Handbook of ICU Therapy

Handbook of ICU Therapy

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This popular handbook provides a practical guide to managing common and important problems in the critically ill patient, as well as sufficient background information to enable understanding of the principles and rationale behind the therapy without overloading the reader with detailed basic science. Fully updated throughout, this third edition of Handbook of ICU Therapy includes new chapters on coagulation problems in the critically ill, airway management, electrolyte and metabolic acid/base problems, optimizing antimicrobial therapy, chronic critical illness, recognizing and responding to the deteriorating patient, ICU rehabilitation, palliative care, neurotrauma, the comatose patient, the obstetric patient, endocrine problems, and care of organ donors. Authored by senior clinicians from both sides of the Atlantic, chapters retain the easy-to-read format of previous editions. Aimed particularly at residents and trainees starting out in the ICU or preparing for postgraduate examinations, this handbook also serves as a valuable refresher for established intensivists, anesthesiologists and surgeons.Much of the focus on ventilator bundles of care is aimed at reducing infectious complications of ventilation. ... the bundle or that different parts of the bundle, in time, may be less well supported in the literature (e.g. normalization ... Intens Care positive pressure ventilation in acute Med 2000; 26: 162a€“6. respiratory failure. Am J Respir Crit Care 6. Brath PC, MacGregor DA, Ford JG, Med 2001; 163 : 283a€“91.

Title:Handbook of ICU Therapy
Author:John Fuller, Jeff Granton, Ian McConachie
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2014-11-30


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