Critical Care Medicine: Principles of Diagnosis and Management in the Adult

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Dec 12, 2007 - Medical - 1806 pages
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Here’s the most clinically oriented critical care text focusing on the adult patient. In full-color and superbly illustrated with clinical photographs, imaging studies, and management algorithms, and with a broad multidisciplinary focus, this text will help you enhance your skills at any level of training.
  • Stands alone as a clinically oriented comprehensive reference.
  • Completely updated and authorship expanded to reflect the evolution in critical care practice.
  • In color for the first time, with new color schematics and treatment algorithms for greater ease of reference.
  • Utilizes key points lists at the end of chapter, to help you make decisions rapidly and easily.
  • Delivers key references that list other useful resources for information.
  • Includes these seven new chapters to keep you on the cutting edge of your specialty:
    • Assessment of Cardiac Filling and Blood Flow
    • Mechanical Ventilation of Obstructive Airways Disease
    • Mechanical Ventilation of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    • Severe Sepsis and Multiple Organ Dysfunction
    • Stroke
    • Delirium, Psychosis, Sleep and Depression in the ICU
    • ICU Education

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Blood Flow
Pulmonary Artery Catheters
Presentation Diagnosis and CatheterBased Therapies
Intraaortic Balloon Counterpulsation
General Principles of Mechanical Ventilation
Ventilatory Management of Obstructive Airway Disease
Management of the Patient after Cardiac Surgery
Critical Care Pulmonary Disease
Acute Respiratory Failure
LifeThreatening Asthma
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Hypoventilation and Respiratory Muscle Dysfunction
Nonpulmonary Causes of Respiratory Failure
Pneumonia Considerations for the Critically Ill Patient

Mechanical Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Bronchoscopy and Lung Biopsy
Critically Ill Patients
Noninvasive Respiratory Monitoring
Arterial Blood Gas Measurements
Chest Tube Thoracostomy
Intracranial Monitoring
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
Use of Sedatives Analgesics
Principles of Drug Dosing in Critically Ill Patients
Critical Care Cardiovascular Disease
Shock Classification Pathophysiology and Approach to Management
Cardiogenic Shock
Septic Shock
Cardiac Tamponade
Severe Sepsis and Multiple Organ Dysfunction
Hypovolemic Shock
Traumatic Shock and Tissue Hypoperfusion Nonsurgical Management
Anaphylaxis and Anaphylactic Shock
Severe Heart Failure
Acute Coronary Syndromes and Acute Myocardial Infarction
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Valvular Heart Disease in Critical
Acute Aortic Dissection
Hypertensive Crises
Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Hypertension
Massive Hemoptysis
Critically III
Critical Care Infectious Disease
Therapy in the Intensive Care Unit
Renal Disease and Metabolic Disorders
Hypoglycemia and Glycemic Control
Ill Patient
Neurologic Disease in the Critically
Failure in Myasthenia Gravis and GuillainBarré
Physical and Toxic Injury in the Critically
Administrative Ethical and Psychological
and Performance Improvement
Critically Ill Patients
Disturbances in Critical Illness
the Evaluation of Patients and Intensive Care
Other Critical Care Disorders and Issues
Intensive Care Unit

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