The Washington Manual of Critical Care / Edition 6

The Washington Manual of Critical Care / Edition 6

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by Marin H. Kollef
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781770548

ISBN-13: 9780781770545

Pub. Date: 10/01/2007

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Prepared by residents and faculty at the Washington University School of Medicine, this pocket manual contains easy-to-read algorithms for the management of more than 80 medical and surgical problems arising in the intensive care unit. Chapters focus on specific problems and the algorithms provide straightforward approaches to the management of these issues.

Overview

Prepared by residents and faculty at the Washington University School of Medicine, this pocket manual contains easy-to-read algorithms for the management of more than 80 medical and surgical problems arising in the intensive care unit. Chapters focus on specific problems and the algorithms provide straightforward approaches to the management of these issues. Coverage includes a section on procedures commonly performed in the intensive care unit. Appendices include common equations in the ICU, drug-drug interactions, and common drug dosages and side effects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781770545
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Series:
Spiral Manual Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

MANAGEMENT OF SHOCK: Introduction to Shock / Hypovolemic Shock / Septic Shock / Cardiogenic Shock / Anaphylactic Shock / Mechanical Causes of Shock
MANAGEMENT OF RESPIRATORY DISORDERS: Introduction to Respiratory Disorders / Initial Ventilator Set Up / Acute Airway Obstruction / Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome / Status Asthmaticus / Acute Exacerbation / Sleep Apnea/Obesity-Hypoventilation Syndrome / Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Heart Failure / Pleural Disorders / Weaning of Mechanical Ventilation / Mask Positive Pressure Ventilation
CARDIAC DISORDERS: Acute Myocardial Infarction / Arrhythmias and Conduction Abnormalities / Aortic Dissection / Congestive Heart Failure / Hypertensive Emergencies
ELECTROLYTE ABNORMALITIES: Electrolyte Abnormalities
ACID-BASE DISORDERS: Metabolic Acid-Base Disorders / Respiratory Acid-Base Disorders
ENDOCRINE DISORDERS: Thyroid Disorders / Adrenal Insufficiency / DKA / Nonketotic Hyperosmolar State / Glycemic Control
ONCOLOGIC EMERGENCIES: Oncologic Emergencies
TEMPERATURE REGULATION: Temperature Regulation
TOXICOLOGY: Toxicology
INFECTIOUS DISEASES: Meningitis / Community-Acquired Pneumonia / Nosocomial Pneumonia / Cellulitis/Fasciitis/Myositis / Bacteremia/Catheter-Associated Infection / Invasive Fungal Infection / Infection in the Immunocompromised Host / Prevention of Infection in the ICU
RENAL DISORDERS: Acute Kidney Injury / Renal Replacement Therapy
HEPATIC DISEASES: Acute Fulminant Hepatic Failure / Hyperbilirubinemia / End-Stage Liver Disease
GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS: Upper GI Bleeding / Lower GI Bleeding / Pancreatitis
NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS: Status Epilepticus / Acute Stroke / Increased Intracranial Pressure / Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / Intracranial Bleed / Coma / Declaration of Brain Death / Delirium/Agitation in the ICU / C-Spine Injury/Paralysis/Cord Compression / Neuromuscular Weakness / Traumatic Brain Injury / CNS Infections
HAEMATOPOIETIC DISORDERS: Thrombocytopenia / Acute Management of the Bleeding Patient/Coagulopathy / Transfusion Practices / Hypercoagulable States
PREGNANCY: Eclampsia/Preeclampsia
SURGICAL PROBLEMS: Trauma/ATLS / Acute Abdomen / Management of the Organ Donor
NUTRITION IN THE ICU: Nutrition in the ICU
PROCEDURES: Arterial Line / Central Venous Catheter / Tracheal Intubation / Tracheostomy / Tube Thoracostomy / Paracentesis / Lumbar Puncture / Thoracentesis / Pulmonary Artery Catheter / Pericardiocentesis
END OF LIFE ISSUES: End of Life Issues
APPENDICES: Common Equations in the ICU / Drug-Drug Interactions / Common Drug Dosages and Side Effects

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