The 5th edition of The Cardiac Catheterization Handbook provides a concise and comprehensive step-by-step guide to the wide variety of procedures and patient management techniques performed in the catheterization laboratory (cath lab). The book includes an introductory overview of the cardiac cath lab and a thorough discussion of contemporary vascular access techniques. It provides a detailed review of the equipment, techniques, and patient safety considerations for the many interventional techniques performed in the cath lab today. The Cardiac Catheterization Handbook is accompanied by an online version with additional procedural videos. This book is a good resource for anyone working in the cardiac cath lab environment.
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Book Reviews| August 01 2012
The Cardiac Catheterization Handbook, 5th edition
Kern M. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2011. Paperback; 432 pages; $73.95. ISBN-13: 978-0323079020
Crit Care Nurse (2012) 32 (4): 74–75.
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