cover image - Critical Care Secrets,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323510646
Page Count: 704
Imprint: Elsevier
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Critical Care Secrets, 6th Edition

by Polly E. Parsons, MD, Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish, MD, Lorenzo Berra, MD and Renee D Stapleton, MD, PhD
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For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Critical Care Secrets, 6th Edition, features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an easy-to-read style – making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable.

  • I. General ICU Care

    1. Glycemic Control in the ICU

    2. Early Mobility

    3. Sedation, Analgesia, Delirium

    4. Pain Management in the ICU

    5. Ethics and Palliative Care

    6. Fluid Therapy

    7. Nutrition in Critically Ill Patients

    8. Mechanical Ventilation

    9. Noninvasive Respiratory Support

    10. Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation and Extubation

    11. Quality Assurance and Patient Safety in the ICU

    II. Monitoring

    12. Pulse Oximetry, Capnography, and Blood Gas Analysis

    13. Hemodynamic Monitoring

    14. Neuromonitoring

    III. Procedures

    15. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

    16. Arterial and Central Venous Catheters

    17. Critical Care Ultrasound

    18. Ventricular Assist Device

    19. Percutaneous Assist Devices

    20. Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps

    21. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

    22. Tracheal Intubation and Airway Management

    23. Tracheotomy and Upper Airway Obstruction

    24. Chest Tubes and Pneumothorax

    25. Bronchoscopy

    26. Pacemakers and Defibrillators

    IV. Pulmonary

    27. Acute Pneumonia

    28. Asthma

    29. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    30. Acute Respiratory Failure/ARDS

    31. Hemoptysis

    32. Venous Thromboembolism and Fat Embolism

    V. Cardiology

    33. Heart Failure and Valvular Heart Disease

    34. Acute Myocardial Infarction

    35. Cardiac Arrhythmia

    36. Aortic Dissection

    37. Pericardial Disease (Pericardial Tamponade and Pericarditis)

    VI. Infectious Disease

    38. Sepsis and Septic Shock

    39. Endocarditis

    40. Meningitis and Encephalitis in the Intensive Care Unit

    41. Disseminated Fungal Infections

    42. Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria

    43. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

    44. H1N1/Influenza

    45. Immunocompromised Host

    VII. Renal Disease

    46. Hypertensive Crises

    47. Acute Kidney Injury

    48. Renal Replacement Therapy and Rhabdomyolysis

    49. Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia

    50. Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia

    VIII. Gastroenterology

    51. Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding in the Critically Ill Patient

    52. Acute Pancreatitis

    53. Hepatitis and Cirrhosis

    IX. Endocrinology

    54. Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State

    55. Adrenal Insufficiency in the Intensive Care Unit

    56. Thyroid Disease in the ICU

    X. Hematology/Oncology

    57. Blood Products and Coagulation

    58. Thrombocytopenia and Platelets

    59. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

    XI. Neurology

    60. Coma

    61. Brain Death

    62. Status Epilepticus

    63. Stroke and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    64. Guillain-Barré Syndrome and Myasthenia Gravis

    65. Alcohol Withdrawal

    XII. Surgery and Trauma

    66. Burns and Frostbite

    67. Thoracic Trauma (Flail Chest and Pulmonary & Myocardial Contusion)

    68. Acute Abdomen and Peritonitis

    69. Organ Donation

    XIII. Emergency Medicine

    70. Disaster Medicine, Bioterrorism and Ebola

    71. Allergy and Anaphylaxis

    72. Hypothermia

    73. Heat Stroke

    XIV. Toxicology

    74. General Approach to Poisonings

    75. Analgesics and Antidepressants

    76. Toxic Alcohol Poisoning

    77. Cardiovascular Medications

    78. Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

    XV. Unique Patient Populations

    79. Care of the Critically Ill Pregnant Patient

    80. Care of the Obese patient

    81. Oncologic Emergencies

    82. Post-Intensive Care Syndrome & Chronic Critical Illness

    83. ICU Survivors

    XVI. Emerging Therapies

    84. Sepsis: Emerging Therapies

  • Polly E. Parsons, MD, E.L. Amidon Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine; Medicine Health Care Service Leader, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vermont, Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish, MD, Anesthetist-in-Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, Lorenzo Berra, MD, Anesthesiologist, Intensivist, and a Member of Dr. Warren Zapol's MGH Anesthesia Center for Critical Care Research, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management, Boston, Massachusetts and Renee D Stapleton, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont
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