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Critical Care

A Volume in the Requisites in Anesthesiology Series

Look here for succinct, clinical guidance on critical care. This new volume in the "Requisites in Anesthesia" series explores important principles and procedures plus a full range of syndromes affecting every organ system of the body. Its practical, "high-yield" content makes it the perfect refresher for certification or recertification as well as a handy reference for everyday practice.

Audience
Critical Care Residents, Anesthesia Residents, Surgery Residents, Anesthesia Practitioners, Critical Care Nurses, Health Science Libraries.

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Published: June 2005

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-02262-0

Contents

  • SECTION I: GENERAL PRINCIPALS OF THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
    1. Sepsis: The Systemic Inflammatory Response
    2. Acute Respiratory Failure
    3. Vascular Access and Hemodynamic Monitoring
    4. Modern Acid-Base Physiology
    5. Metabolic Derangements
    6. Fluid, Electrolyte, Blood, and Blood Product Management
    7. Arrhythmia Management
    8. Critical Care Pharmacologic Principals: Vasoactive Drugs
    9. Nutrition in the Intensive Care Unit
    10. Catheter-Related Blood Stream Infections in the Intensive Care Unit
    11. Current Practices in Intensive Care Unit Sedation

    SECTION II: ORGAN-SYSTEMS
    A. Cardiopulmonary
    12. Hypertension
    13. Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction in the Perioperative Period
    14. Adults with Congenital Heart Disease
    15. Pneumonia in Adults
    16. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    17. Mechanical Ventilation
    18. Weaning From Mechanical Ventilation
    B. Neuro-endocrine
    19. Nontraumatic Brain Injury
    20. Traumatic Brain Injury
    21. Neurologic Monitoring
    22. Endocrine Dysfunction
    23.Critical Care in Pregnancy
    C. Hematologic
    24. The Immune-Compromised Host and the HIV Patient
    25. Coagulation and Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
    26. Blood and Component Therapy
    D. Gastrointestinal Renal
    27. Cirrhosis, Fulminant Hepatic Failure, And Liver Transplantation
    28. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    29. Renal Failure and Support
    30. Urologic Concerns in Critical Care

    SECTION III: TRAUMA AND ETHICS
    A. Trauma
    31. Trauma: The Golden Hour, Principals of Assessment, and Resuscitation
    32. Treating Thermal Injury and Smoke Inhalation
    33. Environmental Threat and Disaster Response: Natural Disasters and Biological, Chemical, and Nuclear Threat
    34. Poisoning

    B. Ethics and Intensive Care Unit Management
    35. Ethics in Critical Care
    36. Safety, Quality, Scoring Systems, and Legal Issues in Critical Care
    37. Scoring Systems

    SECTION IV: POSTANSTHESIA CARE UNIT
    38. Common Postanesthesia Care Unit Problems
    39. Pulmonary Surgery Postoperative Care
    40. Hemodynamic Instability in the Recovery Room
    41. Postoperative Transport to the Intensive Care Unit

    INDEX

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