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Pediatric Heart Failure

1st Edition

Edited by Robert Shaddy, Gil Wernovsky

CRC Press

928 pages | 137 B/W Illus.

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Description

The first book of its kind, this reference describes current diagnostic and treatment strategies for acute and chronic heart failure in the fetus, neonate, child, and young adult-encompassing every aspect of pediatric heart failure including historical perspectives, the latest technologies in mechanical circulatory support, and recent information on the psychosocial aspects of heart failure in children.

Reviews

the strengths of this textbook overwhelm any shortcomings of a work in its first edition. It will instantly become the standard reference on the subject….recommended reading."

-New England Journal of Medicine

Table of Contents

Introduction and Historical Perspective. Mechanisms of Pediatric Heart Failure. Acute Heart Failure in Fetus, Neonate and Infant. Acute Heart Failure in Children and Adolescents. Chronic Heart Failure in Children. Special Considerations

About the Editors

Robert E. Shaddy, Gil Wernovsky

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED010000
MEDICAL / Cardiology
MED069000
MEDICAL / Pediatrics