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Core Topics in Critical Care Medicine

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  • 91 b/w illus. 105 colour illus.
  • Page extent: 408 pages
  • Size: 246 x 189 mm
  • Weight: 1.2 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 616.028
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: RC86.7 .C667 2010
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Critical care medicine
    • Critical Care--methods

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Hardback

 (ISBN-13: 9780521897747)

Core Topics in Critical Care Medicine
Cambridge University Press
9780521897747 - Core Topics in Critical Care Medicine - Edited by Fang Gao Smith and Joyce Yeung
Table of Contents

Contents

List of contributors
vii
Foreword by Julian Bion
ix
Preface
xi
Acknowledgements
xii
List of abbreviations
xiii
Section I Specific features of critical care medicine
1
1         Recognition of critical illness
Edwin Mitchell
1
2         Advanced airway management
Isma Quasim
6
3         Patient admission and discharge
Santhana Kannan
16
4         Transfer of the critically ill
Gavin Perkins
21
5         Scoring systems and outcome
Roger Stedman
27
6         Information management in critical care
Roger Stedman
34
7         Haemodynamics monitoring
Anil Kumar and Joyce Yeung
40
8         Critical care imaging modalities
Frances Aitchison
49
9         Vasoactive drugs
Mamta Patel
58
10        Nutrition
Yasser Tolba
66
11        Pain control
Edwin Mitchell
72
12        Sedation
Joyce Yeung
77
13        Ethics
John Bleasdale
85
14        Organ donation
Angeline Simons and Joyce Yeung
91
Section IISystemic disorders and management
99
15        Sepsis
Yasser Tolba and David Thickett
99
16        Multiple organ failure
Zahid Khan
108
17        Immunosuppressed patients
Tara Quasim
116
18        Principles of antibiotics use
Edwin Mitchell
124
19        Fluid and electrolyte disorders
Prasad Bheemasenachar
130
20        Acid–base abnormalities
Prasad Bheemasenachar
148
21        Post-operative critical care
Prasad Bheemasenachar
159
22        Post-resuscitation care
Gavin Perkins
170
Section IIIOrgan dysfunction and management
177
23        Bleeding and clotting disorders
Nick Murphy
177
24        Acute coronary syndromes
Harjot Singh and Tony Whitehouse
185
25        Cardiac arrhythmias
Khai Ping Ng and George Pulikal
194
26        Acute heart failure
Harjot Singh and Tony Whitehouse
202
27        Mechanical ventilation
Bill Tunnicliffe
212
28        Failure of ventilation
Darshan Pandit and Joyce Yeung
226
29        Failure of oxygenation
Darshan Pandit and Joyce Yeung
232
30        Respiratory weaning
Darshan Pandit
241
31        Non-invasive ventilation
David Thickett
246
32        Unconventional strategies for respiratory support
Bill Tunnicliffe
251
33        Acute gastrointestinal bleeding and perforation
Mamta Patel and Richard Skone
257
34        Severe acute pancreatitis
Andrew Burtenshaw and Neil Crooks
266
35        Poisoning
Zahid Khan
275
36        Liver failure
Nick Murphy and Joyce Yeung
284
37        Acute renal failure
Andrew Burtenshaw
292
38        Renal replacement therapy
Andrew Burtenshaw
299
39        Status epilepticus
Joyce Yeung
306
40        Abnormal levels of consciousness
Anil Kumar
312
41        Meningitis and encephalitis
Nick Sherwood
319
42        Traumatic brain injury
Randeep Mullhi and Sandeep Walia
325
43        Trauma and burns
Catherine Snelson
334
44        Eclampsia and pre-eclampsia
John Clift
342
45        Obstetric emergencies in the ICU
John Clift and Elinor Powell
349
46        Paediatric emergencies
Nageena Hussain and Joyce Yeung
360
Section IVExaminations
369
47        Core areas required for UK/European Diploma examinations
Zahid Khan
369
48        Examples of mock MCQs and viva questions
Zahid Khan
374
Index
380



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