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A Practical Handbook on Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Therapy

Dietrich Klauwer, Christoph Neuhaeuser, Josef Thul, Rainer Zimmermann (Editors). Springer, 2019; price: $199.00 USD (hardcover), $149.00 USD (e-book); 560 pages. ISBN: 978-3-319-92441-0
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A Practical Handbook on Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Therapy, edited by Klauwer, Neuhaeuser, Thul, and Zimmermann, is the first English-language edition of this German handbook. Its content provides a comprehensive clinical resource for medical practitioners from various disciplines in the pediatric cardiac intensive care setting. Based on the knowledge and experience from one of the leading pediatric cardiac centers in Germany, this handbook aims to provide learners and advanced-care physicians (e.g., pediatric intensivists, cardiologists, anesthesiologists) with knowledge of how to better manage common congenital heart diseases and complex physiologic problems encountered in the pediatric cardiac intensive care unit (CICU). It provides a detailed approach of how to recognize, manage, and apply theoretical knowledge and advanced physiologic care of cardiac defects to improve pediatric outcomes in the acute setting. This handbook is also an excellent resource for practitioners...

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Conflicts of interest

None declared.

Editorial responsibility

This submission was handled by Dr. Hilary P. Grocott, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia.

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© Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, The Hospital for Sick ChildrenUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Division of Cardiac Anesthesia, The Hospital for Sick ChildrenUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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