Tag: book

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ICU is a hotbed of infections and measures are taken to prevent these infections. Ventilator associated pneumonia is one of the Intensive Care Unit related infections. This book tells us what ventilator associated pneumonia is, its possible bacterial etiological agents from a Microbiological point of view and the various measures which can be taken to manage ventilator associated pneumonia. Materials and methods to process and... Read More | Comment
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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is developing rapidly, and is now part of the toolkit for the management of all patients with severe respiratory or cardiac failure. Clinicians of all disciplines are in need of a simple manual, easy and fun to read, that will take them through the management of these patients, explaining the principles of safe and successful practice. Part of the Core Critical... Read More | Comment
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LANGE Critical Care delivers concise, evidenced-based, and highly clinical coverage of the surgical and medical aspects of critical care. The book provides basic fundamentals, applications and insights that will be of lasting value to all ICU physicians, nurses, advanced care providers, and allied personnel who care for the critically ill and injured patients in all ICUs. Noteworthy features include a well-illustrated Clinical Care Procedures section,... Read More | Comment
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In our current medical culture, the old and the ill are put on what she terms the End-of-Life Conveyor belt. They are intubated, catheterized, and even shelved away in care facilities to suffer their final days alone, confused, and often in pain. In her work Zitter has learned what patients fear more than death itself: the prospect of dying badly. She builds bridges between patients... Read More | Comment
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Co-published with the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics & Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), this comprehensive book on advanced obstetrics practice focuses on the care of childbearing women with complications during pregnancy and the related professional concerns of perinatal professionals caring for them. This substantially revised edition reflects the significant change in this specialty area and the need to collaborate in practice to maximize patient outcomes. All... Read More | Comment
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A Comprehensive Resource for Administrating Point-of-Care, Emergency, and Clinical Ultrasound. This book addresses the wide range of issues that face the program leader – from how to choose a site and how to negotiate for equipment, to how to determine staffing requirements and how to anticipate and defuse possible turf issues with other programs and services in the hospital or healthcare facility. Chapters focus on... Read More | Comment
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This easy-to-read book uses the popular and trusted Secrets Series question-and-answer format to cover all areas of critical care medicine, focusing on the practical, “in-the-trenches” know-how you need to succeed both in practice, and on board and recertification exams. The easy-to-read approach of the Secrets books has been serving medical professionals for decades. A comprehensive, easy-to-read overview makes Critical Care Secrets the perfect review tool... Read More | Comment
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A concise learning tool designed for residents, nurses, and other ICU professionals, Textbook of Critical Care: Common Problems in the ICU highlights the most common conditions encountered in the ICU – all in a convenient eBook format. Brought to you by the editors of the classic Textbook of Critical Care, this quick-reference handbook is a must-have addition to your daily practice. Read More | Comment
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Jarem Sawatsky saw the countless guides out there for those caring for the ill and healing the curable, but when he was diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease he found there was nothing for those living with incurable illness. He quit his job as a professor and devoted his life to exploring the possibilities of living with chronic conditions. Now he’s bringing his findings and insights to... Read More | Comment
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The story of the deadliest pandemic in history, a study of the 1918 pandemic, the year’s outstanding book on science or medicine. John M. Barry has had considerable influence on both pandemic policy and flood protection. Both the Bush and Obama administrations sought his advice on influenza preparedness and response, and he was a member of the original team which developed plans for non-pharmaceutical interventions... Read More | Comment
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Joining the ranks of popular science classics like The Botany of Desire and The Selfish Gene, a groundbreaking, wondrously informative, and vastly entertaining examination of the most significant revolution in biology since Darwin. A “microbe’s-eye view” of the world that reveals a marvelous, radically reconceived picture of life on earth. Every animal, whether human, squid, or wasp, is home to millions of bacteria and other... Read More | Comment
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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