Intensive Care

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Churchill Livingstone, 2004 - Medical - 406 pages
A pocketbook of intensive care for junior doctors/residents working on the intensive care unit.
  • Clear and straightforward advice on management of conditions found in ITU, including instruction on when to seek help from senior staff.
  • Guides to common problems which cause difficulty for the trainee are conveniently indexed inside the front cover - eg diarrhoea, oliguria, problems during central venous access, problems with chest drains.
  • Comprehensive coverage of the common conditions found in the ITU.
  • Attractive, clear page design with danger icon to mark crucial clinical points where a trainee may make a mistake.
  • New chapter on the transport of the critically ill patient.
  • Significant updating of following areas - post mortem consent issues, sedative, analgesic and muscle relaxant drugs, Apache scoring, dysrhythmias/cardiac arrest, artificial ventilation, COAD, ARDS, subarachnoid haemorrhage.
  • New section on antibiotic resistant infections.
  • Cardioversion added to practical procedures section.
  • Short further reading section at the end of chapters.
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