Key Topics in Critical Care (2nd Revised edition)

Key Topics in Critical Care (2nd Revised edition)

By: M. J. A. Parr (author), T. M. Craft (author), Jerry P. Nolan (author)Hardback

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High quality critical care medicine is a crucial component of advanced health care. Completely revised and updated, Key Topics in Critical Care, Second Edition provides a broad knowledge base in the major areas of critical care, enabling readers to rapidly acquire an understanding of the principles and practice of this area of modern clinical medicine. Expanded to include the latest hot topics, the new edition puts an increased emphasis on recent reviews and contains added references to key landmark papers. Using the trademark Key Topics style, each topic has been written by an expert in the field and includes a succinct overview of the subject with references to current publications for further reading. The book provides a framework for candidates of postgraduate medical examinations such as FRCS, MRCP, and FRCA and a reference that can be consulted in emergency situations. New topics include: Critical illness polyneuromyopathy End of life care Inotropes and vasopressors Medical emergency team (outreach critical care) Status epilepticus Venous thromboembolism

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Admission and Discharge Criteria Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Adrenal Disease AIDS Analgesia in Critical Care: Basic Analgesia in Critical Care: Advanced Anaphylaxis Arterial Blood Gases: Acid-base Physiology Arterial Blood Gases: Analysis Arterial Cannulation Asthma Blood and Blood Products Blood Coagulation Blood Transfusion and Complications Brain Death and Organ Donation Burns Calcium, Magnesium and Phosphate Cancer Patients and Critical Care Cardiac Arrhythmias Cardiac Chest Pain (Acute Coronary Syndrome) Cardiac Failure Cardiac Output: Measurement Cardiac Pacing Cardiac Valve Disease Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Central Venous Pressure Chest Tube Thoracostomy Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Coma New! Critical Illness Polyneuromyopathy Death Certification Diabetes Mellitus Drug Overdose New! End-of-life Care Endocarditis Epiglottis Fibreoptic Bronchoscopy Fluid Replacement Therapy Guillain-Barre Syndrome Head Injury Hyperthermia Hypothermia Infection Control Infection Acquired in Critical Care (Nosocomial) New! Inotropes and Vasopressors Liver Dysfunction New! Medical Emergency Team (Outreach Critical Care) Meningitis Meningococcal Sepsis Myasthenia Gravis Nutrition Obstetric Emergencies: Major Haemorrhage Obstetric Emergencies: Medical Pancreatitis Pneumonia: Community Acquired Pneumonia: Hospital Acquired Post Resuscitation Care Potassium Psychological Aspects of Critical Care Pulmonary Aspiration Renal Failure: Rescue Therapy Renal Failure: Acute Renal Replacement Therapy Respiratory Support: Non-invasive Techniques Respiratory Support: Invasive Scoring Systems Sedation Sickle Cell Disease SIRS, Sepsis and Multiple Organ Failure Sodium Spinal Injuries New! Status Epilepticus Stress Ulceration Stroke Subarachnoid Haemorrhage Thyroid Emergencies Tracheostomy Transfer of the Critically Ill Trauma: Anaesthesia and Critical Care Trauma: Primary Survey Trauma: Secondary Survey New! Venous Thromboembolism Weaning from Ventilation

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/08/2004
  • ISBN13: 9781859962299
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9781859962299
  • weight: 612
  • ISBN10: 1859962297
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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