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Pediatric Critical Care

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Provide the latest in superior quality care for critically ill children with the full-color, updated 4th Edition of Fuhrman and Zimmerman’s Pediatric Critical Care. In print, and now online, Drs. Bradley P. Fuhrman and Jerry J. Zimmerman use a comprehensive, organ-systems approach to help you manage a full range of disease entities. Get up-to-the-minute knowledge of topics such as acute lung injury, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, and more. Implement new clinical techniques and diagnostic tests, weigh the varying perspectives of six associate editors with expertise in the field, reference 1,000+ illustrations to aid diagnosis, and keep sharp with online access to board-style review questions. This definitive title will ensure that you consistently deliver the very best intensive care to your pediatric patients.




Hardbound, 1776 Pages

Published: April 2011

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-07307-3


  • Chapter Title

    1 History of Pediatric Critical Care

    2 The Intensivist in the New Hospital Environment: Patient Care and Stewardship of Hospital Resources

    3 The Nurse in Pediatric Critical Care

    4 Research in Pediatric Critical Care

    5 Proving the Point: Evidence-Based Medicine in Pediatric Critical Care

    6 "Outcomes in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine:

    Implications for Health Services Research and Patient Care

    7 Safety and Quality Assessment in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

    8 Information Technology in Critical Care

    9 Family-Centered Care in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

    10 Ethics in Pediatric Intensive Care

    11 Ethical Issues in Death and Dying

    12 Palliative Care

    13 "The Process of Organ Donation and Pediatric Donor


    14 Pediatric Transport: Shifting the Paradigm to Improve Patient Outcome

    15 Pediatric Vascular Access and Centeses

    16 Pediatric Intensive Care in Developing Countries

    17 Educating the intensivist

    18 Critical Care in Public Health Emergencies

    19 Structure and Function of the Heart

    20 Regional Circulation

    21 Principles of Invasive Monitoring

    22 Assessment of Cardiovascular Function

    23 Echocardiography and Noninvasive Cardiac Diagnostics

    24 Diagnostic and Therapeutic Cardiac Catheterization

    25 Pharmacology of the Cardiovascular System

    26 Cardiopulmonary Interactions

    27 Myocardial Dysfunction, Ventricular Assist Devices and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

    28 Disorders of Cardiac Rhythm

    29 Shock States

    30 Cardiac Bypass for Repair of Congenital Heart Disease in Infants and Children

    31 Critical Care After Surgery for Congenital Cardiac Disease

    32 Cardiac Transplantation

    33 Physiologic Foundations of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    34 Performance of CPR in Infants and Children

    35 Structure and Development of the Upper Respiratory System in Infants and Children

    36 Structure of the Respiratory System - Lower Respiratory Tract

    37 Physiology of the Respiratory System

    38 Control of Breathing and Acute Respiratory Failure

    39 Assessment and Monitoring of Respiratory Function

    40 Ventilation-Perfusion Inequality

    41 Mechanical Dysfunction of the Respiratory System

    42 Overview of Breathing Failure

    43 Noninvasive Monitoring in Children

    44 Specific Diseases of the Respiratory System: Upper Airway

    45 Asthma

    46 Neonatal Respiratory Disease

    47 Pneumonitis and Interstitial Disease

    47 Pneumonitis and Interstitial Disease

    48 Diseases of Pulmonary Circulation

    49 Mechanical Ventilation and Respiratory Care

    50 Noninvasive Ventilation: Concepts and Practice

    51 Diseases of Pulmonary Circulation

    52 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Children

    53 Extracorporeal Life Support

    54 Pediatric Neurocritical Care

    55 Pediatric Neurological Assessment and Monitoring

    56 Neuroimaging

    57 Development, Structure, and Function of the Brain and Neuromuscular Systems

    58 Coma and Depressed Sensorium

    59 Intracranial Hypertension and Brain Monitoring

    60 Status Epilepticus

    61 Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Infants and Children

    62 Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy: Pathobiology and Therapy of the Post-Resuscitation Syndrome in Children

    63 Stroke and Intracerebral Hemorrhage

    64 Acute Neuromuscular Diseases and Disorders in Pediatric Critical Care

    65 Acute Central Nervous System Infections

    66 Renal Structure and Function

    67 Fluid and Electrolyte Issues in Pediatric Critical Illness

    68 Acid-Base Balance and Disorders

    69 Tests of Kidney Function in Children

    70 Renal Pharmacology

    71 Glomerulotubular Dysfunction and Acute Kidney Injury

    72 Pediatric Renal Replacement Therapy in the Intensive Care Unit

    73 Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

    74 Cellular Respiration

    75 Nutrition in the Critically Ill Child

    76 Inborn Errors of Metabolism

    77 Common Endocrinopathies in the PICU

    78 Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    79 Structure and Function of Hematopoietic Organs

    80 Thromboembolism in Pediatric Intensive Care

    81 Hematology and Oncology Problems in the Intensive Care Unit

    82 Transfusion Medicine

    83 Critical Illness Involving Children Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

    84 Hemoglobinopathies

    85 Gastrointestinal Structure and Function

    86 Disorders and Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Liver

    87 Gastrointestinal Pharmacology

    88 Acute Liver Failure, Liver Transplantation, and Extracorporeal Liver Support

    89 Acute Abdomen

    90 The Innate Immune System

    91 Infection and Host Response

    92 Congenital Immunodeficiencies

    93 Acquired Immune Dysfunction

    94 Antibiotic-Resistant Organisms in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

    95 Life-Threatening Viral Diseases and Their Treatment

    96 Infectious Syndromes in the PICU

    97 "Healthcare Associated Infection in the PICU:

    Epidemiology and Control - Keeping Patients Safe

    98 "Autoimmune Diseases: Diagnosis, Treatment, and

    Life Threatening Complications

    99 Genomic and Proteomic Medicine in Critical Care

    100 Molecular Foundations of Cellular Injury: Necrosis, Apoptosis and Autophagy

    101 Endotheliopathy

    102 Neuroendocrine Immune Mediator Coordination and Disarray in Critical Illness

    103 Sepsis

    104 Inflammation and Immunity: Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, Sepsis, Acute lung Injury and Multiple Organ Failure

    105 Principles of Toxin Screening, Assessment and Detoxification

    106 Toxidromes and Their Treatment

    107 Bites and Stings

    108 Heat Injury

    109 Accidental Hypothermia

    110 Drowning

    111 Burn and Inhalation Injuries

    112 Evaluation, Stabilization and Initial Management After Multiple Trauma

    113 Child Abuse and Neglect

    114 Thoracic Injuries in Children

    115 Abdominal Trauma in Pediatric Critical Care

    116 Principles of Drug Disposition in the Critically Ill Child

    117 Molecular Aspects of Drug Actions: from Receptors to Effectors

    118 Adverse Drug Reactions and Drug-Drug Interactions

    119 Pediatric Airway Management

    120 Organ System Considerations That Affect Anesthetic Management

    121 Anesthesia Principles and Operating Room Anesthesia Regimens

    122 Neuromuscular Blocking Agents

    123 Sedation and Analgesia

    124 Malignant Hyperthermia


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