Take the best possible care of adult critical care patients with Critical Care Medicine: Principles of Diagnosis and Management in the Adult! Editors Dr. Joseph Parrillo and Dr. Phillip Dellinger, two of the most respected names in critical care medicine, combine their extensive knowledge with that of hundreds of top authorities in the field to bring you expert, state-of-the-art answers to any clinical question you may face in the intensive care unit.
Offer your adult critical care patients the most effective care with practical, evidence-based guidance from many of the most trusted experts in critical care medicine.
Learn from the best ICU specialists worldwide with contributions from an increased number of international authorities.
Effectively manage common complications in the ICU with updated coverage of severe sepsis, septic shock, surgical infections, neurogenic and anaphylactic shock, severe heart failure, acute coronary syndromes, and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
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PART 1: CRITICAL CARE PROCEDURES, MONITORING, AND PHARMACOLOGY 1 Cardiac Arrest and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 2 Airway Management in the Critically Ill Adult 3 Assessment of Cardiac Filling and Blood Flow 4 Arterial, Central Venous, and Pulmonary Artery Catheters 5 Cardiac Pacing 6 Pericardials Tamponade: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, and Catheter-Based Therapies 7 Intra-aortic Balloon Counterpulsation 8 Echocardiography 9 General Principles of Mechanical Ventilation 10 Ventilatory Management of Obstructive Airway Disease 11 Mechanical Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 12 Bronchoscopy and Lung Biopsy in Critically Ill Patients 13 Noninvasive Respiratory Monitoring 14 Tracheostomy 15 Chest Tube Thoracostomy 16 Intracranial Monitoring 17 Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 18 Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy 19 Use of Sedatives, Analgesics, and Neuromuscular Blockers 20 Principles of Drug Dosing in Critically Ill Patients PART 2: CRITICAL CARE CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE 21 Circulatory Shock 22 Cardiogenic Shock 23 Septic Shock 24 Cardiac Tamponade 25 Severe Sepsis and Multiple Organ Dysfunction 26 Hypovolemic Shock 27 Traumatic Shock and Tissue Hypoperfusion: Nonsurgical Management 28 Anaphylaxis and Anaphylactic Shock 29 Severe Heart Failure 30 Acute Coronary Syndromes and Acute Myocardial Infarction 31 Cardiac Arrhythmias 32 Valvular Heart Disease in Critical Care 33 Acute Aortic Dissection 34 Hypertensive Crises 35 General Principles of Postoperative Intensive Care Unit Care 36 Postoperative Management of the Cardiac Surgery Patient PART 3: CRITICAL CARE PULMONARY DISEASE 37 Acute Respiratory Failure 38 Life-Threatening Asthma 39 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 40 Hypoventilation and Respiratory Muscle Dysfunction 41 Nonpulmonary Causes of Respiratory Failure 42 Pneumonia: Considerations for the Critically Ill Patient 43 Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation 44 Acute Pulmonary Embolism 45 Pulmonary Hypertension 46 Massive Hemoptysis 47 Pneumothorax and Barotrauma 48 Toxic Gas, Fume, and Smoke Inhalation 49 Immunologic Lung Disease in the Critically Ill PART 4: CRITICAL CARE INFECTIOUS DISEASE 50 Nosocomial Infection in the Intensive Care Unit 51 Principles Governing Antimicrobial Therapy in the Intensive Care Unit 52 Antifungal and Antiviral Therapy 53 Critically Ill Immunosuppressed Host 54 Specific Infections with Critical Care Implications PART 5: RENAL DISEASE AND METABOLIC DISORDERS IN THE CRITICALLY ILL 55 Acute Kidney Injury 56 Chronic Kidney Disease 57 Acid-Base, Electrolyte, and Metabolic Abnormalities 58 Acute Diabetic Emergencies, Glycemic Control, and Hypoglycemia 59 Adrenal Insufficiency in the Critically Ill Patient 60 Thyroid Disorders PART 6: NEUROLOGIC DISEASE IN THE CRITICALLY ILL 61 Coma 62 Neurologic Criteria for Death in Adults 63 Stroke 64 Muscular Paralysis: Myasthenia Gravis and Guillaine-Barre Syndrome 65 Seizures in the Critically Ill 66 Head Injury PART 7: PHYSICAL AND TOXIC INJURY IN THE CRITICALLY ILL 67 Critical Care Management of the Severely Burned Patient 68 Poisonings 69 Hypothermia, Hyperthermia, and Rhabdomyolysis PART 8: ADMINISTRATIVE, ETHICAL, AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUES IN THE CARE OF THE CRITICALLY ILL 70 Intensive Care Unit Administration and Performance Improvement 71 Ethical Considerations in Managing Critically Ill Patients 72 Delirium, Sleep, and Mental Health Disturbances in Critical Illness 73 Severity of Illness Scoring Systems 74 Education and Training in Intensive Care Medicine PART 9: OTHER CRITICAL CARE DISORDERS AND ISSUES IN THE CRITICALLY ILL 75 Diagnosis and Management of Liver Failure in the Adult 76 Gastrointestinal Bleeding 77 Acute Pancreatitis 78 Hemorrhagic and Thrombotic Disorders 79 Use of Blood Components in the Intensive Care Unit 80 Intensive Care of the Cancer Patient 81 Critical Care Medicine in Pregnancy 82 Nutrition Support 83 Bedside Ultrasonography in the Critical Care Patient