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This updated and revised edition of the classic bedside pocket reference remains the gold standard in critical care medicine. The new edition maintains Dr. Marik’s trademark humor and engaging writing style, while adding numerous references to make this book the most current and thorough treatment of evidence-based critical care available. The handbook enables the clinician to find the evidence to support or refute an intervention... Read More | Comment
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The Annual Update compiles reviews of the most recent developments in experimental and clinical intensive care and emergency medicine research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in these fields. The book is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine. Prof. Vincent is Professor of intensive care at the... Read More | Comment
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Objective data and expert guidance on managing critically ill patients in unique question-based chapters that focus on best practices. Now thoroughly updated by Drs. Clifford S. Deutschman, Patrick J. Neligan, and nearly 200 critical-care experts, this highly regarded title remains the only book of its kind that provides a comprehensive framework for translating evidence into practice, making it a valuable resource for both residents and... Read More | Comment
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Gently dismantling the myth of medical infallibility, Dr. Atul Gawande’s Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science is essential reading for anyone involved in medicine – on either end of the stethoscope. Medical professionals make mistakes, learn on the job, and improvise much of their technique and self-confidence. Gawande’s tales are humane and passionate reminders that doctors are people, too. Read More | Comment
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The most popular pocket reference in emergency nursing – now in a new edition! The Emergency amp; Critical Care Pocket Guide has been an essential resource for physicians, paramedics, and nurses for over a decade. The Pocket Guide consolidates critical information found in desk references into a convenient 3″x5″ pocket-size format that is handy enough to take with you anywhere. The Revised Eighth Edition features:... Read More | Comment
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This book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of the interventional procedures that can be performed in intensive care settings. The book addresses fundamentals of the indications and technical aspects of procedures, and identifies pitfalls and resource needs. In addition, a section is dedicated to a discussion of the staff-preparation, hemodynamic, and anesthetic concerns necessary for all procedures. Chapters focus on the following specific concerns:... Read More | Comment
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Although the physician’s use and misuse of power have been discussed in the social sciences and in literature, they have never been explored in medical ethics until now. In this book, Dr. Howard Brody argues that the central task is not to reduce the physician’s power, as others have suggested, but to develop guidelines for its use, so that the doctor shares with the patient... Read More | Comment
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Children in precarious health present particular problems for healthcare professionals because of their intimate relation to their family, and because of the family’s need to provide major long-term source of support and to be actively involved in the decisions about their children’s care. This collection of cases and commentaries in pediatrics highlights the difficult ethical dilemmas that can arise during high-tech hospital care of children... Read More | Comment
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Written by an international group of experts in the field, Sepsis, Third Edition is a valuable resource that provides the most practical information for clinicians and practitioners who treat this complication in the ICU. The new edition of this volume features a concise yet comprehensive review of sepsis. In addition to thoroughly revised chapters from the previous edition that covers the latest in diagnostics, therapeutics,... Read More | Comment
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Cellular metabolic abnormalities are responsible for systems and organ failures, so the modern approach of organ dysfunctions now includes prevention or treatment of such disorders. This book is a comprehensive tool, allowing the physician to understand, diagnose and treat these metabolic disorders. Water, electrolyte, acid-base, glycemic and endocrinologic problems, as well as metabolic abnormalities observed in renal, cerebral and hepatic failure are presented in different... Read More | Comment
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This practical guide provides a multidisciplinary, clinically oriented approach to the management of patients in intensive care. The book discusses the complete range of specialties, including cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, neurology, toxicology, and much more. Each condition is presented in a step by step process, covering pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and other considerations such as age/developmental issues. The comprehensive appendices section covers essential data... Read More | Comment
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Most of us believe we know our loved ones’ wishes. You may know what your father’s favorite meal is or what he enjoys doing on a Sunday afternoon. But do you know if he would want a feeding tube if he can’t eat? These kinds of questions inevitably stir up anxiety and other emotions. It is nearly impossible to think about your family being in... Read More | Comment
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Dr. Wung is addressing an important component of critical care nursing: the role of technology in patient care. She has assembled top authors to provide current clinical information in the following areas: Sensory overload and technology in critical care; Alarm fatigue; Nurse-technology Interactions; Safety steps to prevent Infusion errors; Product design and medical devices for nurses; Technologies to assess physiologic parameters (hemodynamics/cardio output); Technologies to... Read More | Comment
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Written by experts in the field, Families in the Intensive Care Unit: A Guide to Understanding, Engaging and Supporting at the Bedside is a state-of-the-art reference for all clinicians who work with families in the ICU. This text is one of the first comprehensive resources on understanding and working with families in the intensive care unit. The text provides a conceptual overview of the Family... Read More | Comment
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How do we Identify specific Remote ICU investment and emerging trends? Does the Remote ICU performance meet the customer’s requirements? How do we manage Remote ICU Knowledge Management (KM)? How frequently do you track Remote ICU measures? What new services of functionality will be implemented next with Remote ICU? Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a challenge or meet an objective is... Read More | Comment