Comprehensive Intraaortic Balloon Counterpulsation
Mosby, 1993 - Medical - 581 pages
The only book of its kind on the market, COMPREHENSIVE INTRA-AORTIC BALLOON PUMPING covers the basic principles, indications, and contraindications of intra-aortic balloon pumping (IABP) for the critical care nurse. This comprehensive text provides a complete reference on all aspects of balloon pumping and patient care, offering an in-depth overview of this method of circulatory assistance as well as advanced information for the more experienced practitioner.
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Physiological fundamentals relevant to balloon counterpulsation
Myocardial excitation and contraction
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