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Critical care medicine : principles of diagnosis and management in the adult
[edited by] Joseph E. Parrillo, R. Phillip Dellinger.
Veterinary Medicine Library Call Number
  Stacks RC86.7 .C744 2008 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9780323048415
  • ISBN: 0323048412
  • OCLC Number: 123332126
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

Cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- Airway management in the critically ill adult -- Assessment of cardiac filling and blood flow -- Arterial, central venous, and pulmonary artery catheters -- Temporary cardiac pacing -- Pericardial tamponade: clinical presentation, diagnosis, and catheter-based therapies -- Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation -- Echocardiography -- General principles of mechanical ventilation -- Ventilatory management of obstructive airway disease -- Mechanical ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome -- Bronchoscopy and lung biopsy in critically ill patients -- Noninvasive respiratory monitoring -- Arterial blood gas measurements -- Tracheostomy -- Chest tube thoracostomy -- Intracranial monitoring -- Gastrointestinal endoscopy -- Continuous renal replacement therapy -- Use of sedatives, analgesics, and neuromuscular blockers -- Principles of drug dosing in critically ill patients -- Shock: classification, pathophysiology, and approach to management -- Cardiogenic shock -- Septic shock -- Cardiac tamponade -- Severe sepsis and multiple organ dysfunction -- Hypovolemic shock -- Traumatic shock and tissue hypoperfusion: nonsurgical management -- Anaphylaxis and anaphylactic shock -- Severe heart failure -- Acute coronary syndromes and acute myocardial infarction -- Cardiac arrhythmias -- Valvular heart disease in critical care -- Acute aortic dissection -- Hypertensive crises -- General principles of postoperative intensive care unit care -- Management of the patient after cardiac surgery -- Acute respiratory failure -- Life-threatening asthma -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Hypoventilation and respiratory muscle dysfunction --Nonpulmonary causes of respiratory failure -- Pneumonia: considerations for the critically ill patient -- Weaning from mechancial ventilation -- Pulmonary embolism -- Pulmonary hypertension -- Massive hemoptysis -- Pneumothorax and barotrauma -- Toxic gas, fume, and smoke inhalation -- Immunologic lung disease in the critically ill -- Nonsocomial infection in the intensvie care unit -- Principles governing antimicrobial therapy in the intensive care unit -- Antifungal and antiviral therapy -- Critically ill immunosuppressed host -- Specific infections with critical care implications -- Acute renal failure -- Chronic renal failure -- Acid-base, electrolyte, and metabolic abnormalities -- Acute diabetic emergencies, hypoglycemia, and glycemic control -- Adrenal insufficiency in the critically ill patient -- Thyroid disorders -- Coma -- Neurologic criteria for death in adults -- Stroke -- Acute neuromuscular respiratory failure in myasthenia gravis and Guillain-Barré Syndrome -- Seizures in the critically ill -- Head injury -- Critical care management of the severely burned patient -- Poisonings -- Hypothermia, hyperthermia, and rhabdomyolysis -- Intensive care unit adminstration and performance improvement -- Ethical considerations in managing critically ill patient -- Delirium, sleep, and mental health disturbances in critical illness -- Severity scoring systems: toos for the evaluation of patients and intensive care units -- Education and training in critical care -- Diagnosis and management of liver failure in the adult -- Gastrointestinal bleeding -- Acute pancreatitis -- Hemorrhagic and thrombotic disorders -- Use of blood components in the intensive care unit -- Intensive care of the cancer patient -- Critical care medicine in pregnancy -- Nutrition support.