Bedside Procedures in the ICU (2012)

Bedside Procedures in the ICU (2012)

By: Florian Falter (editor)Paperback

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This handbook is a guide to best practice in interventions commonly encountered in the ICU. It is clinically orientated providing :step-by-step explanations and illustrations of most invasive procedures, check lists to make sure the indication is right, check lists to ensure appropriate assessment once the procedure has been carried out. The information is easily accessible providing practical advice and essential background for every member of the multi-disciplinary team caring for critically ill patients. It will serve the senior consultant who has not performed a procedure for some time as well as the junior doctor in need of an aide memoire.

About Author

Dr Florian Falter is a Consultant Anaesthetist at Papworth Clinic in Cambridge.


Sedation and analgesia.- Airway Management and Intubation.- Bronchoscopy.- Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy.- Arterial and Venous Catheter Insertion.- Advanced Non-Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring.- Temporary cardiac pacing.- DC Cardioversion.- Pericardiocentesis.- Intercostal chest drain insertion.- Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement.- Gastroesophageal Balloon Tube Tamponade.- Acute Compartment Syndrome.- Abdominal Compartment Syndrome.- Ultrasound Guided Procedures.- Renal Replacement Therapy.- Lumbar Puncture.- External Ventricular Drain Insertion.- Intracranial Pressure Measurement.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781447122586
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 210
  • ID: 9781447122586
  • ISBN10: 1447122585
  • edition: 2012

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