Civetta Taylor and Kirby s Manual of Critical Care

Author: Andrea Gabrielli
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781769159
Format: PDF, Docs
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Based on the 4th edition of the renowned textbook of the same name, this softcover manual focuses on the information necessary to make clinical decisions in the ICU. It begins with a crucial section on responding to emergency situations in the ICU. It proceeds to cover the most relevant clinical infomation in all areas of critical care including critical care monitoring, techniques and procedures, essential physiologic concers, shock states, pharmacology, surgical critical care, and infectious diseases. The manual also contains thorough reviews of diseaes by organ system: cardiovascular diseases, repiratory disorders, neurologic and gastrointestinal disorders, renal, endocrine, skin and muscle diseases, and hematologic/ oncologic diseases. This essential new resource is written in an easy-to-read style that makes heavy use of bulleted lists and tables and features an all-new full color format with a color art program. All critical care providers will find this a useful clinical resource.

Chirurgische Intensivmedizin

Author: H.Kim Lyerly
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3642766102
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Dies ist die deutsche Übersetzung der 2. Auflage des "Handbook of Surgical Intensive Care", das in den USA und in Europa äußerst positiv aufgenommen wird. Chirurgische Intensivmedizin bietet umfassende Antworten auf Fragen der täglichen Arbeit auf der Intensivstation. Es ist ein Leitfaden für die Versorgung chirurgischer Patienten: Organisatoreische wie therapeutische Aspekte werden im Detail beschrieben. Somit stellt es eine gelungene Kombination von Lehrbuch und Checkliste dar. Das Buch ist von Assistenzärzten für Assistenzärzte geschrieben; aber auch Studenten und die auf Intensivstationen tätigen Ärzte werden es mit Gewinn lesen.

Handbook of Critical Care

Author: Robert R. Kirby
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780397515974
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book is intended to provide portable, readily available reference material. It is not encyclopedic. The companion text and other reference sources serve that role. It is, more than ever, clinical in approach, leaving the basic science and extensive background for leisurely reading on a cold, dark night in front of a roaring fire.

The Washington Manual of Critical Care

Author: Marin Kollef
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451180497
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Washington Manual of Critical Care is a concise pocket manual for physicians and nurses. It is distinguished from the multitude of other critical care handbooks on the market by its consistent presentation of algorithms displaying the decision-making pathways used in evaluating and treating disorders in the ICU. The new edition transitions to a full color format and will include coverage of Deep Venous Thrombosis/Pulmonary Embolism, fetal-maternal critical care, C difficile infection, and alternative hemodynamic monitoring.

AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care E Book

Author: AACN
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455776904
Format: PDF, ePub
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The AACN Procedure Manual for Critical Care, 6th Edition presents procedures for the critical care environment in an illustrated, consistent, and step-by-step format. The Procedures and Patient Monitoring sections are presented in a tabular format that includes special considerations and rationales for each intervention. References have been meticulously reviewed to ensure that the most authoritative and timely standards of practice are used. Additionally, the references supporting care recommendations are identified according to the latest AACN Evidence Leveling System to ensure that you have a complete understanding of the strength of the evidence base. UNIQUE! AACN-sponsored content ensures the highest standards of practice Comprehensive, clear, easy-to-use format allows you to quickly find and review the exact content you need Rationales provide complete information on every procedure Identified AP procedures help you judge whether a procedure is in your scope of practice Patient safety highlighted with new icons for patient identification and time-out Joint Commission Universal Protocols CDC Standard Precautions for hand washing and applying protective clothing and equipment highlighted with new icons UNIQUE! Clarity of Evidence Leveling helps you quickly grasp the strength of the evidence supporting the care recommendations Reviewed and Updated References comply with the highest standards of critical care practice Alphabetical procedures index inside the front cover provides easy access Reader-friendly design changes make it easier to identify and utilize special features

Sheehy s Manual of Emergency Care

Author: ENA
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323171109
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Thoroughly revised and featuring a more efficient and streamlined design, the new 7th edition of Sheehy's trusted emergency care resource offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the essentials emergency nurses need to know. Each condition commonly seen in the emergency setting is thoroughly addressed, from signs and symptoms, to diagnosis, treatment, developmental considerations, patient education, and more. Updated material and easy-to-reference contents make this resource a must-have for current practice. Comprehensive content presents thorough discussion of signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, age/developmental considerations, and patient/family education for each condition. Authorship from the Emergency Nurses Association ensures this book contains the best practices in emergency nursing. Quick-reference format uses a consistent layout to help you find information quickly and easily. NEW! 2-column format features new Tricks of the Trade boxes to give you a professional's perspective on common issues in emergency nursing. NEW! Fully revised content from the ENA and a broad panel of expert contributors includes up-to-date, practical information on topics such as critical care in the ED, time management, the morbidly obese patient, electronic medical records, disaster nursing, forensic nursing, and workplace violence.

Pediatric Critical Care Study Guide

Author: Steven E. Lucking
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0857299220
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This is the first comprehensive study guide covering all aspects of pediatric critical care medicine. It fills a void that exists in learning resources currently available to pediatric critical care practitioners. The major textbooks are excellent references, but do not allow concise reading on specific topics and are not intended to act as both text and study guide. There are also several handbooks available, but these are usually written for general pediatric residents and lack the advanced physiology and pathophysiology required for the higher level pediatric critical care practitioner

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E Book

Author: Jaime C. Paz
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1416069488
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment and confidently develop patient rehabilitation plans with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in a clinical setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, Third Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, medical terminology, and the medical–surgical aspects of acute care. Each chapter focuses on a body system and includes a review of basic structure and function, an overview of a medical–surgical workup, a review of pathophysiology, information on pharmacology, and guidelines for physical therapy intervention. This edition features a larger, slimmer design that highlights clinical tips, decision-making aids, and practice patterns throughout the text so that you can easily locate these tools and apply them to your practice. If you are unfamiliar with the complex acute care environment, this comprehensive resource is just what you need to become more comfortable and better able to manage the specific needs of your patients. Review of body system basics and disease processes in each chapter provides concise information to help you better manage patients in a hospital setting. Familiarizes you with the acute care environment by explaining medical terminology, hospital protocol, and surgical workups Includes updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practice Clinical tips throughout the text show you how to maximize safety, quality, and efficiency of care. Over 350 illustrations, tables, and boxed text highlight essential concepts and procedures for quick reference. Uses terminology consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition Focuses on evidence-based practice to help you determine the best interventions including recent literature regarding rehabilitation in the critical care setting. NEW! Pertinent practice patterns from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition are included in each chapter. NEW! Additional illustrations to improve comprehension of the material NEW! More pharmacologic implications for physical therapists, specifically concerning side effects and use of combination drugs. NEW! Additional decision-making algorithms facilitate critical thinking in the clinical setting. NEW! Updated surgical and invasive procedures include minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, bariatric procedures, and complete insight into circulatory assist devices. NEW! Expanded neurological chapter including vestibular dysfunction tests and measures, a discussion of dementia, and the latest in stroke evaluation and management. NEW! Revised appendices discuss the latest concepts in documentation standards, palliative care, and patient safety. NEW! Slimmer, larger format allows the book to lie open for easier reading. NEW! Improved design highlighting clinical tips and other key features lets you locate important information quickly in a busy clinical setting.

Lange Critical Care

Author: John M. Oropello
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071817263
Format: PDF
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A practical, concise, and up-to-date reference for the ICU LANGE Critical Care delivers concise, evidenced-based, and highly clinical coverage of the surgical and medical aspects of critical care. The book provides basic fundamentals, applications and insights that will be of lasting value to all ICU physicians, nurses, advanced care providers, and allied personnel who care for the critically ill and injured patients in all ICUs. Noteworthy features include a well-illustrated Clinical Care Procedures section, high-yield summaries of the full spectrum of essential critical care topics, and the inclusion of “Controversies” chapters throughout each section addressing some of the ambiguous aspects of critical care. This timely book also covers the growing scope of critical care provided outside the ICU and the increasing importance of critical care services within the hospital structure. In keeping with the multi-professional nature of critical care delivery, several chapters are authored or coauthored by critical care fellows, ICU nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists. FEATURES: • Includes both the surgical and medical aspects of critical care, making it valuable to the intensivist working in the medical, surgical, or neurological ICU • Utilizes numerous visual elements such as figures, tables, and algorithms • Appendix contains valuable reference material and formulas, including a chapter on bedside statistics • Excellent primer for internal medicine and anesthesiology ICU rotations and great for board examination review