Critical Care Medicine: The Essentials / Edition 3

Critical Care Medicine: The Essentials / Edition 3

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by John J. Marini, Arthur P. Wheeler
     
 

Ideally suited for students in critical care rotations and residents, this concise, practical handbook presents the essentials of medical and surgical critical care in an easy-to-read format. The authors succinctly explain the pathophysiology underlying clinical disorders and the key principles of diagnosis and patient management, emphasizing cost-effective

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Ideally suited for students in critical care rotations and residents, this concise, practical handbook presents the essentials of medical and surgical critical care in an easy-to-read format. The authors succinctly explain the pathophysiology underlying clinical disorders and the key principles of diagnosis and patient management, emphasizing cost-effective approaches. The Third Edition features greatly expanded coverage of surgical critical care and new information on echocardiography, hemodynamics, circulatory support, hazards of excessive fluid resuscitation, lasix drips, respiratory monitoring, post-extubation care, weaning from ventilators, sedation, use of opiates, new drugs, emergency room interventions for myocardial infarction, stroke management, infectious disease issues, and sepsis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781739160
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
894
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents


    Section I. Techniques and Methods in Critical Care

  1. Hemodynamics
  2. Hemodynamic Monitoring
  3. Support of the Failing Circulation
  4. Arrhythmias
  5. Respiratory Monitoring
  6. Airway Intubation
  7. Indications and Options for Mechanical Ventilation
  8. Practical Problems and Complications of Mechanical Ventilation
  9. Positive End-Expiratory and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
  10. Weaning and Discontinuation of Mechanical Ventilation
  11. Intensive Care Unit Radiology
  12. Acid-Base Disorders
  13. Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders
  14. Transfusion and Blood Component Therapy
  15. Medication Administration
  16. Nutritional Assessment and Support
  17. Analgesia, Sedation, and Therapeutic Paralysis
  18. General Supportive Care
  19. ICU Utilization and Cost Control

    Section II. Medical Crises

  20. Cardiopulmonary Arrest
  21. Acute Coronary Syndromes
  22. Hypertensive Emergencies
  23. Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism
  24. Oxygenation Failure
  25. Ventilatory Failure
  26. Common ICU Infections
  27. Severe Sepsis
  28. Thermal Disorders
  29. Acute Renal Failure and Dialysis
  30. Clotting and Bleeding Disorders and Anticoagulation Therapy
  31. Hepatic Failure
  32. Endocrine Emergencies
  33. Drug Overdose and Poisoning

    Section III. Surgical Crises

  34. Stroke
  35. Head and Spine Trauma
  36. Thoracic Trauma
  37. Acute Abdomen
  38. Pancreatitis
  39. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  40. Burns and Inhalational Injury

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