Description : 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.
Description : Quick lookup for the most essential info in critical care! Ideal for quick reference at the bedside, The Little ICU Book is a condensed, compact version of The ICU Book, Dr. Marino’s best-selling comprehensive intensive care reference.The Little ICU Book zeroes in on only the essentials for the hands-on care of critically ill adult patients. Its fast-access format makes it an indispensible resource for residents as well as busy critical care physicians.
Description : A fundamental and respected resource book in critical care, The ICU Book, Fourth Edition, continues to provide the current and practical guidance that have made it the best-selling text in critical care. The text addresses both the medical and surgical aspects of critical care, delivering the guidance needed to ensure sound, safe, and effective treatment for patients in intensive care—regardless of the specialty focus of the unit. Traditionally available as a printed textbook, the print version now comes with a completely revamped digital experience, powered by Inkling. Viewable through a browser or as a download to your tablet or smartphone, the digital version includes: · The complete text with optimized navigation · A powerful, index-based search function · All referenced content is linked throughout for instant access · Regular literature and commentary updates integrated into the text · The ability to share notes with friends and colleagues This is the tablet version which does not include access to the supplemental content mentioned in the text.
Description : Ideal for quick reference at the bedside, The Little ICU Book of Facts and Formulas is a smaller, condensed, compact, and portable version of The ICU Book, Third Edition. Most of the chapters in the larger book have been retained in the little book, but each chapter has been completely rewritten to include only the most essential information. The content is presented in outline format for easy access, and the book is densely packed with facts and formulas that represent the essentials of patient care in the adult ICU.
Description : This new bedside manual guides you through all the practical aspects of managing patients following cardiothoracic surgery and critically ill cardiology patients. Primarily designed to use in cardiothoracic intensive care units and coronary care units, it covers the perioperative management for the full range of cardiothoracic surgical procedures, the management of complications, and related issues. Core topics in cardiothoracic critical care, such as hemodynamic instability, arrhythmias, bleeding, and mechanical cardiac support, are afforded broad coverage. Also included are sections on advanced ventilatory techniques and veno-venous ECMO for treating severe respiratory failure, as well as nutritional support, treating and preventing infection, renal failure, and care of the dying patient. Concisely written and featuring liberal use of illustrations as well as an integrated, tightly edited style, and a limited number of key references, this volume will become your reference of choice for the care of of cardiothoracic surgery patients and critically ill cardiology patients. Also included is a companion CD-ROM featuring over 700 still and 200 video clips of radiographs, CT scans, MRI scans, and echocardiograms, both transthoracic and transesophageal. Find information quickly with concisely written text. Get a more complete picture with extensive illustrations. Focus on just the information you need using a a limited number of key references. Navigate the complexities of critical care for a fulll range of cardiothoracic surgery patients with in-depth coverage of perioperative care, management of complications, and more. Enhance your knowledge through a companion CD-ROM featuring the latest in cardiothoracic imaging techniques.
Description : The updated Third Edition of ICU Recall facilitates rapid review and memorization with a concise question and answer format. Topics include ethics, pharmacology, radiology, and, especially, ICU-focused questions. You'll find complete coverage of multi-system pathologic processes such as malnutrition, immunosuppression, neoplasia, and manifestations of infection, as well as patient-specific issues such as trauma, burns, transplants, and pediatric problems. This edition includes new techniques for cardiac support, renal support, and immunosuppression and thoroughly updated information on pharmacology, radiology, and monitoring. The enclosed bookmark helps readers self-test by covering the answers.
Description : Prepared by attending physicians at Harvard Medical School, Pocket ICU, follows the style of Pocket Medicine, one of the best-selling references for medical students, interns, and residents. This pocket-sized loose-leaf resource can be used on the wards or in the operating room. Information is presented in a schematic, outline format, with diagrams and tables for quick, easy reference. Content coverage is brief but broad, encompassing all the subspecialty areas of critical care including adult and pediatric critical care, neuro-critical care, cardiac critical care, transplant, burn, and neonatal critical care.
Description : The sixth edition provides practical, concise information on all aspects of intensive care. Written in a clear and accessible style and now for the first time presented in colour throughout, this book enables the user to manage a patient in an ICU setting effectively without recourse to large text/reference works or specialized monographs. This thoroughly revised and updated edition reflects the best and most current practice from leading centres in Australia, the UK and Western Europe. Information on management and treatment of conditions is balanced by pathophysiological and pharmacological background. This is not just a "cook book" of procedures. It provides all of the essential information for candidates wishing to pass professional examinations. Addition of colour throughout to highlight summary boxes, tables, charts and flow diagrams.Will make key information more accessible, easier and faster to retrieve. Pitfalls in treatment and management emphasized in each chapter.Providers the user with expert advice on practical issues that will be encountered on a day-to-day basis in the ICU. Keeps the user abreast of the latest developments in diagnosis and management.
Description : This new edition has been fully revised to bring trainees and practitioners up to date with the latest developments in the management of medical emergencies and intensive care, with an emphasis on cardiac care. The book covers major medical emergencies in cardiology, pulmonary medicine, central nervous system, metabolic medicine and rheumatology. A new chapter has been added on post-operative care after cardiac surgery. Presented in an easy to read format, this practical guide includes numerous tables and graphs, with further reading suggestions for each topic. Key points Fourth edition presenting latest developments in management of medical emergencies and intensive care New chapter on post-operative care after cardiac surgery Includes numerous tables and graphs Previous edition published in 2010
Description : Prepared by residents and faculty at the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, this useful pocket manual contains easy-to-read algorithms for the management of more than 80 medical and surgical problems that arise in the intensive care unit. Chapters focus on specific problems and the algorithms provide straightforward approaches to the management of these issues. Coverage includes an entire section on procedures commonly performed in the intensive care unit; appendices included common equations in the ICU, drug-drug interactions, and common drug dosages and side effects. New chapters include: Pulmonary Embolism, Clostridium difficile and Other Infectious Causes of Diarrhea, Fetal-Maternal Critical Care, Alternative Hemodynamic Monitoring, and Functional Hemodynamic Monitoring.