Current Diagnosis and Treatment Critical Care

ISBN-10: 007143657X

ISBN-13: 9780071436571

Edition: 3rd 2008

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All the management and diagnosis strategies you need in the critical care environment ..CURRENT Critical Care Diagnosis And Treatmentdelivers authoritative and clinically focused guidance in a concise, find-it-now format. Following the trusted LANGE approach it includes a review of the etiology, relevant pathophysiology, and clinical symptoms as a prelude to diagnosis and treatment. Coverage includes everything from renal failure and surgical infections to coronary heart disease with an emphasis on evidence-based medicine throughout. ..Feature .. Comprehensive overview of 40 key critical care topics, covering critical care basics, medical critical care, and the essentials of surgical critical care .. Valuable perspectives on the latest technologies, equipment, therapeutic strategies, and interventions in the critical care setting.. Concise chapters geared to the specific needs of medical students, residents, critical care trainees, and clinicians.. Addresses common but difficult-to-diagnose critical care problems and delivers approach to the patient strategies .. NEW! Important new treatment strategies for venous thromboembolism, acute respiratory distress syndrome, diabetic ketoacidosis, asthma, sepsis, and many more.. NEW! Current recommendations for deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis, transfusions, goal direct therapy in sepsis, mechanical ventilation, use of pulmonary artery catheters, and glycemic control.. NEW! PMID numbers on all references for easy look-up .......
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Book details

List price: $91.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 8/7/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 896
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.168
Language: English

Authors
Preface
Philosophy & Principles of Critical Care
General Principles of Critical Care
Role of the Medical Director of the Intensive Care Unit
Critical Care Scoring
Current Controversies & Unresolved Issues
Fluids, Electrolytes, & Acid-Base
Disorders of Fluid Volume
Disorders of Water Balance
Disorders of Potassium Balance
Disorders of Phosphorus Balance
Disorders of Magnesium Balance
Disorders of Calcium Balance
Acid-Base Homeostasis & Disorders
Transfusion Therapy
Blood Components
Blood Component Administration
Complications of Transfusion
Current Controversies & Unresolved Issues
Pharmacotherapy
Pharmacokinetic Parameters
Pharmacokinetic Considerations
Medication Errors & Prevention in the ICU
Intensive Care Anesthesia & Analgesia
Physiologic Effects of Anesthesia in the Critically Ill
Airway Management
Pain Management in the ICU
Muscle Relaxants in Intensive Care
Sedative-Hypnotics for the Critically Ill
Malignant Hyperthermia
Nutrition
Nutrition & Malnutrition in the Critically Ill Patient
Nutritional Therapy
Nutritional Support in Specific Diseases
New Treatment Strategies for the Malnourished Critically Ill Patient
Imaging Procedures
Imaging Techniques
Iodinated Contrast Agents
Use of Central Venous Catheters for Contrast Injection
Imaging of Support & Monitoring Devices in the ICU
Imaging in Pulmonary Diseases
Imaging in Pleural Disorders
Imaging of the Abdomen & Pelvis
Imaging of Acute Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Disorders
Imaging in Emergent & Urgent Genitourinary Conditions
Intensive Care Monitoring
Electrocardiography
Blood Pressure Monitoring
Central Venous Catheters
Pulmonary Artery Catheterization
Cardiac Output
Pulse Oximetry
Airway CO[subscript 2] Monitoring
Transcutaneous Blood Gases
Respiratory Mechanics
Respired Gas Analysis
Clinical Applications
Transport
Interhospital Transport
Equipment & Monitoring
Education & Training
Reimbursement Standards & Costs
Current Controversies & Unresolved Issues
Ethical, Legal, & Palliative/End-of-Life Care Considerations
Ethical Principles
Conflicts Between Ethical Principles
Ethical Decision Making
Advance Care Planning
Medicolegal Aspects of Decision Making
Withholding & Withdrawing Life Support
Organ Donation
Role of the Health Care Professional
Web Sites for Health Care Ethics Information & Policies
Shock & Resuscitation
Hypovolemic Shock
Distributive Shock
Cardiac Shock
Respiratory Failure
Pathophysiology of Respiratory Failure
Treatment of Acute Respiratory Failure
Acute Respiratory Failure from Specific Disorders
Renal Failure
Nondialytic Therapy for Acute Renal Failure
Dialytic Therapy for the Critically Ill Patient
Critical Illness in Patients with Chronic Renal Failure
Gastrointestinal Failure in the ICU
Pancreatitis
Bowel Obstruction
Obstruction of the Large Bowel
Adynamic (Paralytic) Ileus
Diarrhea & Malabsorption
Pancreatic Insufficiency
Lactase Deficiency
Diarrhea
Infections in the Critically Ill
Sepsis
Community-Acquired Pneumonia
Urosepsis
Infective Endocarditis
Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
Intraabdominal Infections
Infections in Special Hosts
Principles of Antibiotic Use in the ICU
Evalauation of the ICU Patient with New Fever
Nosocomial Pneumonia
Urinary Catheter-Associated Infections
Intravenous Catheter-Associated Infections
Clostridium Difficile-Associated Diarrhea
Hematogenously Disseminated Candidiasis
Antimicrobial Resistance in the ICU
Botulism
Tetanus
Surgical Infections
Evaluation and Management of Infection by Body Site
Bleeding & Hemostasis
Approach to the Bleeding Patient
Current Controversies & Unresolved Issues
Psychiatric Problems
Delirium
Depression
Anxiety & Fear
Staff Issues
Care of the Elderly Patient
Physiologic Changes with Age
Management of the Elderly Patient in the ICU
Special Considerations
Critical Care of the Oncology Patient
Central Nervous System Disorders
Metabolic Disorders
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
Cardiac Problems in Critical Care
Atrial Arrhythmias
Ventricular Arrhythmias
Heart Block
Cardiac Problems During Pregnancy
Toxic Effects of Cardiac Drugs
Coronary Heart Disease
Physiologic Considerations
Myocardial Ischemia (Angina Pectoris)
Acute Coronary Syndromes: Unstable Angina and Non-ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction
Acute Myocardial Infarction with ST-Segment Elevation
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Aneurysms, Dissections, & Transections of the Great Vessels
Postoperative Arrhythmias
Bleeding, Coagulopathy, & Blood Product Utilization
Cardiopulmonary Bypass, Hypothermia, Circulatory Arrest, & Ventricular Assistance
Postoperative Low-Output States
Pulmonary Disease
Status Asthmaticus
Life-Threatening Hemoptysis
Deep Venous Thrombosis & Pulmonary Thromboembolism
Anaphylaxis
Angioedema
Endocrine Problems in the Critically Ill Patient
Thyroid Storm
Myxedema Coma
Acute Adrenal Insufficiency
Sick Euthyroid Syndrome
Diabetes Mellitus, Hyperglycemia, & the Critically Ill Patient
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Hyperglycemic Hyperosomolar Nonketotic Coma
Management of the Acutely Ill Patient with Hyperglycemia or Diabetes Mellitus
Hyperglycemia
Hypoglycemia
Other Complications of Diabetes Mellitus
HIV Infection in the Critically Ill Patient
Complications of HIV Disease: An Overview
Other Infectious Causes of Pneumonia and Respiratory Failure
Dermatologic Problems in the Intensive Care Unit
Common Skin Disorders
Drug Reactions
Purpura
Life-Threatening Dermatoses
Cutaneous Manifestations of Infection
Critical Care of Vascular Disease & Emergencies
Vascular Emergencies in the ICU
Critical Care of the Vascular Surgery Patient
Critical Care of Neurologic Disease
Encephalopathy & Coma
Seizures
Neuromuscular Disorders
Cerebrovascular Diseases
Neurosurgical Critical Care
Head Injuries
Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Tumors of the Central Nervous System
Cervical Spinal Cord Injuries
Acute Abdomen
Specific Pathologic Entities
Current Controversies & Unresolved Issues
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Hepatobiliary Disease
Acute Hepatic Failure
Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding from Portal Hypertension
Ascites
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Preoperative Assessment & Perioperative Management of Patients with Cirrhosis
Liver Resection in Patients with Cirrhosis
Burns
Thermal Burn Injury
Initial Care of the Burn Patient
Principles of Burn Treatment
Care of the Burn Wound
Postresuscitation Period
Nutrition
Chemical Burn Injury
Electrical Burn Injury
Poisonings & Ingestions
Evaluation of Poisoning in the Acute Care Setting or ICU
Treatment of Poisoning in the ICU
Management of Specific Poisonings
Care of Patients with Environmental Injuries
Heat Stroke
Hypothermia
Frostbite
Near-Drowning
Envenomation
Electric Shock & Lightning Injury
Radiation Injury
Critical Care Issues in Pregnancy
Physiologic Adaptation to Pregnancy
General Considerations in the Care of the Pregnant Patient in the ICU
Management of Critical Complications of Pregnancy
Antithrombotic Therapy
Physical Measures
Antiplatelet Agents
Anticoagulants
New Anticoagulants
Defibrinating Agents
Oral Anticoagulants
Thrombolytic Therapy
Antithrombotic Therapy in Pregnancy
Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome
Thrombosis in Cancer Patients
Future Directions
Index
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