Cardiac arrest & resuscitation

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Mosby, 1974 - Medical - 998 pages
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Contents

reanimatologythe science of resuscitation
3
PART
33
Elective conversion of cardiac arrhythmias with precordial shock
77
Detection and correction of electrical hazards within the hospital
86
Warning signs and early detection of cardiac arrest
119
Pathophysiology of cardiac arrest
141
Role of anoxia and hypoxia in etiology of cardiac arrest
166
Anesthetic agents and their relationship to cardiac arrest
175
Cardiogenic shock
404
Resuscitation requiring specific surgical approaches
409
total replacement and circulatory assist devices
416
Cardiac augmentation by means of intraaortic phaseshift balloon
430
Electric cardiac pacing
443
Resuscitation of the newborn infant
453
Resuscitation after exsanguinating hemorrhage
459
vasopressors
475

Effect of anoxia on myocardial contractility
192
Acidbase and electrolyte imbalance
194
Toxic response and cardiac arrest
207
Specific medical relationships to cardiac arrest
215
Surgical and diagnostic procedures related to cardiac arrest
223
Embolic mechanisms
229
Ventricular fibrillation
240
PART FOUR TECHNIQUES OF CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION
253
general considerations
255
Artificial respiration and resuscitation
257
precordial percussion and closedchest resuscitation
277
Adjuncts for circulatory assistance
297
openchest resuscitation
310
Closedchest massage versus direct manual compression of the heart
324
general considerations
336
Cardiac defibrillation
344
Openchest electrical cardiac defibrillation
348
recurrent episodes of ventricular fibrillation
357
Relationship between wave form and effectiveness in transthoracic countershock for termination of ventricular defibrillation
366
Totally implanted standby ventricular defibrillation systems
374
Resuscitation of the neardrowning victim
378
Resuscitation after lightning shock
386
Accidental electrocution
389
ischemic myocardial contracture
396
antiarrhythmic agents
486
management of the acidosis of cardiac
493
a summary
503
PART
511
A hospital plan of action for cardiac arrest
587
Resuscitation by the nurse
596
Ambulance and mobile resuscitation care
611
Stadium resuscitation a lifesupport unit
625
Adjunctive techniques and equipment for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
634
general considerations
669
Effect of cardiac arrest on renal function
675
PART EIGHT
679
Cardiac complications
708
Complications to other organs and systems in cardiac resuscitation
717
Medicolegal aspects of cardiac arrest and resuscitation
737
general considerations
769
Electrically induced fibrillation
783
Cardiac preservation
796
Cardiac resuscitation in cardiac transplantation
803
Guidelines for abandoning efforts at cardiac resuscitation
822
historical views concerning cardiac arrest and resuscitation 817
847
A look toward the future
862
BIBLIOGRAPHY
910
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