Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Evidence

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9781846284632: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Evidence

This new textbook is the definitive evidence-based resource for pediatric critical care. Written primarily for clinicians and students of critical care, it will also be of great value to all who work with children on pediatric intensive care or general wards. Each major section consists of separate chapters dedicated to reviewing the specific disease processes affecting each organ system. Each chapter concludes with a comprehensive list of references, with brief, concise remarks denoting references of ‘special interest’ and ‘of interest’. Consequently, the book is unique in its comprehensive coverage of pediatric critical care and its ease of use.

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Derek S. Wheeler, MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He is the Associate Medical Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, as well as an attending physician in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He has published extensively in pediatric critical care medicine and has contributed to numerous textbooks in the past.

Hector R. Wong, MD is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Director of the Division of Critical Care Medicine at the Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati. He is on the editorial board of the journal, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and has edited one book (with Dr Thomas Shanley) for KAP on the Molecular Biology of Acute Lung Injury, while contributing to numerous books, journals and supplements.

Thomas P. Shanley, MD is the Ferrantino Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases at the University of Michigan Medical Center. Dr Shanley is the Director of the Division of Critical Care Medicine, as well as the Director of the Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. He has published extensively in pediatric critical care medicine and has previously edited one book (with Dr Wong) for KAP on the Molecular Biology of Acute Lung Injury.

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JAMA Review:

"... This text is the best-organized and most user-friendly critical care textbook ... The sections follow logically, and the design of the book makes it easy to access information on a wide variety of clinical situations ... Apart from Wheeler's text no other textbook in pediatric critical care medicine has made the clinical application of evidence-based medicine such a central focus ..." (A. A. Kon, JAMA 2008)

"This is a multidisciplinary pediatric care text. Details of beside management are carefully combined with the scientific basis of pediatric critical care practice. Senior practitioners and trainees in any of the disciplines touching care of the child will benefit from this work: the intensivist, the hospital pediatrician, the pediatric subspecialist, and the pediatric surgeon. ... This is superb presentation of bedside pediatric critical care principles with appropriate developmental biology, physiology, and molecular science. Excellent detail is provided on surgical procedures in trauma." (David J. Dries, Doody’s Review Service, September, 2007)

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