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Cardiothoracic Anesthesia: Books

Core Topics in Cardiac Anaesthesia, 2nd ed.
Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery, 5th ed. 
Core Topics in Thoracic Anaesthesia, 1st ed.

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Cardiothoracic Anesthesia: Links to Readings

Core Topics in Cardiac Anaesthesia, 2nd ed.
Basic Principles of Cardiac Surgery, pages 108-111
Patient Selection and Risk Stratification, pages 103-106
Anesthesia and the Cardiovascular System, pages 33-37
Premedication, Induction and Maintenance, pages 169-173
Cardiopulmonary Bypass Equipment, pages 345-354
Routine Conduct of Cardiopulmonary Bypass, pages 175-180
Routine Early Postoperative Care, pages 181-185
Failure to Wean from Bypass, pages 355-358
Effects of CPB on Drug Pharmcokinetics, pages 71-73
Anticoagulants and Procoagulants, pages 64-70
Coagulopathy and Blood Conservation, pages 366-373
Aortic Valve Disease, pages 193-199
Mitral Valve Disease, pages 200-207

Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery, 5th ed. 
Cardiovascular Management, pages 341-420

Core Topics in Thoracic Anaesthesia, 1st ed.
Thoracic anatomy, pages 3-8
Respiratory physiology, pages 9-14
Respiratory pharmacology, pages 15-18
Respiratory diseases, pages 19-32
Pre-operative assessment of the thoracic surgical patient, 33-40
Lung isolation, pages 41-51
Management of one-lung ventilation, pages 52-58
Pain management after thoracotomy, pages 190-195
General post-operative management, pages 166-170
Arrhythmias after thoracic surgery, pages 203-207

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