Textbook of Critical Care - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9781437713671, 9780323249263

Textbook of Critical Care

6th Edition

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Authors: Jean-Louis Vincent Edward Abraham Patrick Kochanek Frederick Moore Mitchell Fink
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437713671
eBook ISBN: 9780323249263
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 24th June 2011
Page Count: 1744

Description

Textbook of Critical Care, by Drs. Jean-Louis Vincent, Edward Abraham, Frederick A. Moore, Patrick Kochanek, and Mitchell P. Fink, remains your best source on effective management of critically ill patients. This trusted reference - acclaimed for its success in bridging the gap between medical and surgical critical care - now features an even stronger focus on patient outcomes, equipping you with the proven, evidence-based guidance you need to successfully overcome a full range of practice challenges. Inside, you’ll find totally updated coverage of vital topics, such as coagulation and apoptosis in certain critical care illnesses, such as acute lung injury and adult respiratory distress syndrome; sepsis and other serious infectious diseases; specific organ dysfunction and failure; and many other vital topics. At www.expertconsult.com you can access the complete contents of the book online, rapidly searchable, with regular updates plus new videos that demonstrate how to perform key critical care procedures. The result is an even more indispensable reference for every ICU.

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Table of Contents

Chapter Title

1 Sudden Deterioration of Neurological Status

2 Agitation/Delirium

3 Management of Acute Pain

4 Fever and Hypothermia

5 Very High Systemic Arterial Blood Pressure

6 Low Systemic Arterial Blood Pressure

7 Tachycardia and Bradycardia

8 Arterial Hypoxemia

9 Acute Respiratory Failure

10 Polyuria

11 Oliguria

12 Disturbances of Acid-base Balance

13 Hypernatremia and Hyponatremia

14 Hyperkalemia and Hypokalemia

15 Hyperphosphatemia and Hypophosphatemia

16 Hypomagnesemia

17 Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia

18 Hypoglycemia

19 Anemia

20 Thrombocytopenia

21 Coagulopathy

22 Jaundice

23 The Management of Gastrointestinal Bleeding

24 Ileus

25 Diarrhea

26 Rashes

27 Chest Pain

28 Biochemical or Electrocardiographic Evidence of Acute Myocardial Injury

29 Biochemical, Cellular, and Molecular Mechanisms of Neuronal Death and Secondary Brain Injury in Critical Care

30 Critical Neuropathophysiology

31 Advanced Bedside Neuromonitoring

32 Coma

33 Cardiopulmonary Cerebral Resuscitation

34 Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke

35 Nontraumatic Intracerebral and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

36 Seizures in the Critically Ill

37 Neuromuscular Disorders in the ICU

38 Traumatic Brain Injury

39 Spinal Cord Injury

40 Neuroimaging

41 Intensive Care after Neurosurgery

42 Key Issues in Pediatric Neurointensive Care

43 Bedside Monitoring of Pulmonary Function

44 Principles of Gas Exchange

45 Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation

46 RESPIRATORY SYSTEM MECHANICS AND RESPIRATORY MUSCLE FUNCTION

47 Heart-Lung Interaction

48 Assist - Control Mechanical Ventilation

49 Patient-Ventilator Interaction

49 Patient-Ve

Details

No. of pages:
1744
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323249263
eBook ISBN:
9781437715682
Hardcover ISBN:
9781437713671

About the Author

Jean-Louis Vincent

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Intensive Care Medicine, Universit é Libre de Bruxelles, Head, Department of Intensive Care, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium

Edward Abraham

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair, Spencer Chair in Medical Science Leadership, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama

Patrick Kochanek

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Professor of Anesthesiology, Pediatrics, and Clinical and Translational Science, Director, Safar, Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Frederick Moore

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgery, Head, Acute Care Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Mitchell Fink

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgery and Anesthesiology, Vice Chair for Critical Care, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of MedicineUniversity of California – Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California