• The ICU Book (3rd edition)

    This best-selling resource provides a general overview and basic information for all adult intensive care units. The material is presented in a brief and quick-access format which allows for topic and exam review. It provides enough detailed and specific information to address most all questions and problems that arise in the ICU. Emphasis on fundamental principles in the text should prove useful for patient care outside the ICU as well. New chapters in this edition include hyperthermia and hypothermia syndromes; infection control in the ICU; and severe airflow obstruction. Sections have been reorganized and consolidated when appropriate to reinforce concepts. Purchase of The ICU Book, Third Edition gives you free access to a Website featuring links from references to PubMed, updated regularly; and a directory

    Basic Science Review
    Circulatory blood flow
    Oxygen and carbon dioxide transport
    Preventive Practices in the Critically Ill
    Infection control in the ICu
    Alimentary prophylaxis
    Venous thromboembolism
    Vascular Access
    Establishing venous access
    The indwelling vascular catheter
    Hemodynamic Monitoring
    Arterial blood pressure
    The pulmonary artery catheter
    Central venous pressure and wedge pressure
    Tissue oxygenation
    Disorders of Circulatory Flow
    Hemorrhage and hypovolemia
    Colloid and crystalloid resuscitation
    Acute heart failure syndromes
    Cardiac arrest
    Hemodynamic drug infusions
    Critical Care Cardiology
    Early management of acute coronary syndromes
    Acute Respiratory Failure
    Hypoxemia and hypercapnia
    Oximetry and capnography
    Oxygen inhalation therapy
    Acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Severe airflow obstruction
    Mechanical Ventilation
    Principles of mechanical ventilation
    Modes of assisted ventilation
    The ventilator-dependent patient
    Discontinuing mechanical ventilation
    Acid-Base Disorders
    Acid-base interpretations
    Organic acidoses
    Metabolic alkalosis
    Renal and Electrolyte Disorders
    Oliguria and acute renal failure
    Hypertonic and hypotonic syndromes
    Calcium and phosphorus
    Transfusion Practices in Critical Care
    Anemia and red blood cell transfusions in the ICU
    Platelets in critical illness
    Disorders of Body Temperature
    Hyperthermia and hypothermia syndromes
    Fever in the ICU
    Inflammation and Infection in the ICU
    Infection, inflammation, and multiorgan injury
    Pneumonia in the ICU
    Sepsis from the abdomen and pelvis
    The immunocompromised patient
    Antimicrobial therapy
    Nutrition and Metabolism
    Metabolic substrate requirements
    Enteral tube feeding
    Parenteral nutrition
    Adrenal and thyroid dysfunction
    Critical Care Neurology
    Analgesia and sedation
    Disorders of mentation
    Disorders of movement
    Stroke and related disorders
    Toxic Ingestions
    Pharmaceutical toxins and antidotes

    Book details:
    Author:Paul L Marino,Kenneth M Sutin
    Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (September 2006)
    Size: 9,717 MB


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