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Drs. Lyle and David Joyce Edit Second Edition of Book on Mechanical Circulatory Support

Drs. Lyle and David Joyce edit second edition of book on mechanical circulatory supportOxford University Press has just released the second edition of a textbook entitled Mechanical Circulatory Support: Principles and Applications, edited by Drs. David and Lyle Joyce.

With technology changing so rapidly, the doctors felt is was time to update their first edition which was published over eight years ago. The text provides a comprehensive, up-to-date analysis of the most relevant issues facing health care providers in the management of advanced heart failure.

With content that features patient selection strategies, implantation techniques, device-specific considerations, and management of clinical challenges in the post-operative setting, this textbook offers evidence-based answers to the complex questions facing nurses, perfusionists, advanced practice providers, and physicians. This book offers innovative approaches to complex clinical scenarios and represents the current state of the art for managing patients on mechanical circulatory support devices.

Topics are presented in a concise fashion, making it a practical resource for care givers who need a user’s manual in the heat of the moment during patient care as well as a reference for a better understanding of the unique components of every device available for human use. Chapters are authored by more than 90 worldwide leaders in the field.