Critical Care Medicine: Churchill's Ready Reference

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Overview

This book is a quick reference pocket guide for physicians involved with critical care medicine providing on-the-spot answers to everyday queries regarding laboratory and other investigations, scoring systems, invasive procedures, equipment usage and relevant drug treatment.

• Quick reference guide to laboratory and other test results with associated normal values

• Includes guidance on equipment usage in the Intensive Care Unit

• Includes the latest guidelines from the European Resuscitation Council

• Abundant tables and artworks give rapid access to key information such as IV regimens and scoring systems

• Provides practical guidance on sedation and pain control

Critical care physicians are faced with an ever-growing body of investigative and therapeutic options and it is increasingly difficult to keep up with the wide spectrum of information required for them to perform optimally in day-to-day practice.

Critical Care Medicine: Churchill's Ready Reference will provide all of the information required to help with everyday practice and covers the A-Z of care including laboratory and other investigations, scoring systems, invasive procedures, equipment usage and relevant drug treatment in a handy, pocketbook format.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780080451367
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/25/2009
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Topic 1 Ethical aspects and management essentials 1

Topic 2 Resuscitation and acute respiratory failure 5

Topic 3 Treatment of sepsis 35

Topic 4 Abdominal compartment syndrome 45

Topic 5 Cardiovascular emergencies 49

Topic 6 Metabolic issues 67

Topic 7 Nutritional support 71

Topic 8 Sedation and analgesia 73

Topic 9 Renal failure and intoxication 75

Topic 10 Gastrointestinal abnormalities and hyperbilirubinaemia 83

Topic 11 Trauma 85

Index 97

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