The second edition of this highly regarded text has been entirely revised, with each chapter containing the latest information and new references.
Because of the potential danger to the heart during surgery, a thorough understanding of the workings of the cardiovascular system is an essential requirement for all anaesthetists and intensivists, and this well established book has been recommended as a comprehensive and authoritative reference, dealing with the clinically most relevant areas.
The enhanced second edition will prove of lasting value to those studying for their final specialist examinations, as well as to qualified specialists.
Table of Contents
Cardiac cellular physiology and metabolism
The pulmonary circulation
Cardiovascular control mechanisms
Renal, splanchnic, skin circulation, muscle circulation
Anaesthesia and the cardiovascular system