Critical Care Study Guide: Text and Review

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Gerard J. Criner, Gilbert E. D'Alonzo
Springer Science & Business Media, 2002 - Medical - 852 pages
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This best-selling study guide and text covers all aspects of Critical Care Medicine. The condensed format of coverage is unique by supplying text with self-assessment questions and answers. The text is supported by case studies, tables, and illustrations that highlight important procedures.

The book is designed to meet the educational needs of residents of Internal Medicine and Critical Care who need a combined self-assessment and text to prepare for the board exams. It is also targeted at practitioners in Internal Medicine, Surgery, and Emergency Medicine who need an overview in the practice of Critical Care, whether or not they are planning to be board certified.

 

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Contents

Airway Management
3
Oxygenation Without Intubation
23
Blood Gas Sampling
32
Hemodynamic Monitoring
44
Drainage Tube Management
70
Implantable Devices for Cardiac Pacing and Defibrillation
81
Enteral Feeding Tubes
103
Common Procedures in the Intensive Care Unit Thoracentesis Lumbar Puncture Paracentesis and Pericardiocentesis
115
Critical Care Endocrinology
444
Evaluation and Management of Toxicologic Emergencies
461
Metabolic Disturbances of AcidBase and Electrolytes
485
Special Problems in the Critically lll Trauma Patient
507
Ethics in Critical Care
519
Psychologic Dysfunction in the Intensive Care Unit Patient
535
Host Defenses
545
Specific Treatments in the Critically Ill Patient
557

Noninvasive Monitoring in the Intensive Care Unit
128
Endoscopy in the Intensive Care Unit
148
Radiologic Imaging in the Critically Ill Patient
159
Pathophysiologic Disease States Encountered in the Critically 111 Patient
181
Neurologic Illness and Critical Care
183
Respiratory Failure
200
Heart Failure
222
Cardiac Arrhythmias
241
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
267
Hepatic Failure
279
Pathophysiology of the Sepsis Syndromes
286
Acute Renal Failure
300
Bleeding Diathesis
316
Nutrition Assessment and Nutrition Support in Intensive Care Unit Patients
339
Oxygen Content Delivery and Uptake
355
Circulatory Shock
369
Neuromyopathies in the Critically lll
381
Disorders of Thermoregulation
406
Infections in the Intensive Care Unit
419
Mechanical Ventilation
559
Noninvasive Ventilation
594
Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation
615
Mechanical Hemodynamic Support
627
Pharmacologic Hemodynamic Support of Shock States
651
Antiarrhythmic Drug Management
674
Dialysis
693
Use of Blood Products
707
Advanced Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
721
Antimicrobials
738
Use of Analgesics and Sedatives in Critical Care
757
Prophylactic Regimens in the Intensive Care Unit
770
Use of Neuromuscular Blocking Agents in the Intensive Care Unit
784
Hypertensive Crisis
797
Appendices
809
Commonly Used Parenteral Medications and Dosage Recommendations for Adult Therapeutics
811
Commonly Used Calculations
817
Index
829
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Criner, Temple University School of Medicine.

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