Historical Aspects of Critical Illness and Critical Care Medicine, An Issue of Critical Care Clinics

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This issue will take a look at modern critical care techniques in a historical context. Topics include: "Shock and Organ failure", "Battlefield trauma, traumatic shock and consequences: War-related advances in critical care", "Lessons from Modern Disasters and Wars: Bhopal, Chernobyl, Oklahoma City Bombing, 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, Tsunami, Iraq", "Plagues with Critical Care Implications: Legionairres, Staph toxic shock, SARS, Hantavirus, Group A strep nec toxic shock, Marburg and hemorrhagic fevers, Avian flu" and more!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781437704631
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 4/2/2009
  • Series: Clinics: Nursing Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Dedication xii

Preface Anand Kumar Joseph E. Parrillo xiii

The History and Evolution of Circulatory Shock Rizwan A. Manji Kenneth E. Wood Anand Kumar 1

Battlefield Trauma, Traumatic Shock and Consequences: War-Related Advances in Critical Care Carrie E. Allison Donald D. Trunkey 31

Preparedness Lessons from Modern Disasters and Wars Saqib I. Dara J. Christopher Farmer 47

Plagues in the ICU: A Brief History of Community-Acquired Epidemic and Endemic Transmissible Infections Leading to Intensive Care Admission R. Bruce Light 67

Sepsis and Septic Shock: A History Duane J. Funk Joseph E. Parillo Anand Kumar 83

Cardiogenic Shock: A Historical Perspective Fredric Ginsberg Joseph E. Parrillo 103

A History of Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Venous Thrombosis Kenneth E. Wood 115

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: From the Beginning to the Present Day Giuseppe Ristagno Wanchun Tang Max Harry Weil 133

Historical Aspects of Critical Care and the Nervous System Thomas P. Bleck 153

History of Solid Organ Transplantation and Organ Donation Peter K. Linden 165

History of Technology in the Intensive Care Unit Nitin Puri Vinod Puri R.P Dellinger 185

Historical Perspectives in Critical Care Medicine: Blood Transfusion, Intravenous Fluids, Inotropes/Vasopressors, and Antibiotics Ryan Zarychanski Robert E. Ariano Bojan Paunovic Dean D. Bell 201

A History of Ethics and Law in the Intensive Care Unit John M. Luce Douglas B. White 221

Evolution of the Intensive Care Unit as a Clinical Center and Critical Care Medicine as a Discipline Ake Grenvik Michael R. Pinsky 239

Index 251

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