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

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Mosby, 2001 - Medical - 1670 pages
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The second edition is designed to be an authoritative textbook in the field of critical care medicine. The text has a broad multidisciplinary focus that would be appealing to critical care physicians trained in anesthesiology, surgery or pediatrics, as well as the internal medicine-trained critical care physician.

  • Reduction in mortality from Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) by using lower tidal volume ventilation.
  • Reduction in mortality from septic shock using activated protein C therapy
  • Ability of reperfusion therapy (angioplasty or coronary surgery) to reduce death due to cardiogenic shock associated with myocardian infarction.
  • Erthropoietin to treat anemia in the ICU
    Timing of blood transfusions in the critically ill.
  • Management of Acute Ischemic Coronary Syndromes with platelet IIb/Illa receptor antagonists.
  • New techniques in mechanical ventilation.
  • Both editors are internationally acknowledged leaders in multidisciplinary critical care medicine and multisidciplinary practitioners
  • Key Points lists at the end of chapter, to help readers make decisions rapidly and easily.
  • Delivers key references that list other useful resources for information.


Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-642-8

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