Critical Care Cases
R. F. Armstrong, J. B. Salmon
Oxford University Press, 1997 - Medical - 230 pages
Doctors working for the first time in an intensive care unit are faced with a variety of extremely ill and technically demanding patients. Very often they are exposed to situations for which they have not been properly prepared. Although most disciplines and professional examinations now demand some understanding of intensive care, opportunities for learning intensive care medicine are limited, with few courses available. Critical Care Cases presents a cross section of common problems seen in intensive care, presented by experienced teachers working in this field. Each topic begins with a real life case history, complete with examination findings, biochemistry, and blood gases. The readers are then given the opportunity to consider how they would manage the situation, before turning over to find a full discussion and recommendations from an expert in the field. The book covers all the common intensive care problems, including: respiratory failure, trauma, infection, and neurological disorders, and will provide a stimulating and thought provoking text for anyone preparing to work in intensive care medicine.
8 pages matching hypoxaemia in this book
Results 1-3 of 8
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
abdominal acute renal failure adequate admission adrenaline airway antibiotics aortic ARDS Arterial blood gases assessment blood gases Fi02 cardiac output catheter cerebral chest X-ray clinical clotting colloid Creatinine CT scan deterioration diagnosis DISCUSS MANAGEMENT disease dose drugs FiO2 fluid FRCA Consultant g/dl haemodynamic heart rate HELLP syndrome heparin Hospital London hypertension hypotension hypovolaemia hypoxaemia improve increase infection infusion initial injury inotropes Intensive Care Unit intravascular intravenous intubation iu/l lactate levels liver London CASE HISTORY lung mean arterial pressure mechanical ventilation metabolic acidosis mmHg mmol/l monitoring MRCP muscle myocardial infarction normal oxygen delivery PaCO2 pain pancreatitis PaO2 PAOP patient PEEP perfusion peripheral phaeochromocytoma platelet pneumonia postoperative Potassium pre-eclampsia pulmonary artery pulse reduce renal function respiratory failure respiratory rate resuscitation sedation sepsis severe stroke volume surgery surgical tachycardia temperature therapy tion transfer trauma Urea urine output venous weaning