Critical Care Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital: Formerly known as Postoperative Critical Care of the Massachusetts General Hospital / Edition 4

Critical Care Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital: Formerly known as Postoperative Critical Care of the Massachusetts General Hospital / Edition 4

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781762448

ISBN-13: 9780781762441

Pub. Date: 10/28/2005

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Written by the multidisciplinary intensive care unit staff at the Massachusetts General Hospital, the Fourth Edition of this best-selling handbook is a practical, complete, and current guide to medical and surgical critical care. In a user-friendly outline format designed for rapid reference, this pocket-sized book presents reliable, hospital-tested protocols that

Overview

Written by the multidisciplinary intensive care unit staff at the Massachusetts General Hospital, the Fourth Edition of this best-selling handbook is a practical, complete, and current guide to medical and surgical critical care. In a user-friendly outline format designed for rapid reference, this pocket-sized book presents reliable, hospital-tested protocols that reflect today's most advanced critical care practices.

This edition includes new information on hemodynamic monitoring and management, respiratory monitoring, airway problems, new transfusion agents and infection control techniques, wound care, ventilator management, end-of-life issues, outcomes evaluation, and evidence-based practice. Appendices provide key information on drugs and blood laboratory values.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781762441
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Series:
The Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Handbook Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

    I. Critical Care Principles

  1. Hemodynamic Monitoring I
    Sascha Beutler/Luca Bigatello

  2. Hemodynamic Monitoring II
    Edward Bittner/Frederic Michard

  3. Respiratory Monitoring
    Daniel Fisher/Dean Hess

  4. Airway Management
    Peter Dunn//Robert Goulet/Ken Haspel

  5. Mechanical Ventilation
    Fiona Gibbons/Dean Hess

  6. Sedation, Analgesia and Neuro-Muscular Blockade
    James Helstrom/Ulrich Schmidt

  7. Fluid, Electrolytes, Acid Base
    David Liu/David Steele

  8. Hemodynamic management
    Stacey Remchuck/Keith Baker/Luca Bigatello

  9. Nutrition
    Stephen Panaro/Thomas Felbinger

  10. Transfusion Therapy and Anticoagulation
    Richard Pino/Rae Allain

  11. Infection: general condiserations
    Catherine Valentine/Judith Hellman

  12. Prophylaxis
    Kathryn Brush/Ulrich Schmidt

  13. Neuro Critical Care
    Neeraj Badjatia/Lee Schwamm

  14. Adult and Pediatric Resuscitation
    Shyam Parek/Richard Pino

  15. Ethical and Legal Issues
    Sharon Brackett/Rae Allain

  16. Outcomes/evidence based
    Henry Thomas Stelfox/Edward Bittner

    II. Specific Considerations

  17. CAD
    Richard Oeser/Michael Fitzsimons

  18. Valvular Heart Disease
    John Klick/Ted Alston

  19. Arrhythmia
    Harish Lecamwasam/Jagmeet Singh

  20. Acute Respiratory Failure: ALI/ARDS
    Sascha Beutler/Kris Davignon/Luca Bigatello


  21. Acute Respiratory Failure: Asthma/COPD
    Joseph Meltzer/Kenneth Shepherd

  22. Pulmonary Embolism
    Deborah Quinn/Taylor Thompson

  23. Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation
    Jean Kwo/Dean Hess

  24. Acute Renal Failure
    Harish Lecamwasam/Hasan Bazari

  25. Acute Liver Failure
    William Benedetto/Kenneth Haspel

  26. Acute Gastrointestinal Disease
    Patricia Bachiller/Jean Kwo

  27. Endocrine Disorders
    Theresa Chang/Robert Peterfreund

  28. Infection: specific considerations
    Roland Brusseau/Judith Hellman

  29. Acute Brain Injuries & Tumors (not Trauma)
    Leigh Hochberg/Lee Schwamm

  30. Acute Weakness
    Edward George/David Greer

  31. Drug Overdose, Poisoning, etc.
    John Klick/Richard Pino

  32. Dermatology/Allergy
    Bonnie MacKool

    III. Surgical Critical Care

  33. Trauma
    Adrian Maung/Robert Sheridan

  34. Neuro Trauma
    Neeraj Badjatia/Brian Hoh/Lee Schwamm

  35. Burns
    Loreta Grecu/Robert Sheridan

  36. Vascular Surgery
    Lee Wesner/Peter Dunn

  37. Thoracic Surgery
    Kristopher Davignon/Kenneth Haspel

  38. Cardiac Surgery
    Ahmad Sheikh / Thomas MacGillivray

  39. Transplantation
    Andrew Cameron/Michael Fitzsimons

  40. General Surgery (+Bariatric) Surgery
    Patrick Jackson/Jean Kwo

  41. OB Gyn
    Jason Jenkins/ Kevin Dennehy

    Appendices

    Supplemental Drug Information
    Robert Hallisey

    Blood Laboratory Values
    Richard Pino

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