The Washington Manual of Critical Care, 3/e

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Author: Kollef
Edition: 3rd
ISBN: 9789386691958
Language: English
Published: 2018
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

The Washington Manual of Critical Care, similar to other volumes in this vaunted series, features authors and contributors who are faculty members and practicing physicians at Washington University’s School of Medicine.

The Washington Manual of Critical Care, 3/e

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The Washington Manual of Critical Care, similar to other volumes in this vaunted series, features authors and contributors who are faculty members and practicing physicians at Washington University’s School of Medicine.

Inside you’ll find comprehensive and current information for bedside diagnosis and management of some of the most common illnesses and problems encountered in the ICU setting.

Key Features

  • Covers the treatment and management of shock, sepsis, acute episodes of COPD and asthma, myocardial infarctions, organ failure, and other conditions and disorders.
  • Provides overviews of intubation and catheterization procedures, as well as of common drug side effects and drug-drug interactions.
  • Contributors hail from departments in Internal Medicine, Neurology, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Anesthesiology.
  • New chapters have been added on ECLS, critical care ultrasound, rheumatology, and management of transplant patients.
  • Includes concise, easy-to-read diagnosis and treatment algorithms for common conditions, plus bibliographical references for additional, in-depth reading.
  • Online resources are not available with this text. 

Table of Contents

Section 1: Management of Shock

Section 2: Management of Respiratory Disorders

Section 3: Cardiac Disorders

Section 4: Electrolyte Abnormalities

Section 5: Acid Based Disorders

Section 6: Endocrine Disorders 

Section 7: Oncologic Emergencies

Section 8: Temperature Regulation

Section 9: Toxicology

Section 10: Infectious Diseases

Section 11: Renal Disorders

Section 12: Hepatic Diseases

Section 13: Gastrointestinal Disorders

Section 14: Neurologic Disorders

Section 15: Haematopoeitic Disorders

Section 16: Pregnancy

Section 17: Surgical Problems

Section 18: Nutrition in the ICU

Section 19: Procedures

Section 20: End-of-Life Issues

Section 21: Appendices