Park's The Pediatric Cardiology Handbook

  • ISBN 9780323718660
Through five successful editions, Park's The Pediatric Cardiology Handbook has been the go-to portable reference for fundamental and practical information on the diagnosis and management of children with congenital and acquired heart disease. In the fully updated 6th Edition, Dr. Myung K. Park is joined by new co-author Dr. Mehrdad Salamat in providing concise, authoritative guidance for pediatricians, cardiology fellows, family practitioners, medical students, and more. Designed as a companion to Dr. Park's larger text, Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners, this pocket-sized resource features useful diagrams, summary tables, helpful images, and clear descriptions of disorders-perfect for healthcare professionals in practice or in training.

Provides extensive updates on congenital heart defects, infective endocarditis, cardiomyopathies, cardiac arrhythmias, long QT syndrome, blood pressure,systemic hypertension, dyslipidemia and Kawasaki disease


Includes new recommendations on lipid screening for children, preventive cardiology including childhood obesity, sport participation using new 14-point evalaution as well as the normative blood pressure standards for auscillometric and oscillometric methods obtained in the San Antonio Children's Blood Pressure Study.


Offers an expanded section on two-dimensional echocardiography, along with detailed normative values of echocardiography in the appendix.


Covers the newest approaches in the area of cardiac surgery, such as hybrid procedures as well as non-surgical, percutaneous management of certain heart defects.


Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
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