Cardiac critical care is an emerging technology. The existing literature has bundles of protocols
applied in cardiac critical care intensive care unit. However, there is no textbook that exists for
students’ reference. For undergraduates, postgraduates, and paramedical staff in cardiac critical
care medicine, the increased demand and growth in critical care for cardiac patients necessitates
further training. Textbook of Cardiac Critical Care, a brand new, practical resource, helps meet that
The cardiac critical care division worldwide is still in its infancy, but the book has taken up the challenges of developing this evolving specialty with the entire modern infrastructure at its disposal for state-of-the-art delivery of health care to the most critically ill adult and pediatric cardiac patients.
- A straightforward approach, abundant detailed images, and latest references provide step-by-step guidance on the principles and effective use of important imaging modality in both diagnosis and assistance with specific procedures.
- Coverage includes the latest advances in ECMO, ECHO, and cardiac critical care.
- This must-have resource will help postgraduates in cardiac anaesthesia, surgery, cardiology, medicine, paediatrics, critical care, and ECMO specialists.
Poonam Malhotra Kapoor, MD, DNB, MNAMS, FIACTA, FTEE, FISCU, is currently working as a Professor, Department of Cardiac Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Cardiac Thoracic Center, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India. She is the President of the Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anaesthesiologists (IACTA) and The Society of Cardiac Anaesthesia— Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR). Dr Kapoor is the President (2022–2023) of the Southwest Asia and Africa Chapter of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (SWAAC ELSO). She is the Past President of ECMO Society of India and the Chairman of Academics and Founder Secretary of The Simulation Society. She is the co-founder of the IACTA Education and Research Cell and Indian College of Cardiac Anaesthesia. She is also the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Cardiac Critical Care and Former Chief Editor of Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia. She is also the examiner for various courses and universities such as DM, IGNOU, DNB Cardiac Anaesthesia, and Delhi University. She is an author of the bestseller books on Manual of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) in the ICU, Transesophageal Echocardiography of the Tricuspid and Pulmonary Valves, Transesophageal Echocardiography of Congenital Heart Diseases, and Review of Cardiac Anesthesia and Cardiac Critical Care with 2100 MCQs (two editions). She has more than 310 publications in indexed journals worldwide