Critical Care Medicine Review and Self-Assessment

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Joseph Parrillo
  • R. Phillip Dellinger
    • Print ISBN 9780323024549

    Key Features

    • Uses a question and answer format to review all of the information needed to prepare for certification and recertification exams.
    • Models the questions after the single-best-answer or matching questions used on exams.
    • Features questions written by a select group of writers experienced in writing board review questions.
    • Provides detailed answers and rationales for each question.
    • Includes diagrams and tables not available elsewhere.
    • Keys answers to specific pages in Critical Care Medicine: Principles of Diagnosis and Management in the Adult, 2nd Edition, making it easy to find more information.
    • Organizes the content by organ system.

    Table of Contents

    Part I. CRITICAL CARE PROCEDURES, MONITORING, AND PHARMACOLOGY

    1. Cardiac Arrest and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
    2. Airway Management and Endotracheal Intubation
    3. Arterial and Pulmonary Artery Catheters
    4. Temporary Cardiac Pacing
    5. Pericardiocentesis for Pericardeal Effusion and Tamponade
    6. Intraaortic Balloon Counterpulsation
    7. Echocardiography
    8. Mechanical Ventilation
    9. Bronchoscopy and Lung Biopsy in the Critically Ill
    10. Electrocardiographic Monitoring
    11. Noninvasive Respiratory Monitoring
    12. Arterial Blood Gases
    13. Tracheostomy (Percutaneous and Surgical)
    14. Chest Tube Thoracostomy
    15. Intracranal Pressure Monitoring
    16. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    17. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
    18. Use of Sedatives, Analgesics, and Neuromuscular Blockers
    19. Drugs Used in Critical Care Medicine

    Part II. CRITICAL CARE CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

    20. Shock: Classification, Pathophysiology, and Approach to Management
    21. Cardiogenic Shock
    22. Septic Shock and Multiple Organ Failure
    23. Pericardial Tamponade
    24. Hypovolemic Shock
    25. Traumatic Shock: Nonsurgical Management
    26. Anaphylaxis and Anaphlactic Shock
    27. Severe Heart Failure
    28. Acute Coronary Syndromes and Acute Myocardial Infarction
    29. Cardiac Arrhythmias
    30. Valvular Heart Disease Producing Critical Illness
    31. Acute Aortic Dissection
    32. Hypertensive Crises
    33. Management of the Patient After Cardiac Surgery

    Part III. CRITICAL CARE PULMONARY DISEASE

    34. Acute Respiratory Failure, Including Acute Lung Injury and ARDS
    35. Life-Threatening Asthma
    36. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    37. Hypoventilation and Respiratory Muscle Dysfunction
    38. Nonpulmonary Causes of Respiratory Failure
    39. Pneumonia: Considerations for the Critically Ill Patient
    40. Upper Airway Obstruction
    41. Weaning from Mechanical

    Details

    No. of pages:
    272
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2005
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323024549