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Title Textbook of critical care [electronic resource].
Publication Info. Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier/Saunders, c2011.
Edition 6th ed. / [edited by] Jean-Louis Vincent ... [et al.].
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Clinical Key    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description xli, 1698 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Series ClinicalKey Books and Journals
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Sudden deterioration in neurologic status -- Agitation and delirium -- Management of acute pain in the intensive care unit -- Fever and hypothermia -- Very high systemic arterial blood pressure -- Low systemic arterial blood pressure -- Tachycardia and bradycardia -- Arterial hypoxemia -- Acute respiratory failure -- Polyuria -- Oliguria -- Acid-base disorders -- Hypernatremia and hyponatremia -- Hypophosphatemia and hyperphosphatemia -- Hypomagnesemia -- Hypercalcemia and hypocalcemia -- Hypoglycemia -- Anemia -- Thrombocytopenia -- Coagulopathy -- Jaundice -- Management of gastrointestinal bleeding -- Ileus -- Diarrha -- Rashes and fever -- Chest pain -- Biochemical or electrocardiographic evidence of acute myocardial injury -- Biochemical, cellular, and molecular mechanisms of neuronal death and secondary brain injury in critical care -- Critical neuropathophysiology -- Advanced bedside neuromonitoring -- Coma -- Cardiopulmonary cerebral resuscitation -- Management of acute ischemic stroke -- Nontraumatic intracerebral and subarachnoid hemorrhage -- Seizures in the critically ill -- Neuromuscular disorders in the ICU -- Traumatic brain injury -- Spinal cord injury -- Neuroimaging -- Intensive care after neurosurgery -- Key issues in pediatric neurointensive care -- Bedside monitoring of pulmonary function -- Principles of gas exchange -- Arterial blood gas interpretation -- Respiratory system mechanics and respiratory muscle function -- Heart-lung interactions -- Mechanical ventilation -- Patient-ventilator interaction -- Weaning from mechanical ventilation -- Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation -- High-frequency ventilation -- Extracorporeal life support for cardiopulmonary failure -- Adjunctive respiratory therapy -- Indications for and management of tracheostomy -- Hyperbaric oxygen in critical care -- Imaging of the chest -- Acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome --
Aspiration pneumonitis and pneumonia -- Severe asthma exacerbation -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Pulmonary embolism -- Other embolic syndromes -- Pulmonary hypertension -- Pleural disease and pneumothrax -- Community-acquired pneumonia -- Nosocomial pneumonia -- Pulmonary infections in the immunocompromised patient -- Lung transplantation -- Burns and inhalation injury -- Drowning -- Acute parenchymal disease in pediatric patients -- Pulmonary edema -- Hemodynamic monitoring -- Acute myocardial infarction -- Acute coronary syndromes: therapy -- Invasive cardiac procedures -- Supraventricular arrhythmias -- Ventricular arrhythmias -- Conduction disturbances and cardiac pacemakers -- Sudden cardiac death: implantable cardioverter-defibrillators -- Severe heart failure -- Myocarditis and acute myopathies -- Acquired and congenital heart disease in children -- Pericardial diseases -- Emergent valvular disorders -- Infectious endocarditis -- Hypertensive crisis: emergency and urgency -- Cardiac surgery: indications and complications -- Pathophysiology and classification of shock states -- Resuscitation from circulatory shock -- Inotropic therapy -- Mechanical support in cardiogenic shock -- Critical care nutrition -- Nutrition issues in critically ill children -- Portal hypertension -- Ascites -- Gastrointestinal hemorrhage -- Hepatorenal syndrome -- Hepatopulmonary syndrome -- Hepatic encephalopathy -- Fulminant hepatic failure -- Calculous and acalculous cholecystitis -- Acute pancreatitis -- Peritonitis and intraabdominal infection -- Ileus and mechanical bowel obstruction -- Toxic megacolon and Ogilvie's syndrome -- Clinical assessment of renal function -- Metabolic acidosis and alkalosis -- Disorders of water balance -- Disorders of plasma potassium concentration -- Disorders of calcium and magnesium metabolism -- Fluids and electrolytes in children -- Acute kidney injury -- Renal replacement therapy -- Urinary tract obstruction -- Contrast-induced nephropathy -- Glomerulonephritis and interstitial nephritis -- Antimicrobials in chemotherapy strategy -- Beta-lactam drugs -- Aminoglycosides -- Fluoroquinolones -- Macrolides -- Agents with primary activity against gram-positive bacteria -- Metronidazole and other antibiotics for anaerobic infections -- Prevention and control of nosocomial pneumonia --
Selective decontamination of the digestive tract -- Vascular catheter-related infections -- Pathophysiology of sepsis and multiple organ dysfunction -- Septic shock -- Sepsis and multiple organ system failure in children -- Acute bloodstream infection -- Infections of the urogenital tract -- Central nervous system infections -- Infections of skin, muscle, and soft tissue -- Head and neck infections -- Infections in the immunocompromised patient -- Infectious endocarditis -- Fungal infections -- Influenza -- Human immunodeficiency virus infection -- Tuberculosis -- Malaria and other tropical infections in the intensive care unit -- Rickettsial diseases -- Acute viral syndromes -- Clostridium difficile colitis -- Tetanus -- Botulism -- Dengue -- Anemia and red blood cell transfusion in critically ill patients -- Blood component therapies -- Management of neutropenic cancer patients -- Venous thromboembolism in medical-surgical critically ill patients -- Hematologic malignancies in the intensive care unit -- Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation patient -- Organ toxicity of cancer chemotherapy -- Hematology and oncology in children -- Cardiovascular and endocrinologic changes associated with pregnancy -- Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy -- Acute pulmonary complications in pregnancy -- Postpartum hemorrhage -- Trauma in the gravid patient -- Hyperglycemic comas -- Hyperglycemia and blood glucose control -- Adrenal insufficiency -- Thyroid gland disorders -- Diabetes insipidus -- Endocrine and metabolic crises in the pediatric intensive care unit -- General principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics -- Poisoning: overview of approaches for evaluation and treatment -- Ethanol, methanol, and ethylene glycol -- Anticonvulsants -- Calcium channel blocker toxicity -- Drug therapy in renal failure -- Antidepressant drug overdose -- Clinical use of immunosuppressants -- Digitalis -- Heavy metals -- Hydrocarbons -- Lithium -- Theophylline and other methylxanthines -- Antipsychotics -- Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agents -- Opioids -- Pesticides and herbicides -- Sedatives and hypnotics -- Toxic inhalants -- Cocaine -- Methamphetamine, ecstasy, and other street drugs --
Pharmacoeconomics -- Resuscitation of hypovolemic shock -- Mediastinitis -- Epistaxis -- Management of the postoperative cardiac surgical patient -- Management of patients after heart, heart-lung, or lung transplantation -- Management of patients after kidney, kidney-pancreas, or pancreas transplantation -- Liver transplantation -- Intestinal and multivisceral transplantation -- Aortic dissection -- Splanchinc ischemia -- Abdominal compartment syndrome -- Thrombolytics -- Atheroembolization -- Pressure ulcers -- Management of pain, anxity, and delirium -- Burns -- Thoracic trauma -- Abdominal trauma -- Pelvic and major long bone fractures -- Pediatric trauma -- Management of the brain dead organ donor -- Organ donation after cardiac death -- Beyond technology: caring for the critically ill -- Conversations with families of critically ill patients -- Resource allocation in the intensive care unit -- Basic ethical principles in critical care -- Ethical controversies in pediatric critical care -- End-of-life issues in the intensive care unit -- Determination of brain death -- Building teamwork to improve outcomes -- Pursuit of performance excellence -- Severity-of-illness indices and outcome prediciton: development and evaluation -- Evaluating pediatric critical care practices -- Key issues in critical care nursing -- Transport medicine -- Mass critical care -- Evidence-based critical care -- Teaching critical care.
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Subject Critical care medicine.
Critical Care.
Intensive Care Units.
Added Author Vincent, J. L.
ClinicalKey Books and Journals
ISBN 9781437713671 (hardcover : alk. paper)
143771367X (hardcover : alk. paper)
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