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Critical care handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital /
senior editor, William E. Hurford ; associate editors, Luca M. Bigatello ... [et al.].
edition
3rd ed.
imprint
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2000.
description
xv, 815 p. : ill.
ISBN
0781720354 (alk. paper), 9780781720359 (alk. paper)
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imprint
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2000.
isbn
0781720354 (alk. paper)
9780781720359 (alk. paper)
general note
Companion v. to: Clinical anesthesia procedures of the Massachusetts General Hospital. 5th ed. 1998.
Rev. ed. of: Postoperative critical care of the Massachusetts General Hospital. 2nd ed. 1992.
catalogue key
6140561
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Doody's Reviews, November 2000
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Summaries
Main Description
Written by faculty members at the Massachusetts General Hospital, the Third Edition this best elling handbook is the definitive manual for all professionals involved in postoperative critical care. In a user friendly outline format, this pocket sized book presents reliable and up to date, hospital tested protocols that reflect today's most advanced critical care practices. Chapters cover intensive care procedures, management of specific medical conditions, and postsurgical care after specific operations. Each chapter is organized to allow rapid information retrieval.
Main Description
Written by faculty members at the Massachusetts General Hospital, the Third Edition of this best-selling handbook is the definitive manual for all professionals involved in postoperative critical care. In a user-friendly outline format, this pocket-sized book presents reliable, up-to-date, hospital-tested protocols that reflect today's most advanced critical care practices. Chapters cover intensive care procedures, management of specific medical conditions, and postsurgical care after specific operations. Each chapter is organized to allow rapid information retrieval.
Table of Contents
Critical Care Principles
Hemodynamic Monitoringp. 3
Respiratory Monitoringp. 23
Airway Managementp. 45
Mechanical Ventilationp. 80
Sedationp. 99
Analgesiap. 112
Neuromuscular Blockadep. 124
Nutritionp. 135
Hypotension and Shockp. 145
Hemodynamic Controlp. 159
Neurocritical Carep. 180
Hematology and Transfusion Therapyp. 192
Intraaortic Balloon Counterpulsationp. 219
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenationp. 228
Adult and Pediatric Resuscitationp. 234
Ethical and End-of-Life Issuesp. 252
Medical Considerations
Coronary Artery Diseasep. 273
Valvular Heart Diseasep. 293
Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillatorsp. 307
The Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)p. 314
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Asthmap. 327
Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Venous Thrombosisp. 343
Renal Diseasep. 352
Liver Diseasep. 370
Gastrointestinal Diseasep. 383
Endocrine Disordersp. 404
General Considerations in Infectious Diseasep. 439
Specific Infectionsp. 460
Acute Cerebral Injuriesp. 489
Acute Neuromuscular Weakness, Spinal Cord Injuries, and Brain Tumorsp. 518
Drug Overdose, Poisoning, and Adverse Drug Reactionsp. 533
Dermatologic Considerationsp. 556
Surgical Considerations
Special Considerations in Trauma Patientsp. 569
The Burned Patientp. 584
Thoracic Surgeryp. 610
Cardiac Surgeryp. 624
Vascular Surgeryp. 635
Liver, Kidney, and Pancreatic Transplantationp. 649
Neonatal Intensive Carep. 660
Obstetrics and Gynecologyp. 685
Appendices
Supplemental Drug Informationp. 711
Laboratory Values for Bloodp. 764
Subject Indexp. 767
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