Hands-on guidance for managing pediatric patients with congenital and acquired heart disease
Part of the Pediatric Practice series, Pediatric Practice: Cardiology is filled with practical, clinically relevant guidance for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac conditions in children. The care of the patient forms the core of this text, which provides perspectives on epidemiology, pathophysiology, and diagnosis that every pediatrician, cardiologist, family physician, and pediatric nurse needs to know.
Pediatric Practice: Cardiology includes concise yet detailed overviews of pediatric cardiac conditions, along with proven diagnostic and management strategies you can incorporate into your practice immediately. It familiarizes primary care providers with the tools used in the care of pediatric cardiology patients and explains the different types of congenital heart defects. Additional coverage includes the risk factors for acquired adult heart disease and the different forms of inflammatory heart disease.
Features of the Pediatric Practice Series
The Pediatric Practice series simplifies the care of pediatric patients by delivering:
Tips that tell you what you must know—and what you must do—at every stage of care
Diagnostic and treatment algorithms
Signs/Symptoms and Differential Diagnosis boxes
“When to Refer” boxes, which examine all the relevant clinical considerations
Diagnostic Tests—with a realistic emphasis on the right tests to order
Medical Treatment coverage that includes drugs, dosages, and administration in an easy-to-read tabular format
Convenient icons and a consistent chapter design
Numerous clinical color photos and didactic diagrams