This handbook is an ideal, up-to-date guide to the application of catheter-based interventions across the entire patient age range, from fetal life through to adulthood. Clear instruction is offered on techniques of vascular access, valve dilatation, angioplasty, stent implantation, defect closure, defect creation, pulmonary valve implantation and the hybrid approach, as well as miscellaneous other procedures. Topics are approached using a step-by-step format, ensuring that the reader will immediately be able to access information relevant to daily practice. Many explanatory figures and drawings are included in each chapter in order to clarify further how to plan, perform and evaluate diagnostic and interventional procedures in the field of congenital heart disease. Attention is drawn to important tips and tricks that will assist in achieving optimal outcomes and an appendix includes additional general equations and BSA and oxygen consumption charts.
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This vintage book contains a detailed sketch of the Chinese people, their culture, and their history. It comprises a wealth of fascinating information and unique insights interspersed with authentic and often powerful photographs of China and its inhabitants. This volume is highly recommended for those with an interest in Chinese history and tradition, and it would make for a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: “A Brief Sketch of the Condition of China, Past and Present”, “The Chinaman at Home and Abroad”, “The Chinaman at Home and Abroad (continued)”, “Canton and Kwang-Tung Province”, “Canton (continued)”, “Canton (continued)”, “Formosa”, “Foochow and the River Min”, “Shanghai. Ningpo. Hankow. The Tangtsze”, and “Chefoo. Tientsin. Peking. The Great Wall”. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction. First published in 1899.
Classic document of social realism contains 37 photographs by famed Victorian photographer John Thomson, accompanied by individual essays — by Thomson himself or social activist Adolphe Smith — that offer sharply drawn vignettes of lower-class laborers, dustmen, street musicians, shoe blacks, and other street people. A treasure trove of astonishing historical detail.