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Author: Polly E Parsons; Jeanine P Wiener-Kronish
Publisher: Philadelphia : Mosby Elsevier, ©2007.
Series: Secrets series.
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This best-selling volume in The Secrets Seriesʼ is back in an exciting, fully updated 4th Edition! You'll find all of the features you rely on the Secrets for--such as a question-and-answer format bulleted lists mnemonics "Key Points" boxes and tips from the authors. Equips you with the evidence-based guidance you need to provide optima care for the critically ill. Expedites reference and review with a  Read more...
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Critical care secrets.
Philadelphia : Mosby Elsevier, ©2007
(DLC) 2006046876
(OCoLC)71798085
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Polly E Parsons; Jeanine P Wiener-Kronish
ISBN: 9781416032069 1416032061 9780323076555 0323076556
OCLC Number: 489074878
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 610 pages).
Contents: I. BASIC LIFE SUPPORT --
General Approach to the Critically Ill Patient --
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation --
Pulse Oximetry and Capnography --
Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring --
Interpretation of Arterial Blood Gases --
Fluid Therapy --
Nutrition in Critically Ill Patients --
Noninvasive Ventilation --
Mechanical Ventilation --
Discontinuation of Mechanical Ventilation --
II. PROCEDURES --
Tracheal Intubation and Airway Management --
Tracheotomy and Upper Airway Obstruction --
Chest Tubes --
Bronchoscopy --
Pacemakers and Defibrillators --
Circulatory Assist Devices --
III. PULMONARY MEDICINE --
Acute Pneumonia --
Asthma --
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease --
Cor Pulmonale --
Acute Respiratory Failure --
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome --
Aspiration --
Hemoptysis --
Venous Thromboembolism and Fat Embolism --
IV. CARDIOLOGY --
Chest Pain --
Acute Myocardial Infarction and Pressors --
Dysrhythmias and Tachyarrhythmias --
Aortic Dissection --
Valvular Heart Disease --
Pericardial Disease (Pericarditis and Pericardial Tamponade) --
V. INFECTIOUS DISEASE --
Sepsis, Severe Sepsis Syndrome, and Septic Shock --
Endocarditis --
Meningitis --
Disseminated Fungal Infections --
Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria --
Catheter-related Infections and Associated Bacteremia --
Bioterrorism --
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections --
VI. RENAL DISEASE --
Hypertension --
Acute Renal Failure --
Renal Replacement Therapy and Rhabdomyolysis --
Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia --
Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia --
VII. GASTROENTEROLOGY --
Upper & Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding in the Critically Ill Patient --
Acute Pancreatitis --
Hepatitis and Cirrhosis --
Peritonitis and Lavage --
VIII. ENDOCRINOLOGY --
Diabetic Ketoacidosis --
Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Syndrome --
Adrenal Insufficiency in the Intensive Care Unit --
Thyroid Disease in the Intensive Care Unit --
IX. HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY --
Blood Products and Coagulation --
Thrombocytopenia and Platelets --
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation --
Sickle Cell Disease --
Oncologic Emergencies (including Hypercalcemia) --
X. RHEUMATOLOGY --
Rheumatologic Diseases in the ICU --
XI. NEUROLOGY --
Coma --
Brain Death --
Status Epilepticus --
Stroke and Cerebral Aneurysms --
Landry-Guillain-Barř Syndrome --
Myasthenia Gravis --
Alcohol Withdrawal --
Head Trauma --
XII. SURGERY AND TRAUMA --
Burns --
The Acute Abdomen --
Pneumothorax --
Flail Chest and Pulmonary Contusion --
Myocardial Contusion --
XIII. PERIOPERATIVE CARE --
Liver and Heart Transplantation --
XIV. SEDATION and PAIN MANAGEMENT --
Use of Paralytic Agents in the Intensive Care Unit --
Pain Management in the Intensive Care Unit --
Sedation, Analgesia, and Delirium --
XV. EMERGENCY MEDICINE --
Tetanus --
Anaphylaxis --
Hypothermia --
Heat Stroke --
XVI. TOXICOLOGY --
General Approach to Poisonings --
Aspirin Intoxication --
Acetaminophen Overdose --
XVII. OBSTETRICS --
Care of the Critically Ill Pregnant Patient --
XVIII. PSYCHIATRY --
Delirium --
Anxiety and Agitation in the ICU --
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome --
XIX. ETHICS --
Ethics --
Withdrawal of Treatment --
XX. ADMINISTRATION --
ICU Administration --
Quality Assurance in the ICU --
Scoring Systems for Comparison of Disease Severity in ICU Patients --
Evidence-based Critical Care.
Series Title: Secrets series.
Responsibility: [edited by] Polly E. Parsons, Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish.

Abstract:

This best-selling volume in The Secrets Seriesʼ is back in an exciting, fully updated 4th Edition! You'll find all of the features you rely on the Secrets for--such as a question-and-answer format bulleted lists mnemonics "Key Points" boxes and tips from the authors. Equips you with the evidence-based guidance you need to provide optima care for the critically ill. Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and practical tips from the authors. Features a two-color page layout, "Key Points" boxes, and lists of useful web sites to enhance your reference power. Presents a chapter containing "Top Secrets", providing you with an overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment.

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