The management of critically ill patients not only involves a thorough daily review of investigations and monitoring. A detailed knowledge and understanding of data is crucial in the day-to-day management of patients in intensive care. With over 100 data sets composed of a brief history, relevant clinical findings, investigation and monitoring results, Venkatesh provides a source of real clinical data, with questions and answers, enabling you to tet and develop your interpretation skills.
- Answers with explanations follow each question, providing instant access to the correct interpretation and additional information to enhance the readers understanding.
- Important review for anesthesia and critical care personnel who need to know this information for practice or for exams.
Cardiovascular system - ECGs, echocardiography, pulmonary artery catheter data; Respiratory system - ventilator pressures and volumes, ventilator waveforms; Blood gas analyses - arterial, venous, capillary; Acid-base disturbances; Electrolyte abnormalities; Haematology data; Coagulation abnormalities; Endocrine crisis; Infectious disease in critical care; Critical care hepatology and gastroenterology; Intoxications; Neurocritical care; Trauma
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 2002
- 13th December 2002
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Lecturer in Intensive Care Medicine & Staff Specialist, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland, Australia
Senior Specialist in Intensive Care, Department of Intensive Care, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Australia
Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology & Critical Care, University of Queensland. Director of Intensive Care , Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane
Specialist in Cardiac Intensive Care, Prince Charles Hospital, Queensland, Australia
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