This practical guide provides a multidisciplinary, clinically oriented approach to the management of patients in intensive care.
The book discusses the complete range of specialties, including cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, neurology, toxicology, and much more. Each condition is presented in a step by step process, covering pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and other considerations such as age/developmental issues.
The comprehensive appendices section covers essential data and assessment for the management of critically ill patients including discussion on drugs, dosages and side effects, clinical scores, indices and equations, normal biochemical values, ICU rounds and more.
The text is highly illustrated with clinical images, diagrams and tables, and includes recent articles and current guidelines on management of sepsis and deep vein thrombosis (DVT).
- Practical guide to management of patients in intensive care
- Covers complete range of specialties, presented in a step by step, clinically oriented approach
- Comprehensive appendices section covers drugs, clinical scores, biochemical values and much more
- Includes recent articles and current guidelines on management of sepsis and DVT
Prem Kumar MD DA DNB
Assistant Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India