Case study: infant transplantation: a change of heart.

S. M. Feliciano, N. J. Girard, John H Calhoon

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Abstract

The majority of infant heart transplants are for the correction of hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). This article will describe the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care for perioperative and pediatric intensive care areas implemented for HLHS infant heart transplantation at Medical Center Hospital, San Antonio, TX. The surgical procedure is given. Dimensions of psychosocial care and education of the parents are briefly described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)37-50
Number of pages14
JournalSeminars in perioperative nursing
Volume1
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1992
Externally publishedYes

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Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Intraoperative Care
Transplantation
Preoperative Care
Postoperative Care
Heart Transplantation
Critical Care
Parents
Pediatrics
Transplants
Education

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Case study : infant transplantation: a change of heart. / Feliciano, S. M.; Girard, N. J.; Calhoon, John H.

In: Seminars in perioperative nursing, Vol. 1, No. 1, 01.1992, p. 37-50.

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Feliciano, S. M. ; Girard, N. J. ; Calhoon, John H. / Case study : infant transplantation: a change of heart. In: Seminars in perioperative nursing. 1992 ; Vol. 1, No. 1. pp. 37-50.
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