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Critical Care for Postgraduate Trainees

1st Edition

By Adam Brookes

CRC Press

192 pages

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pub: 2005-01-28
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Description

Critical care medicine is a complex, demanding and constantly changing field. Recent changes in postgraduate medical training mean that trainees from many disciplines, including surgery, medicine and anaesthesia, are increasingly involved with the management of these challenging patients on the ward, and in high dependency units or intensive care.T

Table of Contents

Contributors Foreword 1 Epidemiology of critical care 2 Patient assessment 3 Respiratory support 4 The acute respiratory distress syndrome 5 Cardiovascular support in critical care 6 Sepsis and disseminated intravascular coagulation 7 Renal support therapy 8 Nutritional and metabolic care 9 Infection in critical care 10 Critical care of the trauma patient 11 Neurological critical care 12 Pain management in critical care 13 Ethics in critical care medicine

About the Author

Adam Brooks is a Fellow in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, USA

Keith Girling is a Consultant in Adult Critical Care at Queen's Medical Centre, University Hospital, Nottingham, UK

Bernard Riley is a Consultant in Adult Critical Care at Queen's Medical Centre, University Hospital, Nottingham, UK

Brian Rowlands is a Professor of Surgery at Queen's Medical Centre, University Hospital, Nottingham, UK

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED015000
MEDICAL / Critical Care