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    edited by Andrew Bersten, Neil Soni.
    Summary: Whether you're a newcomer to the ICU or a seasoned practitioner, Oh's Intensive Care Manual delivers the practical, expert answers you need to manage the conditions you see every day in the intensive care unit. This highly esteemed, bestselling medical reference book presents comprehensive detail on each topic, while maintaining a succinct, accessible style so this information can be seamlessly incorporated into your daily practice. Access everything you need to know about disease processes and their management during the course of ICU rotations. Gain valuable insight into the consensus of practice and standard of ICU care as followed in the UK, Europe, India, and Australia. Take advantage of expert advice on practical issues that will be encountered on a day-to-day basis in the ICU, as well as common pitfalls in treatment and management emphasized in each chapter.

    pt. One Organisation Aspects
    1. Design and organisation of intensive care units / Felicity H. Hawker
    2. Critical care outreach and rapid response systems / Christian P. Subbe
    3. Severity of illness and likely outcome from critical illness / Mark Palazzo
    4. Transport of critically ill patients / Matthew R. Hooper
    5. Physiotherapy in intensive care / Mandy O. Jones
    6. Critical care nursing / John R. Welch
    7. Ethics in intensive care / Malcolm M. Fisher
    8.Common problems after ICU / Evelyn Corner
    9. Clinical information systems / David Fraenkel
    10. Clinical trials in critical care / Anthony Delaney
    11. Palliative care / Neil Soni
    12. ICU and the elderly / Richard Keays
    13. Health care team in intensive care medicine / Gerry O'Callaghan
    14. Preparing for examinations in intensive care medicine / Liz Hickson
    pt. Two Shock
    15. Overview of shock / Sandra L. Peake
    16. Haemodynamic monitoring / David J. Sturgess 17. Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome / Marriane J. Chapman
    18. Monitoring oxygenation / Balasubramanian Venkatesh
    19. Lactic acidosis / Alistair D. Nichol
    pt. Three Acute Coronary Care
    20. Acute cardiac syndromes, investigations and interventions / Bradley Power
    21. Adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation / Peter T. Morley
    22. Management of cardiac arrhythmias / Andrew Holt
    23. Cardiac pacing and implantable cardioverter defibrillators / Oliver R. Segal
    24. Acute heart failure / David Treacher
    25. Valvular and congenital heart disease and bacterial endocarditis / Susanna Price
    26. Intensive care after cardiac surgery / Raymond F. Raper
    27. Echocardiography in the intensive care unit / Susanna Price
    pt. Four Respiratory Failure
    28. Oxygen therapy / Adrian J. Wagstaff
    29. Airway management and acute airway obstruction / Gordon Y.S. Choi
    30. Acute respiratory failure in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease / David V. Tuxen 31. Mechanical ventilation / Andrew D. Bersten
    32. Humidification and inhalation therapy / Andrew D. Bersten
    33. Acute respiratory distress syndrome / Andrew D. Bersten
    34. Pulmonary embolism / David V. Pilcher
    35. Acute severe asthma / Matthew T. Naughton
    36. Pneumonia / Charles D. Gomersall
    37. Non-invasive ventilation / Andrew D. Bersten
    38. Respiratory monitoring / Andrew D. Bersten
    39. Imaging the chest / Simon P.G. Padley
    40. Ultrasound in the ICU / Ubbo F. Wiersema
    41. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) / Vincent Pellegrino
    41.1. ECMO for respiratory failure
    41.2. ECMO for cardiac failure
    pt. Five Gastroenterological Emergencies and Surgery
    42. Acute gastrointestinal bleeding / Joseph J.Y. Sung
    43. Severe acute pancreatitis / Duncan L.A. Wyncoll
    44. Liver failure / Julia Wendon
    44.1. Acute hepatic failure
    44.2. Cirrhosis and acute-on-chronic liver disease 45. Abdominal surgical catastrophes / Stephen J. Streat
    46. Solid tumours and their implications in the ICU / Pascale Gruber
    pt. Six Acute Renal Failure
    47. Acute kidney injury / Rinaldo Bellomo
    48. Renal replacement therapy / Rinaldo Bellomo
    pt. Seven Neurological Disorders
    49. Disorders of consciousness / Balasubramanian Venkatesh
    50. Status epilepticus / Helen I. Opdam
    51. Acute cerebrovascular complications / Thearina de Beer
    52. Cerebral protection / Michelle Hayes
    53. Brain death / Martin Smith
    54. Meningitis and encephalomyelitis / Angus M. Kennedy
    55. Tetanus / Jeffrey Lipman
    56. Delirium / Marcela P. Vizcaychipi
    57. Neuromuscular diseases in intensive care / Manoj K. Saxena
    pt. Eight Endocrine Disorders
    58. Diabetic emergencies / Richard Keays
    59. Diabetes insipidus and other polyuric syndromes / Alastair C. Carr
    60. Thyroid emergencies / Ying Li 61. Adrenocortical insufficiency in critical illness / Jeremy Cohen
    62. Acute calcium disorders / Balasubramanian Venkatesh
    pt. Nine Obstetric Emergencies
    63. Preeclampsia and eclampsia / Tony Gin
    64. General obstetric emergencies / Tony Gin
    65. Severe pre-existing disease in pregnancy / Steve M. Yentis
    pt. Ten Infections and Immune Disorders
    66. Anaphylaxis / Malcolm M. Fisher
    67. Host defence mechanisms and immunodeficiency disorders / Alexander A. Padiglione
    68. HIV and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome / Steve McGloughlin
    69. Severe sepsis / A. Raffaele De Gaudio
    70. Nosocomial infections / Rishi H-P Dhillon
    71. Severe soft-tissue infections / Didier Pittet
    72. Principles of antibiotic use / Jeffrey Lipman
    73. Tropical diseases / Michael E. Pelly
    pt. Eleven Severe and Multiple Trauma
    74. Severe and multiple trauma / Li C. Hsee
    75. Severe head injuries / Manoj K. Saxena pt. Fourteen Metabolic Homeostasis
    92. Acid
    base balance and disorders / Thomas J. Morgan
    93. Fluid and electrolyte therapy / Simon Finfer
    94. Enteral and parenteral nutrition / Richard Leonard
    pt. Fifteen Haematological Management
    95. Blood transfusion / James P. Isbister
    96. Colloids and blood products / Matthias Jacob
    97. Therapeutic plasma exchange and intravenous immunoglobulin therapy / James P. Isbister
    98. Haemostatic failure / James P. Isbister
    99. Haematological malignancy / Timothy Wigmore
    pt. Sixteen Transplantation
    100.Organ donation / Stephen J. Streat
    101. Liver transplantation / Julia Wendon
    102. Heart and lung transplantation / Paul C. Jansz
    pt. Seventeen Paediatric Intensive Care
    103. The critically ill child / Shelley D. Riphagen
    104. Upper airway obstruction in children / Sara Hanna
    105. Acute respiratory failure in children / Kevin Plumpton 106. Paediatric fluid and electrolyte therapy / Frank Shann
    107. Sedation and analgesia in children / Geoff Knight
    108. Shock and cardiac disease / Johnny Millar
    109. Neurological emergencies in children / Anthony J. Slater
    110. Paediatric trauma / Kevin McCaffery
    111. Withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining medical treatment in children / James Tibballs
    112. Paediatric poisoning / James Tibballs
    113. Paediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation / James Tibballs.
    Digital Access ScienceDirect 2014