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This comprehensive text on the medical complications that can occur in the intensive care unit instructs medical professionals on how to identify, prevent and treat these problems.
Some of the most pertinent modes of treatment and decision making techniques available in the intensive care unit are outlined in this accessible guide. Topics include airway management, mechanical ventilation, hemodynamic monitoring, renal failure, liver failure, nosocomial infections and neurological abnormalities. In addition, the book covers drugs and medication, nutrition and ethical issues relevant to the critical care setting. Abnormalities in all major medical systems are also featured throughout the text. In order to access information in a readily understandable format, a multitude of tables and figures have been provided.
A timely and unique piece of literature, this work provides practising critical care physicians and nurses, fellows and residents training for intensive care unit medicine, cardiologists, general surgeons and internists with the tools needed to reduce, recognize and treat complications in the intensive care unit.
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M.A. Matthay, Professor, Medicine and Anesthesia; Associate Director, Intensive Care Unit; Senior Member, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco. D.E. Schwartz, Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology, Director of Respiratory Therapy, University of Illinois at Chicago.
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Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0412066718
Book Description CRC Press, 1998. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0412066718