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PRINCIPLES OF CRITICAL CARE
Jesse B. Hall, MD
Gregory A. Schmidt, MD
This classic, critically acclaimed text offers more than any other. The only critical care resource to integrate pathophysiology throughout, PRINCIPLES OF CRITICAL CARE gives the working clincian streamlined access to deeper understanding of complex medical issues. Here is why:
A complete reference, with more than 1700 pages and 122 chapters, provides comprehensive coverage of every aspect relating to the practice of critical care
Pathophysiology is integrated throughout the book making more complex issues understandable
An organ system approach makes it easier to find thorough and practical information for managing a patient’s specific condition
Case studies in each chapter demonstrate the clinical application of concepts and further improve diagnostic skills
NEW IN THIS EDITION
· Completely revised cardiovascular section with new interventional therapies in cardiac shock; the latest in imaging; transesophageal echocardiography (TEE); and ultrasound equipment
· Totally revised pulmonary medicine section, featuring the most current mechanical ventilation treatments, and more
· Revised hematology/oncology section, including the latest information on chemotherapies in critical care
About the Author:
Jesse B. Hall, MD Professor of Medicine, and of Anesthesia and Critical Care Chief, Section of Pulmonary & Critical Care Director of Medical Intensive Care Unit Pritzker School of Medicine University of Chicago Chicago, IL
Gregory A. Schmidt, MD Associate Professor of Medicine Pritzker School of Medicine University of Chicago Chicago, IL
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional/Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 3rd edition. Main description ?Principles of Critical Care is a very thorough and well-written textbook that has been carefully edited by three masters of intensive care medicine?.It succeeds in achieving that tricky balance of being thorough and complete yet readable and practical. It`s the kind of book that benefits all intensivists and anybody dealing with the critically ill.?--Critical Care Medicine Table of contents TABLE OF CONTENTSPART I: An Overview of the Approach to and Organization of Critical CareChapter 1. Approach to Critical CareChapter 2. Assessing Cost-Effectiveness in the ICUChapter 3. Improving the Quality of Care in the ICUChapter 4. Infection Control and Surveillance in the Intensive Care UnitChapter 5. Legal Issues in Critical CareChapter 6. Assessment of Severity of IllnessChapter 7. Transportation of the Critically Ill PatientChapter 8. TelemedicineChapter 9. Preparedness for CatastrophePART II General Management of the PatientChapter 10. Preventing MorbidityChapter 11. Nutrition in the Critically Ill PatientChapter 12. Intravascular DevicesChapter 13. Clinical Use of the Pulmonary Artery CatheterChapter 14. Pain Control, Sedation and Use of Muscle RelaxantsChapter 15. Cardiopulmonary ResuscitationChapter 16. Therapeutic HypothermiaChapter 17. Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Therapy & Administering Palliative CareChapter 18. Chronic Critical IllnessChapter 19. Long-Term Outcomes of Critical IllnessPART III Cardiovascular DisordersChapter 20. The Pathophysiology of the Circulation in Critical IllnessChapter 21. ShockChapter 22. Ventricular Dysfunction in Critical IllnessChapter 23. Diagnostic and Management Strategies for Acute Failure in the ICUChapter 24. Cardiac Arrhythmias, Pacing, Cardioversion/Defibrillation in the Critical Care SettingChapter 25. Myocardial IschemiaChapter 26. Acute Right Heart SyndromesChapter 27. Pulmonary Embolic Disorders: Thrombus, Air, and FATChapter 28. Pericardial DiseaseChapter 29. Valvular Heart DiseaseChapter 30. Aortic DissectionPART IV Pulmonary DisordersChapter 31 The Pathophysiology and Differential Diagnosis of Acute Respiratory FailureChapter 32. Ventilator Waveforms: Clinical InterpretationChapter 33. Noninvasive VentilationChapter 34. Upper Airway ObstructionChapter 35. Airway ManagementChapter 36. Management of the Ventilated PatientChapter 37. Ventilator-Induced Lung InquiryChapter 38. ARDSChapter 39. Acute-On-Chronic Respiratory FailureChapter 40. Severe AsthmaChapter 41. Massive HemoptysisChapter 42. Restrictive Disease of the Respiratory System and the Abdominal Compartment SyndromeChapter 43. Ventilator-Associated PneumoniaChapter 44. Liberation from Mechanical VentilationPART V Infectious DisordersChapter 45. Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy and the Clinical Pharmacology of Antimicrobial DrugsChapter 46. Sepsis with Acute Organ DysfunctionChapter 47. Approach to Infection in Patients Receiving Cytotoxic Chemotherapy for MalignancyChapter 48. AIDS in the Intensive Care Unit Chapter 49. Endocarditis and Other Intravascular InfectionsChapter 50. Intravascular Access Devices Used in Critical CareChapter 51. PneumoniaChapter 52. Bacterial Infections of the Central Nervous SystemChapter 53. EncephalomyelitisChapter 54. Life-Threatening Infections of the Head, Neck and Upper Respiratory TractChapter 55. Soft Tissue InfectionsChapter 56. Urinary Tract InfectionsChapter 57. Gastrointestinal InfectionsChapter 58. Severe MalariaChapter 59. TetanusChapter 60. Viral Hemorrhagic FeversChapter 61. Biowarfare AgentsPART VI Neurologic DisordersChapter 62. Delirium in the Intensive Care UnitChapter 63. Cerebrovascular DiseaseChapter 64. Seizures in the Intensive Care UnitChapter 65. Intracranial Pressure: Monitoring and ManagementChapter 66. Neuromuscular Diseases Leading to Respiratory FailureChapter 67. Coma, Persistent Vegetative State, and Brain Death Printed Pages: 1808. Bookseller Inventory # 41455