Historical Aspects of Critical Illness and Critical Care Medicine, An Issue of Critical Care Clinics


  • Anand Kumar, MD, University of Manitoba
  • Joseph Parrillo, MD, FCCM, Chairman, Heart and Vascular Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center; Professor of Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Hackensack, New Jersey

This issue will take a look at modern critical care techniques in a historical context. Topics include: "Shock and Organ failure", "Battlefield trauma, traumatic shock and consequences: War-related advances in critical care", "Lessons from Modern Disasters and Wars: Bhopal, Chernobyl, Oklahoma City Bombing, 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, Tsunami, Iraq", "Plagues with Critical Care Implications: Legionairres, Staph toxic shock, SARS, Hantavirus, Group A strep nec toxic shock, Marburg and hemorrhagic fevers, Avian flu" and more!
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Book information

  • Published: April 2009
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-0463-1