Data Interpretation in Critical Care Medicine


  • Bala Venkatesh, MBBS, MD, FRCA, FFARCSI, FFICANZCA, Lecturer in Intensive Care Medicine & Staff Specialist, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland, Australia
  • T. J. Morgan, MBBS, FANZCA, FFICANZCA, Senior Specialist in Intensive Care, Department of Intensive Care, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Australia
  • Chris Joyce, MB, ChB, JFICM, FANZCA, Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology & Critical Care, University of Queensland. Director of Intensive Care , Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane
  • Shane Townsend, MBBS, FANZCA, FFICANZCA, Specialist in Cardiac Intensive Care, Prince Charles Hospital, Queensland, Australia

This book will play a vital role in the education of trainees, providing a source of real clinical data, with questions and answers, enabling them to test and develop their interpretation skills.
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Critical Care Medicine Practitioners and Residents, Anesthesiology Practitioners and Residents Critical Care Nurses, Nurse Anesthetists, Health Science Libraries128 pp.


Book information

  • Published: December 2002
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-5273-5

Table of Contents

Cardiovascular system - ECGs, echocardiography, pulmonary artery catheter data; Respiratory system - ventilator pressures and volumes, ventilator waveforms; Blood gas analyses - arterial, venous, capillary; Acid-base disturbances; Electrolyte abnormalities; Haematology data; Coagulation abnormalities; Endocrine crisis; Infectious disease in critical care; Critical care hepatology and gastroenterology; Intoxications; Neurocritical care; Trauma