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Clinical Intensive Care Medicine

Author : Carlos M H Gómez
ISBN : 9781783263134
Genre : Medical
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Intensive care patients are the most critically ill in any hospital and they are a patient group that utilises a disproportionate amount of medical resources. Intensive care medicine, around for about 40 years, is a relatively recent but globally expanding specialty due to a growing geriartric population of discerning demand for health system. The older generation of intensivists are approaching retirement. The middle generation is trained in various medical specialties and then subspecialised in intensive care. These doctors now lead the way in clinical practice, research, management and training. On the other hand, the younger generation of intensivists includes an ever increasing number of doctors who, for the first time, enjoy a structured training program with clinical rotations, courses, and exam qualifications. Written by outstanding specialist practitioners who are also internationally acclaimed authors from the UK and North America, this is an authoritative guide to practical intensive care medicine. The clinical contents of the book share a practical and educational common thread with each chapter addressing pertinent clinical challenges comprehensively. This invaluable book is specially targeted at medical students, trainees in intensive care medicine and other acute specialties, consultants wishing to remain up to date on all branches of this vast specialty and other allied professionals practicing in intensive care including nurses and physiotherapists. Contents:History of Intensive Care (Jennifer Jones)Cardiovascular Physiology (Ian Webb and David Treacher)Respiratory Physiology (Nicholas Lees and Neil Soni)Cellular Physiology in Critical Care (David Brealey and David Howell)Cardiovascular Monitoring (Parind Patel)Vasoactive Agents (Gayathri Satkurunath, Raha Rahman West and Andrew Rhodes)Mechanical Ventilation (Amisha V Barochia, Charles Natanson and Peter Q Eichacker)Non-Invasive Ventilation (Borja G Cosío and José M Echave Sustaeta)Nutrition (Richard Leonard)Microbiology and Infection Control (Annette Jepson)Radiological Imaging in Intensive Care (Kanupriya Agrawal and Andrew R Wright)Biochemistry in Intensive Care (Paul Holloway)Haematology in Intensive Care (Lesley Kay)Peri-Operative Intensive Care Medicine (S Ramani Moonesinghe and Michael G Mythen)Post-Operative Intensive Care (Umeer Waheed and Mark G A Palazzo)Sepsis (Richard Stümpfle)Airway Management in Intensive Care (Virinder S Sidhu)Neurocritical Care (Nicholas Hirsch, Christopher Taylor and Martin Smith)Cardiopulmonary Intensive Care (Marius Gota, Allen Bashour and Michael O'Connor)Respiratory Intensive Care (Sarah L Stirling and Mark J D Griffiths)Vascular Intensive Care (Susan Jain and Carlos M H Gómez)Liver Intensive Care (Julia Wendon and Patrick Ward)Acute Kidney Injury in Intensive Care (Shaikh A Nurmohamed, Marc G Vervloet and A B Johan Groeneveld)Obstetrics Problems in Intensive Care (Surbi Malhotra)Paediatric Intensive Care (Simon Nadel)Trauma Intensive Care (Peter J Shirley)Intensive Care of Burns Patients (Lena C Andersson, Hans C Nettelblad and Folke Sjoeberg)Poisoning (David J Watson)Transfer of the Critically Ill (Harriet Wordsworth)Ethics in Critical Care (Simon Munk and Andrew Hartle)Leadership and Management in Critical Care (Andrew R Webb)Evidence-Based Intensive Care (Sunil Grover and Carlos M H Gómez) Readership: Doctors, nurses and physiotherapists specialising in intensive care medicine, doctors in acute medical specialties and medical students. Key Features:A leading resource for those who intend to study, practice and excel in intensive care medicineAn authoritative and comprehensive guide presented in a readable and concise styleKeywords:Intensive Care;Critical Illness;Multiple Organ Failure;Major Surgery;Mechanical Ventilation;Haemofiltration

Das Icu Buch

Author : Paul L. Marino
ISBN : 9783437170324
Genre : Medical
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Ob Weiterbildungsassistent auf der Intensivstation oder erfahrener Arzt: das ICU-Buch - Praktische Intensivmedizin macht es Ihnen leicht, die oft sehr komplexen Vorgänge bei z.T. multimorbiden Patienten zu verstehen, die richtigen Prioritäten zu setzen und begründete diagnostische und therapeutische Entscheidungen zu treffen. Das Buch spannt den Bogen von der Physiologie über gebräuchliche Arbeitstechniken bis hin zu konkreten und klinisch begründeten Behandlungskonzepten bei speziellen Erkrankungen. Detaillierte Diagnostik und differenzierte Therapie werden problemorientiert dargestellt Die Interdisziplinäre Herangehensweise wird den oft vielschichtigen Erkrankungen gerecht Neu in der 5. Auflage: Komplett überarbeitet und aktualisiert unter Betonung neu erschienener Übersichtsartikel und klinischer Leitlinien 5 zusätzliche Kapitel: Gefäßkatheter, Berufsbedingte Expositionen, Alternative Beatmungsverfahren, Pankreatitis und Leberinsuffizienz sowie Nichtmedikamentöse Toxidrome Komplett in Farbe - das macht das Buch maximal lesefreundlich „Resümee" für die Praxis am Kapitelende unterstützt Sie bei der Umsetzung im Klinikalltag 246 neue Abbildungen und 199 neue Tabellen visualisieren die Inhalte und zeigen Ihnen alles Wichtige auf einen Blick Inhalte adaptiert entsprechend deutscher und europäischer Leitlinien/Empfehlungen sowie gesetzlicher Vorgaben

Core Topics In Critical Care Medicine

Author : Fang Gao Smith
ISBN : 9781139489683
Genre : Medical
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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.

Surgery For Benign Oesophageal Disorders

Author : Simic Aleksandar P
ISBN : 9781786344137
Genre : Medical
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the full spectrum of benign oesophageal disorders with an emphasis on surgical approaches. There are now new, sophisticated diagnostic methods and endoscopic treatment modalities which represent the high level of innovation within the field. These innovations are assimilated here through evidence-based chapters, written by practitioners and experts in their specific subjects. Some of the topics include gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett's oesophagus, oesophageal motility disorders, oesophageal diverticula, oesophageal caustic injuries, and discussion of minimally invasive surgery. This comprehensive, practical overview is suitable not only for medical students or residents interested in gastroenterology and gastroenterological surgery, but also for clinicians and practitioners. Contents: Perspectives of Surgery for Benign Esophageal Diseases (Ivan Cecconello and Wanderley Marques Bernardo)Fundoplication for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Richard Ricachenevsky Gurski, Guilherme da Silva Mazzini and Vinicius Jardim Campos)Innovations in Minimally Invasive Therapy of GERD (Sebastian F Schoppmann, Ivan Kristo and Martin Riegler)Reflux Strictures and Short Esophagus (Luis Durand) Surgical Management of Paraesophageal Hernia (Emanuele Asti, Andrea Sironi and Luigi Bonavina)Failed Anti-Reflux Surgery (Steven R DeMeester)Definition and Significance of Barrett's Esophagus (Stephen Attwood)Endoscopic Therapy for Barrett's Esophagus: Who and How? (Ivan Kristo, Martin Riegler and Sebastian F Schoppmann)Current Treatment Strategies in Barrett's Esophagus (Ognjan Skrobić, Aleksandar P Simić and Predrag Peško)Chicago Classification: Impact of HRM on the Diagnosis and Management of Esophageal Motility Disorders (Fernando A Herbella, Francisco Schlottmann and Marco G Patti)Is There a Role for Endoscopic Therapy in Achalasia? (Mario Costantini, Renato Salvador and Stefano Merigliano)POEM in the Treatment of Primary Esophageal Motility Disorders (Charles J Rayner, Nima Abbassi-Ghadi and Giovanni Zaninotto)Surgical for Achalasia (Aleksandar P Simić, Ognjan M Skrobić and Predrag M Peško)Management of Esophageal Epiphrenic Diverticula (Donald van der Peet) Minimally Invasive Management of Benign Esophageal Tumors and Cysts (Stefano Siboni, Tommaso Bosetti and Luigi Bonavina)Management of Caustic Gastroesophageal Injuries (Mircea Chirica, Thibault Voron and Pierre Cattan)Contemporary Management of Iatrogenic and Non-iatrogenic Esophageal Injuries (Alberto Aiolfi, Kenji Inaba and Luigi Bonavina) Readership: Medical students or residents interested in gastroenterology and gastroenterological surgery, but also for clinicians and practitioners in the same field. Keywords: Oesophageal Surgery;Barrett's Oesophagus;Oesophageal Diverticula;POEM;Achalasia;Gastroenterology;Gastroenterological SurgeryReview:0

Applied Physiology In Intensive Care Medicine

Author : Michael R. Pinsky
ISBN : 9783540373636
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Te practice of intensive care medicine is at the very forefront of titration of treatment andmonitoringresponse. Te substrateofthiscareisthe criticallyill patientwho,by defnition, is at the limits of his or her physiologic reserve. Such patients need immediate, aggressive but balanced life-altering interventions to minimize the detrimental aspects of acute illness and hasten recovery. Treatmentdecisionsandresponsetotherapyareusually assessed by measures of physiologic function, such as assessed by cardio-respiratory monitoring. However, how one uses such information is ofen unclear and rarely supported by prospective clinical trials. In reality, the bedside clinician is forced to rely primarily on physiologic principles in determining the best treatments and response to therapy. However, the physiologic foundation present in practicing physicians is uneven and occasionally supported more by habit or prior training than science. A series of short papers published in Intensive Care Medicine since 2002 under the heading Physiologic Notes attempts to capture the essence of the physiologic perspectives that underpin both our understanding of disease and response to therapy. Tis present volume combines the complete list of these Physiologic Notes up until July 2006 with the ass o cia t ed r e vie w a r tic les o v er t h e s a m e in t er val t ha t a ls o addr ess e d t hes e cen tral issues.

Intensive Care Medicine In 10 Years

Author : Mitchell P. Fink
ISBN : 9783540297307
Genre : Medical
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This book identifies trends in critical care medicine that will form the basis for practice over the next ten years. Predicting the future is always risky. Nevertheless, the ideas articulated in this book are likely to serve as a road map for intensivists, hospital administrators, and governmental leaders interested in healthcare as they seek to improve the quality and efficiency of hospital-based services.

Cardiac Intensive Care

Author : Allen Jeremias
ISBN : 9781416037736
Genre : Medical
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Ventilator Management for the Cardiac Patient; Management of Post-Operative Complications in the Cardiac Surgery Patient; Guidelines Relevant to Care in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit--to keep the book and you up to date. yPresents the text in a new, full-color design and layout for a more visually-appealing and accessible format that makes finding the information you need quick and easy.

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Author : Derek S. Wheeler
ISBN : 1846284635
Genre : Medical
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“Pediatric Critical Care Medicine” spans two volumes, with major sections dedicated to specific organ systems. 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, and will be of value to those studying towards pediatric critical care examinations and those who are already qualified.

Intensive Care Medicine

Author : Jean-Louis Vincent
ISBN : 0387922784
Genre : Medical
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The Update compiles the most recent developments in experimental and clinical research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in the field of intensive care and emergency medicine. It is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.

Kumar And Clark S Clinical Medicine E Book

Author : Parveen Kumar
ISBN : 9780702053047
Genre : Medical
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Kumar & Clark’s Clinical Medicine 8 builds on the prize-winning formula that won the first prize in the BMA Book Awards Medicine Category in 2010 (7th edition) and 2006 (6th edition). ‘This book is comprehensive, student friendly (if still intimidating in size!) and covers such a vast breadth of knowledge. It still remains the primary ‘must-have’ text book of any budding doctor, or qualified one at that. This book is stunning in its breadth and in its ease of use. It still remains as the ‘gold-standard’ thorough guide to clinical medicine its forefathers were.’ BMA Judges 2010 'This is one of a select few books that deserves to be in most doctors' personal possession and it's as simple as that. ...’ Dr Harry Brown. New to this edition: New chapter on palliative medicine. Five times the number of margin clinical photos. New echocardiography images. Double the number of dermatological images; including all the major lesion morphologies covered in a single page. 16 new authors. New sections on protein synthesis, energy production and stem cells. New members of the International Advisory Board from India, South Africa, Poland and the Middle East. 7 new online chapters from the International Advisory Board. Key online features: 30 extra short chapters online, written by members of the International Advisory Board to cover key international issues, such as malaria, envenoming and HIV. Animated practical procedures, including lumbar puncture, central venous and bladder catheterization, arterial cannulation etc. heart and lung sounds, and interactive surface anatomy available online. Full text online through StudentConsult. Add your own notes and bookmarks. Search across all the StudentConsult resources you own online in one place. New to this edition: New chapter on palliative medicine. Five times the number of margin clinical photos. New echocardiography images. Double the number of dermatological images; including all the major lesion morphologies covered in a single page. 16 new authors. New sections on protein synthesis, energy production and stem cells. New members of the International Advisory Board from India, South Africa, Poland and the Middle East. 7 new online chapters from the International Advisory Board.

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