Critical Care Secrets / Edition 3

Critical Care Secrets / Edition 3

by Polly E. Parsons, Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish
     
 

ISBN-10: 1560535075

ISBN-13: 9781560535072

Pub. Date: 10/15/2002

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Focused and geared for quick access, yet comprehensive in scope, this classic text in critical care gives you the valuable information you need for survival and success on teaching rounds, in clinical situations, at the bedside, and on oral exams. Among the new areas covered are bioterrorism, defibrillators, renal replacement therapy, and ICU scoring systems.  See more details below

Overview

Focused and geared for quick access, yet comprehensive in scope, this classic text in critical care gives you the valuable information you need for survival and success on teaching rounds, in clinical situations, at the bedside, and on oral exams. Among the new areas covered are bioterrorism, defibrillators, renal replacement therapy, and ICU scoring systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560535072
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/15/2002
Series:
Secrets Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
575
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

IBasic Life Support
1General Approach to the Critically Ill Patient1
2Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation4
3Pulse Oximetry and Capnography10
4Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring15
5Interpretation of Arterial Blood Gases21
6Fluid Therapy24
7Nutrition in Critically Ill Patients27
8Noninvasive Ventilation33
9Mechanical Ventilation37
10Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation44
IIProcedures
11Tracheal Intubation and Airway Management49
12Tracheotomy56
13Chest Tubes61
14Bronchoscopy67
15Pacemakers and Defibrillators71
16Circulatory Assist Devices75
IIIPulmonary Medicine
17Acute Pneumonia83
18Asthma86
19Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease92
20Cor Pulmonale99
21Acute Respiratory Failure103
22Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome106
23Aspiration111
24Hemoptysis114
25Venous Thromboembolism119
IVCardiology
26Chest Pain127
27Acute Myocardial Infarction132
28Dysrhythmias141
29Aortic Dissection145
30Valvular Heart Disease153
31Pericardial Disease (Pericarditis and Pericardial Tamponade)163
32Echocardiography in Intensive Care172
VInfectious Disease
33Sepsis Syndrome179
34Endocarditis185
35Meningitis191
36Urinary Tract Infections196
37Disseminated Fungal Infection198
38Toxic Shock Syndromes201
39HIV/AIDS in the Intensive Care Unit204
40Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria211
41Catheter-related Infections and Associated Bacteremia215
42Bioterrorism221
VIRenal Disease
43Hypertension227
44Acute Renal Failure230
45Renal Replacement Therapy and Rhabdomyolysis236
46Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia243
47Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia247
VIIGastroenterology
48Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding in the Critically Ill Patient251
49Acute Pancreatitis257
50Hepatitis and Cirrhosis263
51Peritonitis269
VIIIEndocrinology
52Diabetic Ketoacidosis275
53Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Coma279
54Adrenal Insufficiency283
55Thyroid Disease in the Intensive Care Unit287
56Hypercalcemic Crisis291
IXHematology/Oncology
57Blood Products and Coagulation297
58Thrombocytopenia and Platelets300
59Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation303
60Sickle Cell Disease307
61Oncologic Emergencies311
XRheumatology
62Rheumatologic Disorders in the ICU315
XINeurology
63Coma327
64Brain Death330
65Status Epilepticus334
66Cerebral Aneurysms337
67Stroke342
68Landry-Guillain-Barre Syndrome347
69Myasthenia Gravis350
70Alcohol Withdrawal353
71Head Trauma355
XIIPharmacology
72Diuretics363
73Inotropic and Vasopressor Drugs366
74Vasodilators371
75Pharmacotherapy for Tachycardia in the Critically Ill Patient375
XIIISurgery and Trauma
76Burns381
77The Acute Abdomen387
78Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage391
79Wound Infection and Dehiscence394
80Pneumothorax398
81Flail Chest and Pulmonary Contusion403
82Fat Embolism Syndrome408
83Myocardial Contusion411
84Liver and Heart Transplantation416
XIVPerioperative Care
85Postoperative Care of Cardiothoracic Surgery Patients421
86Upper Airway Obstruction428
87Complications of General Anesthesia431
XVSedation and Pain Management
88Use of Paralytic Agents in the Intensive Care Unit437
89Pain Management in the Intensive Care Unit440
90Sedation446
XVIRadiology
91CT Scanning of the Chest and Abdomen in the ICU Setting449
92Ultrasonography453
93Interventional Radiology458
XVIIEmergency Medicine
94Tetanus461
95Anaphylaxis464
96Hypothermia467
97Heat Stroke472
XVIIIToxicology
98General Approach to Poisonings477
99Aspirin Intoxication482
100Acetaminophen Overdose484
101Antidepressant Poisoning487
XIXObstetrics
102Care of the Critically Ill Pregnant Patient491
XXPsychiatry
103Management of the Dangerous Patient in the ICU497
104Delirium501
105Anxiety and Agitation in the ICU507
106Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome512
XXIEthics
107Ethics517
108Withdrawal of Treatment520
XXIIAdministration
109ICU Administration527
110Quality Assurance in the ICU531
111Scoring Systems for Comparison of Disease Severity in ICU Patients534
Index537

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