Churchill's Pocketbook of Intensive Care


  • Simon Whiteley, MB, BS, FRCA, Consultant, Intensive Care, St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK
  • Andrew Bodenham, MB, BS, FRCA, Consultant, Intenstive Care, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, UK Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Mark Bellamy, MA, MB, BS, FRCA, Professor of Intensive Care, St. James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK


Junior doctors/residents working in intensive care/critical care units
Nurses working in intensive care/critical care units.


Book information

  • Published: February 2010
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06977-2

Table of Contents

Organisational issues. Introduction to intensive care. Basic principles. Cardiovascular system. Respiratory system. Gastrointestinal system. Renal system. Metabolic and endocrine problems. Overdose, poisoning and drug abuse. Haematological problems. Brain injury, neurological and neuromuscular problems. Trauma. Infection and inflammation. The postoperative and obstetric patient. Practical procedures. End of life issues. Appendices