Keeps the user abreast of the latest developments in diagnosis and management. Building on Skills for Midwifery Practice by Ruth Johnson and Wendy Taylor, this book follows a similar format already familiar to many midwives. Now presented in full colour throughout with new illustrations. Vasodilators and antihypertensives Part 14. Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome 18. Sedation and analgesia in children 108.
The book contains not only information on patient assessment, ventilation, haemodynamic monitoring, emergencies, critical care interventions, common conditions and pharmacology, all clearly relating to critical care, but also psychological, professional practice issues, palliative care and caring for relatives. Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and drug monitoring in acute illness -- Poisoning and drug intoxication -- Sedation and pain management in intensive care -- Vasopressors and inotropes -- Vasodilators and antihypertensives -- Part 14: Metabolic homeostasis. Pitfalls in treatment and management emphasized in each chapter. Diabetes insipidus and other polyuric syndromes 60. The revised 8th edition maintains this tradition of excellence, providingfast access to practical information needed every day in today's intensive care unit.
Critical care outreach and rapid response systems 3. Acute respiratory failure in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 31. Many of the individual chapters within each section are devoted in part to a review of the pertinent physiology. Conflicts of interest None declared. Clinical trials in critical care 11.
A quick-reference appendix covering abbreviations commonly found in the acute care environment supplies the translation tools you need, while flagging any abbreviations that may be harmful to the patient. It has been proved of great use to other groups, including qualified physicians, general practitioners, cardiac technicians, nurses and paramedics. This bestselling manual covers all aspects of intensive care in sufficient detail for daily practice while keeping you up to date with the latest innovations in the field. You must be logged in user and have 100 points to see it. Principles of antibiotic use 73.
Major changes to resuscitation guidelines. It provides all of the essential information for candidates wishing to pass professional examinations. Expanded sections on diastolic function and tissue Doppler imaging. Easy to navigate, the best feature of the online text is the insertion of pop-up windows to view the accompanying figures. Infections and Immune Disorders 66. Host defence and immunodeficiency disorders 68.
Organ donation -- Liver transplantation -- Heart and lung transplantation -- Part 17: Paediatric intensive care. Acute gastrointestinal bleeding -- Acute pancreatitis -- Hepatic failure -- Abdominal Surgical Catastrophes -- Implications of solid tumours for Intensive Care -- Part 6: Acute renal failure. The critically ill child 104. Jonathan Handy shares his knowledge and expertise on acid-base disturbances during critical illness, critical care transfers, intravenous fluid therapy, cardiovascular physiology, burn management, sepsis, and the immunological impact of surgery and burn injury. The critically ill child -- Upper airway obstruction in children -- Acute respiratory failure in children -- Paediatric fluid and electrolyte therapy -- Sedation and analgesia in children -- Shock and cardiac disease in children -- Neurological emergencies in children -- Paediatric trauma -- Treatment limitation and organ procurement -- Paediatric poisoning and envenomation -- Paediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine. Category: Medical Author : Peter L.
It will be of great use to those experienced in echo as a refresher and reference source in pocket-size. Acid-base balance and disorders 93. Therapeutic plasma exchange and intravenous immunoglobulin therapy 98. No need to refer to a larger textbook. As well as featuring the most recent critical care research data, current clinical practice, policies, procedures and guidelines specific to Australia and New Zealand, this new edition offers new and expanded chapters and case studies. Will make key information more accessible, easier and faster to retrieve. By opening with a collection of chapters on the organization, design, and ethics in critical care topics which are often relegated to the back and often unread portion of textbooks the editors of the manual depart from the typical approach used in many texts.
Oh's Intensive Care Manual would represent a solid addition to any anesthesia departmental library as a resource or study aid. Cardic pacing and implantable cardioverter defibrillators 24. Withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining medical treatment in children 112. Pocket-book format makes the book portable and user-friendly Pull-out boxes highlight hints and tips for practice Diagrams used to explain clearly difficult concepts Autor: Jayne E. The pricing is SaaS and depends on the size of your business and the extent of your use, but you can try out the service and the app for free if you want to see if this is a good fit for your needs. It provides all of the essential information for candidates wishing to pass professional examinations.