Critical Care: Just the Facts / Edition 1

Critical Care: Just the Facts / Edition 1

by Jesse Hall, Gregory Schmidt
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071440208

ISBN-13: 9780071440202

Pub. Date: 04/26/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

All the essentials of critical care in an instant!

This concise, yet comprehensive review is the perfect tool to prepare for in-service or licensing exams, for re-certification, or for use as a clinical refresher. Its highly efficient format conveniently condenses and simplifies the most important content, for maximum yield and comprehension-an especially

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All the essentials of critical care in an instant!

This concise, yet comprehensive review is the perfect tool to prepare for in-service or licensing exams, for re-certification, or for use as a clinical refresher. Its highly efficient format conveniently condenses and simplifies the most important content, for maximum yield and comprehension-an especially important benefit for facilitating bedside diagnosis in critical care medicine.

FEATURES

  • Compact review of key board-type material for specialization in critical care medicine
  • Trusted insights from a writing team of top-name academics and clinicians from one of the country's preeminent critical care divisions
  • Standardized, bulleted format emphasizes key points of epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, differential diagnosis, diagnosis, procedures and treatment, prognosis, plus references
  • Highlights and summarizes key concepts to assure quick absorption of the material and reinforce your understanding of even the most difficult topics
  • Logical chapter organization, arranged by system (cardiology, pulmonary system...) and illness (trauma, burns, poisoning…) to help focus your study and provide quick access to subjects

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071440202
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
04/26/2007
Series:
Just The Facts Series
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
0.95(w) x 11.00(h) x 8.50(d)

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Table of Contents

1Assessment of the Critically Ill Patient

2Airway Management

3Resuscitation

4Fluid Therapy

5Pain Management

6Sedation Management in the ICU

7Neuromuscular Blockade

8Monitoring the Cardiovascular System

9Monitoring the Respiratory System

10Assessment of Severity of Illness

11Pulmonary Artery Catheter

12Nutrition in the Critically Ill

13An Approach to Shock

14Ventricular Dysfunction in Critical Illness

15Rhythm Disturbances in the ICU

16Noninvasive Assessment of Cardiac Output

17Interpretation of Hemodynamic Waveforms

18Myocardial Ischemia

19Echocardiography in the Critically Ill Patient

20Acute Right Heart Syndromes

21Pulmonary Embolism: Thrombus, Fat, Air, and Amniotic Fluid

22Pericardial Disease

23Cardiovascular Diseases

24Aortic Dissection

25Mechanical Circulatory Assist Devices

26Hypertensive Encephalopathy and Hypertensive
Emergencies
27Pathophysiology of Acute Respiratory Faillure

28Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation

29Common Modes of Mechanical Ventilation

30Managing the Ventilated Patient

31Responding to Crises in the Ventilated Patient

32Using Respiractory Waveforms to Adjust Ventilator Settings

33Liberation from Mechanical Ventilation

34Ventilator-induced Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

35Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

36Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

37Acute-on-Chronic Respiratory Failure

38Status Asthmaticus

39Hemoptysis and Pulmonary Hemmorrhage

40Restrictive Diseases of the Respiratory System

41Sleep Disordered Breathing

42Inhalation Injuries

43Sepsis, Severe Sepsis, and Septic Shock

44Early Goal-Directed Therapy for Sepsis

45Drotrecogin alfa (activated)

46Approach to Sepsis of Unknown Etiology

47Empiric Antibiotic Selection in the Critical Care Setting

48Neutropenic Patients

49AIDS in the ICU

50Endocarditis

51Infectious Complications of Intravenous Devices

52Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia

53Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

54Fungal Infections in the ICU

55Central Nervous System Infections

56Viral Encephalitis

57Life-Threatening Infections of the Head and Neck

58Soft Tissue Infections

59Urinary System Infections

60Gastrointestinal Infections

61Severe Malaria

62Tetanus

63Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

64Anthrax and Smallpox

65SARS

66Influenza

67Plague: The Black Death

68Botulism

69Cerebrovascular Accident

70CNS Hemorrhage

71Anoxic Encephalopathy

72Therapeutic Hypothermia

73Status Epilepticus

74Acute Spinal Cord Compression

75Delirium in the Intensive Care Unit

76Neuromuscular Weakness in the ICU

77Head Trauma

78Coma and Persistent Vegetative State

79Brain Death

80Anemia, Transfusion, Massive Transfusion

81Sickle Cell Disease

82Bleeding Disorders in the ICU

83Thrombolytic Therapy

84Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

85Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

86Thrombocytopenia in Critically Ill Patients

87Plasmapheresis in the ICU

88Acute Leukemia

89Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

90Bone Marrow Transplantation

91Toxicities of Chemotherapy

92Radiation Pneumonitis

93Acute Renal Failure

94Renal Replacement Therapy in the ICU

95Severe Electrolyte Disorders

96Acid-Base Balance

97Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Adults

98Intensive Insulin Therapy in the Critically Ill

99Thyroid Disease

100Adrenal Insufficiency

101Rhabdomyolysis

102Upper GI Hemorrhage

103Lower GI Hemorrhage

104Acute Hepatic Failure

105Chronic Liver Disease

106Bleeding Esophageal Varices and TIPS

107Acute Pancreatitis

108Mesenteric Ischemia

109Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

110Inflammatory Bowel Disease

111Acute Abdomen

112Complicatons of Solid Organ Transplantation

113Care of the Multi-System Trauma Patient

114Spine Injuries

115Torso Trauma

116Pelvic and Extremity Trauma

117Electrical Trauma

118Burns

119Care of the Post-Cardiac Surgery Patient

120Pregnancy in the ICU

121Rheumatology in the ICU

122Dermatology in the ICU

123Toxicology in Adults

124Chemical Weapons

125Anaphylaxis

126Hypothermia

127Severe Hyperthermia

128Near Drowning

129Carbon Monoxide Intoxication

130Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

131Acute Alcohol Withdrawal

132Central Venous Catheter

133Pulmonary Artery Catheter Insertion

134Thoracentesis

135Pericardiocentesis

136Emergent Surgical Airway

137Infection Control In the ICU

138Transporting the Critically Ill

139The eICU

140Withholding and Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Therapy and Administering Palliative Carer

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