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Evidence-based critical care

Author: Paul Ellis Marik
Publisher: Cham : Springer, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
This is the premier evidence-based textbook in critical care medicine.℗ℓThe Third Edition features updated and revised chapters, numerous new references, streamlined content, and new chapters on key topics such as the new paradigm in critical care medicine, cardiac output monitoring, surgical optimization, vital signs, and arterial blood gas analysis.℗ℓThe book maintains the authorℓ́ℓs trademark humor and engaging  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Marik, Paul Ellis.
Evidence-based critical care.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Ellis Marik
ISBN: 9783319110202 3319110209 3319110195 9783319110196
OCLC Number: 898028335
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface to Third Edition; Acknowledgements; A Note to the Reader; Contents; Part I: General ICU Topics; Chapter 1: Evidence Based Critical Care; References; Chapter 2: "Less Is More": The New Paradigm in Critical Care; References; Chapter 3: "Classic" Papers; Chapter 4: Critical Care Medicine 101; Factors to Consider When a Patient is Admitted to the ICU; Initial "Generic" Treatment Orders; Reference; Chapter 5: House Officers Guidelines 1: Housekeeping; Admission History and Physical Examination; Daily Examination; General; Vital Signs (24 h Min and Max and Current); Additional Observations. The VentilatorHeart; Chest; Abdomen; CNS; Importance of the Daily Neurological Examination; Laboratory Tests; Imaging; Presenting on Daily Rounds; New Admissions; Follow Up Patients; Clinical Pearls; References; Chapter 6: House Officers Guidelines 2: Procedures; Murphy's Laws of Procedures; Central Venous Access; Subclavian Vein Catheterization; Internal Jugular Vein Catheterization; Femoral Vein Catheterization; Complications of Central Venous Access; Arterial Catheters; Naso/Oro Gastric Tubes; Feeding Tubes; Thoracentesis and Paracentesis; Clinical Pearls; References. Chapter 7: Admission-Discharge CriteriaICU Admission Criteria [1]; Prioritization of Potential ICU Admissions; Priority 1; Priority 2; Priority 3; Priority 4; Transfer from Another Hospital: Variable Priority; Disease Specific Indications for ICU Admission; Cardiovascular System; Pulmonary System; Neurological Disorders; Drug Ingestion and Drug Overdose; Gastrointestinal Disorders; Endocrine; Renal Disorders; Postoperative Care; Miscellaneous; Physiologic Indication for ICU Admission; Discharge Criteria; Reference; Chapter 8: Chronic Critical Illness and the Long Term Sequela of Critical Care. Neuromuscular AbnormalitiesCritical Illness Polyneuropathy; Critical Illness Myopathy (See also Chap. 32 on Nutrition); Brain Dysfunction; "Prevention" of CCI; Management of CCI; Testing; General Management; Stress Hyperglycemia; Metabolic Bone Disease; Anabolic Steroids; Exercise Program; References; Chapter 9: Fluid Responsiveness and Fluid Resuscitation; Echocardiographic Assessment of Fluid Responsiveness; Static Echocardiographic Parameters; Dynamic Echocardiographic Parameters; Passive Leg Raising (PLR); The Fluid Challenge; Fluid Boluses in Volume Responsive Patients. What Type of Fluid?Lactated Ringer's (Hartmann's Solution) vs. 0.9 % NaCl (Ab-Normal Saline); Complications Associated with 0.9 % NaCl vs. Lactate Ringers Solution; Renal Failure; Hyperchloremic Metabolic Acidosis and DEATH; Lactate Generates HCO3-; Ringer's Lactate and Kidney Disease; Ringers Lactate and Liver Disease; Coagulopathy; Lactate as a Metabolic Fuel; Albumin; Hetastarches (HES); So, Which Fluid?; Resuscitation in Specific Disease States; Hemorrhage; Traumatic Brain Injury; Dehydration; Sepsis (and SIRS); Burns; Management of Oliguria.
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"This is the third edition of a compilation of critical care principles based on recent and classic papers which help to form the contemporary approach to critical care practice. ... Critical care Read more...

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