Critical Care Clinical Companion

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Seth A. Spector, Christopher P. Coppola, Robert L. Bell
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000 - Medical - 848 pages
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The Critical Care Clinical Companion is written in a bulleted outline format that provides easily accessible information concerning patient management on the wards for the critical care component of clerkship rotations. It focuses not so much on underlying causes of conditions but rather the most appropriate diagnostic workup and appropriate patient management. The book contains many tables, charts and treatment algorithms that assist the student in the decision-making and patient management process.
  

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Contents

Preoperative Evaluation of the Noncardiac Surgery
3
Respiratory System
12
Airway Management
19
Anesthesia in the ICU
27
Cardiovascular Management
59
Dermatologic Disorders
130
19
144
Endocrine Disorders
160
Intubation
684
Local Anesthetic Blocks
687
Lumbar Puncture
690
MiniMental Status Examination
693
Needle Biopsies
695
Paracentesis
697
Pericardiocentesis
698
Peritoneal Lavage Diagnostic
700

Fluids and Electrolytes
189
Gastrointestinal Disorders
208
Aortic Aneurysms
624
Arterial Insufficiency of the Lower Extremities Chronic
631
Arterial Occlusion Acute
639
Cerebrovascular Disease
643
Diabetic Foot Infection
647
Mesenteric Ischemia
648
PROCEDURES
653
Incision and Drainage
655
AnkleBrachial Indices
658
Bronchoscopy and Bronchoalveolar Lavage
660
Chest Tube Placement and Removal
664
Cricothyrotomy
669
Electrocardiogram Evaluation
671
Gastrointestinal Tubes
677
Intracranial Pressure Monitoring
681
Pulmonary Artery Catheter Placement
703
Suprapubic Cystostomy Tube Placement
706
Thoracentesis
708
Thoracotomy Emergent
710
Tracheostomy Percutaneous
712
Vascular Access
715
APPENDICES Appendix A Equations
725
Oxygenation
727
Appendix B Notes and Orders
731
APACHE II Severity of Disease
737
Anesthetics Local Table D3
743
Cardiac Drugs Table D7
750
Appendix E Drug Index
757
Drug Ledger
795
Phone Book
804
INDEX
813
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