Books by Subject

Critical Care

  • 2012From: Springer
    J. Schüttler (ed.).
  • edited by Judy Trivits Verger, Ruth M. Lebet.
    PrintStatus: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2014From: Springer
    Joseph Varon, MD, FACP, FCCP, FCCM, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA, Robert E. Fromm, Jr., MD, MPH, FACP, FCCP, FCCM, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ, USA.
    This pocket guide is a single-volume source of the most common and important formulas and laboratory values used in the daily practice of acute care and critical care medicine. Information is presented in outline format and as tables, graphics, and algorithms to facilitate quick look up. Acute and Critical Care Formulas and Laboratory Values is designed to help clinicians interpret clinical data, apply formulas, understand laboratory values, and integrate this information with their knowledge of pathophysiology to promote the delivery of evidence-based care. Essential formulas and laboratory values. Multiple ways to derive a value, where appropriate. Non-clinical formulas useful for understanding physiologic concepts or that underlie diagnostic tests or clinical measurement.
  • 2010From: Karger
    volume editors, Hiromichi Suzuki, Hiroyuki Hirasawa.
    "Describes the use of hemodiafiltration to inhibit the cytokine storms which cause serious organ damage in patients with septic shock. Moreover, the technical construction of the blood purification system, which includes various machines, devices, membranes, fluids, etc., is explained in detail. Finally, leading experts discuss the concept of continuous renal replacement therapy as the standard care in critically ill patients with severe acute kidney injury."--Website.
  • edited by Anish Bhardwaj, Dilantha B. Ellegala, Jeffrey R. Kirsch.
    PrintStatus: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Decompressive hemicraniectomy for large hemispheric infarctions / Eric Jüttler, Alfred Aschoff, and Stefan Schwab -- Anticoagulation in ischemic stroke / Carolyn A. Cronin and Robert J. Wityk -- Angioplasty and stenting of cervical carotid, intracranial, and vertebral arteries / Aclan Dogan ... [et al.] -- Neuromonitoring in ischemic stroke / Kairash Golshani, Emun Abdu, and Anish Bhardwaj -- Surgical evacuation of intracerebral hemorrhage / Patrick C. Hsieh ... [et al.] -- Management of blood pressure and intracranial hypertension in intracerebral hemorrhage / Gustavo J. Rodríguez, Qaisar A. Shah, and Adnan I. Qureshi -- Decompressive hemicraniectomy in the management of severe traumatic brain injury / Ian F. Dunn and Dilantha B. Ellegala -- Cerebroprotective strategies in bedside management of traumatic brain injury / Ganesh M. Shankar, Ian F. Dunn, and Dong H. Kim -- Diffuse axonal injury and dysautonomia / Richard H. Singleton, David O. Okonkwo, and P. David Adelson -- Neuromonitoring in traumatic brain injury / Rene Celis and Claudia S. Robertson -- Hypothermia and pharmacologic coma in the treatment of traumatic brain injury / Gordon Li ... [et al.] -- Pediatric traumatic brain injury / Zachary N. Litvack and Nathan R. Selden -- Diagnostic evaluation of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage / Jonathan A. Edlow -- Surgical versus endovascular aneurysmal exclusion / Aaron W. Grossman, Anil V. Yallapragada, and Giuseppe Lanzino -- Diagnosis and medical management of vasospasm and delayed cerebral ischemia / Olga Helena Hernandez and Jose I. Suarez -- Pharmacologic cerebroprotection in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage / Yekaterina Axelrod, Salah Keyrouz, and Michael N. Diringer -- Use of anticonvulsants and corticosteroids in SAH / Panayiotis N. Varelas and Lotfi Hacein-Bey -- Management of electrolyte and metabolic derangements in subarachnoid hemorrhage / Tarik Hanane and Eelco F.M. Widjicks -- Management of cardiopulmonary dysfunction in subarachnoid hemorrhage / Thomas P. Bleck -- Neuroradiologic interventional procedures for cerebral vasospasm / Pascal M. Jabbour, Erol Veznedaroglu, and Robert H. Rosenwasser -- Intraoperative management of spinal cord injury / Dawn Dillman and Ansgar Brambrink -- Medical management of acute spinal cord injury / Steven Casha and R. John Hurlbert -- Pediatric spine injury / Brian Jankowitz, David O. Okonkwo, and Christopher Shaffrey.
  • 2015From: Cambridge
    edited by David Chelmow, Leo J. Dunn Professor and Chair, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, USA, Christine R. Isaacs, Associate Professor and Director, General Obstetrics and Gynecology Division, Medical Director of Midwifery Services, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, USA, Ashley Carroll, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, USA.
    Section I. General gynecology : -- 1. A 45-year-old woman with heavy vaginal bleeding / Tod C. Aeby -- 2. A 29-year-old woman with a pelvic mass and altered mental status / Saweda A. Bright and Stephen A. Cohen -- 3. Acute exacerbation of chronic pelvic pain in a 32-year-old woman / Lee A. Learman -- 4. A 19-year-old woman with diabetes and hypertension requiring emergency contraception / David Chelmow -- 5. Bleeding, pain, and fever four days after first-trimester termination / Erin L. Murata and Tony Ogburn -- 6. A 25-year-old woman requesting emergency contraception / Reni A. Soon and Tod C. Aeby -- 7. Persistent trichomonas infection / Lilja Stefansson -- 8. A 42-year-old woman with recurrent unexplained vaginitis symptoms / Chemen M. Tate -- 9. A 30-year-old woman with vaginal itching / Lindsay H. Morrell -- 10. Sudden-onset left lower quadrant pain in a 21-year-old woman / Adrianne M. Colton -- 11. A 35-year-old woman with IUD string not visible / Michelle Meglin -- 12. A 38-year-old woman with sudden-onset shortness of breath / Chris J. Hong and David Chelmow -- 13. Vaginal bleeding in a 75-year-old woman / K. Nathan Parthasarathy and Peter F. Schnatz -- 14. A 60-year-old woman with severe vulvar itching and an ulcer / Alan G. Waxman -- 15. Urinary retention in a 19-year-old woman / Amanda B. Murchison and Megan Metcalf -- 16. Recurrent herpes infection in a 28-year-old woman / Breanna Walker -- 17. Vulvar infection and sepsis in a 42-year-old woman / L. Chesney Thompson -- 18. A 42-year-old woman with irregular bleeding / Alison F. Jacoby -- 19. Persistent HSV in an HIV-positive woman / Jennifer A. Cross -- 20. Incidentally discovered vaginal cyst in a 34-year-old woman / Roger P. Smith -- 21. A 45-year-old woman with an enlarging pelvic mass / Alison F. Jacoby -- 22. A 23-year-old woman with pelvic pain and fever / C. Nathan Webb -- 23. A 21-year-old woman with a new sexual partner / Elizabeth M. Yoselevsky and Christine R. Isaacs -- 24. A 21-year-old woman with persistent pain and fever after treatment for PID / Nicole S. Fanning -- 25. Acute vaginal and abdominal pain after defecation in a 79-year-old woman / Heidi J. Purcell and Laurie S. Swaim -- 26. Tachycardia and vaginal bleeding in pregnancy / Kimberly Woods McMorrow 27 Vaginal spotting at eight weeks' gestation { Amanda B. Murchison and Melanie D. Altizer -- 28. Heavy bleeding after medical management of a missed abortion / Elizabeth L. Munter -- 29. Abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding in a 24-year-old woman / Jessica M. Ciaburri -- 30. Unanticipated ultrasound findings at follow-up prenatal visit / Nikola Alexander Letham and Christopher Morosky -- 31. Early pregnancy spotting and an unusual ultrasound / Michelle Meglin -- 32. Undesired pregnancy in a 19-year-old woman / Megan L. Evans and Danielle Roncari -- 33. A pregnant 37-year-old woman with lower left quadrant pain / Rajiv B. Gala -- 34. Unruptured advanced ectopic pregnancy / Ellen L. Brock -- 35. A 23-year-old pregnant woman with acute-onset abdominal pain and hypotension / Rachel K. Love and Nicole Calloway Rankins -- 36. A woman with first-trimester vaginal bleeding / Valerie L. Williams and Amy E. Young -- 37. Midcycle spotting and worsening menorrhagia / Patricia S. Huguelet -- 38. A 40-year-old woman on tamoxifen therapy with a uterine mass / Megan A. Brady -- 39. Small mass prolapsing from the cervix found on routine pelvic examination / John G. Pierce Jr -- 40. A 35-year-old woman with a painful vulvar mass / Philippe Girerd -- 41. A 32-year-old woman urgently referred for a cervical mass noted on routine pelvic examination / Christopher A. Manipula -- 42. An 18-year-old woman with long-acting reversible contraception and new-onset bleeding / Jennifer Salcedo and Aparna Sridhar -- 43. Cyclic pain after endometrial ablation / Ellen L. Brock -- 44. Positive hCG in a patient who reports no sexual activity for one year / Roger P. Smith -- 45. Recalcitrant severe vaginal discharge and odor / Amber Price -- 46. A 25-year-old woman with a painful vulvar mass / Nan G. O'Connell -- 47. Acute abdominal pain two weeks after successful vaginal birth after Cesarean / Kathryn Shaia and Christine R. Isaacs -- 48. A 64-year-old woman with a simple ovarian cyst / John W. Seeds -- 49. A 26-year-old woman with acute pelvic pain and free fluid in the pelvis / Isaiah M. Johnson and Adrienne L. Gentry -- 50. A 36-year-old woman with fever and pelvic pain at 14 weeks' gestation / Frances Casey and Katie P. Friday -- 51. Acute fever and tachycardia in a 21-year-old woman during laparoscopy / Thomas C. Peng -- 52. A 40-year-old woman with hypertension and first-trimester bleeding / Fidelma B. Rigby and Angela M. Tran -- -- Section II. Pregnancy : -- 53. Nausea and vomiting at eight weeks' gestation / Brian Bond and Ashley Peterson -- 54. A 27-year-old woman with severe nausea and vomiting in pregnancy / Sarah Peterson -- 55. Early pregnancy with vaginal spotting / Kathryn A. Houston and Sarah B. Wilson -- 56. Positive RPR on initial prenatal labs / Ronald M. Ramus -- 57. A high-speed motor vehicle accident during pregnancy / Susan M. Lanni -- 58. A 32-year-old woman with fever and unilateral breast pain / Meghann E. Batten -- 59. A 36-year-old woman with nipple pain postpartum / Julie Zemaitis DeCesare and Karen Shelton -- 60. A woman in first-trimester pregnancy with fever, malaise, nausea, and vomiting / Saweda A. Bright and Susan M. Lanni -- 61. First-trimester flu-like symptoms in a 31-year-old woman / Lilja Stefansson and Susan M. Lanni -- -- Section III. Reproductive endocrinology and infertility : -- 62. Abdominal pain and distension seven days after egg retrieval for planned IVF / Richard Scott Lucidi -- 63. Irregular bleeding in a 39-year-old nulliparous woman desiring fertility / PonJola Coney -- 64. A 24-year-old woman with her third pregnancy loss / Richard Scott Lucidi -- 65. A 38-year-old woman with worsening postpartum fatigue / Amanda H. Ritter -- 66. A 19-year-old woman with primary amenorrhea / Amy Brown and Nicole W. Karjane -- 67. A 26-year-old woman with secondary amenorrhea / Mary T. Sale and Nancy A. Sokkary -- 68. Irregular bleeding in a 25-year-old woman / Anita K. Blanchard -- 69. A 28-year-old woman with irregular bleeding requiring transfusion / Ronan A. Bakker -- 70. A 29-year-old woman with secondary amenorrhea after a septic abortion / Nancy D. Gaba and Gaby Moawad -- -- Section IV. Pediatric and adolescent gynecology : -- 71. Worsening dysmenorrhea in a 14-year-old girl / Nicole W. Karjane -- 72. A seven-year-old girl with vaginal bleeding / Nicole W. Karjane -- 73. A four-year-old girl falls while exiting the bathtub / Sarah H. Milton and Elisabeth McGaw -- 74. Worsening cyclic pain and amenorrhea in a 13-year-old girl / Sarah H. Milton -- 75. Worsening cyclic pain and amenorrhea in a 13-year-old girl with a normal appearing but short vagina / Nicole W. Karjane -- 76. A 19-month-old girl with labial adhesions and acute urinary retention / Hong-Thao Thieu and Meredith S. Thomas -- 77. A 13-year-old girl with irregular menses and significant weight gain / Tiffany Tonismae and Eduardo Lara-Torre -- 78. A 14-year-old girl with anemia / Layson L. Denney and Sarah H. Milton -- 79. A 13-year-old girl with vulvar irritation and new-onset behavioral problems / Meredith Gray and Eduardo Lara-Torre -- 80. A 10-year-old girl with lower abdominal pain / Lisa Rubinsak and Ellen L. Brock -- -- Section V. Urogynecology : -- 81. Complete procidentia in a 70-year-old woman / Jordan Hylton and Saweda A. Bright -- 82. Incontinence in a 50-year-old woman after pessary placement / Tanaz R. Ferzandi -- 83. A periurethral mass in a 25-year-old woman / Barbara L. Robinson -- 84. A periurethral mass in a 45-year-old woman / Andrew Galffy and Christopher Morosky -- 85. New-onset incontinence in a 42-year-old woman / Tanaz R. Ferzandi -- 86. Urinary leakage following hysterectomy / Edward J. Gill -- 87. Urinary retention following urethral sling surgery / Edward J. Gill -- 88. A urethral mass in a postmenopausal woman / Audra Jolyn Hill -- -- Section VI. Gynecologic oncology : -- 89. A 70-year-old woman with a new vulvar mass / Weldon Chafe -- 90. A 45-year-old woman with a fungating cervical mass / Jori S. Carter -- 91. A 48-year-old woman with a 4-month history of intermittent abdominal pain and urinary frequency / Kirk J. Matthews and Jori S. Carter -- 92. A 65-year-old woman with profuse vaginal bleeding / Amy Hempel and Jori S. Carter -- 93. A 38-year-old woman with heavy vaginal bleeding 6 months after D & C for complete mole / Emily E. Landers and Warner K. Huh -- 94. A 62-year-old woman with a vulvar lesion / Megan M. Shine and Warner K. Huh -- 95. A 62-year-old woman with ovarian cancer and new-onset pelvic and right-leg pain / Kirk J. Matthews -- 96. A 64-year-old woman with ovarian cancer, emesis, and abdominal pain / Nguyet A. Nguyen and Warner K. Huh -- 97. A 65-year-old woman with new-onset fatigue, parasthesias, and muscle cramps after chemotherapy for ovarian cancer / Haller J. Smith and Warner K. Huh.
  • 2014From: ScienceDirect
    Jaime C. Paz, Michele P. West.
    Part 1. Introduction -- 1. Acute Care Setting -- 2. The Medical Record -- Part 2. Body Systems -- 3. Cardiac System --4. Pulmonary System -- 5. Musculoskeletal System -- 6. Nervous System -- 7. Vascular System and Hematology -- 8. Gastrointestinal System -- 9. Genitourinary System -- 10. Endocrine System -- Part 3. Diagnoses -- 11. Oncology -- 12. Burns and Wounds -- 13. Infectious Diseases -- 14. Organ Transplantation -- 15. Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances -- 16. Amputation -- 17. Physical Therapy Considerations for Patients Who Complain of Chest Pain -- Part 4. Interventions -- 18. Medical-Surgical Equipment in the Acute Care Setting -- 19. Pharmacologic Agents -- 20. Anesthesia: Perioperative Considerations for the Physical Therapist -- 21. Acute Pain Management -- 22. Postural Drainage -- 23. Functional Tests -- Appendix A. Preferred Practice Patterns.
  • [edited by] Cynthia C. Chernecky, Kathleen Murphy-Ende.
    PrintStatus: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Acute pancreatitis / Jean Ellsworth-Wolk -- Acute respiratory distress syndrome / Mercedes K. Young -- Malignant ascites / Deborah Murphy -- Bronchitis obliterans / Laura Milligan and Yvonne D. Martin -- Cardiac tamponade and pericardial effusions / Brenda K. Shelton -- Carotid artery rupture / Catherine Sargent -- Cognitive dysfunction / Nancy Jo Bush -- Depression and anxiety / Nancy Jo Bush -- Diabetes insipidus / Jennifer U. Varma -- Diabetes mellitus / Timothy L. Wren and Kathleen R. Wren -- Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) / Brenda K. Shelton -- Dyspnea and airway obstruction / Cynthia C. Chernecky and Libby Montoya -- End-of-life care / Cynthia Brown and Kathleen Murphy-Ende -- Esophageal varices / Lori Ann Brown -- Ethics in adult oncology and critical care nursing / Marlene M. Rosenkoetter -- Fever / Angela L. Daniel -- Gastrointestinal obstruction : biliary, gastric, and bowel obstructions / Kathleen Murphy-Ende -- Graft versus host disease / Jill K. Burleson -- Heart failure / Jacqueline R. Gannuscio -- Hemorrhage secondary to cervical cancer / Brenda K. Cobb and Cynthia C. Chernecky -- Hemorrhagic cystitis / Cathy Fortenbaugh -- Hepatic encephalopathy / Kathleen Murphy-Ende -- Tumor-induced hypercalcemia / Kathryn E. Pearson -- Hyperkalemia / Mary Pat Lynch -- Hyperleukocytosis in childhood leukemia / Kristin Casey -- Hypernatremia / Mady Stovall -- Hypersensitivity reactions to chemotherapy / Teresa Kuntzsch and Cassie A. Voge -- Hyperurecemia / Libby Montoya -- Hypokalemia / Mary Pat Lynch -- Hypomagnesemia / Lyle Stuart Baker, Jr., Brenda K. Shelton, and Michael I. Agugo -- Hyponatremia / Cynthia C. Chernecky, Demica N. Jackson, and Angela L. Daniel -- Increased intracranial pressure / Kara L. Penne -- Lactic acidosis, type B / Catherine Sargent -- Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome / Dionne T. Savage -- Malnutrition and cachexia / Kathy G. Kravits and Marcia Grant -- Pain management : nociceptive and neuropathic / Christine Miaskowski -- Pathological fractures / Cynthia C. Chernecky -- Pleural effusions : malignant / Diane G. Cope -- Pulmonary fibrosis / Cynthia C. Chernecky -- Seizures / Mary P. Lovely -- Sepsis and septic shock / Kathy A. Shane -- Sinusoid occlusive syndrome / Patricia C. Buchsel -- Spinal cord compression / Christine Miaskowski -- Spiritual distress in people with cancer / Martha Meraviglia, Carol D. Gaskamp, and Rebecca R. Sutter -- Suicidal ideation / Kathleen Murphy-Ende -- Superior vena cava syndrome / Molly Loney and Nancy Kelly -- Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH) / Jeanne Held-Warmkessel -- Tumor lysis syndrome / Brenda K. Shelton -- Typhlitis in pediatrics / Kaci L. Osenga.
  • 2015From: AccessSurgery
    [edited by] Kathryn L. Butler ; associate editor, Mukesh Harisinghani.
    Section I. Radiology basics -- Section II. Abdomen -- Section III. Chest -- Section IV. Soft tissue -- Section V. Trauma.
  • 2007From: Springer
    editor-in-chief, L.D. Britt ; editors, Donald D. Trunkey, David V. Feliciano.
    Part I. General Principles -- Initial Assessment and Early Resuscitation / Louis H. Alarcon and Andrew B. Peitzman -- The Operating Theater for Acute Care Surgery / Kenneth L. Mattox -- Anesthesia and Acute Care Surgery / Omid Moayed and Richard P. Dutton -- Fundamental Operative Approaches in Acute Care Surgery / David J. Ciesla and Ernest E. Moore -- The Perioperative Management of the Acute Care Surgical Patient / Craig M. Coopersmith and Timothy G. Buchman -- The Hemodynamically Labile Patient: Cardiovascular Adjuncts and Assist Devices / Edward E. Cornwell and Preeti R. John -- Principles and Practice of Nutritional Support for Surgical Patients / Maheswari Senthil, Bobby Rupani, Jondavid H. Jabush and Edwin A. Deitch -- The Intensive Care Unit: The Next-Generation Operating Room / Philip S. Barie, Soumitra R. Eachempati and Jian Shou -- Burns / Basil A. Pruitt and Richard L. Gamelli -- Electrical and Lightning Injuries / Raphael C. Lee -- Soft Tissue Infections / Anthony A. Meyer, Jeffrey E. Abrams, Thomas L. Bosshardt and Claude H. Organ -- The Open Abdomen: Management from Initial Laparotomy to Definitive Closure / Fred A. Luchette, Stathis J. Poulakidas and Thomas J. Esposito -- Acute Care Surgery and the Elderly / Patrick K. Kim, Donald R. Kauder and C. William Schwab -- Acute Care Surgery in the Rural Setting / Dana Christian Lynge, Nicholas W. Morris and John G. Hunter -- Prehospital Care in the Acute Setting / Norman E. McSwain -- Disaster and Mass Casualty Management / Eric R. Frykberg -- Principles of Injury Prevention and Control / M. Margaret Knudson and Larisa S. Speetzen -- Education: Surgical Simulation in Acute Care Surgery / Lenworth M. Jacobs and Karyl J. Burns -- Part II. Organ-Based Approach -- Pharynx and Larynx / Ernest M. Myers -- Head and Neck: Pediatrics / Reza Rahbar and Gerald B. Healy -- Esophagus / George C. Velmahos, Nahid Hamoui, Peter F. Crookes and Demetrios Demetriades -- Central Nervous System / Peter B. Letarte -- Chest Wall / John C. Mayberry and Donald D. Trunkey -- Lungs and Pleura / Riyad Karmy-Jones and J. Wayne Meredith -- Heart / Matthew S. Slater -- Thoracic Aorta / Peter I. Ellman and Irving L. Kron -- Diaphragm / Michel B. Aboutanos, Therèse M. Duane, Ajai K. Malhotra and Rao R. Ivatury -- Abdominal Wall / Jeffrey A. Claridge and Martin A. Croce -- Foregut / Philip E. Donahue -- Small Intestine / Juliet Lee, Todd Ponsky and Jeffrey L. Ponsky -- Liver and Biliary Tract / Spiros P. Hiotis and Hersch L. Pachter -- Pancreas / Juan A. Asensio, Patrizio Petrone and L. D. Britt -- Spleen / L. D. Britt -- Intraabdominal Vasculature / George H. Meier and Hosam F. El Sayed -- Colon and Rectum / Herand Abcarian -- Urogenital Tract / Nejd F. Alsikafi, Sean P. Elliott, Maurice M. Garcia and Jack W. McAninch -- Pelvis / Craig M. Rodner and Bruce D. Browner -- Lower Extremities / Tina A. Maxian and Michael J. Bosse -- Hand and Upper Extremities / David T. Netscher and Idris Gharbaoui -- Peripheral Vasculature / David V. Feliciano -- Part III. Administration, Ethics, and Law -- Understanding the Latest Changes in EMTALA: Our Country's Emergency Care Safety Net / Thomas R. Russell -- Informed Surgical Consent / Linda S. Laibstain and Robert C. Nusbaum -- Advance Directives / David G. Jacobs -- The Nonviable Patient and Organ Procurement / Frederic J. Cole, Jay N. Collins and Leonard J. Weireter -- Ethical Dilemmas and the Law / Ira J. Kodner, Daniel M. Freeman, Robb R. Whinney and Douglas J. E. Schuerer -- Part IV. System and Curriculum Development -- Development of a Regional System for Surgical Emergencies (RSSE) / A. Brent Eastman, David B. Hoyt and J. Wayne Meredith -- Acute Care Surgery: A Proposed Curriculum / L. D. Britt and Michael F. Rotondo -- Emergency General Surgery: The Vanderbilt Model / José J. Diaz, Oscar D. Guillamondegui and John A. Morris -- Part V. The International Communities -- Acute Care Surgery: United Kingdom / Bernard F. Ribeiro, Simon Paterson-Brown, Murat Akyol, Michael Walsh and Andrew Sim, et al. -- Acute Care Surgery: Australia / Thomas Kossmann and Ilan S. Freedman -- Acute Care Surgery: Japan / Kyoichi Takaori and Nobuhiko Tanigawa.
  • 2007.From: Karger
    volume editors, Claudio Ronco, Rinaldo Bellomo, John A. Kellum.
    Also available: Print – 2007
  • 2015From: Springer
    Heleen M. Oudemans-van Straaten, Lui G. Forni, A.B. Johan Groenveld, Sean M. Bagshaw, Michael Joannidis, editors.
    This practical guide provides the reader with answers to important clinically relevant questions regarding the evaluation and management of acute kidney injury (AKI). All aspects of critical care nephrology are covered, from pathophysiology and diagnosis to prevention and treatment. The questions considered relate to a wide range of issues, such as: How do I diagnose AKI? How can I protect the kidney in clinical practice? How do I manage patients with AKI? When should I initiate and how do I perform renal replacement therapy (RTT)? Which type of RTT is most appropriate for my patient? Should I give specific nutrients? In addition to providing practical guidelines and treatment algorithms, the book includes calculators for continuous RRT and anticoagulant dosing. The authors are internationally renowned experts in the fields of Intensive Care Medicine and Nephrology, and all contributions are written in a clear and concise style and have been peer reviewed. Acute Nephrology for the Critical Care Physician will serve as a very useful source for intensivists, internists, anesthesiologists, and nephrologists involved in the management and treatment of critically ill patients at risk of or affected by AKI.
  • editors, Elizabeth Sinz, Kenneth Navarro ; senior managing editor, Erik S. Soderberg ; special contributors, Clifton W. Callaway [and others] ; ACLS Subcommittee 2010-2011, Clifton W. Callaway [and others].
    PrintStatus: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Course overview -- The systematic approach: the BLS and ACLS surveys -- Effective resuscitation: team dynamics -- Systems of care -- The ACLS cases.
  • 2016From: Wiley
    edited by Martin Samuels, Sue Wieteska.
    This course book gives guidance on life-threatening emergencies in children. It covers recognition of the seriously ill child, basic life support, treatment of shock, in a structured approach to the seriously injured child.
  • 2015From: Springer
    Amy L. Halverson, David C. Borgstrom, editors.
    This unique reference fulfills the unmet need of a textbook that addresses the scope of practice for surgeons practicing in rural regions. The text provides up-to-date content covering a wide breadth of topics relevant to surgical care in rural areas, with focus on the surgical diseases that are often treated by surgical subspecialists in the urban setting. Written by experts in each subspecialty, the text focuses on procedural aspects of surgical patient care. The first section discusses practice issues unique to rural surgery and provides an overview of applying principles of quality improvement to surgical practice. Subsequent chapters cover specific surgical procedures. Each chapter includes a brief discussion of indications and contraindications for surgery. The surgical technique is described with attention to important anatomic details. Key portions of the procedure are highlighted including potential complications and how to avoid them. Procedure specific perioperative care is also discussed. Supported with ample illustrations and images, Advanced Surgical Techniques for Rural Surgeons is a valuable resource for surgeons currently in practice or preparing to practice in a rural area, as well as surgical technicians, surgical nurse practitioners, and physician's assistants.
  • 2014From: Springer
    Zahid Hussain Khan, editor.
    1. Physiology of the Airway / Yoo Kuen Chan -- 2. Airway Assessment: A Critical Appraisal / Zahid H. Khan -- 3. Videolaryngoscopy and Indirect Intubating Aids in Airway Management / Sze-Ying Thong and Wendy H. L. Teoh -- 4. Perioperative Care of Ambulatory Anaesthesia / Anil Agarwal and Kamal Kishore -- 5. The Paediatric Airway: Normal and Abnormal / Ina Ismiarti Shariffuddin and Lucy Chan -- 6. Intubation of the Pediatric Patient / Josef Holzki -- 7. The Difficult Pediatric Airway: Management Options / Mahesh Vakamudi -- 8. Perioperative Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea / Karen Mak and Edwin Seet -- 9. Airway Management in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) / Fauzia Anis Khan -- 10. Airway Management in Cervical Spine Injured Patients / Srikanth Sridhar and Carin A. Hagberg -- 11. Indigenous Devices in Difficult Airway Management / Virendra K. Arya -- 12. Cricothyrotomy / Virendra K. Arya -- 13. Surgical Airway / Jinbin Zhang and Orlando Hung -- 14. Surgical Approaches to Airway Management / Surender K. Malhotra -- 15. Difficult Airway in Obstetrics / Sunanda Gupta and Apoorva Gupta -- 16. Ultrasonography: Heralding a New Era in Airway Management / Michael Seltz Kristensen and Wendy H. L. Teoh.
  • 2013From: ClinicalKey
    Steve M. Yentis, Nicholas P. Hirsch, James K. Ip ; original contributions by Gary B. Smith.
    Building on the success of previous editions, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care A-Z (Fifth edition) remains the most comprehensive single volume source of relevant aspects of pharmacology, physiology, anatomy, physics, statistics, medicine, surgery, general anaesthetic practice, intensive care, equipment, and the history of anaesthesia and intensive care. Originally prepared as essential reading for candidates for the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and similar exams, this fully updated edition will also prove as invaluable as ever for all anaesthetists and critical care phys.
  • 2009From: Springer
    Marinella Astuto, editor.
  • 2007From: Springer
    A. Gullo (editor).
  • 2008From: Springer
    A. Gullo, (editor).
    Advances on critical care -- Airway -- Trauma -- Obstetrics -- Paediatric anaesthesia -- Cardiac arrest -- Infections, sepsis, organ dysfunction -- Perioperative care -- Quality of care in the ICU.
  • 2014From: Springer
    edited by Antonino Gullo.
    The APICE 2013 yearbook examines recent advances in various aspects of critical care medicine and highlights the importance of effective communication among researchers, scientists, and clinicians. Among the many topics addressed are trauma care organization, the management of patients with cardiovascular, kidney, and lung disorders, issues relating to severe infections and sepsis, and the humanization of end of life care. The overriding goal of the book is to provide guidance and stimulate further thought on how professional performance in critical care medicine can be improved. Triple B translational research, from the bench to the bedside and back again (via the translation of clinical observations into new research questions), will play a major role in this context, and is particularly discussed in the chapter about sepsis and organ dysfunction. There is no doubt that the transfer of far-reaching and dynamic developments in molecular and cellular biology into clinical practice will be a key component in delivering the care required by individual patients.
  • 2011From: Springer
    Antonino Gullo (ed.).
    pt. I. Continuing medical education -- 1. Can I Think what I Read? / Philip D. Lumb -- pt. II. Clinical pharmacology -- 2. Pharmacological Manipulation in ICU / Daniel De Backer, Katia Donadello and Sabino Scolletta -- pt. III. Kidney -- 3. Renal Injury / Vladimir Gašparović, Ivan Gornik -- pt. IV. Ventilation: adult and paediatric -- 4. Respiratory Mechanics: Principles, Utility and Advances / Alysson R. Carvalho, Walter A. Zin -- 5. Capnometry/capnography in Prehospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation / Štefek Grmec, Katia Lah and Štefan Mally -- 6. Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation / Irene Cortés Puch, Andrés Esteban -- 7. Ventilatory Strategies in Acute Lung Injury / Edoardo Calderini, Sara Sher and Eleonora Allegritti -- 8. Mechanical Ventilation Beyond the PICU / Giancarlo Ottonello, Alessia Franceschi -- pt. V. Cardiovascular monitoring 9. The Nexfin Monitor--A Totally Non-Invasive Cardiac Output Monitor / Azriel Perel, Wilbert Wesselink and Jos Settels -- 10. Doppler Echocardiography in ICU Patients: Does It Improve Outcome? / Jan Poelaert -- pt. VI. Management of cardiac arrest -- 11. Mild Therapeutic Hypothermia after Cardiac Arrest / Tommaso Pellis, Vincenzo Mione and Willy P. Mercante -- 12. Nasopharyngeal Cooling During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation / Francesco Fumagalli, Giuseppe Ristagno -- 13. Amplitude Spectrum Area as a Predictor of Successful Defibrillation / Giuseppe Ristagno, Yongqin Li, Antonino Gullo and Joe Bisera -- pt. VII. Advances in experimental and clinical research -- 14. Physiopathology and Severity of Post-Resuscitation Myocardial Dysfunction: Effects of Sodium-Hydrogen Exchanger Isoform-1 (NHE-1) Inhibitors and Erythropoietin / Raúl J. Gazmuri, Iyad M. Ayoub and Jeejabai Radhakrishnan -- 15. Experimental Treatment for Preservation of Mechanically Competent Cardiac Activity Following Cardiac Arrest / Iyad M. Ayoub, Jeejabai Radhakrishnan and Raúl J. Gazmuri -- 16. Erythropoietin Facilitates Return of Spontaneous Circulation and Survival in Victims of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest / Štefek Grmec, Matej Strand and Raúl J. Gazmuri -- pt. VIII. Infections, sepsis and organ dysfunctions -- 17. Pathophysiology of Resistance amongst Aerobic Gram-negative Bacilli in Particular Acinetobacter Species / Nia Taylor, Luciano Silvestri and Hendrick K.F. Van Saene -- 18. What Have We Learned from the Surviving Sepsis Campaign? / Jean-Louis Vincent, Katia Donadello and Leonardo Gottin -- 19. Source Control / Gabriele Sganga, Valerio Cozza -- 20. Immunoglobulins in Sepsis / Giorgio Berlot, Claudio M. Vassallo and Nicola Busetto -- pt. IX. Perioperative medicine -- 22. Perioperative Medicine--An Introduction / Antonino Gullo, Chiara M. Celestre, Annalaura Paratore and Fortunato Stimoli -- 23. Neuraxial Analgesia for Caesarean and Vaginal Delivery and Childhood Learning Disabilities / Juraj Sprung, Randall Flick and David Warner -- 24. Off-label Drugs in Perioperative Medicine: Clonidine / Cesare Gregoretti, Paolo Pelosi -- pt. X. Spinal cord stimulation -- 25. Cost Effectiveness of Spinal Cord Stimulation in the Management of Severe Angina / Mats Börjesson, Clas Mannheimer -- pt. XI. Neurotrauma -- 26. Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures in Neurotrauma / Marco Zanello, Matteo Vincenzi and Marco Bandini -- pt. XII. Disaster medicine -- 27. Disaster Preparedness / Francesco Della Corte, Pier Luigi Ingrassia -- 28. Medical Emergency Response in Toxicological Mass Casualty / Pier Luigi Ingrassia, Luca Ragazzoni and Francesco Della Corte -- pt. XIII. Quality of care -- 29. Telemedicine to Improve Care in the Critically Ill / Gastón Murias, Bernat Sales Lluis Blanch -- 30. Professionalism, Quality of Care and Pay-for-Performance Services / Antonino Gullo, Cristina Santonocito, Paolo Murabito and Marinella Astuto.
  • 2011-From: Springer
    Vincent, J. L.
  • 2014From: Cambridge
    Andy Georgiou, FRCA, DICM, EDIC, FFICM, Consultant in Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust, Chris Thompson, FRCA, EDRA, Consultant in Anesthesia, North Bristol NHS Trust, James Nickells, FRCA, Consultant in Anesthesia, North Bristol NHS Trust.
    Organisation of the nervous system -- The spine -- The head -- The neck -- The thorax -- The upper limb -- The abdomen -- The lower limb -- The fetus.
  • 2006From: Springer
    Michael R. Pinsky, Laurent Brochard, Jordi Mancebo, editors.
  • 2009From: Springer
    M.R. Pinsky, L. Brochard, J. Mancebo, G. Hedenstierna, (eds.).
  • 2016From: AccessEmergency Medicine
    2016From: AccessMedicine
    editors, Kevin J. Knoop, Lawrence B. Stack, Alan B. Storrow, R. Jason Thurman.
    Head and facial trauma / David W. Munter -- Ophthalmic conditions / Frank Birinyi, Thomas F. Mauger, and Andrew Hendershot -- Funduscopic findings / David Effron, Beverly C. Forcier, and Richard E. Wyszynski -- Ophthalmic conditions / Christopher S. Weaver and Kevin J. Knoop -- Ear, nose, and throat conditions / Edward C. Jauch, David R. White, and Kevin J. Knoop -- Oral conditions / Edward C. Jauch and James W. Howell -- Chest and abdomen / Stephen W. Corbett, Lawrence B. Stack, and Kevin J. Knoop -- Urologic conditions / Jeffery D. Bondesson -- Sexually transmitted infections and anorectal conditions / Suzanne Dooley-Hash and Brian R. Sharp -- Gynecologic and obstetric conditions / Suzanne Dooley-Hash, Sean A. Lisse, and Kevin J. Knoop -- Extremity trauma / Neha P. Raukar, George J. Raukar, and Daniel L. Savitt -- Extremity conditions / Robert J. Tubbs, Daniel L. Savitt, and Selim Suner -- Cutaneous conditions / J. Matthew Hardin -- Pediatric conditions / Brad Sobolewski, Matthew R. Mittiga, Javier A. Gonzalez del Rey.
  • 2010From: AccessMedicine
    2010From: AccessEmergency Medicine
    editors, Kevin J. Knoop, Lawrence B. Stack, Alan B. Storrow, R. Jason Thurman.
    Head and facial trauma / David W. Munter, Timothy D. McGuirk -- Opthalmalogic conditions / Frank Birinyi, Thomas F. Mauger -- Fundoscopic findings / David Effron, Beverly C. Forcier, and Richard E. Wyszynski -- Ophthalmic trauma / Dallas E. Peak, Carey D. Chisholm, and Kevin J. Knoop -- Ear, nose, and throat conditions / Edward C. Jauch, Timothy Kaufman, and Kevin J. Knoop -- Mouth / Edwin D. Turner, Edward C. Jauch -- Chest and abdomen / Stephen Corbett, Lawrence Stack, and Kevin Knoop -- Urologic conditions / Jeffrey D. Bondesson -- STDs and anorectal conditions / Diane M. Birnbaumer, Lynn K. Flowers -- Gynecologic and obstetric conditions / Robert G. Buckley, Kevin J. Knoop -- Extremity trauma / Deborah Gutman, Daniel L. Savitt, and Alan B. Storrow -- Extremity conditions / Selim Suner, Daniel L. Savitt -- Cutaneous conditions / Sean P. Collins -- Pediatric conditions / Javier A. Gonzalez del Ray and Richard M. Ruddy -- Child abuse / Robert A. Shapiro and Charles J. Schubert -- Environmental conditions / Ken Zafren, R. Jason Thurman, and Alan B. Storrow -- Toxicologic -- Wounds and soft tissue injuries / Matthew D. Sztajnkrycer and Alexander T. Trott -- Forensic medicine / William S. Smock and Lawrence B. Stack -- HIV conditions / Shane Cline and Michael Krentz -- Tropical medicine -- Airway procedures -- EKG-- Emergency ultrasound / Paul R. Sierzenski, Michael J. Lambert, and Theodore J. Neilson -- Microscopic findings / Diane M. Birnbaumer.
  • 2015From: AccessEmergency Medicine
    editors, Jake Block, Martin I. Jordanov, Lawrence B. Stack, R. Jason Thurman.
    This book features 1,500 outstanding radiologic images that depict virtually any condition encountered in an emergency department. Concise text side-by-side with the images details indications, key radiographic findings, and radiographic pearls. Allows readers to see what emergency conditions look like on CT, MRI, ultrasound, and x-ray. Ensures that radiographic signs won't be missed when radiology studies are reviewed in the emergency department.
  • 2015From: Springer
    Rita Agarwala.
    "This book presents a vast collection of radiologic images of cases seen in a very busy emergency room. It encompasses common and very unusual pathology and every imaging modality. The book is divided into four parts on pathology of the vascular system, chest, abdomen and pelvis and reproductive organs. Images obtained with the modalities that best depict the abnormality in question are presented, with marking of the salient pathology and explanation of the abnormal imaging features in concise captions. Whenever possible, differential diagnosis is covered using further images and guidance is also provided on selection of additional modalities to confirm the diagnosis. The book will help residents to analyze different diseases and relate pathophysiology to imaging and assist students in appreciating what is abnormal. It will be a useful guide for the busy practicing radiologist and aid clinicians in understanding the complexity of these cases and delivering better focused treatment."--Publisher's website.
  • 2011From: Springer
    Munther A. Khamashta, Manuel Ramos-Casals (editors).
    Assessment and Management of the Rheumatological Patient in the Critical Care Unit -- Life-Threatening Complications of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus -- Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome -- Complex Situations in Rheumatoid Arthritis -- Sjögren's Syndrome: Beyond Sicca Involvement -- Systemic Sclerosis: Severe Involvement of Internal Organs -- Vasculitic Emergencies in Patients with Large-Vessel Vasculitis -- Life-Threatening Presentations of ANCA-Associated Vasculitis -- Severe Polyarteritis Nodosa -- Life-Threatening Cryoglobulinemia -- Behçets Syndrome: Clinical Presentations Affecting Prognosis and Survival -- Myositis: When Weakness Can Kill -- Complicated Sarcoidosis: Challenges in Dealing with Severe Manifestations -- Complex Situations in Patients with Adult-Onset Still's Disease -- Managing Acute and Complex Dermatological Situations -- Life-Threatening Autoimmune Hematological Disorders -- Autoimmune Ear, Nose, and Throat Emergencies -- Ophthalmological Emergencies in Rheumatic and Autoimmune Diseases -- Emergencies for the Vascular Surgeon -- Complicated Pregnancies in Patients with Autoimmune Systemic Diseases -- The Complex Management of Viral-Related Autoimmune Diseases -- The Role of Intravenous Immunoglobulins in the Management of Acute Complex Autoimmune Conditions -- Life-Threatening Complications of Biological Therapies.
  • 2007From: Ovid
    [edited by] Lisa Marcucci ... [et al.].
  • 2009From: Springer
    Marinella Astuto, editor.
  • 2010From: Springer
    Heidi L. Frankel, Bennett P. deBoisblanc, editors.
  • 2012From: Springer
    Florian Falter, editor.
    1. Sedation and Analgesia / Christiana C. Burt and Jurgens Nortje -- 2. Airway Management and Intubation / Monica Trivedi -- 3. Bronchoscopy / Karthik Santhanakrishnan and Jasvir Singh Parmar -- 4. Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy / Robert Martynoga and Chris Danbury -- 5. Arterial and Venous Catheter Insertion / Stephen Webb and Gordon Mijovski -- 6. Advanced Non-Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring / Elizabeth E. Turner and Andrew J. Patterson -- 7. Temporary Cardiac Pacing / Annette van de Sandt and Marc W. Merx -- 8. DC Cardioversion / Annette Vegas and Jane Heggie -- 9. Pericardiocentesis / Adnan Sadiq and Michael Wall -- 10. Intercostal Chest Drain Insertion / Sukumaran Nair and Florian Falter -- 11. Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement / Babak Sarani -- 12. Gastroesophageal Balloon Tube Tamponade / Ali Al-Khafaji, Su Min Cho, and Rebecca A. Gooch -- 13. Suprapubic Catheterization / Ben E. Hughes and Oliver Wiseman -- 14. Acute Compartment Syndrome / Lee van Rensburg -- 15. Abdominal Compartment Syndrome / Daniel D. Yeh and Stefan G. Simon -- 16. Ultrasound Guided Procedures / Sarojini David and Nicholas Screaton -- 17. Renal Replacement Therapy / Adrian James Varley -- 18. Lumbar Puncture / Sebastian Schulz-Stüebner -- 19. External Ventricular Drain Insertion / Marcus H.T. Reinges -- 20. Intracranial Pressure Measurement / Jessie Welbourne and Basil Matta.
  • 2013From: Cambridge
    edited by Robert D. Stevens, Tarek Sharshar, E. Wesley Ely.
  • 2013From: Springer
    Bobby Buka, Annemarie Uliasz, Karthik Krishnamurthy, editors.
    Neonatal and Pediatric Dermatologic Emergencies -- Infectious Emergencies in Dermatology -- Drug Eruptions -- Histamine-Mediated Emergencies -- Cutaneous Emergencies in the HIV-Positive Patient -- Graft-Versus-Host Disease -- Erythroderma -- Vesiculobullous Dermatoses -- Vasculitis -- Skin Manifestations of Internal Disease -- Cutaneous Findings of Collagen Vascular Disease and Related Emergent Complications -- Burn and Other Exposure Injuries -- Dermatological Emergencies: Skin Manifestations of Abuse -- Dermatologic Surgery Complications -- Bites and Stings.
  • 2010From: ClinicalKey
    [edited by] Allen Jeremias, David L. Brown.
    The new edition of Cardiac Intensive Care--the only textbook dedicated to cardiac intensive care medicine--chronicles the progress made in the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of patients with critical cardiac illness. Editors Allen Jeremias, MD, MSc and David L. Brown, MD present the landmark discoveries, greater understanding of syndromes, and technological advancements that have helped make clinical cardiology a progressive and interventional field. You'll get coverage of the plethora of noncoronary diseases in the CICU, as well as a complete compendium of up-to-date pharmacologic agents. The new full-color design and layout and nine new chapters give you the latest theoretical, technical, diagnostic, and therapeutic advances in an accessible and visually appealing format. Moreover, the full text is available online at Features the authoritative perspectives of a stellar group of contributors - many of whom are the pioneers in the fields they cover - for the best available guidance. Provides the basic science framework for the clinical material through a section on the scientific foundation of cardiac intensive care to give you the complete picture. Presents a pharmacological introduction to the classes of drugs so you know which are most commonly used in the CICU. Covers which noncoronary diseases frequently result in admittance to the CICU to prepare you for those diagnoses that are not of a cardiac nature.
  • 2010From: Karger
    volume editors, Claudio Ronco, Rinaldo Bellomo, Peter A. McCullough.
    Pathophysiology of acute kidney injury -- Cardiorenal syndromes -- Organ crosstalk in multiple organ dysfunction syndromes -- Fluid assessment and management in the critically ill -- Practice of renal replacement therapy in the ICU -- Critical care nephrology issues -- Trials in acute kidney failure -- New horizons in critical care nephrology.
  • 2009From: Springer
    Derek S. Wheeler, Hector R. Wong, and Thomas P. Shanley (eds.).
  • 2015From: Springer
    [edited by] Catherine Marcucci, Michael P. Hutchens, Erica D. Wittwer, Toby N. Weingarten, Juraj Sprung, Wayne T. Nicholson, Kirk Lalwani, David G. Metro, Randal O. Dull, Christopher E. Swide, F. Jacob Seagull, Jeffrey R. Kirsch, Neil B. Sandson.
  • Eugene C. Toy, Manuel Suarez, Terrence H. Liu.
    "Experience with clinical cases is key to mastering the art and science of medicine and ultimately to providing patients with compotent clinical care. [This book] provides 42 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in critical care. Each case includes an easy-to-understand discussion correlated to key concepts, definitions of key terms, clinical pearls, and board-style review questions to reinforce your learning."
  • 2011From: Springer
    John G. Brock-Utne.
    Case 1: A Patient with a Mediastinal Mass -- Case 2: Stick Out Your Tongue -- Case 3: An Epidural Blood Patch - What Went Wrong? -- Case 4: A Lack of Communication Leads to a Bad Outcome -- Case 5: Hyperkalemia During Coronary Artery Bypass Graft -- Case 6: An Adjuvant to the Cuff-Leak Test -- Case 7: Acinetobacter baumannii Outbreak in an ICU - Can Our Equipment Be at Fault? -- Case 8: A Complication with the Use of the Intubating Fiberscope -- Case 9: Interscalene Block a Concern in Cardiac Patients? -- Case 10: Epidural Analgesia for Labor - Watch Out -- Case 11: Past History of Esophagectomy - Any Concern? -- Case 12: A Case of Myasthenia Gravis -- Case 13: Where Are My Teeth? -- Case 14: An Unusual Capnograph Tracing -- Case 15: A VP Shunt -- Case 16: Shoulder Surgery - Watch Out! -- Case 17: An Ambulatory Surgical Patient with No Escort -- Case 18: A Complication During Laparoscopy -- Case 19: A Patient with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
  • by Laura Gasparis Vonfrolio.
    Presents a two-day review course intended to prepare nurses for the CCRN certification exam. Topics include Cardiac, Pulmonary, Endocrine, Hematology, Neurological, Gastrointestinal and Renal.
  • 2009From: Springer
    Derek S. Wheeler, Hector R. Wong, and Thomas P. Shanley (eds.).
    "The field of critical care medicine is in the midst of a dramatic change. Technological and scientific advances during the last decade have resulted in a fundamental change in the way we view disease processes, such as sepsis, shock, acute lung injury, and traumatic brain injury. Pediatric intensivists have been both witness to and active participants in bringing about these changes and it is imperative that all physicians caring for critically ill children in this new era have a thorough understanding of the applicability of these modern developments to the care of patients at the bedside and to keep up with the rapidly evolving field of critical care medicine. Neurologic emergencies are a common reason for admission to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). A thorough understanding of the diseases and disorders affecting the pediatric central nervous system is vital for any physician or health care provider working in the PICU. The Central Nervous System in Pediatric Critical Illness and Injury has been written by an international panel of experts to provide readers with an in-depth discussion on the resuscitation, stabilization, and ongoing care of the critically ill or injured child with central nervous system dysfunction. This book is therefore absolutely crucial for anyone working in the PICU, from physicians, residents and fellows in critical care, neurology, and pediatrics to specialist nurses and support personnel on the PICU and all medical professionals who are involved in the management of these patients."--Publisher's website.
  • 2008From: Springer
    Mitchell Fink, Michelle Hayes, Neil Soni, editors.
    Ventilation / Tom Whitehead and Arthur S. Slutsky -- Lung Injury / Timothy Evans and Julius Cranshaw -- The Heart / David Treacher -- Severe Traumatic Brain Injury / Hülya Bayir, Kimberly D. Statler, Margaret A. Satchell, Randall A. Ruppel, Robert S.B. Clark and Patrick M. Kochanek -- The Gut and Its Role in Circulatory Shock / Ulf H. Haglund -- Renal Support / Mark G.A. Palazzo -- The Liver in Critical Illness / Felicity Hawker -- Burns / David N. Herndon, Robert E. Barrow, Somes C. Guha and Jay K. Bhama -- Trauma / Frederick A. Moore -- Clinical Sepsis / David Bihari -- Nutrition and Metabolism / Jan Wernerman -- Fluids / Malcolm Fisher -- Infection in the Intensive Care Unit / Dennis G. Maki -- Infectious Diseases: An Intensive Care Clinician's Perspective / Neil Soni -- Vasoactive and Cardiotonic Drugs / Jean-Louis Vincent -- Pain Relief and Sedation in Intensive Care / Bernadette Currer and Maire Shelly -- Monitoring / E. Makings and C.J. Hinds -- Scoring Systems / Derek C. Angus -- Ethics / Charles L. Sprung -- Cytokines / Helen F. Galley and Nigel R. Webster -- Pediatric Critical Care / Bradley P. Fuhrman -- Recent Papers / Michelle Hayes and Neil Soni -- Frequently Cited Papers in Critical Care.
  • 2014From: Cambridge
    Cecily Morrison, Matthew R. Jones, Julie Bracken.
    "This book discusses the issues that need to be considered when selecting and implementing a CIS in critical care. Common mistakes and pitfalls are highlighted. When appropriate, it offers evidence from research in health informatics and organisational change. This book is for all those involved in the selection, purchase, implementation, and use of a CIS. This includes clinicians, nurses, allied healthcare professional, managers, and executives. It is a key in the success of a CIS implementation project to include as many stakeholders as possible. This book can inform and support discussion between multiple stakeholders"--Provided by publisher.
  • 2014From: CRCnetBASE
    Rahul Jandial, Danielle D. Jandial.
    Part 1. Abdominal -- part 2. Airway -- part 3. Cardiothoracic -- part 4. Neurosurgical -- part 5. Vascular -- part 6. Other -- part 7. Emergency medical management.
  • 2013From: Springer
    Laura J. Moore, Krista L. Turner, S. Rob Todd, editors.
  • 2014From: Springer
    Matthias Hübler, Thea Koch, Karen B. Domino, editors.
    Ability to learn from errors is an essential aspect of the quest to improve treatment quality and patient safety. This book consists of 33 cases in anesthesiology that are based on real life situations and illuminate avoidable complications and mishaps. The cases are presented in a novel manner in that they are embedded within narratives. The reader comes to each case cold, without any clue as to the content, and each case comprises a narrative and a factual component that are interwoven. The narrative parts provide the reader with information and tips regarding the clinical problems and tasks that the protagonist must face and try to solve. The idea is to engage the reader emotionally while reading and to entertain him or her while learning. All cases conclude with short debriefing sections which include possible strategies to prevent similar errors or mishaps.
  • 2009From: Springer
    editors, Adriaan P.C.C. Hopperus Buma ... [et al.].
  • 2014From: Springer
    edited by James M. Ryan, Adriaan P.C.C. Hopperus Buma, Charles W. Beadling, Aroop Mozumder, David M. Nott, Norman M. Rich, Walter Henny, David MacGarty.
    Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine: A Practical Guide 3e follows its successful predecessors in providing a framework for use by health professionals visiting a resource-constrained environment. Aimed at health professionals, Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine: A Practical Guide 3e encompasses problems brought about by local conflict or natural disasters. Itcovers preparation, organisation, logistics, treatment of major trauma and medical emergencies, and the special problems of delivering medicine in a hostile environment. This book will provide the reader with a mix of theory, opinion and practical advice to guide him through areas of conflicts, catastrophes and remote locations.
  • 2014From: Springer
    Wolfgang Krüger, Andrew James Ludman.
    Every year, numerous articles on critical care topics are published, and it is increasingly difficult for the busy practitioner to keep abreast of the latest developments. This book provides a detailed review of state of the art knowledge as well as the latest research findings. It covers the core aspects in excellent detail, but is not so comprehensive as to make its daily use unfeasible. For each condition considered, discussion of the pathophysiology is integrated with observations on diagnosis and treatment in order to allow a deeper understanding. The book is scientifically based, with extensive references to published research. This will allow readers to investigate their individual interests further and will enable physicians to base their approach upon evidence rather than upon traditions or routines. Accordingly, clinicians will be able to justify measures by providing a coherent, evidence-based strategy and relevant citations where needed. Core Knowledge in Critical Care Medicine will appeal to experienced practitioners as an aide-mémoire, but will also be of great value to a wide range of more junior staff wishing to complement their background knowledge with important facts applicable to everyday practice.
  • 2008From: Springer
    Michael St. Pierre, Gesine Hofinger, Cornelius Buerschaper.
    The human factors: errors and skills -- The challenge of acute healthcare -- The nature of error -- The psychology of human action -- Human perception: the way we see things -- Information processing and mental models: world views -- Goals and plans: turning points for success -- Attention: in the focus of consciousness -- Stress -- Strategies for action: ways to achieve good decisions -- The key to success: teamwork -- Speech is golden: communication -- Leadership -- Organizations and human error -- Reliable acute care medicine.
  • 2016From: Springer
    Michael St. Pierre, Gesine Hofinger, Robert Simon.
    Part I Basic Principles: Error, Complexity, and Human Behavior -- The Human Factors: Errors and Skills -- The Challenge of Acute Healthcare -- The Nature of Error -- The Psychology of Human Action -- Part II Individual Factors of Behavior -- Human Perception: The Way We See Things -- Information Processing and Mental Models: World Views -- Goals and Plans: Turning Points for Success -- Attention: The Focus of Consciousness -- Stress -- Strategies for Action: Ways to Achieve Good Decisions -- Part III The Team -- The Key to Success: Teamwork -- Speech Is Golden: Communication -- Leadership -- Part IV Error and Safety in Organizations -- Organization, Errors, and Safety -- Strategies for Patient Safety -- Learning for Safety.
  • 2011From: Springer
    by Michael St. Pierre, Gesine Hofinger, Robert Simon, Cornelius Buerschaper.
    The Human Factors: Errors and Skills -- The Challenge of Acute Healthcare -- The Nature of Error -- The Psychology of Human Action -- Human Perception: The Way We See Things -- Human Perception: The Way We See Things -- Information Processing and Mental Models: World Views -- Goals and Plans: Turning Points for Success -- Attention: The Focus of Consciousness -- Stress -- Strategies for Action:Ways to Achieve Good Decisions -- The Key to Success: Teamwork -- Speech is Golden: Communication -- Leadership -- Organizations and Accidents -- Reliable Acute Care Medicine.
  • 2016From: AccessEmergency Medicine
    [edited by] David A. Farcy, William C. Chiu, John P. Marshall, Tiffany Osborn.
  • 2015From: AccessEmergency Medicine
    [edited by] David A. Farcy, William C. Chiu, Alex Flaxman, John P. Marshall.
  • 2013From: Future Med
    editor, Michael G. Fehlings.
    Critical care in spinal cord injury / Michael G. Fehlings -- Epidemiology of traumatic and nontraumatic spinal cord injury / Vanessa K. Noonan, Marcel F. Dvorak & Michael G. Fehlings -- Novel insights into pathophysiology and emerging therapeutic opportunities / Nicole Forgione & Michael G. Fehlings -- Imaging evaluation of the injured spinal column and spinal cord / David W. Cadotte, David Mikulis & Michael G. Fehlings -- Acute spinal cord injury : clinical evaluation, diagnosis and classification / W. Bradley Jacobs & Rita Nguyen -- Nonoperative management of acute spinal cord injury / Steven Kirshblum, Monifa Brooks, Jeremiah Nieves & Peter Yonclas -- Surgery for acute spinal cord injury / Ravichandra A. Madineni, Angud Mehdi & James S. Harrop -- Principles of spinal cord rehabilitation / Michelle L. Starkey, Markus Wirz, Thomas M. Kessler & Armin Curt -- Prognosis for spinal cord injury / Fin Biering-Sørensen & Ralph Marino -- Emerging therapies for traumatic spinal cord injury / Newton Cho & Anick Nater -- Index.
  • 2012From: Wiley
    edited by Ali A. El Solh
    Cardiovascular physiology in obesity / Martin A. Alpert and Eric J. Chan -- Effects of obesity on respiratory physiology / Philippe Abou Jaoude, Jahan Porhomayon, Ali El Solh -- Gastrointestinal physiology in obesity / Alexander D. Miras and Carel W. le Roux -- Metabolic and endocrine physiology in obesity / Paula Alvarez-Castro, Susana Sangiao-Alvarellos, and Fernando Cordido -- Sedation, paralysis, and pain management of the critically ill obese patient / Christopher G. Hughes, Lisa Weavind, and Pratik Pandharipande -- Renal physiology in the critically ill obese patient / Eric A.J. Hoste and Jan J. De Waele -- Upper airway management in the morbidly obese patient / Michael Tielborg and Anthony Passannante -- Mechanical ventilation of the obese patient / Mohammed Mogri and M. Jeffery Mador -- Management of acute lung injury in the obese patient / Hallie C. Prescott and James M. O'Brien Jr. -- Management of infectious complications in the critically ill obese patient / Kristin Turza Campbell [and others] -- Management of gastrointestinal complications of the critically ill obese patient / Benjamin H. Levy III and David A. Johnson -- Management of metabolic and endocrine complications of the critically ill obese patient / Joseph Varon and Ilse M. Espina -- Management of venous thromboembolism in the critically ill obese patient / Terence K. Trow, Richard Matthay -- Hemodynamic monitoring of the critically ill obese patient / Wim K. Lagrand, Eline R. van Slobbe-Bijlsma, Marcus J. Schultz -- Diagnostic imaging of the critically ill obese patient / Venkata S. Katabathina [and others] -- Post operative care of the obese patient / Hui Sen Chong and Robert L. Bell -- Management of the obese patient with trauma / Hadley K. Herbert and Therèse M. Duane -- Abdominal solid organ transplantation in the obese patient / Erin C. Hall and Dorry L. Segev -- Critical care management of the obese patient after bariatric surgery / Scott E. Mimms and Samer G. Mattar -- Drug dosing in the critically ill patient / Brian L. Erstad -- Nutritional requirements of the critically ill obese patient / Bikram S. Bal, Frederick C. Finelli, and Timothy R. Koch -- Nursing care of the critically ill obese patient / Margaret E. McAtee -- Prognosis and outcome of critically ill obese patient / Yasser Sakr, Mohamed Zeiden, and Juliana Marques -- Ethical considerations in the critically ill obese patient / Mark D. Siegel.
  • [edited by] Joseph E. Parrillo, R. Phillip Dellinger.
    PrintStatus: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2014From: ClinicalKey
    [edited by] Joseph E. Parrillo, R. Phillip Dellinger.
    Take the best possible care of adult critical care patients with Critical Care Medicine: Principles of Diagnosis and Management in the Adult! Editors Dr. Joseph Parrillo and Dr. Phillip Dellinger, two of the most respected names in critical care medicine, combine their extensive knowledge with that of hundreds of top authorities in the field to bring you expert, state-of-the-art answers to any clinical question you may face in the intensive care unit. Learn from ICU specialists worldwide with contributions from an increased number of international authorities. Effectively manage common complications in the ICU with updated coverage of severe sepsis, septic shock, surgical infections, neurogenic and anaphylactic shock, severe heart failure, acute coronary syndromes, and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. - Publisher.
  • John J. Marini, Arthur P. Wheeler.
    PrintStatus: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Hemodynamics -- Hemodynamic monitoring -- Support of the failing circulation -- Arrhythmias, pacing, and cardioversion -- Respiratory monitoring -- Airway intubation -- Indications and options for mechanical ventilation -- Practical problems and complications of mechanical ventilation -- Positive end-expiratory and continuous positive airway pressure -- Weaning and discontinuation of mechanical ventilation -- Intensive care unit imaging -- Acid-base disorders -- Fluid and electrolyte disorders -- Blood conservation and transfusion -- Pharmacotherapy -- Nutritional assessment and support -- Analgesia, sedation, and therapeutic paralysis -- General supportive care -- Quality improvement and cost control -- Cardiopulmonary arrest -- Acute coronary syndromes -- Hypertensive emergencies -- Venous thromboembolism -- Oxygenation failure, ARDS, and acute lung injury -- Ventilatory failure -- ICU infections -- Severe sepsis -- Thermal disorders -- Acute kidney injury and renal replacement therapy -- Clotting and bleeding disorders and anticoagulation therapy -- Hepatic failure -- Endocrine emergencies -- Drug overdose and poisoning -- Neurological emergencies -- Chest trauma -- Acute abdomen -- Gastrointestinal bleeding -- Burns and inhalational injury.
  • 2009From: ClinicalKey
    [edited by] Claudio Ronco, Rinaldo Bellomo, John A. Kellum.
    Because of the increase in serious kidney diseases, including end-stage renal disease, your role as a nephrologist, intensivist, surgeon, or critical care physician is quickly expanding. Well received in its 1st edition, this 2nd edition continues to provide comprehensive coverage of the latest advances in critical care procedures for the adult or pediatric patient with renal diseases or disorders. Presents a common language and standardized guidelines to help multi-disciplinary physicians caring for the critically ill communicate more effectively. A new US editor, detailed discussions of different forms of organ support, artificial organs, infections, acute illness occurring in chronic hemodialysis patients, and much more make this book an exceptional resource for anyone who treats critically ill renal patients. And, as an Expert Consult title, this meticulously updated 2nd edition comes with access to the complete contents online, fully searchable.
  • pt. 1-2, 2017From: ScienceDirect
    Pt. IIFrom: ScienceDirect
    edited by Eelco F.M. Wijdicks and Andreas H. Kramer.
    Volume 1. Neurocritical care. The history of neurocritical care / E.F.M. Wijdicks -- Airway management and mechanical ventilation in acute brain injury / D.B. Seder, J. Bösel -- Neuropulmonology / A. Balofsky, J. George, P. Papadakos -- Neurocardiology / N.D. Osteraas, V.H. Lee -- Principles of intracranial pressure monitoring and treatment / M. Czosnyka, J.D. Pickard, L.A. Steiner -- Multimodal neurologic monitoring / G. Korbakis, P.M. Vespa -- Continuous EEG monitoring in the intensive care unit / G.B. Young, J. Mantia -- Management of the comatose patient / E.F.M. Wijdicks -- Management of status epilepticus / M. Pichler, S. Hocker -- Critical care in acute ischemic stroke / M. McDermott, T. Jacobs, L. Morgenstern -- Management of intracerebral hemorrhage / A.M. Thabet, M. Kottapally, J. Claude Hemphill III -- Management of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage / N. Etminan, R.L. Macdonald -- Management of acute neuromuscular disorders / E.F.M. Wijdicks -- Critical care management of traumatic brain injury / D.K. Menon, A. Ercole -- Management of acute traumatic spinal cord injuries / C.D. Shank, B.C. Walters, M.N. Hadley -- Decompressive craniectomy in acute brain injury / D.A. Brown, E.F.M. Wijdicks -- Diagnosis and management of spinal cord emergencies / E.P. Flanagan, S.J. Pittock -- Diagnosis and management of acute encephalitis / J.J. Halperin -- Management of bacterial central nervous system infections / M.C. Brouwer, D. van de Beek -- Management of infections associated with neurocritical care / L. Rivera-Lara, W. Ziai, P. Nyquist -- Determinants of prognosis in neurocatastrophes / K. Sharma, R.D. Stevens -- Family discussions on life-sustaining interventions in neurocritical care / M.M. Adil, D. Larriviere -- Organ donation protocols / C.B. Maciel, D.Y. Hwang, D.M. Greer. Volume 2. Neurology of critical illness. The scope of neurology of critical illness / E.F.M. Wijdicks -- Delirium in critically ill patients / A.J.C. Slooter, R.R. van de Leur and I.J. Zaal -- Posterior reversible encephalopathy in the intensive care unit / M. Toledano and J.E. Fugate -- Acute central neurotoxicology of drugs of abuse / S.J. Traub and M.D. Levine -- Seizures in the critically ill / J. Ch'ang and J. Claassen -- Intensive care unit-acquired weakness / J. Horn and G. Hermans -- Neurologic complications of transplantation / R. Dhar -- Neurologic complications of cardiac and vascular surgery / K. Sheth and E. Nourollahzadeh -- Neurology of cardiopulmonary resuscitation / M. Mulder and R.G. Geocadin -- Therapeutic hypothermia protocols / N. Badjatia -- Neurologic complications of polytrauma / L. Shutter and R.M. Jha -- Neurologic complications in critically ill pregnant patients / W.L. Wright -- Neurologic complications of sepsis -- septic encephalopathy / E. Schmutzhard and B. Pfausler -- Neurologic complications of acute environmental injuries / I.R. Ferreira da Silva and J.A. Frontera.
  • pt. I-II=, 2017From: ScienceDirect
    Pt. II (2017)From: ScienceDirect
    edited by volume editors Eelco F.M. Wijdicks and Andreas H. Kramer.
    Volume 1. Neurocritical care. The history of neurocritical care / E.F.M. Wijdicks -- Airway management and mechanical ventilation in acute brain injury / D.B. Seder, J. Bösel -- Neuropulmonology / A. Balofsky, J. George, P. Papadakos -- Neurocardiology / N.D. Osteraas, V.H. Lee -- Principles of intracranial pressure monitoring and treatment / M. Czosnyka, J.D. Pickard, L.A. Steiner -- Multimodal neurologic monitoring / G. Korbakis, P.M. Vespa -- Continuous EEG monitoring in the intensive care unit / G.B. Young, J. Mantia -- Management of the comatose patient / E.F.M. Wijdicks -- Management of status epilepticus / M. Pichler, S. Hocker -- Critical care in acute ischemic stroke / M. McDermott, T. Jacobs, L. Morgenstern -- Management of intracerebral hemorrhage / A.M. Thabet, M. Kottapally, J. Claude Hemphill III -- Management of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage / N. Etminan, R.L. Macdonald -- Management of acute neuromuscular disorders / E.F.M. Wijdicks -- Critical care management of traumatic brain injury / D.K. Menon, A. Ercole -- Management of acute traumatic spinal cord injuries / C.D. Shank, B.C. Walters, M.N. Hadley -- Decompressive craniectomy in acute brain injury / D.A. Brown, E.F.M. Wijdicks -- Diagnosis and management of spinal cord emergencies / E.P. Flanagan, S.J. Pittock -- Diagnosis and management of acute encephalitis / J.J. Halperin -- Management of bacterial central nervous system infections / M.C. Brouwer, D. van de Beek -- Management of infections associated with neurocritical care / L. Rivera-Lara, W. Ziai, P. Nyquist -- Determinants of prognosis in neurocatastrophes / K. Sharma, R.D. Stevens -- Family discussions on life-sustaining interventions in neurocritical care / M.M. Adil, D. Larriviere -- Organ donation protocols / C.B. Maciel, D.Y. Hwang, D.M. Greer. Volume 2. Neurology of critical illness. The scope of neurology of critical illness / E.F.M. Wijdicks -- Delirium in critically ill patients / A.J.C. Slooter, R.R. van de Leur and I.J. Zaal -- Posterior reversible encephalopathy in the intensive care unit / M. Toledano and J.E. Fugate -- Acute central neurotoxicology of drugs of abuse / S.J. Traub and M.D. Levine -- Seizures in the critically ill / J. Ch'ang and J. Claassen -- Intensive care unit-acquired weakness / J. Horn and G. Hermans -- Neurologic complications of transplantation / R. Dhar -- Neurologic complications of cardiac and vascular surgery / K. Sheth and E. Nourollahzadeh -- Neurology of cardiopulmonary resuscitation / M. Mulder and R.G. Geocadin -- Therapeutic hypothermia protocols / N. Badjatia -- Neurologic complications of polytrauma / L. Shutter and R.M. Jha -- Neurologic complications in critically ill pregnant patients / W.L. Wright -- Neurologic complications of sepsis -- septic encephalopathy / E. Schmutzhard and B. Pfausler -- Neurologic complications of acute environmental injuries / I.R. Ferreira da Silva and J.A. Frontera.
  • Linda D. Urden, Kathleen M. Stacy, Mary E. Lough.
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  • Thomas Ahrens, Donna Prentice, Ruth M. Kleinpell.
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  • 2016From: Ovid
    clinical editor, David W. Woodruff, MSN, RN-BC, CNS, CNE, FNAP, Dean of Academic Affairs/Associate Professor, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Cleveland, Ohio.
    Critical care basics / Wendeline J. Grbach -- Holistic care issues / Anna Jarrett -- Neurologic system / Ellie Z. Franges -- Cardiovascular system / Kathryn l. Kay -- Respiratory system / Elizabeth Moots -- Gastrointestinal system / Wendeline J. Grbach -- Renal system / Jodi l. Gunther -- Endocrine system / Margaret J. Malone -- Hematologic and immune systems / Maurice Espinoza -- Multisystem issues / Susan M. Raymond -- Moderate sedation / Carol A. Pehotsky -- CPR and emergency cardiac care / Nicolette C. Mininni -- Comparing types of shock / Nicolette C. Mininni -- Preventing complications in the critically ill obese patient / Nicolette C. Mininni -- Drug overdose and poisoning / Nicolette C. Mininni -- Critical care basics / Wendeline J. Grbach -- Holistic care issues / Anna Jarrett -- Neurologic system / Ellie Z. Franges -- Cardiovascular system / Kathryn l. Kay -- Respiratory system / Elizabeth Moots -- Gastrointestinal system / Wendeline J. Grbach -- Renal system / Jodi l. Gunther -- Endocrine system / Margaret J. Malone -- Hematologic and immune systems / Maurice Espinoza -- Multisystem issues / Susan M. Raymond.
  • 2010From: Springer
    Ricardo Muñoz ... [et al.], editors.
    Transition from the fetal to the neonatal circulation -- Triage and transport of infants and children with cardiac disease -- Airway control, mechanical ventilation, and respiratory care -- Heart-lung interactions -- Cardiac catheterization -- Echocardiography -- Cardiac anesthesia -- A pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic review -- Sedation and analgesia -- Monitoring of the cardiac patient -- The effects of cardiopulmonary bypass following pediatric cardiac surgery -- Nursing care of the pediatric cardiac patient -- Cardiac database and risk factor assessment. Outcomes analysis for congenital cardiac disease -- Patent ductus arteriosus -- Atrial septal defects -- Ventricular septal defects -- Complete atrioventricular septal defects -- Aortopulmonary window -- Tetralogy of Fallot -- Tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve -- Tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia -- Pulmonary atresia with intact interventricular septum -- Pulmonary stenosis -- Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction -- Coarctation of the aorta -- Interrupted aortic arch -- Mitral valve anomalies and related disorders -- Mitral stenosis -- Prosthetic valves -- Hypoplastic left heart syndrome -- Single ventricle. General aspects -- Anomalous pulmonary veins -- Dextro-transposition fo the great arteries -- Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries (ccTGA) or Levo-transposition of the great arteries (l-TGA) -- Truncus arteriosus -- Double outlet right ventricle -- Ebstein's disease -- Anomalous coronary arteries -- Aortic valve regurgitation -- Vascular rings and pulmonary sling -- Takayasu arteritis -- Aortic dissection -- Tracheal resection -- Acute pulmonary hypertension -- Chronic pulmonary hypertension -- Acute myocarditis and cardiomyopathies -- Pericardial diseases -- Infective endocarditis -- Cardiac failure -- Shock in the cardiac patient: a brief overview -- Mechanical circulatory support in pediatric cardiac surgery -- Heart transplantation -- Arrhythmias in the intensive care unit -- Pacemakers (temporary and permanent), implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronization therapy -- Discontinuation of life: ethical and legal issues -- Respiratory complications: acute respiratory distress syndrome, chylothorax, diaphragmatic palsy, and functional and respiratory physiotherapy -- Gastrointestinal complications: necrotizing enterocolitis, malrotation, and protein losing enteropathy -- Malnutrition and feeding difficulties: guidelines for enteral and parenteral nutrition -- Hematological aspects: anticoagulation, heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, plasma exchange -- Renal failure and replacement therapy -- Neurological complications: intracranial bleeding, stroke and seizures -- Infections in the cardiac intensive care unit -- Skin protection.
  • 2014From: Cambridge
    edited by Stefan Schwab, Professor and Director, Department of Neurology, University of Erlangen-Nurenberg, Erlangen, Germany, Daniel Hanley, Jeffrey and Harriet Legum Professor and Director, Division of Brain Injury Outvcomes, the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA, A. David Mendelow, Professor of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neuroscience, University of New Castle Upon tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.
    1. Intracranial pressure monitoring in cerebrovascular disease -- 2. Cerebral blood flow -- 3. Brain tissue oxygen monitoring in cerebrovascular diseases -- 4. Cerebral microdialysis in cerebrovascular disease -- 5. Ultrasound and other noninvasive techniques used in monitoring cerebrovascular disease -- 6. Scales in the neurointensive care unit -- 7. Antidema therapy in cerebrovascular disease -- 8. Decompressive surgery in cerebrovascular disease -- 9. Neuroradiologic intervention in cerebrovascular disease -- 9b. Neuroradiological interventions in cerebrovascular disease, intracranial revascularization -- 10. The use of hypothermia in cerebrovascular disease -- 11. External ventricular drainage in hemorrhagic stroke -- 12. Management of lumbar drains in cerebrovascular disease -- 13. Intravenous and intra-arterial thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke -- 14. Decompressive surgery and hypothermia -- 15. Space-occupying hemispheric infarction, clinical course, prediction and prognosis -- 16. Critical care of basilar artery occlusion -- 17. Critical care of cerebellar stroke -- 18. Rare specific causes of stroke -- 19. Blood pressure management in acute ischemic stroke -- 20. Management of intracranial hemorrhage, early expansion and second bleeds -- 21a. Management of acute hypertensive response in the ICH patient -- 21b. Respiratory care of the ICH patient -- 21c. Nutritionin the ICH patient -- 21d. Management of infections in the ICH patient -- 21e. Management of cerebral edema in the ICH patient -- 22a. Surgery for spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage -- 22b. Minimally invasive treatment options for spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage -- 22c. Image-guided endoscopic evacuation of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage -- 23. Intraventricular hemorrhage -- 24. Interventions for cerebellar hemorrhage -- 25. Interventions for brainstem hemorrhage -- 26. Surgery for arteriovenous malformations -- 27. Radiation therapy for arteriovenous malformations -- 28. Management of cavernous angiomas of the brain -- 29. Medical interventions for subarachnoid hemorrhage -- 30. Craniotomy for treatment of aneurysms -- 31. Endovascular interventions for subarachnoid hemorrhage -- 32. Management of vasospasm in subarachnoid hemorrhage -- 33. Management of metabolic derangements in subarachnoid hemorrhage -- 34. Management of cardiopulmonary dysfunctionin subarachnoid hemorrhage -- 35. Identification, differential diagnosis, and therapy for cerebral venous thrombosis -- 36. Ischemic brain damage in traumatic brain injury (TBI), extradural, subdural, and intracerebral hematomas and cerebral contusions.
  • 2011From: Thieme Book
    [edited by] Cornelia Schaefer-Prokop ; with contributions by M. Cejna [and others].
    1. Basic Principles: Radiologic Techniques and Radiation Safety -- -- Radiologic Techniques in the Intensive Care Unit / C. Schaefer-Prokop ; Radiation Exposure and Radiation Safety / A. Stadler ; Communication, Reporting of Findings, and Teleradiology / M. Walz and C. Schaefer-Prokop -- -- 2. Thoracic Imaging of the Intensive Care Patient -- -- Technique of Portable Chest Radiography / C. Schaefer-Prokop ; Communication between Radiologists and Clinicians / C. Schaefer-Prokop ; Catheters and Monitoring Devices / E. Eisenhuber-Stadler and P. Wunderbaldinger ; Pulmonary Hemodynamics and Edema in ICU Patients / S. Metz-Schimmerl and C. Schaefer-Prokop ; Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome / I. Noebauer-Huhmann, L. Kramer, and C. Schaefer-Prokop ; Pneumonia / C. Schaefer-Prokop and E. Eisenhuber-Stadler ; Atelectasis / Eisenhuber-Stadler ; Pneumothorax / E. Eisenhuber-Stadler and S. Metz-Schimmerl ; Pleural Effusion / C. Schaefer-Prokop ; Acute Pulmonary Embolism / S. Metz-Schimmerl and C. Schaefer-Prokop -- -- 3 Imaging of Intensive Care Patients after Thoracic Surgery / M. Fuchsjaeger and C. Schaefer-Prokop -- -- 4. Acute Abdomen in Intensive Care Patients -- -- Acute Pancreatitis / M. Uffmann ; Acute Cholecystitis and Cholangitis / M. Uffmann ; Acute (Pyelo)nephritis (Urosepsis) / G. Heinz-Peer ; Acute Renal Failure / G. Heinz-Peer ; Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding / C. Loewe, E. Schober, and M. Ceijna ; Inflammatory Bowel Diseases / E. Schober and C. Schaefer-Prokop ; Acute Intestinal Ischemia / W. Schima and M. Prokop.
  • [edited by] Polly E. Parsons, Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish.
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  • 2013From: ClinicalKey
    [edited by] Polly E. Parsons, Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish.
    "Get the most out of your study and review with Critical Care Secrets! This easy-to-read book uses the popular and trusted Secrets Series® question-and-answer format to cover all areas of critical care medicine, focusing on the practical, "in-the-trenches" know-how you need to succeed both in practice, and on board and recertification exams. The easy-to-read approach of the Secrets books has been serving medical professionals for decades."--Publisher's website.
  • 2010From: Springer
    editor-in-chief, Gerard J. Criner ; co-editors, Rodger E. Barnette, Gilbert E. D'Alonzo.
    Airway management -- Oxygenation without intubation -- Blood gas sampling -- Hemodynamic monitoring -- Drainage tube management -- Cardiac pacing and defibrillation -- Enteral feeding tubes -- Common procedures in the intensive care unit: thoracentesis, lumbar puncture, paracenetsis, and pericardiocentesis -- Noninvasive monitoring in the intensive care unit -- Endoscopy in the intensive care unit -- Radiologic imaging in the critically ill patient -- Critical care research and regulatory compliance -- Nursing care in the intensive care unit setting: the role of the nurse in the ICU -- Transport of critically ill patients -- Respiratory failure -- Acute lung injury (ALI) and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) -- Management of massive pulmonary embolism -- Heart failure -- Cardiac arrhythmias -- Gastrointestinal hemorrhage -- Acute liver failure -- Acute renal injury -- Sepsis syndromes -- Bleeding diathesis -- Nutrition assessment and nutrition therapy in intensive care unit patients -- Oxygen content, delivery, and uptake -- Circulatory shock -- Critical care neurology -- Neuromyopathies in the critically ill -- Neurosurgical emergencies -- Disorders of thermoregulation -- Infections in the intensive care unit -- Critical care endocrinology -- Evaluation and management of toxicological emergencies -- Metabolic disturbances of acid-base and electrolytes -- Special problems in the critically ill trauma patient -- Ethics in critical care -- Psychological dysfunction in the intensive care unit patient -- Host defenses -- Burn critical care -- ICU care of the solid organ transplant recipient -- Postoperative care of the cardiac surgery patient -- Obstetrical care in the ICU patient -- Modes of mechanical ventilation: part I -- Mechanical ventilation: part II: monitoring of respiratory mechanics during mechanical ventilation and ventilator strategies -- Noninvasive ventilation -- Weaning from mechanical ventilation -- Mechanical hemodynamic support -- Pharmacologic hemodynamic therapy of shock -- Advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- Antiarrhythmic drug management -- Acute coronary syndromes -- Hypertensive crisis -- Dialysis -- Use of blood components -- Antimicrobials -- Use of analgesics and sedatives in critical care -- Use of neuromuscular blocking agents in the intensive care unit -- Prophylactic regimens in the intensive care unit -- Rehabilitation in the intensive care unit.
  • 2015From: ClinicalKey
    [edited by] Philip Lumb, Dimitrios Karakitsos.
    For physicians and nurses in critical care medicine, the increased demand and use of ultrasound necessitates further training. Critical Care Ultrasound helps meet that need. A straightforward, practical approach, an abundance of detailed ultrasound images, and online video demonstrations provide step-by-step guidance on the principles and effective use of this important imaging modality in both diagnosis and assistance with specific procedures. Coverage includes the latest applications of ultrasound for neurologic critical care; vascular problems; chest; hemodynamic monitoring; and abdominal and emergency uses, as well as assistance in a variety of specific procedures in critical care medicine.
  • 2012From: ClinicalKey
    Anthony McLean and Stephen Huang.
    Critical Care Ultrasound Manual is a concise step-by-step guide on the assessment of ultrasounds. It trains critical care physicians in applying Rapid Assessment by Cardiac Echo (RACE) and Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST) to sonography principles. Animated video clips of procedures assist the reader in comprehending the content covered in the manual. Focus on helping readers obtain rapid practical information to assist management decisions.User-friendly layout.Explanatory diagrams, ultrasound images enhance the learning experience. Practical tips and cautions are highlighted in Boxes. MCQs on each chapter allow readers to analyse what they've learnt. The Appendices provide a checklist to assist interpretation of transthoracic echocardiogram in a systematic way, and a chapter on Doppler principles for those who wish to prepare the way for Doppler measurements.
  • 2007From: Ovid
    edited by Christopher P. Cannon and Patrick T. O'Gara.
    Goals, design, and implementation of critical pathways in cardiovascular medicine / Christopher P. Cannon and Patrick O'Gara -- Part I. -- Prehospital critical pathways -- Prehospital fibrinolysis / Freek W.A. Verheught -- Regional transfer programs for primary PCI / David M. Larson and Timothy D. Henry -- Public access defibrillation / Joseph P. Ornato -- Part II. -- Critical pathways in the emergency department -- Non-ST elevation ACS in the emergency department / Richard J. Ryan, Christopher P. Cannon, and W. Brian Gibler -- Thrombolysis for ST-elevation mi in the emergency department / Joshua M. Kosowsky -- Heart failure in the emergency department / W. Frank Peacock -- Atrial fibrillation in the emergency department / Ray Bahr -- Stroke and TIA / Lee Schwamm -- The Role of exercise testing in chest pain units: evolution, application, results / Ezra A. Amsterdam, Deborah B. Diercks, and Samuel D. Turnipseed -- Part III -- Critical pathways in the hospital -- Critical pathway for non-ST elevation ACS / Christopher P. Cannon and Patrick T. O'Gara -- Primary PCI / Amr E. Abbas and Cindy L. Grines -- Primary PCI at community hospitals without on-site cardiac surgery / Nancy Sinclair and Thomas P. Wharton, Jr. -- Approach to the patient with complicated myocardial infarction / Richard C. Becker -- Cardiac catheterization and percuraneous coronary intervention / Jeffrey J. Popma -- Pathways for coronary artery bypass surgery / Rashid M. Ahmad, Frances Wadlington, Tiffany Street, James P. Greelish, Jorge M. Balaguer, and John G. Byrne -- Acute aortic syndromes / Piotr Sobieszcyk and Patrick O'Gara -- Intensive management of hyperglycemia in ACS / Vera T. Fajtova -- Management of atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter / Eyal Herzog and Jonathan S. Steinberg -- Heart failure / Greg Fonarow -- Device therapy in patients with heart failure / Peter J. Zimetbaum and Eli V. Gelfand -- Venous thromboembolism / Samuel Z. Goldhaber -- Part IV. -- Critical pathways in the outpatient setting / -- Hyperlipidemia / Frederick F. Samaha and Daniel J. Rader -- Diabetes and metabolic syndrome / Emily Deborah Szmuilowicz and Merri Pendergrass -- Hypertension / Michael A. Weber -- Smoking cessation / Beth C. Bock -- Secondary prevention overview / Sidney Smith -- Overview of the AHA "get with the guidelines" programs / Yuling Hong, Kenneth A. LaBresh -- Cardiac rehabilitation in the post myocardial infarction patient / Daniel E. Forman.
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  • 2016From: ClinicalKey
    [edited by] Juan A. Asensio, Donald D. Trunkey.
    Demanding surgical situations require expert advice from pioneers in the field as well as from those on the front lines of trauma care. Practical and evidence-based, Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, 2nd Edition, draws on the experience of Drs. Juan A. Asensio and Donald D. Trunkey to offer a comprehensive, contemporary summary of the treatment and post-operative management of traumatic injuries. The concise format makes it ideally suited for everyday use, and new, full-color illustrations highlight the most important aspects of urgent surgical care, including ventilator management, damage control, noninvasive techniques, imaging, infection control, dealing with mass casualties, and treating injuries induced by chemical and biological agents.
  • 2009From: Springer
    Uwe Frank, Evelina Tacconelli.
  • 2012From: Springer
    Uwe Frank, Evelina Tacconelli.
    Classification of the Antibiotics -- Antibiotics Marketed in the EU -- Principles of Antibiotic Therapy -- The Most Common Errors in Antibiotic Therapy -- Important Infections and Their Microbiological Diagnosis -- Cooperation with Microbiologists -- Resistance of Major Clinical Pathogens -- The Most Frequent Pathogens- Choice of Antibiotics -- Antibiotics, Antimycotics: Spectrum- Dosage- Adverse Effects- Costs -- Antibiotic Therapy of the Principal Infections in Children and Adults -- Treatment of the Most Frequent Types of Bacterial Endocarditis -- Minimal Duration of Treatment for Bacterial Infections -- Failure of Antibiotic Therapy -- Fever of Unknown Origin: Differential Diagnosis -- Dosage of Antibiotics in Impaired Renal Function -- Antibiotic Therapy in Haemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, and Continuous Haemofiltration -- Antibiotic Therapy During Pregnancy and Lactation -- Antibiotics in Liver Diseases -- Diffusion of Antibiotics in Cerebrospinal Fluid and in Cerebral Abscesses -- Local Antibiotics -- Prophylactic Antibiotic Therapy -- Physical Incompatibility of Antibiotics and Antimycotics in Infusion Solutions -- Useful Websites.
  • 2015From: Ovid
    editor, John E. Arbo, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cronell Medical Center, New York, New York ; associate editors, Stephen J. Ruoss, MD, Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California, Geoffrey K. Lighthall, MD, Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Crtical Care Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California, Michael P. Jones, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Associate Program Director-Jacobi/Montefiore Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York ; special editor: neurology section : Joshua Stillman, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Emergency Medicine Director of the Stroke Center at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York.
    Section 1 Introduction Emergency Critical Care -- Robert Rodriguez Section 2 Hemodynamic Monitoring Tissue Oxygenation and Cardiac Output -- Catherine S. Reid, Geoffrey K. Lighthall Non-Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring -- Chad Myers Arterial Blood Pressure Monitoring -- Vidya Rao, John E. Arbo The Central Venous and Pulmonary Artery Catheter -- Carlos Brun, Geoffrey K. Lighthall Section 3 Critical Care Ultrasonography Principles of Critical Care Ultrasonography -- Philips Perera, Laleh Gharahbaghian, Thomas Mailhot, Sarah Williams, Diku P. Mandavia Pulmonary Ultrasonography -- Feras Khan, Anne-Sophie Beraud Section 4 Pulmonary Critical Care Respiratory Failure and Mechanical Ventilation -- John-Emile Kenny, Stephan J. Ruoss Ventilation Strategies in COPD, Asthma, and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension -- Jey Chung, Paul Mohabir, Stephen J.-
  • 2009From: Thieme eNeurosurgery
    [edited by] Jennifer A. Frontera.
    From important aspects of the physical examination to imaging studies to treatment options and dosage guidelines, this book provides a solid introduction to the evidence-based management of patients in the neurological intensive care unit. Succinct text in a highly accessible bullet-point format details the essentials of history-taking, physical examination, differential diagnosis, diagnostic evaluation, and treatments for a range of neurological problems in the critical care setting.
  • 2015From: Cambridge
    Valerie J. Page, MD, Consultant in Critical Care, Watford General Hospital, Watford, UK, E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA.
    What is delirium in critical care? -- How common is delirium in critical care? -- What does delirium look like in critical care? -- Delirium in critical care? -- How does it happen? -- Delirium -- What causes it? Risk factors -- Why is it important? -- How do we diagnose it? -- How to prevent delirium? -- Treatment of delirium in critical care -- Mental capacity and restraints -- End of life care -- What's the future?
  • 2014Limited to 1 simultaneous usersFrom: ProQuest Ebook Central
    Mardelle McCuskey Shepley.
  • 2015From: Springer
    Rajkumar Rajendram, Victor R. Preedy, Vinood B. Patel, editors.
  • 2012From: Springer
    Armando Sarti, F. Luca Lorini, editors ; forewords by A. Raffaele De Gaudio and Alfredo Zuppiroli.
    Echocardiography has become an invaluable tool in intensive care medicine because of its ease of use and instantaneous provision of precise information on cardiovascular functional anatomy at the bedside. This book contains all the information that readers will require in order to perform echocardiography and lung ultrasound, and to interpret the findings correctly, permitting optimal guidance of the hemodynamic management of unstable patients. Furthermore, lung ultrasound is dealt with for both diagnosis and treatment of respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation. After an introductory chapter on the essential physics of ultrasonography, standard echocardiographic examination via both the transthoracic and the transesophageal approach is described. In the third section, the functional anatomy of all normal and pathologic thoracic structures as observed on echocardiography is presented in detail. A wide range of basic and advanced applications of echocardiography in the emergency and intensive care setting are then described. A final supplementary section considers further applications of ultrasound in the intensive care unit, such as ultrasound-guided vein cannulation, Doppler renal evaluation, transcranial Doppler, and lung and pleural ultrasound. This superbly illustrated book has been specifically designed to meet the needs of all intensivists, emergency physicians, and anesthesiologists who intend to use ultrasound extensively to guide optimal management of the critically ill.
  • 2010From: Springer
    Frédéric Greco ; with a contribution of Jacques Provost, Alain Boularan, Roger Pascal ; translated from French by Pauline Lieven.
    Ultrasounds, a much reflected system -- The doctor in front of the machine -- The doctor and the machine in front of the patient -- The doctor, the machine, and the patient in front of the screen -- Learning methods -- Self-training procedure.
  • 2014From: Springer
    Fabio Sangalli, Nicolò Patroniti, Antonio Pesenti, editors.
    Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has been in clinical use for some 40 years, but it is only in the past decade that its application in the treatment of life-threatening circulatory and respiratory failure has truly flourished. This book presents a comprehensive overview of both pathophysiological and practical aspects of circulatory and respiratory extracorporeal support. The basics of ECMO, including its history, the "ECMO team", cannulation, materials, and blood-surface interactions, are first discussed. The various indications for and particular characteristics of circulatory and respiratory extracorporeal life support are then described in detail in the main part of the book. Patient care during ECMO and monitoring of the ECMO patient are also carefully covered, with explanation of the management of technical and clinical complications and transport-related problems. Further topics include long-term therapy options beyond ECMO, such as ventricular assist devices and transplants, outcome, the new frontiers of ECMO for organ procurement and future challenges. The authors are well-known experts in the field whose authoritative contributions and attention to practical aspects will be invaluable for novices and experienced practitioners alike.
  • 2009From: Springer
    Armando Sarti.
  • 2012From: Cambridge
    Daniel Y. F. Chung, Dipanjali Mondal, Erskine J. Holmes, Rakesh Misra.
    Practical, highly illustrated, rapid reference presenting salient imaging findings for a wide range of emergency conditions.
  • 2009From: Springer
    Adrian Chenzbraun.
  • 2012From: Wiley
    edited by Edward M. Manno.
  • 2012From: Springer
    edited by Jean-Louis Vincent, Jesse B. Hall.
    "The aim of this comprehensive encyclopedia is to provide detailed information on intensive care medicine contributing to the broad field of emergency medicine. Entries A - Z covering the following disciplines: neurologic problems, respiratory disorders, cardiovascular disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, nutrition therapy, metabolic disorders, renal disorders, infectious diseases, hematologic disorders, special populations, emergency medicine, trauma, ICU procedures, special issues."--Publisher.
  • 2015From: Springer
    Peter J. Papadakos, Mark L. Gestring, editors.
    From the contents: Overview of general trauma care. Injury epidemiology and control. Trauma system development and design. Injury scoring. Trauma outcome measures. Prehospital care of the trauma patient -- Early evaluation and management of the trauma patient. Initial assessment of the injured patient. Airway management in the trauma patient. Blood product utilization and resuscitation strategies following injury. Medications vital to trauma resuscitation. Role of ED thoracotomy -- Organ systems approach: Head. Neck. Chest. Abdomen. Urological. Vascular. Musculoskeletal. Specific considerations in trauma care: Pediatric trauma. Trauma in the elderly. Trauma in pregnancy. Combat casualty care. Burn injury -- Imaging in the trauma patient. Anesthesia management in trauma. Ethical issues in trauma care. Disaster and mass-casualty care. Blast injury. Rehabilitation: Brain injury rehabilitation. Rehabilitation following traumatic injury -- Complications in trauma care -- Critical care for the trauma patient.
  • 2008From: Springer
    David W. Crippen, editor.
    Introduction -- Chapter 1. Multinational Perspectives on End-of-Life Issues in the Intensive Care Unit -- The United States -- Canada -- New Zealand -- United Kingdom -- Communicating to family: the Israeli perspective -- Maria and the good death: the Latin American view -- The Greek perspective -- The South African perspective -- A perspective from India -- Japan -- Chapter 2. Critical Illness and End-of-Life Issues: A Global View -- An evaluation of international medical ethics at the end of life -- Communication in the Intensive Care Unit -- End-of Life issues in the critically ill: a global perspective -- Chapter 3. Death in a Lonely Place: Pathophysiology of the Dying Patient -- Chapter 4. The History of the Definition(s) of Death: From the 18th Century to the 20th Century -- Chapter 5. What It Feels Like to Live and Die on Prolonged Life Support -- Chapter 6. Who's in Charge in the Intensive Care Unit? -- Chapter 7. Dealing with Difficult Surrogates -- Erring on the side of autonomy -- Erring on the side of reason -- Healthcare providers' contribution to the problem of futility -- Chapter 8. Emotions in the Intensive Care Unit -- Chapter 9. The Role of Ethics Committees in End-of-Life Care -- Chapter 10. Medical Liability Issues in Dealing with Critical Care Patients in the End-of-Life Situation -- Chapter 11. End-of-Life Issues and United States Politics -- Chapter 12. Comments from Ancillary Healthcare Providers -- My experiences with end-of-life as a bedside-nurse -- A Chaplain's perspective -- Pharmacotherapy considerations during end-of-life care of critically ill adults -- Chapter 13. The Intensive Care Unit of the Future -- Afterword.
  • 2014From: Springer
    Mauro Zago, editor.
    E-FAST (extended focused assessment by sonograpy for trauma) represents the basic ultrasonographic approach to any trauma patient. Identification or exclusion of free fluid and air in the abdominal and thoracic cavities plays a pivotal role in deciding the immediate diagnostic and therapeutic path. Learning E-FAST is mandatory for all acute care surgeons and all physicians involved in trauma management. The structure of the book and its practical approach will make it an easy-to-consult and quick reference tool for beginners and a useful support for more experienced professionals.
  • 2008From: ClinicalKey
    [edited by] Arun K. Gupta, Adrian W. Gelb.
    This title in the Essentials of Anesthesia and Critical Care series presents core clinical neuroanesthesia and neurointesive care knowledge in a practical, user-friendly format. Provides the key neuroanesthesia and neurointensive care information you need from authorities you trust. Uses a concise, user-friendly format to help you locate answers quickly. Features key points boxes in each chapter to help you quickly access the most crucial information. Includes annotated references that guide you to the most relevant additional resources. Features a compact size and clinical emphasis that facilitates and enhances bedside patient care.
  • 2012From: Springer
    Ansgar M. Brambrink, Jeffrey R. Kirsch, editors.

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