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ISBN-10: 143771367X

ISBN-13: 9781437713671

Edition: 6th 2011

Authors: Jean-Louis Vincent, Edward Abraham, Patrick Kochanek, Mitchell P. Fink, Frederick A. Moore

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Textbook of Critical Care, by Drs. Jean-Louis Vincent, Edward Abraham, Frederick A. Moore, Patrick Kochanek, and Mitchell P. Fink, remains your best source on effective management of critically ill patients. This trusted reference - acclaimed for its success in bridging the gap between medical and surgical critical care - now features an even stronger focus on patient outcomes, equipping you with the proven, evidence-based guidance you need to successfully overcome a full range of practice challenges. Inside, you'll find totally updated coverage of vital topics, such as coagulation and apoptosis in certain critical care illnesses, such as acute lung injury and adult respiratory distress syndrome; sepsis and other serious infectious diseases; specific organ dysfunction and failure; and many other vital topics. At www.expertconsult.com you can access the complete contents of the book online, rapidly searchable, with regular updates plus new videos that demonstrate how to perform key critical care procedures. The result is an even more indispensible reference for every ICU. Access the complete contents of the book online at www.expertconsult.com, rapidly searchable, and stay current for years to come with regular online updates. Practice with confidence by consulting with a "who's who" of global experts on every facet of critical care medicine. Implement today's most promising, evidence-based care strategies with an enhanced focus on patient outcomes. Effectively apply the latest techniques and approaches with totally updated coverage of the importance of coagulation and apoptosis in certain critical care illnesses, such as acute lung injury and adult respiratory distress syndrome; sepsis and other serious infectious diseases; specific organ dysfunction and failure; and many other vital topics. See how to perform key critical care procedures by watching a wealth of new videos online. Focus on the practical guidance you need with the aid of a new, more templated format in which basic science content has been integrated within clinical chapters, and all procedural content has been streamlined for online presentation and paired with videos. The leading title in its field, the Textbook of Critical Care is now entirely focused on clinical care issues with brand-new topics and supplemental videos and the entire procedures section is now located online.
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Book details

List price: $275.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 6/24/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1744
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.75" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 6.996
Language: English

Peter Copelandhas been a professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Houston since 1990. His research interests include primarily geochemistry and tectonics. He is a fellow of the Geological Society of America and from 2000-2004 he was Editor of the GSA Bulletin.

Sudden Deterioration of Neurological Status
Agitation/Delirium
Management of Acute Pain
Fever and Hypothermia
Very High Systemic Arterial Blood Pressure
Low Systemic Arterial Blood Pressure
Tachycardia and Bradycardia
Arterial Hypoxemia
Acute Respiratory Failure
Polyuria
Oliguria
Disturbances of Acid-base Balance
Hypernatremia and Hyponatremia
Hyperkalemia and Hypokalemia
Hyperphosphatemia and Hypophosphatemia
Hypomagnesemia
Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia
Hypoglycemia
Anemia
Thrombocytopenia
Coagulopathy
Jaundice
The Management of Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Ileus
Diarrhea
Rashes
Chest Pain
Biochemical or Electrocardiographic Evidence of Acute Myocardial Injury
Biochemical, Cellular, and Molecular Mechanisms of Neuronal Death and Secondary Brain Injury in Critical Care
Critical Neuropathophysiology
Advanced Bedside Neuromonitoring
Coma
Cardiopulmonary Cerebral Resuscitation
Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke
Nontraumatic Intracerebral and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Seizures in the Critically Ill
Neuromuscular Disorders in the ICU
Traumatic Brain Injury
Spinal Cord Injury
Neuroimaging
Intensive Care after Neurosurgery
Key Issues in Pediatric Neurointensive Care
Bedside Monitoring of Pulmonary Function
Principles of Gas Exchange
Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM MECHANICS AND RESPIRATORY MUSCLE FUNCTION
Heart-Lung Interaction
Assist - Control Mechanical Ventilation
Patient-Ventilator Interaction
Patient-Ventilator Interaction
Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation
Noninvasive Ventilation
High Frequency Ventilation
Extracorporeal Life Support
Adjunctive Respiratory Therapy
Indications for and Management of Tracheostomy
Hyperbaric Oxygen in Critical Care
Imaging of the Chest
Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Aspiration Pneumonitis and Pneumonia
Severe Asthma Exacerbation
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Other Embolic Syndromes (Air, Fat, Amniotic Fluid)
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pleural Disease and Pneumothorax
Community Acquired Pneumonia
Nosocomial Pneumonia
Pulmonary Infections in the Immunocompromised Patient
Lung Transplantation
Burns and Inhalation Injury
Drowning
Acute Parenchymal Disease in Infants and Children
Pulmonary Edema
Hemodynamic Monitoring
Acute Coronary Syndromes: Pathophysiology and Diagnosis
Acute Coronary Syndromes: Management and Complications
Invasive Cardiac Procedures
Supraventricular Arrhythmias
Ventricular Arrhythmias
Conduction Disturbances and Cardiac Pacemakers
Sudden Cardiac Death � Implantable Defibrillators
Severe Heart Failure
Myocarditis and Acute Myopathies
Acquired and Congenital Heart Disease in Children
Pericardial Diseases
Emergent Valvular Disorders
Infectious Endocarditis
Hypertensive Urgencies and Crisis
Cardiac Surgery: Indications and Complications
Pathophysiology and Classification of Shock States
Resuscitation from Circulatory Shock
Inotropic Therapy
Mechanical Support in Cardiogenic Shock
Critical Care Nutrition
Nutritional Issues in Children
Portal hypertension
Ascites
Gastrointestinal hemorrhage
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
Hepatic Encephalopathy
Fulminant Hepatic Failure
Calculous and Acalculous Cholecystitis
Acute Pancreatitis
Peritonitis and Intra-Abdominal Infection
Ileus and Mechanical Bowel Obstruction
Toxic Megacolon and Ogilvie's Syndrome
Clinical Assessment of Renal Function
Metabolic Acidosis and Alkalosis
Disorders of Water Balance
Disorders of Plasma Potassium Concentration
Disorders of Calcium and Magnesium Metabolism
Fluid and Electrolytes in Children
Acute Renal Failure
Renal Replacement Therapy In The ICU
Urinary Tract Obstruction
Contrast Dye-induced Nephropathy
Glomerulonephritis and Interstitial Nephritis
Antimicrobials in Chemotherapy Strategy
Beta-lactam Drugs
Aminoglycosides
Fluoroquinolones
Macrolides
Agents with Primary Activity Against Gram-positive Bacteria
Metronidazole and other Antibiotics for Anaerobic Infections
Prevention and Control of Nosocomial Infection
Selective Digestive Decontamination
Vascular Catheter Related Infections
Pathophysiology of Sepsis and Multiple Organ Dysfunction
Septic Shock
Sepsis and Multiple Organ System Failure in Children
Acute Bacteremias
Infections of the Urogenital Tract
Central Nervous System Infections
Infections of Skin, Muscle, and Soft Tissue
Head and Neck Infections
Infections in the Immunocompromised Patient
Infectious Endocarditis
Fungal Infections
Influenza
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
Tuberculosis
MALARIA AND OTHER TROPICAL INFECTIONS IN THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
Rickettsial Diseases
Acute Viral Syndromes
Clostridium difficile colitis: Prevention and management
Tetanus
Botulism
Dengue
Anemia and Red Blood Cell Transfusion in Critically Ill Patients
Blood Component Therapies
Management of Leucopenia
Venous Thromboembolism in Medical-Surgical Critically Ill Patients
Hematologic Malignancies in the Intensive Care Unit
The Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Patient
Organ Toxicity of Cancer Chemotherapy
Hematology and Oncology in Children
Cardiovascular and Endocrinological Changes Associated with the Pregnant State
Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
Acute Pulmonary Complications of Pregnancy
Peripartum Hemorrhage
Trauma in the Gravid Patient
Hyperglycemic Comas
Hyperglycemia and Blood Glucose Control
Adrenal Insufficiency
Thyroid Gland Disorders
Diabetes Insipidus
Metabolic and Endocrine Crises in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
General principles of Pharmokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
Poisoning: Overview of Approaches for Evaluation and Treatment
Ethanol, Methanol, and Ethylene Glycol
Anticonvulsants
Calcium Channel Antagonists
Drug Therapy in Renal Failure
Tricyclic and SSRI Anti-depressants
Clinical Use of Immunosuppressants
Digitalis
Heavy Metals
Hydrocarbons
Lithium
Theophylline and other Methyl Xanthines
Antipsychotic Agents
Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Agents
Opioids
Pesticides and Herbicides
Sedatives and Hypnotics
Toxic Inhalants
Cocaine
Methamphetamine, Ecstasy and Other Street Drugs
Pharmacoeconomics
Resuscitation of Hypovolemic Shock
Mediastinitis
Epistaxis
Management of the Postoperative Cardiac Surgical Patient
Management of Patients after Heart, Heart-lung or Lung Transplantation
Management of Patients after Kidney, Kidney-pancreas, or Pancreas Transplantation
Liver Transplantation
Intestinal and Multiple Organ Transplantation
Aortic Dissection
Splanchnic Ischemia
Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
Thrombolytics
Atheroembolization
Pressure Sores
Management of Pain, Anxiety, and Delirium
Burns
Thoracic Trauma
Abdominal Trauma
Pelvic and Major Long Bone Fractures
Pediatric Trauma
Management of the Brain Dead Organ Donor
Non-Heartbeating Organ Donation
Beyond Technology: Caring for the Critically Ill Patient
Conversations with Families of Critically Ill Patients
Resource Allocation in the Intensive Care Unit
Basic Ethical Principles in Critical Care
Ethical Controversies in Pediatric Critical Care
End of Life in the ICU
Determination of Brain Death
Building Teamwork to Improve Outcomes
The Pursuit of Performance Excellence
The Pursuit of Performance Excellence
Severity of Illness Indices and Outcome Prediction: Development and Evaluation
Evaluating Pediatric Critical Care
Key Issues in Critical Care Nursing
Transport Medicine
Mass Critical Care
Evidence-Based Critical Care
Teaching Critical Care
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