Critical care secrets / [edited by] Polly E. Parsons, Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish, Renee D. Stapleton, Lorenzo Berra.Series: Secrets seriesPublisher: Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, Copyright date: �2019Edition: Sixth editionDescription: 1 online resource (xiii, 550 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780323527897; 0323527892; 9780323510646; 0323510647Uniform titles: Preceded by: Critical care secrets. 5th ed. �2013. Subject(s): Critical care medicine -- Examinations, questions, etc | Critical care medicine | HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / General | MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine | MEDICAL / Diseases | MEDICAL / Evidence-Based Medicine | MEDICAL / Internal Medicine | Critical CareGenre/Form: Examinations. | Electronic books. | Examinations. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Critical care secrets.DDC classification: 616.02/8 LOC classification: RC86.9NLM classification: WX 18.2Online resources: Click here for the e-copy
Revised edition of: Critical care secrets / [edited by] Polly E. Parsons, Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish. 5th ed. �2013.
Includes bibliographical references.
I. General ICU care. -- Glycemic control in the ICU -- Early mobility -- Sedation, analgesia, delirium -- Pain management in the ICU -- Ethics and palliative care -- Fluid therapy -- Nutrition in critically ill patients -- Mechanical ventilation -- Noninvasive respiratory support -- Weaning from mechanical ventilation and extubation -- Quality assurance and patient safety in the ICU -- II. Monitoring. Pulse oximetry, capnography, and blood gas analysis -- Hemodynamic monitoring -- Neuromonitoring -- III. Procedures. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- Arterial and central venous catheters -- Critical care ultrasound -- Ventricular assist device -- Percutaneous assist devices -- Intra-aortic balloon pumps -- Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) -- Tracheal intubation and airway management -- Tracheotomy and upper airway obstruction -- Chest tubes and pneumothorax -- Bronchoscopy -- Pacemakers and defibrillators -- IV. Pulmonary. Acute pneumonia -- Asthma -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Acute respiratory failure/ARDS -- Hemoptysis -- Venous thromboembolism and fat embolism -- V. Cardiology. Heart failure and valvular heart disease -- Acute myocardial infarction -- Cardiac arrhythmia -- Aortic dissection -- Pericardial disease (pericardial tamponade and pericarditis) -- VI. Infectious Disease. Sepsis and septic shock -- Endocarditis -- Meningitis and encephalitis in the intensive care unit -- Disseminated fungal infections -- Multidrug-resistant bacteria -- Skin and soft tissue infections -- H1N1/influenza -- Immunocompromised host -- VII. Renal disease. Hypertensive crises -- Acute kidney injury -- Renal replacement therapy and rhabdomyolysis -- Hypokalemia and hyperkalemia -- Hyponatremia and hypernatremia -- VIII. Gastroenterology. Upper and lower gastrointestinal bleeding in the critically ill patient -- Acute pancreatitis -- Hepatitis and cirrhosis -- IX. Endocrinology. Diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state -- Adrenal insufficiency in the intensive care unit -- Thyroid disease in the ICU -- X. Hematology/oncology. Blood products and coagulation -- Thrombocytopenia and platelets -- Disseminated intravascular coagulation -- XI. Neurology. Coma -- Brain death -- Status epilepticus -- Stroke and subarachnoid hemorrhage -- Guillain-Barr�e syndrome and myasthenia gravis -- Alcohol withdrawal -- XII. Surgery and trauma. Burns and frostbite -- Thoracic trauma (flail chest and pulmonary & myocardial contusion) -- Acute abdomen and peritonitis -- Organ donation -- XIII. Emergency medicine. Disaster medicine, bioterrorism and Ebola -- Allergy and anaphylaxis -- Hypothermia -- Heat stroke -- XIV. Toxicology. General approach to poisonings -- Analgesics and antidepressants -- Toxic alcohol poisoning -- Cardiovascular medications -- Neuroleptic malignant syndrome -- XV. Unique patient populations. Care of the critically ill pregnant patient -- Care of the obese patient -- Oncologic emergencies -- Post-intensive care syndrome & chronic critical illness -- ICU survivors -- XVI. Emerging therapies. Sepsis: emerging therapies
"For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series� has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Critical Care Secrets, 4th Edition, features the Secrets' popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an easy-to-read style - making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable"--Publisher's description.
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