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Principles of Critical Care, 4th Edition

Principles of Critical Care, 4th Edition

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ISBN: 9780071738811
Ano: 2015
Paginas: 1392


DescriptionConsidered the field's definitive text, Principles of Critical Care offers unmatched coverage of the diagnosis and treatment of the most common problems encountered in the practic...


Considered the field's definitive text, Principles of Critical Care offers unmatched coverage of the diagnosis and treatment of the most common problems encountered in the practice of critical care. Written by expert critical care physicians who are also experienced teachers, the book features an organization, thoroughness, and clarity not found in any other reference on the topic. Within its pages, you will find comprehensive, authoritative discussion of every aspect of critical care medicine essential to successful clinical practice, ranging from basic principles to the latest technologies.

The fourth edition is highlighted by:

•A new full-color presentation
•NEW CHAPTERS on ICU Ultrasound, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, ICU-Acquired Weakness, Abdominal Compartment Syndrome, and Judging the Adequacy of Intravascular Volume
•The addition of many new figures and diagnostic and treatment algorithms
•In-depth, up-to-date descriptions of the unique presentation, differential diagnosis, and management of specific critical illnesses
•A logical organ system approach that simplifies the search for thorough and practical information necessary to manage a patient's specific condition
•The integration of pathophysiology throughout the text
•Content that reflects today's interdisciplinary approach to critical care medicine


Table of contents

PART I: An Overview of the Approach to and Organization of Critical Care
 Chapter 1. Approach to Critical Care
 Chapter 2. Assessing Cost-Effectiveness in the ICU
 Chapter 3. Improving the Quality of Care in the ICU
 Chapter 4. Infection Control and Surveillance in the Intensive Care Unit
 Chapter 5. Legal Issues in Critical Care
 Chapter 6. Assessment of Severity of Illness
 Chapter 7. Transportation of the Critically Ill Patient
 Chapter 8. Telemedicine
 Chapter 9. Preparedness for Catastrophe

PART II General Management of the Patient
 Chapter 10. Preventing Morbidity
 Chapter 11. Nutrition in the Critically Ill Patient
 Chapter 12. Intravascular Devices
 Chapter 13. Clinical Use of the Pulmonary Artery Catheter
 Chapter 14. Pain Control, Sedation and Use of Muscle Relaxants
 Chapter 15. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
 Chapter 16. Therapeutic Hypothermia
 Chapter 17. Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Therapy & Administering Palliative Care
 Chapter 18. Chronic Critical Illness
 Chapter 19. Long-Term Outcomes of Critical Illness

PART III Cardiovascular Disorders
 Chapter 20. The Pathophysiology of the Circulation in Critical Illness
 Chapter 21. Shock
 Chapter 22. Ventricular Dysfunction in Critical Illness Chapter 23. Diagnostic and Management Strategies for Acute Failure in the ICU
 Chapter 24. Cardiac Arrhythmias, Pacing, Cardioversion/Defibrillation in the Critical Care Setting
 Chapter 25. Myocardial Ischemia
 Chapter 26. Acute Right Heart Syndromes
 Chapter 27. Pulmonary Embolic Disorders: Thrombus, Air, and FAT
 Chapter 28. Pericardial Disease
 Chapter 29. Valvular Heart Disease
 Chapter 30. Aortic Dissection

PART IV Pulmonary Disorders
 Chapter 31 The Pathophysiology and Differential Diagnosis of Acute Respiratory Failure
 Chapter 32. Ventilator Waveforms: Clinical Interpretation
 Chapter 33. Noninvasive Ventilation
 Chapter 34. Upper Airway Obstruction
 Chapter 35. Airway Management
 Chapter 36. Management of the Ventilated Patient
 Chapter 37. Ventilator-Induced Lung Inquiry
 Chapter 38. ARDS
 Chapter 39. Acute-On-Chronic Respiratory Failure
 Chapter 40. Severe Asthma
 Chapter 41. Massive Hemoptysis
 Chapter 42. Restrictive Disease of the Respiratory System and the Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
 Chapter 43. Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
 Chapter 44. Liberation from Mechanical Ventilation

PART V Infectious Disorders
 Chapter 45. Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy and the Clinical Pharmacology of Antimicrobial Drugs
 Chapter 46. Sepsis with Acute Organ Dysfunction
 Chapter 47. Approach to Infection in Patients Receiving Cytotoxic Chemotherapy for Malignancy
 Chapter 48. AIDS in the Intensive Care Unit
 Chapter 49. Endocarditis and Other Intravascular Infections
 Chapter 50. Intravascular Access Devices Used in Critical Care
 Chapter 51. Pneumonia
 Chapter 52. Bacterial Infections of the Central Nervous System
 Chapter 53. Encephalomyelitis
 Chapter 54. Life-Threatening Infections of the Head, Neck and Upper Respiratory Tract
 Chapter 55. Soft Tissue Infections
 Chapter 56. Urinary Tract Infections
 Chapter 57. Gastrointestinal Infections
 Chapter 58. Severe Malaria
 Chapter 59. Tetanus
 Chapter 60. Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
 Chapter 61. Biowarfare Agents

PART VI Neurologic Disorders
 Chapter 62. Delirium in the Intensive Care Unit
 Chapter 63. Cerebrovascular Disease
 Chapter 64. Seizures in the Intensive Care Unit
 Chapter 65. Intracranial Pressure: Monitoring and Management
 Chapter 66. Neuromuscular Diseases Leading to Respiratory Failure
 Chapter 67. Coma, Persistent Vegetative State, and Brain Death

PART VII Hematologic and Oncologic Disorders
 Chapter 68. Anemia and Blood Transfusion
 Chapter 69. Bleeding Disorders
 Chapter 70. Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Hemolytic Syndromes, and the Approach to Thrombotic Microangiopathies
 Chapter 71. Acute Leukemia
 Chapter 72. Oncologic Emergencies
 Chapter 73. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Graft-Versus-Host Disease
 Chapter 74. Toxicities of Chemotherapy

PART VIII Renal and Metabolic Disorders
 Chapter 75. Acute Renal Failure
 Chapter 76. Electrolyte Disorders in Critical Care
 Chapter 77. Acid-Base Balance
 Chapter 78. Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Coma, and Hypoglycemia
 Chapter 79. Adrenocortical Insufficiency
 Chapter 80. Thyroid Disease

 PART IX Gastrointestinal Disorders
 Chapter 81. Gut and Hepatobiliary Dysfunction
 Chapter 82. Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
 Chapter 83. Fulminant Hepatic Failure
 Chapter 84. Management of the Patient with Cirrhosis
 Chapter 85. Acute Pancreatitis
 Chapter 86. Mesenteric Ischemia

PART X The Surgical Patient
 Chapter 87. Special Considerations in the Surgical Patient
 Chapter 88. Preoperative Assessment of the High-Risk Surgical Patient
 Chapter 89. The Acute Abdomen and Intraabdominal Sepsis
 Chapter 90. The Transplant Patient
 Chapter 91. Care of the Multiorgan Donor
 Chapter 92. Priorities in Multisystem Trauma
 Chapter 93. Head Injury and Intracranial Hypertension
 Chapter 94. Spine Injuries
 Chapter 95. Torso Trauma
 Chapter 96. Pelvic Ring Injuries and Extremity Trauma
 Chapter 97. Electrical Trauma
 Chapter 98. Burns: Resuscitation Phase (0-36 Hours)
 Chapter 99. Burns: Post-Resuscitation Phase (Day 2 to Day 6)
 Chapter 100. Burns: Inflammation-Infection Phase (Day 7 to Wound Closure)
 Chapter 101. Interventional Radiology

PART XI Special Problems in Critical Care
 Chapter 102. Toxicology in Adults
 Chapter 103. Critical Care Pharmacology
 Chapter 104. Rheumatology in the Intensive Care Unit
 Chapter 105. Critical Illness in Pregnancy
 Chapter 106. Anaphylactic and Anaphylactoid Reactions
 Chapter 107. Dermatologic Conditions
 Chapter 108. Sickle Cell Disease
 Chapter 109. The Obesity Epidemic and Critical Care
 Chapter 110. Hypothermia
 Chapter 111. Hyperthermia
 Chapter 112. Diving Medicine and Near-Drowning
 Chapter 113: Ultrasound in the ICU
 Chapter 114: Fungal and Viral infections other than hemorragic fevers
 Chapter 115: Pulmonary hypertension
 Chapter 116: Alcohol withdrawal