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By Michael A. Gatzoulis,Lorna Swan,Judith Therrien,George A. Pantely,Eugene Braunwald

Congenital center illness with its world wide occurrence of one% is the most typical inborn disorder. more and more, sufferers reside into maturity, with ongoing congenital center and different clinical wishes. unfortunately, just a small minority have professional follow-up. although, all sufferers see their kin medical professional and should additionally consult with different future health professionals.

This sensible consultant with its hassle-free a,b,c method is written for these professionals.

Special good points of this book:

• Introduces the foundations of congenital middle illness and tells you whom and while to refer for expert care
• Discusses universal congenital center lesions in a pragmatic, easy-to-follow method, with an emphasis on analysis and administration issues
• comprises an intensive bankruptcy on 'Pregnancy and Contraception' (by Philip J. Steer), crucial either for kinfolk making plans and for coping with effectively the pregnant girl with congenital middle disease
• comprises chapters on non-cardiac surgical procedure and way of life concerns corresponding to paintings, insurability, commute and driving
• offers precious details on facing universal emergencies; what to do and what to not do

With a wealth of illustrations (including diagrams, EKGs, CXRs, Echos and cardiac MRIs) and with key element tables, this can be a necessary advisor for all future health care pros dealing with sufferers with grownup congenital center disease.

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