The critical care unit manages patients with a vast range of disease and injuries affecting every organ system. The unit can initially be a daunting environment, with complex monitoring equipment producing large volumes of clinical data. Core Topics in Critical Care Medicine is a practical, comprehensive, introductory-level text for any clinician in their first few months in the critical care unit. It guides clinicians in both the initial assessment and the clinical management of all CCU patients, demystifying the critical care unit and providing key knowledge in a concise and accessible manner. The full spectrum of disorders likely to be encountered in critical care are discussed, with additional chapters on transfer and admission, imaging in the CCU, structure and organisation of the unit, and ethical and legal issues. Written by Critical Care experts, Core Topics in Critical Care Medicine provides comprehensive, concise and easily accessible information for all trainees.Table of Contents ForewordPrefacePart I. Specific Features of Critical Care Medicine: 1. Recognition of critical illness Edwin Mitchell2. Advanced airway management Isma Quasim3. Patient admission and discharge Santhana Kannan4. Transfer of the critically ill Gavin Perkins5. Scoring systems and outcome Roger Stedman6. Information management in critical care Roger Stedman7. Haemodynamics monitoring Anil Kumar and Joyce Yeung8. Critical care imaging modalities Frances Aitchison9. Vasoactive drugs Mamta Patel10. Nutrition Yasser Tolba11. Pain control Edwin Mitchell12. Sedation Joyce Yeung13. Ethics John Bleasdale14. Organ donation Angeline Simons and Joyce YeungPart II. Systemic Disorders and Management: 15. Sepsis Yasser Tolba and David Thickett16. Multiple organ failure Zahid Khan17. Immunosuppressed patients Tara Quasim18. Principles of antibiotics use Edwin Mitchell19. Fluid and electrolyte disorders Prasad Bheemasenachar20. Acid–base abnormalities Prasad Bheemasenachar21. Post-operative critical care Prasad Bheemasenachar22. Post-resuscitation care Gavin PerkinsPart III. Organ Dysfunction and Management: 23. Bleeding and clotting disorders Nick Murphy24. Acute coronary syndromes Singh Harjot and Whitehouse Tony25. Cardiac arrhythmias Khai Ping Ng and George Pulikal26. Acute heart failure Harjot Singh and Tony Whitehouse27. Mechanical ventilation Bill Tunnicliffe28. Failure of ventilation Darshan Pandit and Joyce Yeung29. Failure of oxygenation Darshan Pandit and Joyce Yeung30. Respiratory weaning Darshan Pandit31. Non-invasive ventilation Thickett David32. Unconventional strategies for respiratory support Bill Tunnicliffe33. Acute gastrointestinal bleeding and perforation Mamta Patel and Richard Skone34. Severe acute pancreatitis Andrew Burtenshaw and Neil Crooks35. Poisoning Zahid Khan36. Liver failure Nick Murphy and Joyce Yeung37. Acute renal failure Andrew Burtenshaw38. Renal replacement therapy Andrew Burtenshaw39. Status epilepticus Joyce Yeung40. Abnormal levels of consciousness Anil Kumar41. Meningitis and encephalitis Nick Sherwood42. Traumatic brain injury Randeep Mullhi and Sandeep Walia43. Trauma and burns Catherine Snelson44. Eclampsia and pre-eclampsia John Clift45. Obstetric emergencies in the ICU John Clift and Elinor Powell46. Paediatric emergencies Nageena Hussain and Joyce YeungPart IV. Examinations: 47. Core areas required for UK/European Diploma examinations Zahid Khan48. Examples of mock MCQs and viva questions Zahid Khan.
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Titolo: Core Topics in Critical Care Medicine
Autori: Gao Smith
Editore: Cambridge University Press
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