Data Interpretation in Critical Care Medicine

5th Edition


  • Bala Venkatesh
  • T. J. Morgan
  • Chris Joyce
  • Shane Townsend
    • Print ISBN 9780750652735


    This book will play a vital role in the education of trainees, providing a source of real clinical data, with questions and answers, enabling them to test and develop their 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