Key Features

  • Quick reference guide to laboratory and other test results with associated normal values
  • Includes guidance on equipment usage in the Intensive Care Unit
  • Includes the latest guidelines from the European Resuscitation Council
  • Abundant tables and artworks give rapid access to key information such as IV regimens and scoring systems
  • Provides practical guidance on sedation and pain control

Table of Contents

1. Ethical aspects and Management essentials
2. Resuscitation and acute respiratory failure
3. Treatment of sepsis
4. Abdominal compartment syndrome
5. Cardiovascular emergencies
6. Metabolic issues
7. Nutritional support
8. Sedation and analgesia
9. Renal failure and intoxication
10.Gastrointestinal abnormalities and hyperbilirubinaemia
11.Trauma

Details

No. of pages:
112
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702050862
Print ISBN:
9780080451367

About the authors

Jean-Louis Vincent

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Critical Care Medicine, University of Brussels and Head, Department of Intensive Care, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium

Serge Brimioulle

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Staff Physician, Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium