular genetics/genomics, and the identification and management of risk factors in children, while maintaining the clinical focus. Published with a companion website that features additional images for download, self-assessment questions designed to aid readers who are preparing for examinations, and other features, Pediatric Cardiovascular Medicine, Second Edition, is the perfect reference for residents, fellows, pediatricians, as well as specialists in pediatric cardiology.

American Babies Book

American Babies


  • Author : Elizabeth A. Reedy
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2007-01-01
  • Genre: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • Pages : 213
  • ISBN 10 : 9780313081613

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American Babies Excerpt :

This volume explores the history of babies in the United States from 1900 to the present, covering such issues as attitudes toward babies and significant advances in the health of babies.

Pediatric Cardiology Book

Pediatric Cardiology


  • Author : Eugenie F. Doyle
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-06-29
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1340
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461385981

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At a significant point in the life of an individual or an organization, it is normal that one reminisces and savors the qualities of the past. In doing so, one may learn of facts and factors that explain the present and even project into the future. So it is with the Second World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology. We can at this time avail ourselves of a panoramic view, not only of the present but also an exposure of the past, and a glimpse of what lies ahead. When Dr. Jane Somerville and Professor Fergus Macartney proposed developing a World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology, the factors of vision and imagina tion were driving forces. These, with the aid both of hard work and dedication to purpose, led to the being of the First Congress. The major success of that meeting was not without premonitory concerns as to the width of multinational acceptance of a concept that Pediatric Cardiol ogy had come of age and a firm foundation for academic interchange existed. The Congress showed that much had been learned, and that there were many eager to share of accumulated knowledge and reflections of skills with the very many hundreds who came to the First Congress. The responses to the First Congress were so enthusiastic that the idea of having a continuum of World Congresses of Pediatric Cardiology was widely accepted. I do not know that the subject was even debated after the First Congress went into session.