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The ICU book
Paul L. Marino ; with contributions from Kenneth M. Sutin ; illustrations by Patricia Gast.
Veterinary Medicine Library Call Number
  Stacks RC86.7 .M369 2007 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 078174802X
  • ISBN: 9780781748025
  • OCLC Number: 70874195
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

Circulatory blood flow -- Oxygen and carbon dioxide transport -- Infection control in the ICU -- Alimentary prophylaxis -- Venous thromboembolism -- Establishing venous access -- The indwelling vascular catheter -- Arterial blood pressure -- The pulmonary artery catheter -- Central venous pressure and wedge pressure -- Tissue oxygenation -- Hemorrhage and hypovolemia -- Colloid and crystalloid resuscitation -- Acute heart failure syndromes -- Cardiac arrest -- Hemodynamic drug infusions -- Early management of acute coronary syndromes -- Tachyarrhythmias -- Hypoxemia and hypercapnia -- Oximetry and capnography -- Oxygen inhalation therapy -- Acute respiratory distress syndrome -- Severe airflow obstruction -- Principles of mechanical ventilation -- Modes of assisted ventilation -- The ventilator-dependent patient -- Discontinuing mechanical ventilation -- Acid-base interpretations -- Organic acidoses -- Metabolic alkalosis -- Oliguria and acute renal failure -- Hypertonic and hypotonic conditions -- Potassium -- Magnesium -- Calcium and phosphorous -- Anemia and red blood cell transfusions in the ICU -- Platelets in critical illness -- Hyperthermia and hypothermia syndromes -- Fever in the ICU -- Infection, inflammation, and multiorgan injury -- Pneumonia in the ICU -- Sepsis from the abdomen and pelvis -- The immunocompromised patient -- Antimicrobial therapy -- Metabolic substrate requirements -- Enteral tube feeding -- Parenteral nutrition -- Adrenal and thyroid dysfunction -- Analgesia and sedation -- Disorders of mentation -- Disorders of movement -- Stroke and related disorders -- Pharmaceutical toxins & antidotes.