Table of Contents

Organisational issues. Introduction to intensive care. Basic principles. Cardiovascular system. Respiratory system. Gastrointestinal system. Renal system. Metabolic and endocrine problems. Overdose, poisoning and drug abuse. Haematological problems. Brain injury, neurological and neuromuscular problems. Trauma. Infection and inflammation. The postoperative and obstetric patient. Practical procedures. End of life issues. Appendices

Details

No. of pages:
496
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443069772
Electronic ISBN:
9780702048562

About the editors

Simon Whiteley

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant, Intensive Care, St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK

Andrew Bodenham

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant, Intenstive Care, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, UK Consultant Anaesthetist

Mark Bellamy

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Intensive Care, St. James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK