This book is a concise guide to intensive care medicine for clinicians and trainees.
Beginning with an introduction to monitoring and procedures in the intensive care unit (ICU), each of the following sections covers disorders in a different body system, including cardiovascular conditions, renal disorders, acid and base disorders, pregnancy, oncologicalemergencies, respiratory and much more.
Topics are presented in quick reference format, with clear explanations of key procedures and techniques. Each chapter includes references for further reading.
Authored by a recognised expert in critical care medicine from the University of Alabama, this practical text is further enhanced by clinical images to assist learning.
- Concise guide to intensive care medicine for clinicians and trainees
- Presented in quick reference format, chapters cover numerous disorders in all systems of the body
- Authored by recognised expert from the University of Alabama
- Includes clinical images to enhance learning
Section 1 Monitoring and Procedures in Intensive Care
Section 2 Basic Care in ICU
Section 3 Cardiovascular System
Section 4 Renal disorders in intensive care
Section 5 Essential Neurology
Section 6 Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders
Section 7 Acid and Base Disorders
Section 8 Shock
Section 9 Endocrine problems in ICU
Section 10 Oncological Emergencies
Section 11 Pregnancy and ICU
Section 12 Gastrointestinal diseases
Section 13 Poisonings
Section 14 Environmental injuries
Section 15 Skin Diseases in ICU
Section 16 Rheumatology
Section 17 Infections
Section 18 Hematological disorders
Section 19 Special considerations in ICU
Section 20 Respiratory disorders and management in ICU