Massachusetts General Hospital Review of Critical Care Medicine 1st Edition

The MGH Review of Critical Care Medicine
The field of critical care medicine is evolving quickly. To prepare for certification and refresh their knowledge, today’s practitioners need a concise multidisciplinary review that focuses on the core areas of critical care. Ideal for critical care fellows, critical care nurses, residents, and practitioners who spend time in the ICU, The MGH Review of Critical Care Medicine employs brief chapters on focused topics to help readers review core areas and test their knowledge.

Features:

  • Broad scope addresses all major topics is adult critical care with contributions from experts in a range of disciplines.
  • Concise chapters based on commonly referenced topics make the review easy to navigate.
  • Focused discussions are based on patient presentation and are structured to include common causes, initial management strategies, pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, management, and outcomes.
  • Incisive review questions (3–10 per topic) include answers and explanations to help readers understand the “how” and “why” behind each answer.
  • Staff of MGH and its sister institutions provide consistent terminology and presentation throughout the review.

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Examination Intensive Care Medicine, 2e 2nd Edition

This is a high quality exam-focused resource to facilitate passage through ICU fellowship examinations. There is currently no specific competing publication that specifically meets the goals of an examination guide for ICM trainees. This book covers the key components of the exam syllabuses for FCICM, EDIC and DICM, and builds on the ICM component of the previous edition, Examination Intensive Care and Anaesthesia. The book deals with all elements of the individual clinical examinations including performance strategies and provides a chapter on paediatric intensive care. The book is suitable for all trainees in Intensive Care Medicine. Trainees in Anaesthesia, Emergency Medicine, Surgery and Medicine will also find it useful.

  • The print edition includes an accompanying interactive DVD which contains a wealth of supplementary material including a procedures and equipment library, case based scenarios to aid recall of important facts and a summary of important critical care literature

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Cardiac Intensive Care: Expert Consult: Online and Print, 2e (Expert Consult Title: Online + Print) 2nd Edition

The new edition of Cardiac Intensive Care―the only textbook dedicated to cardiac intensive care medicine―chronicles the progress made in the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of patients with critical cardiac illness. Editors Allen Jeremias, MD, MSc and David L. Brown, MD present the landmark discoveries, greater understanding of syndromes, and technological advancements that have helped make clinical cardiology a progressive and interventional field. You’ll get coverage of the plethora of noncoronary diseases in the CICU, as well as a complete compendium of up-to-date pharmacologic agents. The new full-color design and layout and nine new chapters give you the latest theoretical, technical, diagnostic, and therapeutic advances in an accessible and visually appealing format. Moreover, the full text is available online at expertconsult.com.

  • Features the authoritative perspectives of a stellar group of contributors―many of whom are the pioneers in the fields they cover―for the best available guidance.
  • Provides the basic science framework for the clinical material through a section on the scientific foundation of cardiac intensive care to give you the complete picture.
  • Presents a pharmacological introduction to the classes of drugs so you know which are most commonly used in the CICU.
  • Covers which noncoronary diseases frequently result in admittance to the CICU to prepare you for those diagnoses that are not of a cardiac nature.
  • Offers the convenience of full-text online access at expertconsult.com.
  • Features nine new chapters―Quality Assurance and Improvement in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit; Physical Examination in the CICU; Mechanical Treatments for Acute ST-Elevation MI; Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Diagnosis, Prognosis, Risk Stratification, and Management; Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa Inhibitors; Vascular Access Procedures; Ventilator Management for the Cardiac Patient; Management of Post-Operative Complications in the Cardiac Surgery Patient; Guidelines Relevant to Care in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit―to keep the book and you up to date.
  • Presents the text in a new, full-color design and layout for a more visually-appealing and accessible format that makes finding the information you need quick and easy.

Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should online access to the web site be discontinued.

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Pediatric & Neonatal Mechanical Ventilation 2/E 2nd Revised edition Edition

This book is intended to be practical resource for pediatric residents, pediatricians and physicians involved in care of neonatal and pediatric intensive care patients needing mechanical ventilation. In this second edition, newer chapters on specific scenarios of Ventilation in Asthma, ARDS, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, Patient ventilator synchrony have been added. Flow charts have also been included in most of the chapters for ready reference.

Contents

1. Structure and Function of Conventional Ventilator

2. Mechanical Ventilation: Basic Physiology
Basic Respiratory Physiology
Applied Respiratory Physiology for Mechanical Ventilation

3. Oxygen Therapy
Definition 20
Physiology

4. Basic Mechanical Ventilation
Indications of Mechanical Ventilation
Basic Fundamentals of Ventilation

5. Advanced Mechanical Ventilation: Newer Modes
Inverse Ratio Ventilation (IRV)
Airway Pressure Release Ventilation (APRV)
Pressure Support Ventilation (PSV)
Pressure-regulated Volume Control (PRVC)
Proportional Assist Ventilation (PAV)
Nonconventional Techniques
Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA)

6. Patient Ventilator Dyssynchrony
Ventilator-related Factors that affect Patient-ventilator Interaction
Trigger Variable
Ineffective Triggering

7. Blood Gas and Acid Base Interpretation
Acidosis
Alkalosis
Pediatric and Neonatal Mechanical Ventilation
Buffering System
Homeostasis
Pathophysiology
Metabolic Acidosis
Treatment
Metabolic Alkalosis
Respiratory Acidosis
Mixed Acid-base Disorders

8. Care of the Ventilated Patient
Physiotherapy
Appendix: Humidification and Mechanical Ventilation

9. Ventilator Graphics and Clinical Applications
Technique of Respiratory Mechanics Monitoring
Types of Waveforms
Scalars
Loops
Abnormal Waveforms

10. Ventilation for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Management of Pediatric ALI and ARDS
Respiratory Support in Children with ALI and ARDS
Endotracheal Intubation and Ventilation
Rescue Therapies for ChIldren with ALI/ARDS
Potentially Promising Therapies for Children with ALI/ARDS

11. Mechanical Ventilation in Acute Asthma
Criteria for Intubation
Intubation Technique
Sedation during Intubation and Ventilation
Effects of Intubation
Medical Management of Asthma in the Intubated Patient
Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation

12. Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation
Determinants of Weaning Outcome
Extubation

13. Complications of Mechanical Ventilation
Complications Related to Adjunctive Therapies

14. Non-Invasive Ventilation
Mechanism of Improvement with Non-invasive Ventilation

15. Neonatal CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure)
Definition
Effects of CPAP in the Infant with Respiratory Distress
The CPAP Delivery System

16. Neonatal Ventilation

17. High Frequency Ventilation
Protective Strategies of Conventional Mechanical Ventilation
Basic Concepts of HFV (High Frequency Ventilation)
Types of High Frequency Ventilation
Clinical Application
Practical Aspects of High Frequency Ventilation of Pediatric and Neonatal Patients

18. Inhaled Nitric Oxide

19. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Recent Evidence on Use of ECMO

20. Commonly Available Ventilators
VELA Ventilator: Viasys Health Care (USA)
Neonatal Ventilator Model Bearcub 750 PSV Viasys Health Care (USA)
Ventilator Model Avea- Viasys Health Care

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Anaesthesia and Intensive Care A-Z – Print & E-Book: An Encyclopedia of Principles and Practice, 5e (FRCA Study Guides) 5th Edition

Building on the success of previous editions, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care A-Z (Fifth edition) remains the most comprehensive single volume source of relevant aspects of pharmacology, physiology, anatomy, physics, statistics, medicine, surgery, general anaesthetic practice, intensive care, equipment, and the history of anaesthesia and intensive care.

Originally prepared as essential reading for candidates for the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and similar exams, this fully updated edition will also prove as invaluable as ever for all anaesthetists and critical care physicians, as well as operating department practitioners and specialist nurses.

All entries have been carefully reviewed and new ones added to reflect the latest advances and the evolving field breadth. This edition includes a structured checklist of entries, ordered by curriculum core topic area, as an additional new aid for those planning their revision. Also for the first time, this fifth edition now comes with complementary access to the complete electronic version of the book. It is now easy to use the content just as you need it, anytime, anywhere – whether online or offline, on your laptop, tablet or mobile device.

  • Succinct, clear text and diagrams make quick reference easy
  • Entries arranged alphabetically, with extensive cross-referencing to ensure full understanding of topics
  • Thoroughly revised throughout to reflect the latest advances in the field
  • New exam preparation checklist ordered by core topics, for more effective use of revision time and enhanced confidence
  • More flexible and practical than ever before, with anytime, anywhere electronic access

Your eBook is much more than just ‘pictures of pages’:

  • Fully searchable, with main category entries prioritised in search returns
  • Customise your page views
  • Highlight and make searchable notes
  • Print and copy-and-paste with bibliographic support
  • Download to multiple devices, including desktop and mobile
  • Additional line diagrams further enhance topic descriptions
  • Contains a wide expansion of new entries and revisions of existing ones to reflect ongoing advances in the field
  • New exam preparation checklist ordered by core topics, for more effective use of revision time and enhanced confidence
  • Comes with complete eBook version – more flexible and practical than ever before, with anytime, anywhere electronic access

Your eBook is much more than just ‘pictures of pages’:

  • Fully searchable, with main category entries prioritised in search returns
  • Customise your page views
  • Highlight and make searchable notes
  • Print and copy-and-paste with bibliographic support
  • Download to multiple devices, including desktop and mobile

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The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine Question and Answer Companion 1st Edition

This question-and-answer companion to The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine, which is based upon the popular review course from Harvard Medical School, is a study guide for the American Board of Internal Medicine certification or maintenance of certification examination, as well as for general practice review by physicians and residents. Editors Ajay K. Singh and Joseph Loscalzo recruited leading authorities from Harvard as well as former chief residents at Brigham and Women’s Hospital to contribute to this book. This thorough resource features 500 board review questions and answers on internal medicine specialties including: Infectious Disease, Hematology and Oncology, Rheumatology, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Endocrinology, Nephrology and Hypertension, Digestive Diseases and Disorders of the Pancreas and Liver, Cardiovascular Disease, Neurology, and General Internal Medicine. As the required content for the American Board of Internal Medicine continues to evolve, studying can prove challenging. The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine Question and Answer Companion is the ideal study guide for anyone preparing for certification or recertification.

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Critical Care Emergency Medicine, Second Edition 2nd Edition

The groundbreaking text on critical care emergency medicine – updated with the latest evidence and recommendations

Critical Care Emergency Medicine has become the standard reference for all clinicians who wish to understand the overlap between emergency medicine and critical care. Much like the field of emergency medicine itself, this text is a collaborative effort involving emergency physicians as well as clinicians from trauma, critical care, infectious diseases, and pulmonary medicine.

Critical Care Emergency Medicine teaches emergency physicians everything they must know and do to better care for critically ill patients in an emergency department or to provide care in an ICU. Enhanced by numerous algorithms that speed decision making and full-color illustrations demonstrating anatomy and technique, this book is an essential practice tool.

Incorporating the wisdom of both academic and community emergency medicine experts, Critical Care Emergency Medicine, Second Edition delivers expert coverage of:

• Airway and Ventilatory Support
• Pulmonary Disorders
• Cardiovascular Disorders
• Gastrointestinal and Renal Disorders
• Neurologic and Neurosurgical Disorders
• Hematologic and Endocrine Disorders
• Infectious Disorders
• Toxicologic Conditions
• Ultrasonography in Critical Care
• Special Considerations (including nutritional support, end-of-life issues, fluid management, and more)

If you are looking for an up-to-date, evidence-based text designed to take your critical care to the next level, your search ends here.

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Case Files Critical Care (LANGE Case Files) 1st Edition

SHARPEN YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS AND IMPROVE PATIENT CARE

Experience with clinical cases is key to mastering the art and science of medicine and ultimately to providing patients with competent clinical care. Case Files: Critical Care provides 42 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in critical care. Each case includes an easy-to-understand discussion correlated to key concepts, definitions of key terms, clinical pearls, and board-style review questions to reinforce your learning. With Case Files, you’ll learn instead of memorize.

  • Learn from 42 high-yield cases, each with board-style questions
  • Master key concepts with clinical pearls
  • Practice with review review questions to reinforce learning
  • Polish your approach to clinical problem-solving and to patient care
  • Perfect for residents, medical students, PAs, and NPs working in the ICU
  • About the Author

    Eugene C. Toy, MD (Houston, TX), Professor and Residency Program Director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Methodist Hospital-Houston, The University of Texas-Houston School of Medicine.
    Manuel Suarez, MD (St. Vincent and the Grenadines), Dean of Clinical Studies and Clinical Professor, Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine, Trinity School of Medicine.
    Terrence H. Liu, MD (San Francisco, CA), Assistant Professor of Surgery, UCSF School of Medicine.

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