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Critical Care Medicine Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource®

Critical Care Medicine Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition

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Take the best possible care of adult critical care patients with Critical Care Medicine: Principles of Diagnosis and Management in the Adult! Editors Dr. Joseph Parrillo and Dr. Phillip Dellinger, two of the most respected names in critical care medicine, combine their extensive knowledge with that of hundreds of top authorities in the field to bring you expert, state-of-the-art answers to any clinical question you may face in the intensive care unit.

  • Offer your adult critical care patients the most effective care with practical, evidence-based guidance from many of the most trusted experts in critical care medicine.
  • Learn from the best ICU specialists worldwide with contributions from an increased number of international authorities.
  • Effectively manage common complications in the ICU with updated coverage of severe sepsis, septic shock, surgical infections, neurogenic and anaphylactic shock, severe heart failure, acute coronary syndromes, and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
  • Access the complete contents online at Expert Consult, along with an image bank and instructional videos!

PART 1: CRITICAL CARE PROCEDURES, MONITORING, AND PHARMACOLOGY

1 Cardiac Arrest and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

2 Airway Management in the Critically Ill Adult

3 Assessment of Cardiac Filling and Blood Flow

4 Arterial, Central Venous, and Pulmonary Artery Catheters

5 Cardiac Pacing

6 Pericardials Tamponade: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, and Catheter-Based Therapies

7 Intra-aortic Balloon Counterpulsation

8 Echocardiography

9 General Principles of Mechanical Ventilation

10 Ventilatory Management of Obstructive Airway Disease

11 Mechanical Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

12 Bronchoscopy and Lung Biopsy in Critically Ill Patients

13 Noninvasive Respiratory Monitoring

14 Tracheostomy

15 Chest Tube Thoracostomy

16 Intracranial Monitoring

17 Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

18 Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

19 Use of Sedatives, Analgesics, and Neuromuscular Blockers

20 Principles of Drug Dosing in Critically Ill Patients

PART 2: CRITICAL CARE CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

21 Circulatory Shock

22 Cardiogenic Shock

23 Septic Shock

24 Cardiac Tamponade

25 Severe Sepsis and Multiple Organ Dysfunction

26 Hypovolemic Shock

27 Traumatic Shock and Tissue Hypoperfusion: Nonsurgical Management

28 Anaphylaxis and Anaphylactic Shock

29 Severe Heart Failure

30 Acute Coronary Syndromes and Acute Myocardial Infarction

31 Cardiac Arrhythmias

32 Valvular Heart Disease in Critical Care

33 Acute Aortic Dissection

34 Hypertensive Crises

35 General Principles of Postoperative Intensive Care Unit Care

36 Postoperative Management of the Cardiac Surgery Patient

PART 3: CRITICAL CARE PULMONARY DISEASE

37 Acute Respiratory Failure

38 Life-Threatening Asthma

39 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

40 Hypoventilation and Respiratory Muscle Dysfunction

41 Nonpulmonary Causes of Respiratory Failure

42 Pneumonia: Considerations for the Critically Ill Patient

43 Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation

44 Acute Pulmonary Embolism

45 Pulmonary Hypertension

46 Massive Hemoptysis

47 Pneumothorax and Barotrauma

48 Toxic Gas, Fume, and Smoke Inhalation

49 Immunologic Lung Disease in the Critically Ill

PART 4: CRITICAL CARE INFECTIOUS DISEASE

50 Nosocomial Infection in the Intensive Care Unit

51 Principles Governing Antimicrobial Therapy in the Intensive Care Unit

52 Antifungal and Antiviral Therapy

53 Critically Ill Immunosuppressed Host

54 Specific Infections with Critical Care Implications

PART 5: RENAL DISEASE AND METABOLIC DISORDERS IN THE CRITICALLY ILL

55 Acute Kidney Injury

56 Chronic Kidney Disease

57 Acid-Base, Electrolyte, and Metabolic Abnormalities

58 Acute Diabetic Emergencies, Glycemic Control, and Hypoglycemia

59 Adrenal Insufficiency in the Critically Ill Patient

60 Thyroid Disorders

PART 6: NEUROLOGIC DISEASE IN THE CRITICALLY ILL

61 Coma

62 Neurologic Criteria for Death in Adults

63 Stroke

64 Muscular Paralysis: Myasthenia Gravis and Guillaine-Barre Syndrome

65 Seizures in the Critically Ill

66 Head Injury

PART 7: PHYSICAL AND TOXIC INJURY IN THE CRITICALLY ILL

67 Critical Care Management of the Severely Burned Patient

68 Poisonings

69 Hypothermia, Hyperthermia, and Rhabdomyolysis

PART 8: ADMINISTRATIVE, ETHICAL, AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUES IN THE CARE OF THE CRITICALLY ILL

70 Intensive Care Unit Administration and Performance Improvement

71 Ethical Considerations in Managing Critic

Joseph E. Parrillo, MD, FCCM, Chairman, Heart and Vascular Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center; Professor of Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Hackensack, New Jersey and R. Phillip Dellinger, MD, MS, Professor of Medicine, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; Director, Critical Care, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

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