Critical Care Handbook of the Massachussetts General Hospital

ISBN-10: 0781795664

ISBN-13: 9780781795661

Edition: 5th 2010 (Revised)

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Written by the multidisciplinary intensive care unit staff at the Massachusetts General Hospital, the Fifth Edition of this best-selling handbook is a practical, complete, and current guide to medical and surgical critical care. In a user-friendly outline format designed for rapid reference, this pocket-sized book presents reliable, hospital-tested protocols that reflect today's most advanced critical care practices. This edition includes new chapters on disaster preparedness in the ICU, quality improvement and prophylaxis, non-antibiotic therapies for sepsis, the long-term PACU patient, and use of ultrasound in the ICU. An appendix provides supplemental drug information.
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Book details

List price: $45.50
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 12/29/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 752
Size: 4.75" wide x 7.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

General Principles
Hemodynamic Monitoring
Respiratory Monitoring
Use of Ultrasound in the ICU
Airway Management
Principles of Mechanical Ventilation
Hemodynamic Management
Sedation & Analgesia
Fluids, Electrolytes & Acid-Base Management
Critical Care of the Trauma Patient
Critical Care of the Neurologic Patient
Infectious Disease: General Considerations
Quality Improvement & Prophylaxis
Ethical & Legal Issues in ICU Practice
Evidence-Based Practice & Basic Statistics in Critical Care
Transport of the ICU Patient
Specific Considerations
Coronary Artery Disease
Valvular Heart Disease
Cardiac Dysrhythmias
The Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease & Asthma
Pulmonary Embolism & Deep Venous Thrombosis
Discontinuation of Mechanical Ventilation
Acute Kidney Injury
Liver Dysfunction
Coagulopathy & Hypercoagulability
Acute Gastrointestinal Diseases
Endocrine Disorders & Glucose Management
Infectious Diseases: Specific Considerations
Non-Antibiotic Therapies for Sepsis
Stroke, Seizures & Encephalopathy
Acute Weakness
Drug Overdose, Poisoning & Adverse Drug Reactions
Adult & Pediatric Resuscitation
Transfusion Medicine
Neurological Trauma
The Burned Patient
Disaster Preparedness in the ICU
ICU Care After Vascular Surgery
ICU Care After Thoracic Surgery
ICU Care Following Liver, Kidney & Lung Transplantation
ICU Care of the Obese Patient
The Intensivist Outside the ICU
Obstetric Critical Care
Supplemental Drug Information
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