Recent Advances in Critical Care - 1 features a collection of in-depth reviews of the latest developments in the field. Written in an accessible format and featuring such topics as trauma coagulopathy, renal replacement therapy and the use of focussed transthoracic echocardiography in haemodynamic assessment, each chapter provides a comprehensive overview and emphasises points of interest. This first volume in the series is an invaluable resource for busy clinicians.
- 15 chapters summarising important recent advances within the field of critical care.
- All topics are written in a practical and clinically relevant manner, further enhanced by the ‘Key Points for Clinical Practice’ section at the end of each chapter
- All chapters are written by expert authors ensuring authoritative and accurate content
- Full colour photographs throughout
David Ashton-Cleary MBChB (Hons) FRCA FFICM DICM DiplMC (RCSEd)Consultant in Critical Care and Anaesthesia, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, UK
William English BMedSci BMBS MRCP FRCA DICM FICM
Consultant in Intensive Care and Anaesthesia, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, UK
Chapter 1: Acute trauma coagulopathy Chapter 2: Advances in respiratory support Chapter 3: Novel approaches to sedation Chapter 4: Somatosensory-evoked potential for prognostication after cardiac arrest Chapter 5: Nutrition in critical care settings - the last 10 years Chapter 6: Fungal infection in critical care Chapter 7: Acute liver failure Chapter 8: Renal replacement therapy - current controversies Chapter 9: Extra corporeal support for severe respiratory failure Chapter 10: Clinical management and epidemiology of viral pneumonia Chapter 11: Thoracic ultrasonography Chapter 12: Cardiac donation after circulatory death Chapter 13: Acute management of congenital cardiac defects Chapter 14: The use of focussed transthoracic echocardiography in haemodynamic assessment Chapter 15: Poisonings – the management of toxicities in critical care including novel psychoactive substances