Bedside Procedures in the ICU

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Florian Falter
Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 8, 2011 - Medical - 210 pages
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This handbook is a guide to best practice in interventions commonly encountered in the ICU. It is clinically orientated providing :step-by-step explanations and illustrations of most invasive procedures, check lists to make sure the indication is right, check lists to ensure appropriate assessment once the procedure has been carried out. The information is easily accessible providing practical advice and essential background for every member of the multi-disciplinary team caring for critically ill patients. It will serve the senior consultant who has not performed a procedure for some time as well as the junior doctor in need of an aide memoire.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Sedation and Analgesia
1
Chapter 2 Airway Management and Intubation
15
Chapter 3 Bronchoscopy
27
Chapter 4 Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy
36
Chapter 5 Arterial and Venous Catheter Insertion
49
Chapter 6 Advanced NonInvasive Hemodynamic Monitoring
66
Chapter 7 Temporary Cardiac Pacing
77
Chapter 8 DC Cardioversion
89
Chapter 11 Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement
112
Chapter 12 Gastroesophageal Balloon Tube Tamponade
123
Chapter 13 Suprapubic Catheterization
129
Chapter 14 Acute Compartment Syndrome
137
Chapter 15 Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
143
Chapter 17 Renal Replacement Therapy
165
Chapter 19 External Ventricular Drain Insertion
183
Chapter 20 Intracranial Pressure Measurement
190

Chapter 9 Pericardiocentesis
94
Chapter 10 Intercostal Chest Drain Insertion
105

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Dr Florian Falter is a Consultant Anaesthetist at Papworth Clinic in Cambridge.

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