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Critical Care Medicine An Algorithmic Approach

Critical Care Medicine  An Algorithmic Approach Book
Author : Alexander Goldfarb-Rumyantzev
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-10
ISBN : 9780323696074
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Make confident, evidence-based decisions in everyday critical care practice with Critical Care Medicine: An Algorithmic Approach. This first-of-its-kind decision making tool provides concise, practical guidance on key aspects of critical care in the form of easy-to-follow diagnostic and treatment algorithms, diagrams, and tables. The unique format saves you time as it guides you through best practices and reliable data to improve patient outcomes in the ICU. Chapters cover a particular organ system and are organized by disorder for easy reference. Each chapter includes a brief overview of the disorder, diagnostic algorithms, treatment algorithms, potential complications and strategies for overcoming them, and supporting references. Helpful mnemonics and advice from critical care experts are provided throughout. Key topics include ventilatory failure: asthma and COPD; ABG analysis; pleural effusion; acute respiratory failure; infectious disease; psychiatric aspects of critical care; ARDS; pulmonary embolism; water, electrolytes, and acid-base disorders; and much more. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Manual of Critical Care

Manual of Critical Care Book
Author : Marin H. Kollef
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2007
ISBN : 9780781770545
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Manual of Critical Care book written by Marin H. Kollef, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Handbook of Critical and Intensive Care Medicine

Handbook of Critical and Intensive Care Medicine Book
Author : Joseph Varon,Pilar Acosta
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2010-03-20
ISBN : 9780387928517
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Why write a book on the management of critically ill patients? Over the past few decades we have seen an enormous growth in the number of intensive care units (ICU) across the world. Indeed, it is estimated that a large proportion of health care expenses are devoted to patients in these specialized units. Medical students, r- idents, fellows, attending physicians, critical care nurses, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, and other health-care providers (irrespective of their ultimate ?eld of pr- tice) will spend several months or years of their professional lives taking care of critically ill or severely injured patients. These clinicians must have special tra- ing, experience, and competence in managing complex problems in their patients. Moreover, these clinicians must interpret data obtained by many kinds of monitoring devices, and they must integrate this information with their knowledge of the pat- physiology of disease. Even more important is the fact that anyone working in an ICU or with a critically ill patient must approach patients with a multidisciplinary team. The phrase there is no I in TEAM comes to mind.

Textbook of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Textbook of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Book
Author : SK Jindal
Publisher : JP Medical Ltd
Release : 2017-07-17
ISBN : 9385999990
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The second edition of the comprehensive two volume set brings respiratory medicine specialists fully up to date with the latest advances and information in their field. Beginning with an introduction to lung development and physiology of the respiratory system, the next chapters discuss pharmacology, symptoms, and respiratory diagnosis. Each of the following sections is dedicated to a specific type of respiratory disease or infection, further divided to provide in depth detail on every aspect of the topic. The text also explains how each respiratory disorder may be associated with other medical specialities such as critical care, cardiology, sleep medicine, and infectious diseases. This two volume set features numerous pulmonary radiographs including CT, nuclear images, bronchoscopy, and thoracoscopy, as well as tables and diagrams to enhance learning. Key Points Fully updated, new edition of two volume set providing latest advances in pulmonary and critical care medicine Covers numerous respiratory diseases and infections and their comorbidity with other medical specialties Highly illustrated with radiographic images, tables and diagrams Previous edition (9789350250730) published in 2011

Critical Care Emergencies An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America

Critical Care Emergencies  An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America  Book
Author : Evie Marcolini
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2014-11-05
ISBN : 0323323707
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Drs. Evie Marcolini and Haney Mallemat have assembled an expert panel of authors focusing on: Sepsis, Shock, Assessment and Treatment of the Trauma Patient in Shock, Coagulopathy and Hemorrhage, Vasopressors & Inotropes, Assessing Volume Status, Neurotrauma, Mechanical Circulatory Support, End of life, and more!

Practical Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Practical Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Book
Author : Zab Mosenifar,Guy W. Soo Hoo
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2006-01-20
ISBN : 9780849374470
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Including previously unpublished guidelines and recent care descriptions not available in any other text, this reference provides illustrative chapters on the identification, diagnosis, and management of commonly encountered diseases and conditions in the care of the critically-ill patient. Researching the most recent clinical trials and supplying

Emergency Medicine E Book

Emergency Medicine E Book Book
Author : James G. Adams
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2012-09-05
ISBN : 1455733946
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Emergency Medicine, 2nd Edition delivers all the relevant clinical core concepts you need for practice and certification, all in a comprehensive, easy-to-absorb, and highly visual format. This well-regarded emergency medicine reference offers fast-access diagnosis and treatment guidelines that quickly provide the pearls and secrets of your field, helping you optimize safety, efficiency, and quality in the ED as well as study for the boards. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Get clear, concise descriptions and evidence-based treatment guidelines for a full range of clinical conditions, ranging from the common to the unusual. Find the information you need quickly with a highly visual format that features hundreds of full-color clinical photographs, illustrations, algorithms, tables, and graphs, plus key information highlighted for fast reference. Consult high-yield text boxes in every chapter for Priority Actions, Facts and Formulas, Documentation, Patient Teaching Tips, Red Flags, and Tips and Tricks. Make the most of your limited time with easy-to-digest blocks of information, consistently presented for clear readability and quick reference. Study efficiently and effectively for the boards, or rapidly consult this title in daily practice, thanks to well-organized chapters, a superb use of images and diagrams, and clinically relevant, easy-to-understand content. Benefit from the knowledge and expertise of renowned educators, dedicated to compiling today’s best knowledge in emergency medicine into one highly useful, readable text. Be prepared to manage increasingly prevalent problems seen in the ED, such as emergent complications of fertility treatment and management of patients who have had bariatric surgery. Deliver high-quality care to your younger patients with expanded pediatrics content. Stay up to date with new chapters on Clotting Disorders and Hemophilia, Patient-Centered Care, Health Disparities and Diversity in Emergency Medicine, Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, Antibiotic Recommendations for Empirical Treatment of Selected Infectious Diseases, and Cardiac Emergency Ultrasound: Evaluation for Pericardial Effusion & Cardiac Activity. Access the complete contents of Emergency Medicine online, fully searchable, at www.expertconsult.com, with downloadable images, tables and boxes, and expanded chapters, plus videos demonstrating ultrasound-guided vascular access, sonography for trauma, and more.

Anaesthesia Pain Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine A P I C E

Anaesthesia  Pain  Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine   A P I C E  Book
Author : Antonio Gullo
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
ISBN : 8847022789
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The management of critically ill patients has,in the past few years, been a discipline at the forefront of development which continues to make progress with the support of basic and clinical research in the broadest sense. The application of biotechnology in this particular area has revealed itself to be essential in an attempt to provide the best interpretation of the bio-humoral and functional alterations present in a long series of often complex clinical conditions. The care of the critically ill is also at the forefront in the application of increasingly sophisticated clinical monitoring systems that also contribute to standardizing certain procedures, establish guidelines, and evaluate the efficacy of therapeutic interventions and their costs.

Feline Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

Feline Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Book
Author : Kenneth J. Drobatz,Merilee F. Costello
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2010-11-18
ISBN : 0470959541
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Feline Emergency and Critical Care Medicine is the first book to focus specifically on feline-specific emergency and critical care. Designed as a quick-access manual of emergency and critical care procedures, information is presented in an easy-to-follow outline format. With an emphasis on the unique considerations for treating cats, this book provides all the information needed to confidently manage the feline critical patient.

Emergency Medicine An Issue of Physician Assistant Clinics E Book

Emergency Medicine  An Issue of Physician Assistant Clinics  E Book Book
Author : Fred Wu,Michael E. Winters
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2017-06-24
ISBN : 0323531474
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This issue of Physician Assistant Clinics, guest edited by Fred Wu and Dr. Michael E. Winters, is devoted to Emergency Medicine. Articles in this outstanding issue include: Anaphylaxis; Back Pain Emergencies; Lethal Rashes; Pregnancy Disasters in the First Trimester; Current Concepts in the Evaluation of the Febrile Child; Skin and Soft Tissue Infections; Pitfalls in Wound Management; Ocular Emergencies; Deadly Drug Ingestions; Low Risk Chest Pain; Headache Mistakes You Don't Want to Make; Asymptomatic Hypertension in the Emergency Department; Orthopedic Pearls and Pitfalls; and Antibiotic Stewardship: Choosing Wisely.

Irwin and Rippe s Intensive Care Medicine

Irwin and Rippe s Intensive Care Medicine Book
Author : Richard S. Irwin,James M. Rippe
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2008
ISBN : 9780781791533
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Thoroughly updated for its Sixth Edition, this classic reference remains an unsurpassed source of definitive, practical guidance on adult patient care in the ICU. It provides encyclopedic, multidisciplinary coverage of both medical and surgical intensive care and includes a "how-to" atlas of procedures and a new section on noninvasive monitoring. Each Sixth Edition chapter, for the first time, identifies Advances in Management based on randomized controlled clinical trials. The cardiology section has been completely rewritten to reflect advances in management of acute coronary syndromes. Also included are extensive updates on management of COPD, diabetes, oncologic emergencies, and overdoses and poisonings. A companion Website will provide instant access to the complete and fully searchable online text.

Adult Critical Care Medicine

Adult Critical Care Medicine Book
Author : Jennifer A. LaRosa
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-11-08
ISBN : 331994424X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This clinical casebook provides a comprehensive yet concise state-of-the-art review of adult critical care medicine. Presented in a case-based format, each case focuses on a scenario commonly encountered with an adult patient in the ICU. Case scenarios include management of seizures and acute intracranial hypertension, sepsis, liver failure, brain death, bleeding and thrombosis, and treating hospital acquired infections in the ICU. Written by experts in the field, Adult Critical Care Medicine: A Clinical Casebook is a valuable resource for critical care specialists and practitioners who treat adult patients in critical care settings.

Common Surgical Diseases

Common Surgical Diseases Book
Author : Theodore J. Saclarides,Jonathan A. Myers,Keith W. Millikan
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2015-01-02
ISBN : 1493915657
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Written by leaders in the field, the third edition of Common Surgical Diseases: An Algorithmic Approach to Problem Solving, provides surgical residents and medical students with a current, concise and algorithmic approach to frequently encountered clinical challenges. Each chapter details every common surgical disease in the form of a succinct text coupled with step-by-step algorithm. It also walks the reader through the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of the most common surgical problems. Thoroughly updated and revised, the third edition focuses on problems most frequently encountered by general surgeons and their residents and students. More factual information is included in the form of charts and tables for quick and easy reference. The section on critical care is updated and expanded. The section on pre-operative considerations has new chapters on how to best manage patient's medications before surgery (anticoagulants, anti-platelet drugs) and prophylaxis of deep venous thrombosis. Other new chapters include access for hemodialysis, adrenal incidentaloma, esophageal cancer, pancreatic cancer, management of abdominal wall defects, hyperglycemia, necrotizing soft tissue infections and SIRS/sepsis. Especially pertinent in todays' medical environment is an understanding of the genetic component of certain cancers and chapters are devoted to screening and treating patients with genetic predispositions to colorectal and breast cancer.

Critical Care Nursing of Older Adults

Critical Care Nursing of Older Adults Book
Author : Marquis D. Foreman PhD, RN, FAAN,Terry T. Fulmer PhD, RN, FAAN,Dr. Koen Milisen PhD, RN
Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
Release : 2009-11-16
ISBN : 9780826114099
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

2010 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner in Critical Care--Emergency Nursing! Designated a Doody's Core Title! "This evidence-based book is an excellent reference for ensuring high-quality management of the elderly and of their particular needs in the critical care setting." --AJN "[This] book's contents run the gamut of elder problems and care: physiology, pharmacology, nutrition, restraints, substance abuse....it is a compendium that can be used as a text or a resource." --Claire M. Fagin, PhD, RN, FAAN (From the Foreword) This book is an evidence-based, best-practices guide that directs the bedside care of critically ill elders. The book serves as a reference on major clinical issues for nurses working at the forefront of care-from nurses in critical care and step-down units to those in trauma and emergency departments. Nurse educators at all degree levels will also find this book to be useful as a textbook and resource for students. The authors provide evidence-based, practical guidelines for both the complex clinical and management aspects of care. The book offers comprehensive coverage of all the issues caregivers need to be up to date on, including the standards of practice for geriatric care, new technologies, pharmacotherapy, pain management issues, ethical issues, and much more. Key topics discussed: Strategies for patient safety for older patients in the intensive care setting Family responses to critical care of the older adult Infection, sepsis, and immune function Understanding and managing sleep disorders in older patients in the ICU Heart failure in the critically ill older patient Substance abuse and withdrawal in elderly patients

Small Animal Critical Care Medicine E Book

Small Animal Critical Care Medicine   E Book Book
Author : Deborah Silverstein,Kate Hopper
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2008-02-13
ISBN : 1416069267
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Small Animal Critical Care Medicine is a comprehensive, concise guide to critical care, encompassing not only triage and stabilization, but also the entire course of care during the acute medical crisis and high-risk period. This clinically oriented manual assists practitioners in providing the highest standard of care for ICU patients. More than 150 recognized experts offer in-depth, authoritative guidance on clinical situations from a variety of perspectives. Consistent, user-friendly format ensures immediate access to essential information. Organ-system, problem-based approach incorporates only clinically relevant details. Features state-of-the-art invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and monitoring procedures, as well as an extensive section on pharmacology. Appendices provide conversion tables, continuous rate infusion determinations, reference ranges, and more.

Handbook of Practical Critical Care Medicine

Handbook of Practical Critical Care Medicine Book
Author : Joseph Varon,Robert E. Jr. Fromm
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
ISBN : 3642869459
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Critical care medicine is a relatively new specialty. Over the past few decades, we have seen an enormous growth in the number of inten sive care units (ICUs) worldwide. Medical students, residents, fellows, attending physicians, critical care nurses, pharmacists, respiratory ther apists, and other health-care providers (irrespective of their ultimate field of practice) will spend several months or years of their profes sional lives taking care of critically ill or severely injured patients. These clinicians must have special training, experience, and compe tence in managing complex problems in their patients. In addition, they must interpret the data obtained by many kinds of monitoring devices, and they must integrate this information with their knowl edge of the pathophysiology of disease. This handbook was written for every practitioner engaged in criti cal care medicine. We have attempted to present basic and generally accepted clinical information and some important formulas as well as laboratory values and tables that we feel will be useful to the practi tioner of critical care medicine. Chapter 1 provides an introduction to the ICU. Chapters 2 through 18 follow an outline format and are divided by organ system (i. e. , neurologic disorders, cardiovascular dis orders), as well as special topics (i. e. , environmental disorders, trauma, toxicology). In addition, many of these chapters review some useful facts and formulas systematically. Finally, Chapters 19 and 20 supply lists of pharmacologic agents and dosages commonly used in the ICU and laboratory values relevant to the ICU.

Handbook of Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

Handbook of Pulmonary   Critical Care Medicine Book
Author : SK Jindal
Publisher : Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Release : 2019-02-28
ISBN : 9352706153
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This handbook is an abridged version of the multi-authored Textbook of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Two Volume Set (ISBN 9789350250730). It is a concise, practical guide to the diagnosis and management of pulmonary disorders, and includes the basic principles as well as the recent advances in allied clinical sciences relevant to pulmonology and critical care. The handbook contains over 200 images and illustrations, and covers a range of pulmonary conditions. It also discusses topics related to pulmonary disease, such as pregnancy, smoking, aviation and space travel, climate change and high altitude. The Chief Editor of this book, SK Jindal, was awarded the Outstanding Educator Award by the American Thoracic Society, in 2011.

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Book
Author : Anthony D. Slonim,Murray M. Pollack
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2006-01-01
ISBN : 0781794692
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Presenting comprehensive and well-integrated coverage of physiology, pathophysiology, and clinical problems, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine is a core textbook and clinical reference for pediatric intensivists at all levels of training. It offers thorough preparation for subspecialty certification and recertification examinations and provides a ready reference for specific problems in the clinical setting. An extensive section on organ system physiology and pathophysiology provides the foundation for physiologically based clinical decision-making. Subsequent sections address clinical disorders of each organ system encountered in the pediatric ICU. The clinical chapters are concise and designed for rapid reference. Numerous illustrations and tables complement the text.

Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2017

Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2017 Book
Author : Jean-Louis Vincent
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-03-31
ISBN : 3319519085
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The Annual Update compiles reviews of the most recent developments in experimental and clinical intensive care and emergency medicine research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in these fields. The book is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.

Critical Care Medicine

Critical Care Medicine Book
Author : John J. Marini,Arthur P. Wheeler
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2012-03-28
ISBN : 1451152841
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Ideally suited for students in critical care rotations and residents, this concise, practical handbook presents the essentials of medical and surgical critical care in an easy-to-read format. The authors succinctly explain the pathophysiology underlying clinical disorders and the key principles of diagnosis and patient management, emphasizing cost-effective approaches. The Fourth Edition includes Controversies in Critical Care boxes in many chapters, which briefly summarize opposing arguments on controversial points. Other highlights include enhanced discussion of CT for abdominal disorders, new ACLS guidelines, and new material on removable IVC filters, interventional radiologic techniques for GI bleeding, and use of vascular ultrasound.