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The Clinical Handbook for Surgical Critical Care, Second Edition

2nd Edition

By K. W. Burchard

CRC Press

200 pages

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pub: 2012-08-17
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The Clinical Handbook for Surgical Critical Care, Second Edition covers all aspects of acute and emergency care for the critically ill or injured patient who may be in the ICU and/or CCU. This new edition is separated into chapters by organ systems, and takes a look at the critical disease states associated with these organs. All chapters follow the same structure:

    • Pathophysiology
    • Physical examination and monitoring
    • Laboratory results
    • Treatment options (with supporting evidence)

New to this edition:

    • Full update on the advances in basic and clinical science since publication of the first edition
    • An update to treatment options in all sections
    • A new chapter on acute abdominal illness
    • Online learning features including questions & answers and case studies

Table of Contents

The Critical Care Surgeon




The Critical Surgical Abdomen

The Pulmonary System

The Renal System

The Gastrointestinal System

The Nervous System

The Hematopoietic System

Online Learning Features

Case Studies

Multiple Choice Questions/ Study Questions

About the Author

Kenneth W. Burchard is professor of surgery and anesthesiology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Critical Care
MEDICAL / Surgery / General