Surgical Intensive Care Medicine

Author: John M. O'Donnell
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319196685
Format: PDF
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This third edition text has been largely rewritten to include the many important advances that have been made and the controversies that have arisen in the past years. New topics have been added including Oxygen Transport, Tissue Oxygenation Evaluation, Echocardiography in the Critically Ill, Bedside Ultrasonography, Critical Care Issues in Oncological Surgery Patients, Long-Term Outcome after Intensive Care, Therapeutic Hypothermia, Delirium, and Post-Operative Gastrointestinal Dysfunction. Chapters are written by high-quality contributors, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognized researchers, speakers, and practitioners in Critical Care Medicine. Another important feature of this edition is the geographical diversity of its authors, including notable contributions from colleagues in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Surgical Intensive Care Medicine, Third Edition provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of the field, and will serve as a valuable resource for medical students, residents, critical care fellows in training, surgeons, anesthesiologists and physicians caring for the critically ill. ​

Surgical Intensive Care Medicine

Author: John M. O'Donnell
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387778938
Format: PDF, Kindle
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We are honored to present the second edition of Surgical Intensive Care Medicine. Our first edition was considered to be an important contribution to the critical care literature and received excellent reviews from Critical Care Medicine, Chest, and Anesthesiology. In the second edition, the basic organization of the book remains unchanged, being composed of 60 carefully selected chapters divided into 11 sections. The book begins with general topics in primary intensive care, such as airway management and vascular cannulation, followed by categories based on medical and surgical subspecialties. While the chapters discuss definitions, pathophysiology, clinical course, complications, and prognosis, the primary emphasis is devoted to patient management. The contents of the current edition have been comprehensively upgraded and the chapters retained from the first edition have been thoroughly updated, revised, or rewritten. In this second edition, some new topics have been added including Postoperative Care of the Obese Patient, Postoperative Care of the Pancreas Transplant Patient, Optimization of High-Risk Surgical Patients, Post- erative Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome, Ethics and End of Life Issues, Improving the ICU, and Continuous Medical Education in Intensive Care Medicine. We are extremely fortunate to have high-quality contributors, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognized researchers, speakers, and practitioners in Cri- cal Care Medicine. An important feature of this latest edition is the geographical diversity of its authors. Most are based in the United States, but colleagues from Canada, England, Ireland, Germany, Belgium, Holland, France, Italy, Portugal, and Australia have also made notable contributions.

Surgical Intensive Care Medicine

Author: John Merritt O'Donnell
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780792373698
Format: PDF, ePub
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Surgical Intensive Care Medicine has been specifically designed to be a practical reference for medical students and house officers to help manage the critically ill surgical patient. The first section is titled “Resuscitation” and exposes the reader to a condensed version of generic topics in primary intensive care medicine. The sections that follow have been categorized according to medical and surgical subspecialties and cover the most germane of problems encountered in a tertiary surgical intensive care unit.Sections of certain chapters, while repetitive, have been left intact in an attempt to maintain the authors' messages and provide the reader with some contradictory but referenced views. The technical chapters describe a very introductory approach to various exercises such as airway management and vascular cannulation.

Irwin and Rippe s Intensive Care Medicine

Author: Richard S. Irwin
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1975102223
Format: PDF, Docs
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With a focus on evidence-based, state-of-the-art information throughout, the eighth edition of Irwin and Rippe’s Intensive Care Medicine offers authoritative guidance to the wide variety of specialty physicians and non-physicians practicing in the adult intensive care environment. This comprehensive textbook covers both the theoretical and practical aspects of the field, and has been completely updated to provide encyclopedic, interprofessional coverage to support practitioners in every area of this complex field.

Manual of Neonatal Surgical Intensive Care

Author: Anne Hansen
Publisher: PMPH-USA
ISBN: 9781607950028
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Manual of Surgical Neonatal Intensive Care addresses the interdisciplinary area of perioperative management of newborns with surgical conditions. These babies generally spend less than a day in the operating room, but require weeks, or even months of complex pre and post operative care that spans medical and surgical areas of expertise. Though many textbooks and manuals address the strictlty medical or surgical management of newborns, relatively little has been written about issues that cross medical and surgical specialties. Information in this manual will be useful to clinicians to using working knowledge gained by clinicians

Manual of Intensive Care Medicine

Author: Richard S. Irwin
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451149077
Format: PDF, ePub
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Completely rewritten and updated for the Fifth Edition, this Spiral® Manual remains the leading quick-reference guide to both medical and surgical intensive care. The essential principles, protocols, and techniques from Irwin and Rippe's Intensive Care Medicine, Sixth Edition have been distilled into a portable, practical manual that is ideal for rapid bedside consultation. The user-friendly outline format features numerous tables, illustrations, and annotated references. Highlights of this Fifth Edition include a comprehensive overdoses and poisonings section presented in tabular format, new chapters on minimally invasive monitoring in the ICU, and completely revised cardiology and hematology sections.

Controversies in Intensive Care Medicine

Author: Rui P. Moreno
Publisher: MWV
ISBN: 3954661918
Format: PDF, Docs
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In recent years, many clinical interventions in intensive care medicine have been based on clear scientific evidence. However, at least as many clinical interventions still remain the subject of controversy, either due to a lack of rigorous data or due to the existence of conflicting data. In this book, these controversies are discussed by experts of international renown in their respective fields. The goal is twofold: To provide us with a balanced and unbiased presentation of the subject, explaining the different ‘schools of thought’ relevant to the controversy; To summarise the data with a clinically useful and valid recommendation for our practice. Virtually all fields of intensive care medicine are covered in more than 50 chapters dealing with controversies over treatment options in acute illness states, organising and providing care for acutely ill patients, as well as how to answer ethical questions arising in critical care medicine every day. with contributions from: MG Abate, L Abrahão Hajjar, S Afonso, F Álvarez-Lerma, P Amado, PJD Andrews, D Annane, D De Backer, J Bakker, O Barbosa da Silva, G Bellingan, K Bendjelid, A Biasi Cavalcanti, L Blanch, SI Blot, M Borelli, J Brokmann, C Bruel, C Brun-Buisson, J Carlet, J Chastre, BP Cholley, G Citerio, G Colin, A Combes, RC Costa Filho, C Cozowicz, BH Cuthbertson, D Crippen, J Cruz, R Dembinski, P Devos, J-M Domínguez-Roldán, G Ferreyra, S Finfer, H Flaatten, MJ Garcia Monge, E Gayat, T Geeraerts, FRB Gomes Galas, RD Griffiths, ABJ Groeneveld, O Grottke, O Hamzaoui, GT Henriques Filho, M Hiesmayr, M Imhoff, TC Jansen, AL Jardim, M Jonas, C Jones, JA Kellum, R Kitzberger, E Knobel, M Knobel, L Kramer, K Kranzer, S Kreyer, R Kuhlen, M Leone, A Liolios, T Lisboa, B Lortat Jacob, U Lucangelo, C-E Luyt, MR Macleod, R Maio, C Martin, FO Martins, V Maxime, A Mebazaa, DK Menon, TM Merz, B Misset, I Morales, RP Moreno, T Muders, AP Neves, P Olaechea, G Ospina-Tascon, HM Oudemans-van Straaten, M Palomar, AE Pesaro, F Philippart, J Poelaert, KH Polderman, LF Poli-de-Figueiredo, J-C Preiser, RJ Price, C Putensen, VM Ranieri, J Rello, A Rhodes, JL da Rocha Paranhos, A Rodriguez, J-A Romand, R Rossaint, HU Rothen, D Schmidlin, K Singbartl, JMA Sousa, CL Sprung, M Tavares, JF Teixeira, J-L Trouillet, RJ Trof, V Umbrain, A Valentin, DM Vandijck, J-L Vincent, C Waldmann, J Wernerman, J Woods, H Wrigge

Neurosurgical Intensive Care

Author: Javed Siddiqi
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1626232350
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Decompression is still the mainstay of surgical intervention for neurosurgeons treating neurocritical care patients. However, during the last 20 years, an evolution away from a mechanistic approach has transformed neurocritical care into an increasingly multidisciplinary field. Neurosurgical Intensive Care, 2nd Edition reflects this new paradigm, authored by a neurosurgeon with contributions from experts in the fields of neurology, vascular neurology, interventional neuroradiology, anesthesiology, critical care, traumatology, nutrition, and advanced practice nursing. Neuromonitoring advances have enabled customized interventions tailored to each patient's unique circumstances. The critical care of neurosurgical patients has evolved from an emphasis on pulmonary care (ventilation and oxygenation) to a more nuanced understanding of cerebral protection measures required to manage a disrupted blood-brain-barrier. This edition encompasses advances in the use of ICP monitors, external ventricular devices, brain tissue oxygen monitoring devices, cerebral microdialysis, fluid and electrolyte correction, as well as the increasing use of continuous EEG in the ICU. Key Features Straightforward summaries for each stage of patient care including bedside exams, neuroimaging, lab work, triage procedures, sedation and pain management, neuropharmacology, nutritional needs, administration of fluids, and more. 159 tables and figures facilitate rapid evaluation and decision making. Clinical pearls on a wide range of ICU scenarios - from pathophysiology and management of coma - to interventions for spinal cord injury, multisystem injuries, acute ischemic stroke, and pediatric cases. Insights on how to handle family communication and spiritual needs, medical-legal issues, and discharge planning This compact, highly practical handbook provides a stellar reference for managing critically ill neurosurgical patients in the ICU. It is a must-have resource for nurses, medical students, residents, fellows, and attending physicians who treat these patients.

Principles of Adult Surgical Critical Care

Author: Niels D. Martin
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319333410
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This text provides a high level, comprehensive but concise review of adult surgical critical care. It can be used to review complex topics of critical illness in surgical patients, as a reference tool, or as preparation for a board examination. It is focused on the surgical patient including high yield facts, evidence-based guidelines, and critical care principles. To remain succinct, it concentrates on surgically relevant care. Further, the text is written with an expectation that reader already possesses a basic understanding of critical care pathophysiology and clinical practices such as those acquired during residency. Organized by organ system, each section contains several chapters addressing relevant disorders, monitoring and treatment modalities, and outcomes. Principles of Adult Surgical Critical Care will be of use to intensivists caring for surgical patients regardless of parent training domain. Additionally, this work is intended to be used by surgical critical care fellowship trainees as well as other advanced practice providers such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants who provide care in ICUs and emergency departments alike.