The critical care unit is an intense clinical environment with huge responsibilities on the professionals caring for these patients. Imaging is a key source of diagnostic information, but the conditions in which diagnostic imaging has to be performed are often extremely challenging and significantly different to imaging in the non acute setting. Imaging the ICU Patient reviews imaging procedures on the ICU in a highly practical and memorable manner. Swift and efficient clinical decision-making is rewarded on the ICU and this book serves as a practical handbook.
Part I: Imaging Modalities.- Part II: Referrals and Reviewing Images.- Part III: The Intensivist's Concerns.- Part IV: Neurological Imaging.- Part V: Chest Imaging.- Part VI: Abdominal Imaging.- Part VII: Trauma Imaging.