Designed to meet the needs of clinicians working with adults with
congenital heart disease, Diagnosis and Management of Adult
Congenital Heart Disease , by Drs. Michael A. Gatzoulis, Gary D.
Webb, and Piers E. F. Daubeney, offers essential guidance on the
anatomical issues, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment
options available to practitioners today. This latest edition
features completely updated content, including new information for
nurses and nurse practitioners who, now more than ever, are playing
an important role in the care of adults with CHD. You'll also
access four new chapters, illustrated congenital defects, coverage
of long-term outcomes, and much more. Drs. Gatzoulis, Webb, and
Daubeney lead a team of experts ideally positioned to provide
state-of-the-art global coverage of this increasingly important
topic. Each disease-oriented chapter is written to a highly
structured template and provides key information on incidence,
genetics, morphology, presentation, investigation and imaging, and
treatment and intervention. Congenital defects are illustrated with
full-color line drawings and by the appropriate imaging modality
(for example, EKG, x-ray, echocardiogram, MRI, CT, ). Provides
coverage of long-term outcomes, including the management of
pregnant patients and patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery.
Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced
eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures,
videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Features the addition of four new chapters: A Historic Perspective;
Quality of Life in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension;
Psychosocial Issues in ACHD; Supportive and Palliative Care for
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