Data Interpretation in Critical Care Medicine - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780750652735

Data Interpretation in Critical Care Medicine

5th Edition

Authors: Bala Venkatesh T. J. Morgan Chris Joyce Shane Townsend
Paperback ISBN: 9780750652735
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 13th December 2002
Page Count: 128

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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.

Key Features

  • 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.

Table of Contents

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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About the Authors

Bala Venkatesh

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer in Intensive Care Medicine & Staff Specialist, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland, Australia

T. J. Morgan

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Specialist in Intensive Care, Department of Intensive Care, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Australia

Chris Joyce

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology & Critical Care, University of Queensland. Director of Intensive Care , Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane

Shane Townsend

Affiliations and Expertise

Specialist in Cardiac Intensive Care, Prince Charles Hospital, Queensland, Australia