Neurocritical Care Management of the Neurosurgical Patient (2018) (PDF) Monisha Kumar

  Basic Information: Year: 2018 Page Number: 452 File Type: PDF File Size: 22.26 MB Authors/ Editiors: Monisha Kumar Description: Kumar and colleagues’ Neurocritical Care Management of the Neurosurgical Patient provides the reader with thorough coverage of neuroanatomical structures, operative surgical approaches, anesthetic considerations, as well as the full range of known complications relating to elective and non-elective neurosurgical procedures. Drawing upon the expertise of an interdisciplinary team of physicians from neurosurgery, neurology, anesthesiology, critical care, and nursing backgrounds, the text covers all aspects intensivists need to be aware of in order...

Neurocritical Care-A Guide to Practical Management (2010) (PDF) John P. Adams

  Basic Information: Year: 2010 Page Number: 177 File Type: PDF File Size: 7.12 MB Authors/ Editiors: John P. Adams Description: Brain injury is a worldwide leading cause of mortality and morbidity and requires early and appropriate management to minimize these adverse sequelae. Despite such needs, access to specialist centers is limited, forcing both immediate and secondary care of these patients onto generalist staff. These responsibilities are made more problematical by differences in patient management between and even within specialist centers, due in part to an insuffcient evidence-base for many interventions directed...

Neurocritical Care for the Advanced Practice Clinician (2017) (PDF) Jessica L. White

  Basic Information: Year: 2017 Page Number: 470 File Type: PDF File Size: 8.75 MB Authors/ Editiors: Jessica L. White Description: By utilizing a review of case-based studies and providing concise management recommendations from leaders in the field, this book provides essential knowledge for those practicing in a dynamic specialty. In the rapidly developing field of Neurocritical Care, Advanced Practice Clinicians have become an integral component of the multi-disciplinary team. This essential volume provides a frame of reference for advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, physicians, and students on a wide range of...

Lung Ultrasound in the Critically Ill: The Blur Protocol (2016) (PDF) Lichtenstein, Daniel A.

  Basic Information: Year: 2016 Page Number: 376 File Type: PDF File Size: 22.89 MB Authors/ Editiors: Lichtenstein, Daniel A. Description: Written by a pioneer in critical care ultrasound, this book discusses the basic technique and “signatures” of lung ultrasound and explains its main clinical applications. The tools and clinical uses of the BLUE protocol, which allows diagnosis of most cases of acute respiratory failure, are first described in detail. Careful attention is then devoted to protocols derived from the BLUE protocol – the FALLS protocol for diagnosis and management of acute...

Key Topics in Management of the Critically Ill (2015) (PDF) Marcela P. Vizcaychipi

  Basic Information: Year: 2015 Page Number: 199 File Type: PDF File Size: 3.66 MB Authors/ Editiors: Marcela P. Vizcaychipi Description: This book is designed to assist clinicians who are new to intensive care by providing information on a range of important and novel topics of relevance in the day-to-day management of critically ill patients. Guidance is given on the appropriate response to various emergencies and circumstances, including stroke, acute liver failure, severe burns, extreme pain, and delirium. The role of simulation training in the intensive care unit is discussed, and detailed...

Irwin and Rippe’s Intensive Care Medicine 8th Edition (2018) (Epub) Richard S. Irwin

  Basic Information: Year: 2018 Page Number: 2236 File Type: Epub File Size: 98.87 MB Authors/ Editiors: Richard S. Irwin Description: With a focus on evidence-based, state-of-the-art information throughout, the eighth edition of Irwin and Rippe’s Intensive Care Medicine offers authoritative guidance to the wide variety of specialty physicians and non-physicians practicing in the adult intensive care environment. This comprehensive textbook covers both the theoretical and practical aspects of the field, and has been completely updated to provide encyclopedic, interprofessional coverage to support practitioners in every area of this complex field. Approaches intensive...

Irwin & Rippe’s Intensive Care Medicine, 7th Edition (2012) (PDF) Richard S. Irwin

  Basic Information: Year: 2012 Page Number: 2272 File Type: PDF File Size: 36.81 MB Authors/ Editiors: Richard S. Irwin Description: Irwin and Rippe's Intensive Care Medicine is a comprehensive, single-volume textbook covering both the theoretical and practical aspects of medical and surgical critical care. Thoroughly updated for its Seventh Edition, this classic reference remains an unsurpassed source of definitive, practical guidance on adult patient care in the ICU. It provides encyclopedic, multidisciplinary coverage of both medical and surgical intensive care and includes a "how-to" atlas of procedures and a new section...

Intensive Care Medicine MCQs: Multiple Choice Questions With Explanatory Answers (2015) (PDF) Steve Benington

  Basic Information: Year: 2015 Page Number: 350 File Type: PDF File Size: 9.40 MB Authors/ Editiors: Steve Benington Description: Intensive care medicine is a dynamic and evolving specialty, requiring its practitioners to be part physician, physiologist and anaesthetist. This requires a firm foundation of knowledge and an ability to apply this to the clinical situation. This book contains 270 multiple choice questions allowing self-assessment of the breadth of knowledge required of the modern intensivist. The book is divided into three papers each consisting of 60 multiple true false (MTF) and 30...

Infection Control in the Intensive Care Unit, 3rd Edition (2011) (PDF) Hendrick K.F. van Saene

  Basic Information: Year: 2011 Page Number: 513 File Type: PDF File Size: 3.88 MB Authors/ Editiors: Hendrick K.F. van Saene Description: Intensive care is a rapidly changing area of medicine, and after four years from the 2nd edition the volume editors and authors have deemed necessary to update it. In the recent years, in fact, five new randomised controlled trials and five new meta-analyses demonstrate that selective decontamination of the digestive tract is an antimicrobial prophylaxis to prevent severe infections of not only lower airways but also of blood. Additionally,...

Handbook of Drugs in Intensive Care: An A-Z Guide – 5th Edition (2014) (PDF) Henry Paw

  Basic Information: Year: 2014 Page Number: 355 File Type: PDF File Size: 3.27 MB Authors/ Editiors: Henry Paw Description: A thoroughly updated edition of this well-established guide to drugs and prescribing for intensive care. The book is split into two sections: an A-Z guide to the drugs available, and concise notes on the key topics and situations faced on a daily basis. The A-Z section provides succinct information on each drug including uses, limitations, administration directions and adverse effects. The second section details complications that may arise in patients with particular...
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