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This invaluable guide is a down-to-earth basic reference that offers quick, easy-to-access information for all critical care professionals. Information is presented by organ system and arranged alphabetically within each category; the book also includes a comprehensive table of contents. Originally compiled as a "little black book" for use by Nancy Diepenbrock, her students, and colleagues, this reference includes blank space so that it can continue to be customized by its readers. 195 images, including line drawings and photos, and 40 tables help readers to quickly understand information.
The book contains black-and-white illustrations.
This important guide offers a quick response to the urgent questions critical care nurses ask themselves everyday. What began as the author's "little black book" for personal use in her own intensive care career has evolved into an essential guide for all critical care professionals. Well-organized and very current, the book serves as a down-to-earth basic reference for important facts and quick solutions. Information is presented in categories:by organ system:and arranged alphabetically for easy access. A comprehensive table of contents offers thorough coverage of every significant aspect of critical care. Blank space:provided for the user's own commentary:allows the reader to "customize" the book for personal use.
Part 1: Neurologic System 1
Part 2: Cardiovascular System 69
Part 3: Pulmonary System 152
Part 4: Gastrointestinal and Urinary Systems 204
Part 5: Renal System 233
Part 6: Endocrine System 254
Part 7: Hematologic and Immune Systems 267
Part 8: Drugs, Doses,Tables 287
Part 9: Conversions, Calculations, Compatibility 339
Part 10: Labs 349
Part 11: Miscellaneous 360
Posted February 27, 2006
I recently started in a SICU and this book has been a tremedous help. The references are quick and easy. Since my collegues have seen my book, several have also purchased it. I also bought several other Critical Care books and have found this one most helpful.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted April 28, 2005
The easiest BEST critical book EVER...... Ive worked in ICU for 25 yrs and this is the BEST .. GREAT for the new and experienced. Quick simple and light weight to carry with you. a must have !!!!!!!!!!!!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted May 11, 2009
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