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Decision Making in Emergency Critical Care : an Evidence-Based Handbook.

Author: John E Arbo; Stephen J Ruoss; Geoffrey K Lighthall
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looking for a brief but authoritative resource to help you manage the types of complex cardiac, pulmonary, and neurological emergencies you encounter as a resident or attending emergency room physician? Look no further than Decision Making in Emergency Critical Care: An Evidence-Based Handbook. This portable guide to rational clinical decision-making in the challenging - and changing - world of emergency critical  Read more...
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Decision making in emergency critical care.
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2015]
(DLC) 2014004152
(OCoLC)870508311
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John E Arbo; Stephen J Ruoss; Geoffrey K Lighthall
ISBN: 9781469885018 1469885018
OCLC Number: 908512815
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 810 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Decision Making in Emergency Critical Care; CONTRIBUTORS; PREFACE: FROM THE EDITOR; CONTENTS; SECTION 1 Introduction; 1 Emergency Critical Care; SECTION 2 Hemodynamic Monitoring; 2 Tissue Oxygenation and Cardiac Output; 3 Noninvasive Hemodynamic Monitoring; 4 Arterial Blood Pressure Monitoring; 5 The Central Venous and Pulmonary Artery Catheter; SECTION 3 Critical Care Ultrasonography; 6 Principles of Critical Care Ultrasonography; 7 Pulmonary Ultrasonography; SECTION 4 Pulmonary Critical Care; 8 Respiratory Failure and Mechanical Ventilation. 9 Ventilation Strategies in COPD, Asthma, and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension10 Acute Pulmonary Edema; 11 High Risk Pulmonary Embolism; 12 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome; 13 Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation; SECTION 5 Cardiac Critical Care; 14 Heart Failure and Cardiogenic Shock; 15 Right Ventricular Failure; 16 Hypertensive Crises; 17 Controversies in Arrhythmia Management; 18 Left Ventricular Assist Devices; 19 Management of the Post-Cardiac Arrest Patient; SECTION 6 Neurological Critical Care; 20 Ischemic Stroke; 21 Subarachnoid and Intracerebral Hemorrhage. 22 Seizure and Status Epilepticus23 Myasthenic Crisis and Peripheral Neuromuscular Disorders; SECTION 7 Gastrointestinal and Hematological Critical Care; 24 Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage; 25 Acute Liver Failure and Hepatic Encephalopathy; 26 Pancreatitis; 27 Acute Leukemia; 28 Sickle Cell Disease; 29 Platelet Disorders and Hemostatic Emergencies; 30 Transfusion Therapy; SECTION 8 Sepsis and Septic Shock; 31 Sepsis; 32 Vasopressors and Inotropes; 33 Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy; 34 Infections in the Immunocompromised Host; 35 Burns and Soft Tissue Infections; 36 Biomarkers in Sepsis. SECTION 9 Disorders of Acid-Base, Electrolytes, and Fluid Balance37 Acid-Base Disorders; 38 Electrolyte Disorders; 39 Rhabdomyolysis; 40 Acute Kidney Injury and Renal Replacement Therapy; SECTION 10 Endocrine Critical Care; 41 Glycemic Control in the Critically Ill; 42 Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State; 43 Adrenal Insufficiency; 44 Thyroid Storm and Myxedema Coma; SECTION 11 Toxicologic Critical Care; 45 Cardiotoxins; 46 Pulmonary Toxins; 47 Toxicologic Hyperthermic Syndromes; 48 Metabolic Inhibitors; 49 Caustics; 50 Anticoagulants; 51 Drugs of Abuse. 52 Alcohol WithdrawalSECTION 12 Environmental Critical Care; 53 Hypothermia; 54 Altitude Emergencies; 55 Drowning; SECTION 13 Sedation and Delirium; 56 Delirium; 57 Sedation of the Agitated Patient; 58 Induction of Intubation and Sedation of the Mechanically Ventilated Patient; SECTION 14 Geriatrics and Palliative Care; 59 The Geriatric Patient; 60 Palliative Care in the Emergency Department; SECTION 15 The ED-ICU Transfer of Care; 61 ED Evaluation of the Critically Ill Patient; 62 Severity of Illness Scores and Prognostication; 63 Indications for Contact and Respiratory Isolation; EPI LOGUE.

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Provides in every chapter a streamlined review of a common problem in critical care medicine, along with evidence-based guidelines and summary tables of landmark literature.  Read more...
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