1st Edition

50 Landmark Papers every Intensivist Should Know

Edited By Stephen M Cohn, Alan Lisbon, Stephen Heard Copyright 2022
    339 Pages
    by CRC Press

    339 Pages
    by CRC Press

    This book identifies the key scientific articles in the field of Intensive Care and explains why these papers are important in contemporary clinical management. Identifying those influential contributors who have shaped the practice of modern Intensive care practice, the book includes commentaries on 50 seminal papers in a wide range of areas. enal This an invaluable reference for trainees, fellows, and surgeons studying for exams, as well as for seasoned surgeons and physicians who want to stay current in their field.


    Section One: Respiratory

    1. Diagnosis and Epidemiology of ARDS

    Review by Nicholas S. Hill

    Commentary by John G. Laffey

    2. ARDS Treatment

    Review by Bruck Or, Jennifer Kodela, and Scott Kopec

    Commentary by Michael Gropper

    3. Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation

    Review by Nicholas A. Smyrnios

    Commentary by John P. Kress

    4. Pulmonary Embolism

    Review by Jennifer Lynde, Ana M. Velez-Rosborough, and Enrique Ginzburg

    Commentary by Suresh Agarwal

    5. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

    Review by Ronny Munoz-Acuna and Ameeka Pannu

    Commentary by Alan Lisbon

    Section Two: Cardiac

    6. Perioperative Arrhythmias

    Review by Jason Matos and Peter J. Zimetbaum

    Commentary by Peter Ekeh

    7. Congestive Heart Failure

    Review by Brooks Willar and E. Wilson Grandin

    Commentary by Alan Lisbon

    8. Perioperative Myocardial Infarction

    Review by Duane S. Pinto

    Commentary by Claire Larson Isbell

    9. Hypertensive Emergencies

    Review by Stephen O. Heard

    Commentary by Stephen O. Heard

    10. Mechanical Circulatory Support

    Review by Megan Lynn Krajewski

    Commentary by Alan Lisbon

    Section Three: Renal

    11. Severe Electrolyte Disturbances for Severe Electrolyte Disturbances

    Review by Melanie P. Hoenig and Jeffrey H. William

    Commentary by Stephen O. Heard

    12. Acute Kidney Injury

    Review by Jeffrey H. William and Melanie P. Hoenig

    Commentary by Daniel J. Bonville

    13. Continuous versus Intermittent Renal Replacement Therapy

    Review by Kenneth Ralto and Matthew J. Trainor

    Commentary by Christophe Vinsonneau

    14. Colloid Versus Crystalloids

    Review by Peter Rhee and Stephen O. Heard

    Commentary by Matthew J. Dolich

    Section Four: Gastrointestinal

    15. Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    Review by Bruce Crookes

    Commentary by James Y.W. Lau

    16. Acute Pancreatitis

    Review by Umar F. Bhatti and Hasan B. Alam

    Commentary by Hjalmar C. van Santvoort

    17. Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

    Review by Peter P. Lopez and Edward Lineen

    Commentary by Michael L. Cheatham and Karen Safcsak

    18. Mesenteric Ischemia

    Review by Abdul Alarhayem and Sungho Lim

    Commentary by Eric D. Endean

    19. Treatment of Variceal Bleeding in Cirrhotic Patients

    Review by Robert J. Canelli

    Commentary by Venkatesh A. Murugan and Hesham H. Malik

    Section Five: Infection

    20. Catheter-Related Infections

    Review by Stephen O. Heard

    Commentary by Robert C. Hyzy

    21. Diagnosis and Prevention of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

    Review by Kevin Dushay

    Commentary by John Muscedere

    22. Treatment of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

    Review by Gavin Tansley and Morad Hameed

    Commentary by Jean Chastre

    23. Urinary Tract Infection

    Review by Emily M. Ramasra and Richard T. Ellison III

    Commentary by Theofilos P. Matheos

    24. Fever in the ICU

    Review by Juan M. Perez Velazquez and Sandeep Jubbal

    Commentary by Paul J. Young

    25. Fulminant Colitis

    Reviewed by Michael F. Musso and Adrian W. Ong

    Commentary by Josbert Keller and Els van Nood

    26. Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections

    Review by Mark D. Sawyer

    Commentary by Eileen M. Bulger

    27. Sepsis I: Antibiotic Therapy

    Review by Catherine Kuza

    Commentary by Anand Kumar

    28. Sepsis II: Monitoring and Resuscitation

    Review by Shahla Siddiqui

    Commentary by Emanuel P. Rivers

    29. Steroids in Septic Shock

    Reviewed by Philip Chan and Somnath Bose

    Commentary by Stephen O. Heard

    30. Treatment of Abdominal Sepsis

    Review by Addison K. May

    Commentary by Robert Sawyer

    Section Six: Endocrine

    31. Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    Review by Rae M. Allain

    Commentary by Stephen M. Cohn

    32. Glucose Management in the ICU

    Review by Jan Gunst and Greet Van den Berghe

    Commentary by Jan Gunst and Greet Van den Berghe

    Section Seven: Neurological Conditions

    33. Acute Stroke

    Review by Magdy Selim

    Commentary by Stephen M. Cohn

    34. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    Review by Dominic A. Harris and Ajith J. Thomas

    Commentary by Jyoti Sharma

    35. Delirium

    Review by Ronny Munoz-Acuna and Brian O’Gara

    Commentary by Tara DiNitto

    36. Intractable Intracranial Hypertension

    Review by Raphael A. Carandang

    Commentary by Andrew L.A. Garton and Jared A. Knopman

    Section Eight: Hematology

    37. Coagulopathy

    Review by Jessica Cassavaugh

    Commentary by Samuel Isaac Hawkins

    38. Postoperative Bleeding

    Review by Emily E. Switzer and Kenji Inaba

    Commentary by Ian Roberts

    39. Transfusion Trigger

    Review by Manish S. Patel and Jeffrey L. Carson

    Commentary by Paul C. Hébert

    40. Massive Transfusion

    Reviewed by Dina M. Filiberto and Martin A. Croce

    Commentary by Stephanie A. Savage

    Section Nine: Trauma

    41. Burns

    Review by Stephen M. Cohn

    Commentary by Steven Blau

    42. ICU Issues with Thoracic Trauma

    Review by Morgan Crigger and Natasha Keric

    Commentary by Riyad C. Karmy-Jones

    43. ICU Issues with Abdominal and Pelvic Trauma

    Review by Allison J. Tompeck and Ara J. Feinstein

    Commentary by Andrew B. Peitzman

    44. Extremity Trauma

    Review by Sanjeev Kaul, Saraswati Dayal, and Javier Martin Perez

    Commentary by Todd E. Rasmussen

    Section Ten: Miscellaneous

    45. Traumatic Brain Injury

    Review by John K. Bini

    Commentary by Randall M. Chesnut

    46. Pressure Wounds

    Review by Paulette Seymour-Route

    Commentary by Barbara Mayer

    47. ICU Monitoring

    Review by Daniel Walsh

    Commentary by Mervyn Singer

    48. Alcohol Withdrawal

    Review by Akhil Patel and Kunal Karamchandani

    Commentary by Vaisiliy Sim

    49. Nutrition

    Review by Ulises Torres Cordero

    Commentary by Michael P Casaer and Greet Van den Berghe

    50. Telemedicine in the ICU

    Review by Craig M. Lilly and Jason Kovacevic

    Commentary by Craig M. Lilly



    Stephen M. Cohn, MD, FACS, Professor of Surgery, Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University, Nutley, New Jersey, USA

    Alan Lisbon, MD, Executive Vice Chair, Emeritus   Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Associate Professor Of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School

    Stephen Heard, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Anesthesiology and Surgery Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine UMass Memorial Medical Center University of Massachusetts Medical School

    'This book provides an excellent overview of topics featured in the subject literature since the turn of the millennium, written by many of the contributors to the most relevant papers. This is an excellent introduction to readers at various sophistication levels due to the clarity of writing from content experts.'

    David James Dries, MSE MD (University of Minnesota Medical School), Doody Enterprises