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Critical care handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital /
senior editor, Luca M. Bigatello ; associate editors, Rae M. Allain ... [et al.].
edition
4th ed.
imprint
Philadelphia : Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, c2006.
description
xvii, 887 p. : ill.
ISBN
0781762448, 9780781762441
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imprint
Philadelphia : Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, c2006.
isbn
0781762448
9780781762441
catalogue key
8954669
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Doody's Reviews, June 2006
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Main Description
Written by the multidisciplinary intensive care unit staff at the Massachusetts General Hospital, the Fourth Edition of this best-selling handbook is a practical, complete, and current guide to medical and surgical critical care. In a user-friendly outline format designed for rapid reference, this pocket-sized book presents reliable, hospital-tested protocols that reflect today's most advanced critical care practices. This edition includes new information on hemodynamic monitoring and management, respiratory monitoring, airway problems, new transfusion agents and infection control techniques, wound care, ventilator management, end-of-life issues, outcomes evaluation, and evidence-based practice. Appendices provide key information on drugs and blood laboratory values.
Main Description
Written by the multidisciplinary intensive care unit staff at the Massachusetts General Hospital, the Fourth Edition of this best-selling handbook is a practical, complete, and current guide to medical and surgical critical care. In a user-friendly outline format designed for rapid reference, this pocket-sized book presents reliable, hospital-tested protocols that reflect today's most advanced critical care practices. This edition includes new information on hemodynamic monitoring and management, respiratory monitoring, airway problems, new transfusion agents and infection control techniques, wound care, ventilator management, end-of-life issues, outcomes evaluation, and evidence-based practice. Appendices provide key information on drugs and blood laboratory values. Subscribe to Lippincott's Interactive Anesthesia Library and get online access to the fully searchable content of eight critically acclaimed references in anesthesiology, critical care, and pain management.
Bowker Data Service Summary
This pocket-sized book presents protocols for advanced critical care practices. It covers intensive care procedures, management of specific medical conditions and post-surgical care after specific operations.
Table of Contents
Hemodynamic monitoring : Ip. 3
Hemodynamic monitoring : IIp. 19
Respiratory monitoringp. 33
Airway managementp. 53
Mechanical ventilationp. 87
Analgesia, sedation, and neuromuscular blockadep. 111
Fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base statusp. 126
Hemodynamic managementp. 155
Nutritionp. 169
Transfusion therapy and anticoagulationp. 184
General considerations in infectious diseasep. 212
Prophylaxisp. 232
Neurocritical carep. 243
Adult and pediatric resuscitationp. 255
Ethical and end-of-life issuesp. 281
Evidence-based medicine in critical carep. 298
Coronary artery diseasep. 317
Valvular heart diseasep. 338
Cardiac dysrhythmiasp. 351
The acute respiratory distress syndromep. 371
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthmap. 385
Pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosisp. 403
Discontinuation of mechanical ventilationp. 414
Acute renal failurep. 428
Acute liver failurep. 451
Gastrointestinal diseasep. 464
Endocrine disordersp. 488
Specific infectionsp. 522
Stroke, seizure, and encephalopathyp. 552
Acute weaknessp. 574
Drug overdose, poisoning, and adverse drug reactionsp. 582
Dermatologic considerationsp. 607
Critical care of the trauma patientp. 621
Neurotraumap. 634
The burned patientp. 656
Vascular surgeryp. 680
Thoracic surgeryp. 697
Cardiac surgeryp. 705
Liver, kidney, and lung transplantationp. 719
Critical care aspects of obesity and bariatric surgeryp. 734
Obstetrics and gynecologyp. 746
Supplemental drug informationp. 771
Laboratory values for bloodp. 837
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