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Principles of Critical Care, Third Edition

Principles of Critical Care, Third Edition


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The classic text in critical care medicine! The 3rd Edition of this classic text is streamlined and focused on the needs of the working critical care physician and features important new treatment strategies. Organized by organ systems, this text, the only critical care source that includes evidence-based learning, guides physicians from initial patient assessment and differential diagnosis through therapeutic plan.

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ISBN-13: 9780071479479
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 08/04/2005
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 1720
File size: 55 MB
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About the Author

Jesse B. Hall, MD Professor of Medicine, and of Anesthesia and Critical Care Chief, Section of Pulmonary & Critical Care Director of Medical Intensive Care Unit Pritzker School of Medicine University of Chicago Chicago, IL

Gregory A. Schmidt, MD Associate Professor of Medicine Pritzker School of Medicine University of Chicago Chicago, IL

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS PART I: An Overview of the Approach to and Organization of Critical Care Chapter 1. Approach to Critical Care Chapter 2.Assessing Cost-Effectiveness in the ICU Chapter 3.Improving the Quality of Care in the ICU Chapter 4. Infection Control and Surveillance in the Intensive Care Unit Chapter 5.Legal Issues in Critical Care Chapter 6.Assessment of Severity of Illness Chapter 7.Transportation of the Critically Ill Patient Chapter 8.Telemedicine Chapter 9.Preparedness for Catastrophe PART IIGeneral Management of the Patient Chapter 10.Preventing Morbidity Chapter 11.Nutrition in the Critically Ill Patient Chapter 12.Intravascular Devices Chapter 13.Clinical Use of the Pulmonary Artery Catheter Chapter 14.Pain Control, Sedation and Use of Muscle Relaxants Chapter 15.Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Chapter 16.Therapeutic Hypothermia Chapter 17.Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Therapy & Administering Palliative Care Chapter 18.Chronic Critical Illness Chapter 19.Long-Term Outcomes of Critical Illness PART IIICardiovascular Disorders Chapter 20.The Pathophysiology of the Circulation in Critical Illness Chapter 21.Shock Chapter 22.Ventricular Dysfunction in Critical Illness Chapter 23.Diagnostic and Management Strategies for Acute Failure in the ICU Chapter 24.Cardiac Arrhythmias, Pacing, Cardioversion/Defibrillation in the Critical Care Setting Chapter 25.Myocardial Ischemia Chapter 26.Acute Right Heart Syndromes Chapter 27.Pulmonary Embolic Disorders: Thrombus, Air, and FAT Chapter 28.Pericardial Disease Chapter 29.Valvular Heart Disease Chapter 30.Aortic Dissection PART IVPulmonary Disorders Chapter 31The Pathophysiology and Differential Diagnosis of Acute Respiratory Failure Chapter 32.Ventilator Waveforms: Clinical Interpretation Chapter 33.Noninvasive Ventilation Chapter 34. Upper Airway Obstruction Chapter 35.Airway Management Chapter 36.Management of the Ventilated Patient Chapter 37.Ventilator-Induced Lung Inquiry Chapter 38.ARDS Chapter 39.Acute-On-Chronic Respiratory Failure Chapter 40.Severe Asthma Chapter 41. Massive Hemoptysis Chapter 42.Restrictive Disease of the Respiratory System and the Abdominal Compartment Syndrome Chapter 43.Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Chapter 44.Liberation from Mechanical Ventilation PART VInfectious Disorders Chapter 45.Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy and the Clinical Pharmacology of Antimicrobial Drugs Chapter 46.Sepsis with Acute Organ Dysfunction Chapter 47.Approach to Infection in Patients Receiving Cytotoxic Chemotherapy for Malignancy Chapter 48.AIDS in the Intensive Care Unit Chapter 49.Endocarditis and Other Intravascular Infections Chapter 50.Intravascular Access Devices Used in Critical Care Chapter 51.Pneumonia Chapter 52.Bacterial Infections of the Central Nervous System Chapter 53.Encephalomyelitis Chapter 54.Life-Threatening Infections of the Head, Neck and Upper Respiratory Tract Chapter 55.Soft Tissue Infections Chapter 56. Urinary Tract Infections Chapter 57.Gastrointestinal Infections Chapter 58.Severe Malaria Chapter 59.Tetanus Chapter 60.Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers Chapter 61.Biowarfare Agents PART VINeurologic Disorders Chapter 62.Delirium in the Intensive Care Unit Chapter 63.Cerebrovascular Disease Chapter 64.Seizures in the Intensive Care Unit Chapter 65.Intracranial Pressure: Monitoring and Management Chapter 66.Neuromuscular Diseases Leading to Respiratory Failure Chapter 67.Coma, Persistent Vegetative State, and Brain Death PART VIIHematologic and Oncologic Disorders Chapter 68.Anemia and Blood Transfusion Chapter 69.Bleeding Disorders Chapter 70.Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Hemolytic Syndromes, and the Approach to Thrombotic Microangiopathies Chapter 71.Acute Leukemia Chapter 72.Oncologic Emergencies Chapter 73.Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Graft-Versus-Host Disease Chapter 74.Toxicities of Chemotherapy PART VIII Renal and Metabolic Disorders Chapter 75.Acute Renal Failure Chapter 76.Electrolyte Disorders in Critical Care Chapter 77.Acid-Base Balance Chapter 78.Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Coma, and Hypoglycemia Chapter 79.Adrenocortical Insufficiency Chapter 80.Thyroid Disease PART IXGastrointestinal Disorders Chapter 81.Gut and Hepatobiliary Dysfunction Chapter 82.Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Chapter 83. Fulminant Hepatic Failure Chapter 84.Management of the Patient with Cirrhosis Chapter 85.Acute Pancreatitis Chapter 86.Mesenteric Ischemia PART XThe Surgical Patient Chapter 87.Special Considerations in the Surgical Patient Chapter 88.Preoperative Assessment of the High-Risk Surgical Patient Chapter 89.The Acute Abdomen and Intraabdominal Sepsis Chapter 90.The Transplant Patient Chapter 91.Care of the Multiorgan Donor Chapter 92.Priorities in Multisystem Trauma Chapter 93.Head Injury and Intracranial Hypertension Chapter 94.Spine Injuries Chapter 95.Torso Trauma Chapter 96.Pelvic Ring Injuries and Extremity Trauma Chapter 97.Electrical Trauma Chapter 98. Burns: Resuscitation Phase (0-36 Hours) Chapter 99.Burns: Post-Resuscitation Phase (Day 2 to Day 6) Chapter 100. Burns: Inflammation-Infection Phase (Day 7 to Wound Closure) Chapter 101. Interventional Radiology PART XISpecial Problems in Critical Care Chapter 102. Toxicology in Adults Chapter 103. Critical Care Pharmacology Chapter 104. Rheumatology in the Intensive Care Unit Chapter 105. Critical Illness in Pregnancy Chapter 106. Anaphylactic and Anaphylactoid Reactions Chapter 107. Dermatologic Conditions Chapter 108. Sickle Cell Disease Chapter 109. The Obesity Epidemic and Critical Care Chapter 110. Hypothermia Chapter 111. Hyperthermia Chapter 112. Diving Medicine and Near-Drowning

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