Critical Care Pharmacotherapeutics

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2013 - Medical - 417 pages
Critical Care Pharmacotherapeutics presents information on the fundamentals of critical care practice from a pharmacist's point of view. This accessible text is an excellent introduction to critical care pharmacy. Pharmacy students, residents, and new pharmacists will learn about the medications used and approaches to pharmaceutical care for the critically ill patient. This text is also a helpful reference for students during an ICU advanced practice experience or for a pharmacy resident during an ICU rotation.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 The Pharmacists Role in Critical Care
1
Chapter 2 Acute Illness Scoring Systems
13
Chapter 3 Tubes and Lines Invasive Monitoring and Hemodynamics
23
Chapter 4 Mechanical Ventilation
47
Chapter 5 Analgesia Sedation and Delirium Management
73
Chapter 6 AcidBase Fundamentals
111
Chapter 7 Fluid and Electrolyte Management
125
Chapter 8 Pharmacologic Management of Blood Pressure
151
Chapter 11 Acute Kidney Injury Renal Replacement Therapies and Medication Dose Adjustment
215
Chapter 12 Nutrition Support in Critical Illness
245
Chapter 13 Fundamentals of Antimicrobial Therapy in the Critically Ill
271
Chapter 14 Hematologic Diseases and Bleeding Complications of Critical Illness
307
Chapter 15 Pharmacotherapy of Neurotrauma and Neurologic Disease
335
Chapter 16 Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Basics
367
Abbreviations
381
Index
405

Chapter 9 Management of Cardiac Issues in the Critically Ill Patient
171
Chapter 10 Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Management
195

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About the author (2013)

Critical Care Pharmacy Specialist, PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Program Director, Director of Hospital Pharmacy, Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center, Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy Practice, South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy

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