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Manual Of Intensive Care Medicine

Author : Richard S. Irwin
ISBN : 9781451149074
Genre : Medical
File Size : 70.37 MB
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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.
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Manual Of Critical Care Nursing E Book

Author : Marianne Saunorus Baird
ISBN : 9780323065924
Genre : Medical
File Size : 31.81 MB
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It's the ideal go-to reference for the clinical setting! Compact and easy to use, Manual of Critical Care Nursing, 6th Edition presents essential information on approximately 80 disorders and conditions, as well as concepts relevant to caring for all critically ill patients and functioning in the critical care environment. Award-winning clinical nurse specialists Marianne Baird and Sue Bethel separate the content first by body system and then by disorder, with each disorder including a brief description of pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic testing, collaborative management, nursing diagnoses, desired outcomes, nursing interventions, and patient teaching and rehabilitation. A concise format presents the material in a way that reflects a practicing nurse's thought processes. Coverage of approximately 80 critical care conditions/disorders includes those most commonly seen in critical care units. Chapter outlines provide easy access to disorders. A portable size makes it ideal for use in the unit or bedside, and is also easy to carry on campus. Unique! Gerontology icon highlights considerations relating to the care of older adults. Unique! Research briefs in special boxes discuss selected research studies for evidence-based patient care. Unique! The latest NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses increase familiarity with NANDA terminology. Appendixes provide quick reference to information needed in the critical care setting. Revised format mirrors a practicing nurse's approach to patient care, making it easier to find information. Newly formatted care plans incorporate diagnoses, interventions, and desired outcomes in a consistent, logical organization. Patient safety alerts and high alerts call attention to issues important to a patient’s safety. Unique! Diagnostic Tests tables highlight the definition, purpose, and abnormal findings for each test. Unique! Collaborative Management tables concisely summarize key points while incorporating nationally recognized guidelines. Colored tabs mark the location of each body system, making topics easier to find. Smaller trim size increases portability for use in the unit or bedside, while enhancing readability.
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Oh S Intensive Care Manual E Book

Author : Andrew D Bersten
ISBN : 9780702076060
Genre : Medical
File Size : 88.72 MB
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For nearly 40 years, Oh’s Intensive Care Manual has been the quick reference of choice for ICU physicians at all levels of experience. The revised 8th edition maintains this tradition of excellence, providing fast access to practical information needed every day in today’s intensive care unit. This bestselling manual covers all aspects of intensive care in sufficient detail for daily practice while keeping you up to date with the latest innovations in the field. Short, to-the-point chapters distill the essential information you need to know for safe, effective care of patients in the ICU. Each topic includes theoretical knowledge, practical methods of treating the condition described, a review of the available evidence, and common pitfalls in treatment and management. Ideal for daily quick reference as well as an efficient review for professional examinations in critical care medicine.
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The Washington Manual Of Critical Care

Author : Marin Kollef
ISBN : 9781451180497
Genre : Medical
File Size : 29.96 MB
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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.
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Critical Care Manual

Author : Robert Francis Wilson
ISBN : UOM:39015025165823
Genre : Medical
File Size : 31.25 MB
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A practical and easily accessible source of information, based on Wilson's teaching (surgery, Wayne State U. School of Medicine) and clinical experience (Detroit Receiving Hospital), for the continuing education of the entire hospital staff in all critical care areas. The manual covers relevant topics, from the basic pathophysiology of the more frequently seen problems in acutely ill patients to an orderly, practical approach to diagnosis and treatment. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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The Washington Manual Of Critical Care

Author : Marin H. Kollef
ISBN : 0781770548
Genre : Medical
File Size : 33.97 MB
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Prepared by residents and faculty at the Washington University School of Medicine, this pocket manual contains easy-to-read algorithms for the management of more than 80 medical and surgical problems arising in the intensive care unit. Chapters focus on specific problems and the algorithms provide straightforward approaches to the management of these issues. Coverage includes a section on procedures commonly performed in the intensive care unit. Appendices include common equations in the ICU, drug-drug interactions, and common drug dosages and side effects.
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Oh S Intensive Care Manual

Author : Andrew D. Bersten
ISBN : 9780702030963
Genre : Medical
File Size : 42.90 MB
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The sixth edition provides practical, concise information on all aspects of intensive care. Written in a clear and accessible style and now for the first time presented in colour throughout, this book enables the user to manage a patient in an ICU setting effectively without recourse to large text/reference works or specialized monographs. This thoroughly revised and updated edition reflects the best and most current practice from leading centres in Australia, the UK and Western Europe. Information on management and treatment of conditions is balanced by pathophysiological and pharmacological background. This is not just a "cook book" of procedures. It provides all of the essential information for candidates wishing to pass professional examinations. Addition of colour throughout to highlight summary boxes, tables, charts and flow diagrams.Will make key information more accessible, easier and faster to retrieve. Pitfalls in treatment and management emphasized in each chapter.Providers the user with expert advice on practical issues that will be encountered on a day-to-day basis in the ICU. Keeps the user abreast of the latest developments in diagnosis and management.
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The Intensive Care Manual

Author : Michael J. Apostolakas
ISBN : 9780071383530
Genre : Medical
File Size : 37.74 MB
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*Offers concrete procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of the critically ill. *Highly practical reference providing quick access to didactic and perspective information.
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Paediatric Critical Care Manual

Author : Shrishu R. Kamath
ISBN : 9789387963252
Genre : Medical
File Size : 25.51 MB
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Paediatric Critical Care Manual is an useful bedside resource in the niche specialty of paediatric critical care. Primarily meant for paediatric fellows and postgraduates working predominantly in paediatric ICU, this book would be equally useful for practicing paediatricians and physicians who face sick children in their day-to-day practice. This book has the potential to give confidence and competence to any physician taking care of critically ill children, as well as the postgraduates and fellows planning to take the exit level examinations, on their way to expertise in this field.Key Features
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Intensive Care Unit Manual E Book

Author : Paul N. Lanken
ISBN : 9781455737857
Genre : Medical
File Size : 59.38 MB
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Intensive Care Unit Manual is a practical, hands-on, how-to manual that covers the full spectrum of conditions encountered in the ICU, guiding you step-by-step from your initial approach to the patient through diagnosis and treatment. Compact, affordable, and comprehensive, the ICU Manual puts all the critical care information you need right at your fingertips! Stay at the forefront of critical care with a practice-oriented, relevant, and well-illustrated account of the pathophysiology of critical disease, presented in a highly readable format. Gain valuable insight into the recognition, evaluation, and management of critical conditions such as respiratory, hemodynamic, and infectious diseases; management of ICU patients with special clinical conditions; cardiovascular, hematologic, and neurological disorders; poisoning and overdoses; trauma and burns; and much more!
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Critical Care Ultrasound Manual Enhanced

Author : Anthony McLean
ISBN : 9780729592000
Genre : Medical
File Size : 87.35 MB
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Critical Care Ultrasound Manual is a concise step-by-step guide on the assessment of ultrasounds. It trains critical care physicians in applying Rapid Assessment by Cardiac Echo (RACE) and Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST) to sonography principles. Animated video clips of procedures assist the reader in comprehending the content covered in the manual. Focus on helping readers obtain rapid practical information to assist management decisions. User-friendly layout. Explanatory diagrams, ultrasound images enhance the learning experience. DVD showing video clips of procedures cross-referenced in the book. Practical tips and cautions are highlighted in Boxes. MCQs on each chapter allow readers to analyse what they’ve learnt. The Appendices provide a checklist to assist interpretation of transthoracic echocardiogram in a systematic way, and a chapter on Doppler principles for those who wish to prepare the way for Doppler measurements.
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Bedside Critical Care Manual

Author : Edward D. Chan
ISBN : 1560534311
Genre : Medical
File Size : 61.4 MB
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This new edition of this popular volume is a handy and highly practical manual for effectively managing every situation in the critical care setting. The primary organization of the book is by organic disorder. Both underlying pathophysiologic issues and diagnostic and therapeutic approaches are covered. In addition, you will find practical guidelines for handling equipment; monitoring and troubleshooting catheters, wires, and tubes; and extensive drug therapy guidelines.
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Critical Care Manual Of Clinical Procedures And Competencies

Author : Jane Mallett
ISBN : 9781118496121
Genre : Medical
File Size : 30.16 MB
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This manual is aimed at all healthcare practitioners, from novice to expert, who care for the critically ill patient, recognising that different disciplines contribute to the provision of effective care and that essential knowledge and skills are shared by all practitioners. It provides evidence-based guidelines on core critical care procedures and includes a comprehensive competency framework and specific competencies to enable practitioners to assess their abilities and expertise. Each chapter provides a comprehensive overview, beginning with basic principles and progressing to more complex ideas, to support practitioners to develop their knowledge, skills and competencies in critical care.
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Manual Of Critical Care Nursing

Author : Marianne Saunorus Baird
ISBN : 9780323187794
Genre : Medical
File Size : 51.92 MB
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It's the ideal go-to reference for the clinical setting! Compact and easy to use,Manual of Critical Care Nursing, 6th Edition presents essential information on approximately 80 disorders and conditions, as well as concepts relevant to caring for all critically ill patients and functioning in the critical care environment. Award-winning clinical nurse specialists Marianne Baird and Sue Bethel separate the content first by body system and then by disorder, with each disorder including a brief description of pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic testing, collaborative management, nursing diagnoses, desired outcomes, nursing interventions, and patient teaching and rehabilitation. A concise format presents the material in a way that reflects a practicing nurse's thought processes. Coverage of approximately 80 critical care conditions/disorders includes those most commonly seen in critical care units. Chapter outlines provide easy access to disorders. A portable size makes it ideal for use in the unit or bedside, and is also easy to carry on campus. Unique! Gerontology icon highlights considerations relating to the care of older adults. Unique! Research briefs in special boxes discuss selected research studies for evidence-based patient care. Unique! The latest NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses increase familiarity with NANDA terminology. Appendixes provide quick reference to information needed in the critical care setting. Revised format mirrors a practicing nurse's approach to patient care, making it easier to find information. Newly formatted care plans incorporate diagnoses, interventions, and desired outcomes in a consistent, logical organization. Patient safety alerts and high alerts call attention to issues important to a patient's safety. Unique! Diagnostic Tests tables highlight the definition, purpose, and abnormal findings for each test. Unique! Collaborative Management tables concisely summarize key points while incorporating nationally recognized guidelines. Colored tabs mark the location of each body system, making topics easier to find. Smaller trim size increases portability for use in the unit or bedside, while enhancing readability.
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Aacn Procedure Manual For Critical Care E Book

Author : AACN
ISBN : 9781455776900
Genre : Medical
File Size : 44.38 MB
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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
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Manual Of Small Animal Emergency And Critical Care Medicine

Author : Douglass K. Macintire
ISBN : 9781118351130
Genre : Medical
File Size : 42.54 MB
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Manual of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine,Second Edition presents essential information on commonemergencies in small animals using a concise, practical outlineformat. Offering a thorough update to this classic reference,the new edition provides new chapters on orthopedic injuries andwound management, significant revisions to the treatment protocols,and expanded toxicology information, as well as new references anddrug information. The book retains its logical division into twoparts, the first covering initial stabilization and the secondoffering a systems approach to specific conditions. As in the previous edition, chapters are extensively indexed andcross-referenced to facilitate ease of use in emergency situations.With many formulas, tables, drug dosages, and illustrations,Manual of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicineis an indispensable, convenient resource for busy emergencyclinicians, whether they are new graduates or seasonedprofessionals.
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Manual Of Critical Care Nursing

Author : Pamela L. Swearingen
ISBN : UOM:39015059151087
Genre : Medical
File Size : 57.99 MB
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This essential resource provides quick access to the latest information for more than 75 clinical phenomena seen in critical care and is ideal for use in the clinical setting to plan nursing care. Each disorder includes a brief description of pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic testing, collaborative management, nursing diagnoses, nursing interventions specific to those diagnoses, and patient teaching and rehabilitation. Its convenient outline format and portable size make it the perfect clinical companion. Features a consistent, easy-to-use outline format Portable size makes it a very practical clinical reference Covers more than 75 critical care conditions/disorders Includes the latest NANDA nursing diagnoses Includes new sections that cover obstetric emergencies, hypothyroidism, bioterrorism, and emerging infections, including CNS infections, such as the SARS, West Nile Virus, and the Avian Flu Contains a new appendix on pharmacology Features the most recent Nursing Intervention Classifications (NICs)
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Manual Of Emergency And Critical Care Ultrasound

Author : Vicki E. Noble
ISBN : 9781139495936
Genre : Medical
File Size : 52.98 MB
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Ultrasound has revolutionized a physician's ability to make urgent and emergent diagnoses at the bedside, and has changed the management of many acute injuries and conditions. This is a practical, concise introduction to what is rapidly becoming an essential tool for all critical care physicians: bedside emergency ultrasound. The Manual covers the full spectrum of conditions diagnosed using ultrasound and gives practical guidance in how to use ultrasound for common invasive procedures. Major applications are introduced using focused diagnostic questions and reviewing the image-acquisition skills needed to answer them. Images of positive and negative findings are presented, and scanning tips for improving image quality. The second edition has been substantially revised and expanded, with new images, updated literature reviews, new applications and clinical algorithms. New chapters cover additional procedures, musculoskeletal and pediatric applications, and the use of ultrasound in resuscitation. This text is invaluable for emergency physicians at all levels.
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