Applied Physiology in Intensive Care Medicine (Google eBook)
Springer, Jun 13, 2009 - Medical - 505 pages
This second, revised edition of Applied Physiology in Intensive Care Medicine aims to help overcome the fundamental unevenness in clinicians understanding of applied physiology, which can lead to suboptimal treatment decisions. It is divided into three sections. The first comprises a series of 'physiological notes' that concisely and clearly capture the essence of the physiological perspectives underpinning our understanding of disease and response to therapy. The second section contains more detailed associated reviews on measurement techniques and physiological processes, while the third provides a number of seminal studies on diverse topics in intensive care. This up-to-date compendium of practical bedside knowledge essential to the effective delivery of acute care medicine has been written by some of the most renowned experts in the field. It will serve the clinician as an invaluable reference source on key issues regularly confronted in everyday practice.
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