Critical Care Medicine

Churchill's Ready Reference


  • Jean-Louis Vincent, MD, PhD, Professor of Critical Care Medicine, University of Brussels and Head, Department of Intensive Care, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
  • Serge Brimioulle, MD, PhD, Senior Staff Physician, Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

This book is a quick reference pocket guide for physicians involved with critical care medicine providing on-the-spot answers to everyday queries regarding laboratory and other investigations, scoring systems, invasive procedures, equipment usage and relevant drug treatment.
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Critical Care Physicians – qualified and in training


Book information

  • Published: January 2009
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-045136-7

Table of Contents

1. Ethical aspects and Management essentials
2. Resuscitation and acute respiratory failure
3. Treatment of sepsis
4. Abdominal compartment syndrome
5. Cardiovascular emergencies
6. Metabolic issues
7. Nutritional support
8. Sedation and analgesia
9. Renal failure and intoxication
10.Gastrointestinal abnormalities and hyperbilirubinaemia