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Formerly Clinical Pharmacokinetics: Concepts and Applications, this fully updated Fourth Edition has been retitled Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics: Concepts and Applications to reflect the increasing body of knowledge linking the two concepts that explain the relationship between drug administration and drug response. This revised edition also reflects the explosion in our understanding at the molecular and mechanistic levels of all the processes controlling the pharmacokinetics... Read More | Comment
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A fascinating and often sobering history of how humans came to understand the roles of genes in making us who we are. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies, a fascinating history of the gene and a magisterial account of how human minds have laboriously, ingeniously picked apart what makes us tick. This is perhaps the greatest detective story ever told... Read More | Comment
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The most popular book at ISICEM meeting. Despite increasing interest in intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) and abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) as causes of significant morbidity and mortality among the critically ill, unanswered questions cloud the understanding of the pathophysiology of these conditions: Are IAH and ACS synonymous? What are the ideal methods of measuring and lowering intra-abdominal pressure (IAP)? When should we think of IAH? Can... Read More | Comment
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Prepared by residents and faculty at the Washington University School of Medicine, this pocket manual contains easy-to-read algorithms for the management of more than 80 medical and surgical problems arising in the intensive care unit. Chapters focus on specific problems and the algorithms provide straightforward approaches to the management of these issues. Coverage includes a section on procedures commonly performed in the intensive care unit.... Read More | Comment
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This book contains all the information that readers will require in order to perform echocardiography and to interpret the findings correctly. After an introductory chapter on the essential physics of ultrasonography, standard echocardiographic examination via both the transthoracic and the transesophageal approach is described. In the third section, the functional anatomy of all normal and pathologic thoracic structures as observed on echocardiography is presented in... Read More | Comment
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Infants and children are at high risk of acquiring infections and this is most critical on the pediatric intensive care unit, as these infections have serious effects on mortality. Infectious Diseases in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is the first to provide a thorough review of this most important area of intensive care medicine with an emphasis on evidence-based medicine. Read More | Comment
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Fundamental concepts of respiratory physiology and the day-to-day duties of a respiratory care professional. Utilizing the wide degree of topics covered, including airway management, understanding ventilator waveforms, and addressing critical care issues, readers have the best resource available for understanding mechanical ventilation and its clinical application. Enhancing the learning experience are valuable illustrations of concepts and equipment, highlighted key points, and self-assessment questions in NRBC... Read More | Comment
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A comprehensive, authoritative coverage of all the clinical, pharmacological, and technical issues surrounding the use of mechanical ventilation. More than 100 authors, all of whom are at the forefront of research in their chosen subfield in order to provide the most authoritative and up-to-date information possible. No other text so thoroughly and comprehensively explores the myriad advances in modes and methodologies that have occurred in... Read More | Comment
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This study covers the world outlook for sepsis drugs across more than 190 countries. For each year reported, estimates are given for the latent demand, or potential industry earnings (P.I.E.), for the country in question (in millions of U.S. dollars), the percent share the country is of the region, and of the globe. These comparative benchmarks allow the reader to quickly gauge a country vis-a-vis... Read More | Comment
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Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and written by top clinical experts in critical care nursing, this textbook covers all the must-know details on the care of adult, critically ill patients and their families. Supported by helpful tables and algorithms, the book’s practical, building-block organization starts with the basics before proceeding to more complex concepts. AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing includes... Read More | Comment
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Confessions of a Surgeon: The Good, the Bad, and the Complicated… Life Behind the O.R. Doors. As an active surgeon and former department chairman, Dr. Paul A. Ruggieri has seen the good, the bad, and the ugly of his profession. In Confessions of a Surgeon, he pushes open the doors of the O.R. and reveals the inscrutable place where lives are improved, saved, and sometimes... Read More | Comment
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If you need something that teaches you both the concepts of mechanical ventilation and how to manage patients with respiratory failure, this is the book for you. The Ventilator Book is written to be read in the ICU or Emergency Department. It is a clearly written guide to the basics of mechanical ventilation and the treatment of respiratory failure. The How-To Guide is all you... Read More | Comment
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This pocket-sized, quick reference is your go-to guide for the clinical information you need to care for adult patients safely and effectively. Completely revised and updated, the 2nd Edition offers even more of what you need at a moment’s notice, including coverage of rebreathing masks, cardiac surgeries, traumatic brain and head injuries, MRSA prevention and treatment guidelines, and much more! Read More | Comment
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Still the #1 resource for today’s pediatric ICU teams, the newly released Pediatric Critical Care, 5th Edition covers the entire field, from basic science to cutting-edge clinical applications. Drs. Bradley P. Fuhrman and Jerry J. Zimmerman, accompanied by an expert team of editors and contributors from around the world, bring you today’s best information on the current and future landscape of pediatric critical care so... Read More | Comment