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  • 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.
  • Acute care surgery 2007, Springer
    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.
  • Advances on critical care -- Airway -- Trauma -- Obstetrics -- Paediatric anaesthesia -- Cardiac arrest -- Infections, sepsis, organ dysfunction -- Perioperative care -- Quality of care in the ICU.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • "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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • "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.
  • Essential US for trauma 2014, Springer
    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.
  • All European countries, including those that have recently joined the European Union or are candidates for membership, currently show a clear trend towards an increasing number of accidental injuries. This holds true for a range of injuries, including accidents among the elderly, sports injuries, and trauma due to traffic accidents. The increase in the number of injuries is accompanied by rising expectations among patients, who anticipate good functional results even after serious injuries. Despite these developments, trauma surgery is not yet established as an independent field in all European countries. Against this background, there is a clear need for a book that covers the state of the art in trauma surgery. This volume, which focuses on basics in trauma surgery is intended to help to meet this need. It will also serve to harmonize the practice of trauma surgery within the European Union and to prepare for the UEMS EBSQ trauma surgery.
  • Geriatric Trauma and Critical Care provides a multidisciplinary overview of the assessment and management of the elderly patient presenting with surgical pathology. By utilizing current literature and evidence-based resources, the textbook elucidates the unique nature of caring for the elderly population. The structure of the volume provides the reader with an overview of the physiologic and psychological changes, as well as the impact on the healthcare system, associated with the aging process. Emphasis is placed on the impact of aging, pre-existing medical problems, effects of polypharmacy, advanced directives and end-of-life wishes on acute surgical problems, including trauma and surgical critical care. Special attention is given to the ethical implications of management of the aged. The multidisciplinary contributors provide a unique point of view not common to surgical texts. The textbook is the definitive resource for practicing surgeons, emergency medicine physicians, intensivists, anesthesiologists, hospitalists, geriatricians, as well as surgical residents, nurses and therapists, all who care for elderly patients with surgical emergencies.
  • Acute resuscitation -- Anesthesia -- Cardiovascular therapies -- Pulmonary therapies -- Renal, electrolyte, and acid base disturbances -- Endocrine therapies -- Gastroenterology, liver, and nutrition therapies -- Hematologic therapies -- Neurologic and psychiatric therapeutics -- Infectious diseases -- Allergy -- Poisonings -- Drug monitoring.
  • This updated and revised edition of the classic bedside pocket reference remains the gold standard in critical care medicine. The new edition maintains Dr. Marik's trademark humor and engaging writing style, while adding numerous references to make this book the most current and thorough treatment of evidence-based critical care available. The handbook enables the clinician to find the evidence to support or refute an intervention and to help choose the most appropriate, cost-effective treatment. The analysis of treatment strategies is presented by organ system, and the handbook also covers miscellaneous ICU topics (such as sedation, toxicology, radiology, and sepsis) based on the most frequently found and difficult to solve problems in ICU patient management.
  • Establishing and organizing a neuroscience critical care unit -- Electrolyte and metabolic derangements -- Fever and infections -- Cerebral blood flow and metabolism: physiology and monitoring -- Multimodality monitoring in acute brain injury -- Cerebral edema and intracranial hypertension -- Cardiac dysfunction, monitoring, and management -- Airway management and mechanical ventilation in the NCCCU -- Blood pressure management -- Nutrition in neurocritical care -- Sedation, analgesia, and neuromuscular paralysis -- Postoperative care -- Care following neurointerventional procedures -- Ethical issues and withdrawal of life-sustaining therapies -- Collaborative nursing practice in the neurosciences critical care unit -- Coma and disorders of consciousness -- Acute encephalopathy -- Traumatic brain injury -- Acute myelopathy -- Ischemic stroke -- Intracerebral hemorrhage -- Intraventricular hemorrhage -- Subarachnoid hemorrhage -- Brain injury following cardiac arrest -- Meningitis and encephalitis -- Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis -- Neuroleptic malignant syndrome, malignant hyperthermia, and serotonin syndrome -- Brain tumors -- Hydrocephalus -- Neuromuscular disorders -- Status epilepticus -- Deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism -- Neurocritical illness during pregnancy and puerperium -- Brain death and organ donation.
  • Physiology of Hemostasis /Paola Pradella, Federica Tomasella and Luca Mascaretti --Monitoring of Hemostasis /Carlo Giansante and Nicola Fiotti --Anticoagulation Therapy in ICU Patients /Emanuele Marras, Luigi Lo Nigro and Giorgio Berlot --Inborn Prothrombotic States /Nicola Fiotti and Carlo Giansante --Inborn Defects of the Coagulative System /Marinella Astuto, Nadia Grasso and Alessandro Trainito --Inflammation and Coagulation /Walter Vessella, Lara Prisco and Giorgio Berlot --Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation /Antonino Gullo, Chiara Maria Celestre and Annalaura Paratore --Coagulative Disturbances in Trauma /Giuliana Garufi, Maria Cristina Fiorenza and Giorgio Berlot --Hypothermia and Coagulation Disorders /Lara Prisco, Vincenzo Campanile and Giorgio Berlot --Hemostasis in Pregnancy and Obstetric Surgery /Marinella Astuto, Valentina Taranto and Simona Grasso --Hemostasis During Heart Surgery /Luigi Tritapepe, Sara Iannandrea, Michela Generali and Maria Paola Lauretta --Hemocoagulative Aspects of Solid Organ Transplantation /Andrea De Gasperi --Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome /Marco Zambon, Davide Cappelli and Giorgio Berlot --Pulmonary-Renal Syndrome /Marco Zambon, Davide Cappelli and Giorgio Berlot --Coagulation Disorders After Central Nervous System Injury /Lara Prisco, Mario Ganau and Giorgio Berlot.
  • ICU book. 3rd ed. 2007, Ovid
  • ICU protocols 2012, Springer
    Pt. I. Respiratory system -- pt. II. Cardiovascular system -- pt. III. Nervous system -- pt. IV. Gastrointestinal system -- pt. V. Renal system -- pt. VI. Infectious diseases -- pt. VII. Endocrine and Metabolic system -- pt. VIII. Oncology -- pt. IX. Trauma and burn -- pt. X. Toxicology, envenomation and thermo dysregulation -- pt. XI. Obstetrics -- pt. XII. Perioperative care -- pt. XIII. General issues -- pt. XIV. Pediatrics -- pt. XV. ICU Procedures.
  • Part I: Contrasts in Global Health Care Resource Allocation -- Australia: Where Have We Been? -- Brazil: Where Have We Been? -- Canada: Where Have We Been? -- Germany: Where Have We Been? -- India: Where Have We Been? -- Israel: Where Have We Been? -- Italy: Where Have We Been? -- The Netherlands: Where Have We Been? -- New Zealand: Where Have We Been? -- South Africa: Where Have We Been? -- United Kingdom: Where Have We Been? -- United States-Private Practice: Where Have We Been? -- United States-Academic Medicine: Where Have We Been? -- Australia: Where Are We Going? -- Brazil: Where Are We Going? -- Canada: Where Are We Going? -- Germany: Where Are We Going? -- India: Where Are We Going? -- Italy: Where Are We Going? -- The Netherlands: Where Are We Going? -- New Zealand: Where Are We Going? -- South Africa: Where Are We Going? -- United Kingdom: Where Are We Going? -- United States-Private Practice: Where Are We Going? -- United States-Academic Medicine: Where Are We Going? -- Re fl ections on the Demand for Critical Care in the Global Medical Village -- First Critique of Buchman and Chalfin's Analysis -- Second Critique of Buchman and Chalfin's Analysis -- Third Critique of Buchman and Chalfin's Analysis -- Fourth Critique of Buchman and Chalfin's Analysis -- Part II: The Fair and Equitable Health Care Act -- The Fair and Equitable Health Care Act -- First Critique of the Fair and Equitable Health Care Act -- Fixing the Foundation of Critical Care at the End-Stage of Life: Second Critique of the Fair and Equitable Health Care Act -- Third Critique of the Fair and Equitable Health Care Act -- Part III: Legal and Nursing Viewpoints -- Medical Judgment Versus Capitulation -- Nursing Aspects of Inappropriate Patient Care -- Part IV: Conclusions -- Where Is "Universal" Health Care Headed in the Global Village? -- The New Shape of Intensive Care In the USA -- Health Care in the Year 2050.
  • Imaging the ICU patient 2014, Springer
    Work in intensive care is dynamic and often requires swift decision-making to achieve the best patient outcome. This book serves as a practical guide for professionals working in this demanding area of medicine. It reviews diagnostic options as well as strengths and weaknesses of imaging techniques in clinical scenarios familiar to most ICU clinicians. The concise format allows rapid access to key information. Imaging the ICU Patient is a true collaboration between critical care and radiology. It demystifies the process of deciding when and how to image the critically ill patient. Using a symptom-orientated approach, it addresses techniques as well as patient safety issues. It is meant to be used by critical care clinicians and radiologists and aims to foster a better appreciation of the concerns both specialties have when imaging critically ill patients.
  • Improvised medicine 2012, AccessMedicine
    "Improvised Medicine is written for healthcare providers treating patients during a crisis situation or in a primitive environment, for diseases and disorders they have little or no hands-on experience with. The book begins with situational analysis and basic needs in a crisis, then moves on to cover specific triage, diagnosis, and stabilization efforts. It then provides medical interventions for surgical and non-surgical problems"--Provided by publisher.
  • Approach to the febrile patient in the intensive care unit -- Cardiovascular monitoring in severe sepsis or septic shock -- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and infection -- Opportunistic infections in the intensive care unit: a microbiologic overview -- Infections in critically ill solid organ transplant patients -- HIV in the intensive care unit -- Fungal infections -- Using protocols to improve the outcomes of critically ill patients with infection: focus on ventilator-associated pneumonia and severe sepsis -- Microbial surveillance in the intensive care unit -- Antimicrobial prophylaxis in the intensive care unit -- Antifungal therapy in the intensive care unit -- Dose adjustment and pharmacokinetics of antibiotics in severe sepsis and septic shock -- Prescription of antimicrobial agents in patients undergoing continuous renal replacement therapy -- Methods for implementing antibiotic control in the intensive care unit -- Use of antibiotics in pregnant patients in the intensive care unit -- Immunomodulation in sepsis -- Antibiotic induced diarrhea -- Fundamentals of infection control and strategies for the intensive care unit -- Antibiotic resistance in the intensive care unit -- Epidemiology of pseudomonas aeruginosa in the intensive care unit -- How to control MRSA spread in the intensive care unit -- Epidemiology of acinetobacter baumannii in the intensive care unit -- Brain abscess -- Falciparum malaria -- Toxic shock syndromes -- Acute infective endocarditis -- Influenza --Bloodstream infection in the intensive care unit -- Bloodstream infections in patients with total parenteral nutrition catheters -- Hemodialysis catheter-related infections -- Infection of pulmonary arterial and peripheral arterial catheters -- Prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infections in critical care patients -- Meningococcemia -- Septic shock -- Tracheobronchitis in the intensive care unit -- Sever community-acquired pneumonia -- Legionnaires' disease -- Adjunctive and supportive measures for community-acquired pneumonia -- Respiratory infection in immunocompromised neutropenic patients -- Pneumonia in non-neutropenic immunocompromised patients -- Community-acquired respiratory complications in the intensive care unit: pneumonia and acute exacerbations of COPD -- Management of hospital-associated pneumonia in the intensive care unit -- Assessment of resolution of ventilator associated pneumonia -- Invasive devices in the pathogenesis of nosocomial pneumonia -- Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome -- Sepsis in obstetrics -- Diagnosis and management of intra-abdominal sepsis -- Surgical site infection control in the critical care environment -- Severe soft tissue infections: a syndrome-based approach -- Vascular graft infections -- Acute mediastinitis -- Pancreatic infection -- Urinary tract infections -- Neurosurgical infections in intensive care unit patients -- Biliary tract infections.
  • Initial assessment of the acute medical patient / Judith Morgan, Ian Wood -- Vulnerable adults / Louise Nelson ... [et al.] -- Sudden death / Sue Read, Jane Jervis -- Cardiac arrest / Carole Donaldson -- Shock / Judith Morgan, Ian Wood -- Altered consciousness / Ian Wood, Carole Donaldson -- Shortness of breath / Michelle Garner, Susan Hope, Ian Wood -- Chest pain / Michelle Garner -- Abdominal pain and upper gastrointestinal bleeding / Toni Jordan, Ruth Harris, Terry Wardle -- Extremity pain and swelling / Ian Wood.
  • Intensive care medicine 2008, Springer
  • The field of interventional bronchoscopy is rapidly expanding and has emerged as a new and exciting subspecialty in pulmonary medicine. To date, the impact of interventional bronchoscopy procedures has been felt in diagnosis, staging, and management of lung cancer, the most lethal cancer worldwide. Interventional Bronchoscopy: A Clinical Guide provides a state-of-the art description of interventional bronchoscopy procedures, addressing the scientific basis, indications, techniques, results, complications, and cost issues.
  • Minor emergencies. 3rd ed. 2012, ScienceDirect
  • Recognition & management of the deteriorating patient -- Assessment of the critically ill patient -- Monitoring respiratory function -- Monitoring cardiovascular function 1 : ECG monitoring -- Monitoring cardiovascular function 2 haemodynamic monitoring -- Monitoring neurological function -- Monitoring renal function -- Monitoring gastrointestinal function -- Monitoring hepatic function -- Monitoring endocrine function -- Monitoring nutritional status -- Monitoring temperature -- Monitoring pain -- Monitoring a patient receiving a blood transfusion -- Monitoring the patient with infection and related systemic inflammatory response -- Monitoring the critically ill, pregnant patient -- Monitoring the critically ill child -- Monitoring during transport -- Record keeping.
  • Neurocritical care 2010, Springer
    Brain Injury and Dysfunction: The Critical Role of Primary Management / M. D. Dominic Bell -- Monitoring the Injured Brain / Simon Davies and Andrew Lindley -- The Secondary Management of Traumatic Brain Injury / Dominic Bell and John P. Adams -- Critical Care Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / Audrey C. Quinn and Simon P. Holbrook -- Central Nervous System Infections / Abigail Walker and Miles Denton -- Cervical Spine Injuries / John P. Adams, Jake Timothy and Justin McKinlay -- Recent Advances in the Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke / Ahamad Hassan -- Seizures on the Adult Intensive Care Unit / Morgan Feely and Nicola Cooper -- Non-Neurological Complications of Brain Injury / John P. Adams -- Acute Weakness in Intensive Care / Louise Barnes and Michael Vucevic -- Coma, Confusion, and Agitation in Intensive Care / Matthew Clark and Justin McKinlay -- Death and Donation in Critical Care: The Diagnosis of Brainstem Death / Paul G. Murphy -- Death and Donation in Critical Care: Management of Deceased Organ Donation / Paul G. Murphy -- Imaging the Brain-Injured Patient / Tony Goddard and Kshitij Mankad -- Ethical Dilemmas Within Intensive Care / M. D. Dominic Bell.
  • Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Cerebrovascular Diseases is an up-to-date, comprehensive review of the neuropsychiatry of stroke, by active authorities in the field, with an emphasis on diagnostic and management issues. Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Cerebrovascular Diseases includes critical appraisal of the methodological aspects and limitations of the current research on the neuropsychiatry of stroke and on unanswered questions/controversies. Pharmacological aspects of management are discussed, to provide robust information on drug dosages, side effects and interaction, in order to enable the reader to manage these patients more safely. Illustrative cases provide real life scenarios that are clinically relevant and engaging to read. Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Cerebrovascular Diseases is aimed at neurologists, stroke physicians and psychiatrists, and will also be of interest to intensive care doctors, psychologists ad neuropsychologists, research and specialist nurses, clinical researchers and methodologists.
  • "Clinical research in critical care has exploded in the past several years and we now have a much better understanding of how to care for intensive care unit (ICU) patients in areas such as management of sepsis, fluid resuscitation, mechanical ventilation, antibiotic administration, and sedation and analgesia. However, despite improved clinical care, many critically ill patients continue to experience complications of critical illness - some complications are iatrogenic and preventable, while others are simply a component of the natural history of critical illness. These complications lead to increased mortality, morbidity, cost, and long-term chronic conditions. Non-Pulmonary Complications of Critical Care: A Clinical Guide is a valuable resource for trainees and clinicians who aim to better understand and improve the quality of critical care medicine. Armed with information about potential non-pulmonary complications of ICU care and strategies to minimize or prevent those complications, the critical care clinician will be able to help ICU patients potentially avoid much of the morbidity associated with critical illness. This book is organized by organ system such that it can be easily used as a bedside reference. Complications caused by pharmaceuticals are dispersed throughout every chapter and the concluding chapters provide a special emphasis on meticulous supportive care of the critically ill patient to allow the best chance for recovery."--Publisher's website.
  • Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care provides a consistent and comprehensive approach to multiple congenital and acquired cardiac pathologies pre, peri and postoperatively, with the use of algorhythms, guidelines and current research issues. Included with this book are interactive videos with the most common interventions, online access to practical learning activities, and to the comprehensive Aristotle score and database. This reference work satisfies the need for a universal and practical review of management of critically ill children and adults with congenital heart disease, based upon taskforce decisions and the cumulative experience of the world leaders in the field.
  • This book provides a comprehensive overview of current standards of anesthesia and intensive care in neonates and children, with a view to promoting standardization in clinical practice. The first part of the book, devoted to issues in intensive care, opens by considering scoring systems for the assessment of sick children. The diagnosis, prevention, and management of ventilator-associated pneumonia are then discussed, and the roles of high-frequency oscillatory ventilation and noninvasive respiratory support are reviewed. Further chapters address procedural sedation and analgesia in children, the progress toward 'open' ICUs with liberal visiting policies, and advances in long-term home mechanical ventilation.In the second part of the book, a range of important topics in anesthesia and perioperative medicine are discussed. After a review of safety issues, current trends in pediatric regional and locoregional anesthesia are described and a synopsis is provided on current knowledge regarding the use of central blocks in infants and children. Subsequent chapters are devoted to awareness monitoring, single-lung ventilation techniques, anesthesia in the context of severe prematurity, and emergence delirium.Pediatric Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain: Standardization in Clinical Practice will be an extremely useful source of information for both novices and more experienced practitioners in the field.
  • The Editors and contributors of this book take seriously the statement that For all of the science inherent in the specialty of pediatric critical care medicine, there is still art in providing comfort and solace to our patients and their families. No technology will ever replace the compassion in the touch of a hand or the soothing words of a calm and gentle voice. The four volumes of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Evidence, 2nd Edition detail the continued growth and evolution of the pediatric critical care medicine speciality. They reveal the technological innovations in monitoring and information management and gives witness to the rapid evolution and adoption of novel monitoring techniques, such as continuous venous oximetry and near-infrared spectroscopy. They also cover advances in molecular biology that have led to the era of personalized medicine with the ability to individualize treatment to the unique and specific needs of a patient. As such this volume and its three sister titles will be of immense value to all studying and practicing pediatric critical care medicine or those involved in the management of this group of patients.
  • Section I. The Respiratory System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section II. The Cardiovascular System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section III. The Central Nervous System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section IV. The Gastrointestinal System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section V. The Endocrine System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section VI. The Renal System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section VII. The Hematologic System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section VIII. Oncologic Disorders in the PICU -- Section IX. The Immune System in Critical Illness and Injury.
  • The Editors and contributors of this book take seriously the statement that For all of the science inherent in the specialty of pediatric critical care medicine, there is still art in providing comfort and solace to our patients and their families. No technology will ever replace the compassion in the touch of a hand or the soothing words of a calm and gentle voice. The four volumes of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Evidence, 2nd Edition detail the continued growth and evolution of the pediatric critical care medicine speciality. They reveal the technological innovations in monitoring and information management and gives witness to the rapid evolution and adoption of novel monitoring techniques, such as continuous venous oximetry and near-infrared spectroscopy. They also cover advances in molecular biology that have led to the era of personalized medicine with the ability to individualize treatment to the unique and specific needs of a patient. As such this volume and its three sister titles will be of immense value to all studying and practicing pediatric critical care medicine or those involved in the management of this group of patients.
  • Respiratory system -- Cardiovascular system -- Central nervous system -- Infectious diseases -- Hematology and oncology -- Renal system -- Endocrine system -- Nutrition and the gastrointestinal system -- Immunology -- Metabolic disorders -- Pain management -- Pharmacology and toxicology -- Traumatology -- Statistics -- Ethics.
  • Fundamentals of Gas Exchange and the Assessment of Oxygenation and Ventilation /John S. Sullivan and Toah A. Nkromah --Oxygen Delivery and Oxygen Consumption in Pediatric Critical Care /Juan A. Gutierrez and Andreas A. Theodorou --Hemodynamics /Scott A. Hagen and Timothy E. Corden --Regional Circulations /Demetris Yannopoulos and Vinay M. Nadkarni --Assessment of Cardiovascular Function /Frank A. Maffei --Overview, Structure and Function of the Nephron /Megan Rashid and George J. Schwartz --Physiology of Skeletal Muscle and the Neuromuscular Junction /Ellen D. Iannoli and Michael P. Eaton --Assessment of Neurologic Function /Elizabeth E. Scarlett, Brandi N. Peachey and Jill M. Gotoff --Endothelial Interactions and Coagulation /Trung C. Nguyen and Joseph A. Carcillo --The Inflammatory Response /Mark W. Hall --Genetic Predisposition to Critical Illness in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit /Neal J. Thomas, Mary K. Dahmer and Michael W. Quasney --Conventional Mechanical Ventilation /Joseph D. Tobias --Non-conventional Mechanical Ventilation /Michael D. Dettorre --Mechanical and Electrical Myocardial Support /Sabrina S. L. Tsao, Kendra M. Ward and Denise M. Goodman --Renal Replacement Therapies and Other Extracorporeal Therapies /Andrew L. Schwaderer and Marc B. Lande --Pharmacology /Gretchen L. Brummel and Steven E. Lucking --Cardiovascular Drug Therapy /Frank A. Maffei --Sedation and Analgesia /Richard L. Lambert, Lela W. Brink and Frank A. Maffei.Neuromuscular Blockade /Michael P. Eaton and A. Marika Stone --Use of Blood Products /Jill M. Cholette and Norma B. Lerner --Nutrition in Critical Illness /Margaret A. Satchell --Upper Airway Obstruction /Steven E. Lucking --Severe Asthma /Neal J. Thomas and Frank A. Maffei --Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome /Frank A. Maffei and Neal J. Thomas --Acute Pulmonary Infections /Karen S. Powers --Circulatory Failure/Shock /Hector R. Wong --Sepsis /Angela Lorts, Timothy T. Cornell and Thomas P. Shanley --Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome /Nikoleta S. Kolovos and Barry P. Markovitz --Disorders of Cardiac Rhythm /William G. Harmon --Post-operative Cardiac Care /Surender Rajasekaran and John C. Ring --Cerebral Resuscitation and Traumatic Brain Injury /Ericka L. Fink, Patrick M. Kochanek and Robert S. B. Clark --Neurological Diseases in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine /Michael J. Bell and Aditi Sharangpani --The Approach to the Critically Ill Infant /Frank A. Maffei --Nosocomial Infections /Elise W. van der Jagt --Fluid/Electrolyte/Acid-Base Abnormalities /Michael L. Moritz --Acute Kidney Injury /William S. Varade and Elif Erkan --Acute Liver Injury and Failure in Children /Richard L. Lambert --Hematology and Oncology in Critical Illness /Leonardo R. Brandão, Scott C. Howard, Kenneth W. Gow, Surender Rajasekaran and Robert F. Tamburro --Critical Care Endocrinology /Kecha A. LynShue and Mark A. Sperling --Metabolic Crises /Paul J. Bellino --Trauma/Burn /Robert E. Cilley and Eric H. Bradburn --Toxicology for the Pediatric Intensivist /L. Eugene Daugherty and Frank A. Maffei.
  • Provide the latest in superior quality care for critically ill children with the full-color, updated 4th Edition of Fuhrman and Zimmerman's Pediatric Critical Care. In print, and now online, Drs. Bradley P. Fuhrman and Jerry J. Zimmerman use a comprehensive, organ-systems approach to help you manage a full range of disease entities. Get up-to-the-minute knowledge of topics such as acute lung injury, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, and more. Implement new clinical techniques and diagnostic tests, weigh the varying perspectives of six associate editors with expertise in the field, reference 1,000+ illustrations to aid diagnosis, and keep sharp with online access to board-style review questions. This definitive title will ensure that you consistently deliver the very best intensive care to your pediatric patients. Focus on the development, function, and treatment of a wide range of disease entities with the text's clear, logical, organ-system approach. Keep all members of the pediatric ICU team up to date with coverage of topics particularly relevant to their responsibilities.
  • Modern vascular neurology, particularly in the emergency setting, often requires a great capacity for analysis and synthesis. Physicians who manage these patients must have acquired multidisciplinary skills, including a good knowledge of clinical neurology and medical imaging, but they may also need to be skilled in cardiology and intensive care. The initial clinical and imaging examinations play a decisive role in the management strategy. This book, written by neurologists and neuroradiologists, is designed to help all physicians involved in the management of neurovascular disease. The format and contents of this book, including the latest guidelines from learned societies, are designed to provide a succinct and practical guide. Although this book is particularly devoted to ischaemic stroke, other neurovascular diseases, especially haemorrhagic stroke, are also discussed. This book should constitute a valuable tool for everyday practice for all medical personnel involved in neurovascular disease.
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  • Airway management and endotracheal intubation -- Central venous catheterization -- Arterial line placement and care -- Pulmonary artery catherization -- Temporary cardiac pacing -- Cardioversion and defibrillation -- Pericardiocentesis -- Chest tube insertion and care -- Bronchoscopy -- Thoracentesis -- Arterial puncture for blood gas analysis -- Tracheostomy -- Gastrointestinal endoscopy -- Paracentesis and diagnostic peritoneal lavage -- Gastroesophageal balloon tamponade for acute variceal hemorrhage -- Endoscopic placement of feeding tubes -- Cerebrospinal fluid aspiration -- Percutaneous suprapubic cystostomy -- Aspiration of the knee and synovial fluid analysis -- Anesthesia for bedside procedures -- Interventional radiology: drainage techniques -- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- Management of pain in the critically ill patient -- Therapeutic paralysis -- Dialysis therapy in the intensive care setting -- Therapeutic apheresis: technical considerations and indications in critical care -- Routine monitoring of critically ill patients -- Indirect calorimetry -- Minimally invasive cardiology -- Neurologic and intracranial pressure monitoring -- Echocardiography in the intensive care unit -- Monitoring gastrointestinal tract function -- Respiratory monitoring during mechanical ventilation.
  • For important information you need to know, but can't remember, turn to QUICK HITS IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE. This practical, short compendium contains the key decision-rules, clinical values, mnemonics, and dosages that you need at your finger tips in the ED. It covers everything from acute coronary syndrome and ACLS, to electrolyte equations and hyperkalemia, to ventilator settings by disease to Wellen's syndrome. Information on each topic is limited to a single page and presented in easily digested formats such as tables, algorithms, bulleted lists, and clinical illustrations.
  • Respiratory physiology -- Disorders of the pediatric chest -- Respiratory monitoring -- Bronchoscopy in the pediatric intensive care unit -- Acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome -- Mechanical ventilation -- Ventilator-induced lung injury -- Prone positioning -- High-frequency oscillatory ventilation -- Pulmonary surfactant: biology and therapy -- Nitric oxide -- Extracorporeal life support for children with acute respiratory failure -- Diseases of the upper respiratory tract -- Congenital airway and respiratory tract anomalies -- Status asthmaticus -- Bronchiolitis -- Pneumonia and empyema -- Pediatric lung transplantation -- Neuromuscular respiratory failure -- Diseases of the pulmonary vascular system.
  • Emergency Medical Services for Children / Derek S. Wheeler and Tom LeMaster -- Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation / Vinay M. Nadkarni and Robert A. Berg -- Supplemental Oxygen and Bag-Valve-Mask Ventilation / Patricia Abboud, Jennifer Raake, and Derek S. Wheeler -- Assessment and Management of the Pediatric Airway / Derek S. Wheeler, James P. Spaeth, Renuka Mehta, Suriyanarayana P. Hariprakash, and Peter N. Cox -- Vascular Access / Jennifer Kaplan and Richard J. Brilli -- Shock: An Overview / Joseph A. Carcillo, Derek S. Wheeler, Neil W. Kooy, and Thomas P. Shanley -- Acute Respiratory Failure / Jennifer L. Turi and Ira M. Cheifetz -- Pediatric Transport Medicine / Derek S. Wheeler and W. Bradley Poss -- Withdrawal of Life Support / Kathleen L. Meert and Ashok P. Sarnaik -- Brain Death / Sam D. Shemie -- The Pathophysiology of Brain Death and Care of the Potential Organ Donor / Sam D. Shemie.
  • Rural surgery 2011, Springer
  • The care of critically ill and injured children needs to be safe, evidence-based, equitable, efficient, timely, and family-centered. "Science and Practice of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine" discusses these changes in the specialty in greater scope and detail, offering the reader fresh insight into not only where we came from, but also where we are going as a specialty. Thus, this book is designed for all involved in the management of the pediatric critically ill patient, from physicians, residents and fellows in critical care, pulmonology, cardiology and pediatricians to specialist.
  • Sepsis management 2012, Springer
  • Front Matter -- Supplemental Images -- Surgical Critical Care. Respiratory and Cardiovascular Physiology / Marcin A Jankowski, Frederick Giberson -- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Oxygen Delivery, and Shock / Timothy J Harrison, Mark Cipolle -- Arrhythmias, Acute Coronary Syndromes, and Hypertensive Emergencies / Harrison T Pitcher, Timothy J Harrison -- Sepsis and the Inflammatory Response to Injury / Juan C Duchesne, Marquinn D Duke -- Hemodynamic and Respiratory Monitoring / Christopher S Nelson, Jeffrey P Coughenour, Stephen L Barnes -- Airway Management, Anesthesia, and Perioperative Management / Jeffrey P Coughenour, Stephen L Barnes -- Acute Respiratory Failure and Mechanical Ventilation / Lewis J Kaplan, Adrian A Maung -- Infectious Disease / Charles Kung Chao Hu, Heather Dolman, Patrick McGann -- Pharmacology and Antibiotics / Michelle Strong -- Transfusion, Hemostasis and Coagulation / Stacy Shackelford, Kenji Inaba -- Analgesia and Sedation / Juan C Duchesne, Marquinn D Duke -- Delirium, Alcohol Withdrawal, and Psychiatric Disorders / Meghan Edwards, Ali Salim -- Acid-Base, Fluid and Electrolytes / Charles Kung Chao Hu, Andre Nguyen, Nicholas Thiessen -- Metabolic Illness and Endocrinopathies / Therese M Duane, Andrew Young -- Hypothermia and Hyperthermia / Raquel M Forsythe -- Acute Kidney Injury / Terence O'keeffe -- Liver Failure / Bellal Joseph -- Nutrition / Rifat Latifi -- Neurocritical Care / Scott H Norwood, Herb A Phelan -- Venous Thromboembolism / Herb A Phelan, Scott H Norwood -- Transplantation, Immunology, and Cell Biology / Leslie Kobayashi -- Obstetric Critical Care / Gerard J Fulda, Anthony Sciscione -- Envenomations, Poisonings and Toxicology / Michelle Strong -- Common Procedures in the ICU / Adam D Fox, Daniel N Holena -- Diagnostic Imaging, Ultrasound, and Interventional Radiology / Randall S Friese, Terence O'Keeffe -- Emergency Surgery. Neurotrauma / Bellal Joseph -- Blunt and Penetrating Neck Trauma / Leslie Kobayashi -- Cardiothoracic and Thoracic Vascular Injury / Leslie Kobayashi -- Abdominal and Abdominal Vascular Injury / Leslie Kobayashi -- Orthopedic and Hand Trauma / Brett D Crist, Gregory J Della Rocca -- Peripheral Vascular Trauma / Daniel N Holena, Adam D Fox -- Urologic Trauma / Hoylan Fernandez, Scott Petersen -- Care of the Pregnant Trauma Patient / Julie L Wynne, Terence O'Keeffe -- Esophagus, Stomach, and Duodenum / Andrew Tang -- Small Intestine, Appendix, and Colorectal / Jay J Doucet, Vishal Bansal -- Gallbladder and Pancreas / Andrew Tang -- Liver and Spleen / Narong Kulvatunyou -- Incarcerated Hernias / Narong Kulvatunyou -- Soft-Tissue and Necrotizing Infection / Joseph J DuBose -- Obesity and Bariatric Surgery / Stacy A Brethauer, Carlos V R Brown -- Burns, Inhalation Injury, Electrical and Lightning Injuries / Joseph J DuBose -- Urologic and Gynecologic Surgery / Julie L Wynne -- Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery / Jared L Antevil, Carlos V R Brown -- Extremes of Age: Pediatric Surgery and Geriatrics / Michael C Madigan, Gary T Marshall -- Telemedicine and Surgical Technology / Rifat Latifi -- Statistics / Randall S Friese -- Ethics, End-of-Life, and Organ Retrieval / Lewis J Kaplan, Felix Lui -- Index.
  • Supplemental oxygen therapy -- Airway management in the intensive care unit -- Vascular cannulation -- Fluid resuscitation -- Vasoactive amines and inotropic agents -- Shock -- Hemodynamic monitoring -- Acid-base disorders -- Analgesia and sedation -- Neuromuscular blocking agents -- Optimization of the high-risk surgical patient -- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- Management of closed head injury -- Spinal cord injuries -- Ischemic stroke -- Hemorrhagic stroke -- Status epilepticus -- Critical illness plyneuorpathy and myopathy -- Management of hypertension in the perioperative period -- Postoperative myocardial infarction -- Management of postoperative arrhythmias -- Acute respiratory failure -- Mechanical ventilation -- Venous thromboembolism -- Fat emulsion syndrome -- Venous air embolism -- Sepsis -- Vascular catherter-related bloodstream infections -- Pneumonia -- Intra-abdominal sepsis -- Evaluation of the febrile patient in the ICU -- Antimicrobial use in surgical intensive care -- Coagulation abnormalities in the critically ill -- Blood products -- Hyperglycemia in the surgical intensive care unit -- Adrenal insufficiency -- Nutrition support in intensive care -- Acute kidney injury -- Renal replacement therapy -- Disorders of electrolytes -- Gastrointestinal bleeding -- Acute pancreatitis -- Trauma -- Burns -- The abdominal compartment syndrome -- Rhabdomyolysis -- Postoperative care of the cardiac surgical patient -- Postoperative care following major vascular surgery -- Postoperative care after bariatric surgery -- Care of the organ donor -- Postoperative care of the heart transplant patient -- Postoperative care of the lung-transplant patient -- Postoperative care of the liver-transplant patient -- Postoperative care of the pancreas-transplant recipient -- Management of the critically ill geriatric patient -- Alcohol withdrawal in the surgical patient: prevention and treatment -- Ethics and the end-of-life care -- Scoring systems and outcome prediction -- Improving the intensive care unit -- Continuing education in critical care medicine.
  • Listening to an injured brain is not easy. It takes knowledge, dedication, and understanding of the critically ill patient and their family. It takes an appreciation of the logistics of care in these difficult times of imbalance between more and sicker patients and fewer medical specialists. The impact of the right personnel, whose interest and training is in neurocritical care, has shown promise, both in terms of improving patient outcome and quality. The editors have updated this second edition with the latest knowledge and trends. Gathering together a group of international experts who champions the three characteristics Patient and Family Centered High Quality Care, Education, and Discovery needed in our NeuroICUs, the editors present to the reader a comprehensive textbook of neurocritical care, incorporating best practice / evidence-based medicine and performance improvement. This book is not an effort to embellish the shelf of a medical library; it is a practical bedside friend to be used to improve the neurological outcomes of those for whom we are honored to care: our patients.
  • This book highlights the practical characteristics of uncommon diseases and presents the most relevant features for the management of intensive care units. It does not aim to provide an exhaustive description of uncommon diseases, focusing instead on the major diseases that intensivists may encounter in their clinical practice. After a brief introduction on the epidemiology and pathophysiology of each disease, the authors emphasize the aspects related to diagnosis and treatment, providing concise and pragmatic guidance for residents and intensivists who care for patients with uncommon diseases. Although by definition uncommon diseases have a low prevalence in the general population, they can affect a large number of patients admitted to intensive care units, as they can often be diagnosed at intensive care units. Indeed, often a complication of the disease is what leads to the patient's being admitted to an intensive care unit.
  • Basic notions of critical ultrasound -- The ultrasound equipment -- Specific notions of critical ultrasound in the critically ill -- Introduction to abdominal ultrasound: normal patterns -- Peritoneum -- Gastrointestinal tract -- Liver -- Gallbladder -- Urinary tract -- Various targets in the abdomen (spleen, adrenals, pancreas, lymph nodes) -- Aorta -- Principles of examination of the deep veins in the critically ill -- Principles of examination of the deep veins in the critically ill [same title as chapter 12 before?] -- Introduction to lung ultrasound -- Pleural effusion -- Lung: alveolar syndrome -- Lung and interstitial syndrome -- Pneumothorax -- Basic applications of lung ultrasound in the critically ill: 1-a bedside alternative to CT and other irradiating techniques -- Basic applications of lung ultrasound in the critically ill: 2-the ultrasound approach of an acute respiratory failure: the BLUE protocol -- Applications of lung ultrasound in the critically ill: 3-lung ultrasound in the neonate -- Simple emergency cardiac sonography -- Simple critical ultrasound considering hemodynamic therapy: our limited investigation -- Head and neck -- Soft tissues and miscellaneous areas -- Interventional ultrasound -- Ultrasound in the surgical intensive care unit, some peculiarities -- Critical ultrasound outside the intensive care unit -- Analytic study of severe and/or frequent situations in the critically ill -- Free considerations -- A way to learn critical ultrasound -- Critical ultrasound, not just a new technique: also a philosophy.

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