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Uniform Title Pediatric critical care (Fuhrman)
Title Pediatric critical care / [edited by] Bradley P. Fuhrman, Jerry J. Zimmerman, Robert S.B. Clark, Monica Relvas, Alexandre T. Rotta, Ann E. Thompson, Joseph D. Tobias
Edition Fifth edition
Published Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 1876 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents History of pediatric critical care medicine -- High-reliability pediatric intensive care unit : role of intensivist and team in obtaining optimal outcomes -- Subspecialization within pediatric critical care medicine -- Critical communication in the pediatric intensive care unit -- Professionalism in pediatric critical care -- Nurses in pediatric critical care -- Research in pediatric critical care -- Proving the point : evidence-based medicine in pediatric critical care -- Prediction tools for short-term outcomes following critical illness in children -- Long-term outcomes following critical illness in children -- Safety and quality assessment in the pediatric intensive care unit -- Information technology in critical care -- Building partnerships : patient- and family-centered care in the pediatric intensive care unit -- Ethics in pediatric intensive care -- Ethical issues in death and dying -- Palliative care in the pediatric intensive care unit -- Process of organ donation and pediatric donor management -- Pediatric transport : shifting the paradigm to improve patient outcome -- Pediatric vascular access and centeses -- Emerging role of ultrasonography in the pediatric intensive care unit -- Pediatric critical care in resource-poor settings -- Educating the intensivist -- Lifelong learning -- Public health emergencies and emergency mass critical care -- Structure and function of the heart -- Regional peripheral circulation -- Endothelium and endotheliopathy -- Principles of invasive monitoring -- Assessment of cardiovascular function -- Myocardial dysfunction, extracorporeal life support, and ventricular assist devices -- Echocardiographic imaging : noninvasive cardiac diagnostics -- Diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac catheterization -- Pharmacology of the cardiovascular system -- Cardiopulmonary interactions -- Disorders of cardiac rhythm -- Shock states -- Pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass -- Critical care after surgery for congenital cardiac disease -- Cardiac transplantation -- Acute and chronic heart failure -- Physiologic foundations of cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- Performance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in infants and children -- Structure and development of the upper respiratory system in infants and children -- Structure and development of the lower respiratory system in infants and children -- Physiology of the respiratory system -- Noninvasive respiratory monitoring and assessment of gas exchange -- Overview of breathing failure -- Ventilation/perfusion inequality -- Mechanical dysfunction of the respiratory system -- Specific diseases of the respiratory system : upper airway -- Pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome -- Ventilator-induced lung injury -- Asthma -- Neonatal respiratory disease -- Pneumonitis and interstitial disease -- Diseases of pulmonary circulation -- Mechanical ventilation and respiratory care -- Noninvasive ventilation : concepts and practice -- Extracorporeal life support -- Structure, function, and development of the nervous system -- Brain malformations -- Neurologic assessment and monitoring -- Neuroimaging -- Pediatric neurocritical care -- Coma and depressed sensorium -- Intracranial hypertension and brain monitoring -- Status epilepticus -- Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy : pathobiology and therapy of the postresuscitation syndrome in children -- Pediatric stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage -- Central nervous system infections and related conditions -- Acute neuromuscular diseases and disorders -- Renal structure and function -- Fluid and electrolyte issues in pediatric critical illness -- Tests of kidney function in children -- Glomerulotubular dysfunction and acute kidney injury -- Acid-base disorders -- Renal pharmacology -- Pediatric renal replacement therapy in the intensive care unit -- Acute severe hypertension -- Cellular respiration -- Biology of the stress response --
Inborn errors of metabolism -- Genetic variation in health and disease -- Molecular foundations of cellular injury : apoptosis and necrosis -- Common endocrinopathies in the pediatric intensive care unit -- Diabetic ketoacidosis -- Nutrition in the critically ill child -- Structure and function of hematopoietic organs -- Erythron in critical illness -- Hemoglobinopathies -- Coagulation and coagulopathy in critical illness -- Thrombosis in pediatric intensive care -- Transfusion medicine in the pediatric intensive care unit -- Hematology and oncology problems in the intensive care unit -- Critical illness involving children undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation -- Gastrointestinal structure and function -- Disorders and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver -- Applications of gastrointestinal pharmacology -- Acute liver failure, liver transplantation, and extracorporeal liver support -- Acute abdomen -- Innate immune system -- Adaptive immunity -- Congenital immunodeficiency -- Acquired immune dysfunction -- Immune balance in critical illness : sirs, cars, and immunoparalysis -- Pediatric rheumatic disease : diagnosis, treatment, and complications -- Bacterial and fungal infections, antimicrobials, and antimicrobial resistance -- Life-threatening viral diseases and their treatment -- Infectious syndromes in the pediatric intensive care unit -- Hospital-acquired infection in the pediatric intensive care unit : epidemiology and control -- Sepsis -- Multiple organ dysfunction/failure syndrome in children -- Bites and stings -- Heat injury -- Accidental hypothermia -- Drowning -- Burn and inhalation injuries -- Evaluation, stabilization, and initial management after multiple trauma -- Severe traumatic brain injury in infants and children -- Thoracic injuries in children -- Abdominal trauma in pediatric critical care -- Child abuse -- Violence-associated injury among children -- Principles of drug disposition in the critically ill child -- Molecular mechanisms of drug actions : from receptors to effectors -- Adverse drug reactions and drug-drug interactions -- Principles of toxin assessment and screening -- Toxidromes and their treatment -- Airway management -- Anesthesia effects and organ system considerations -- Anesthesia principles and operating room anesthesia regimens -- Malignant hyperthermia -- Neuromuscular blocking agents -- Sedation and analgesia -- Tolerance, withdrawal, and dependency -- Pediatric delirium
Summary Still the #1 resource for today's pediatric ICU teams, 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 you can consistently deliver optimum care to your young patients
Notes Pediatric critical care / [edited by] Bradley P. Fuhrman [and others]. 4th ed. ©2011
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Pediatric intensive care.
Critical Care.
Form Electronic book
Author Clark, Robert S. B., 1962- editor
Fuhrman, Bradley P., editor
Relvas, Monica S., editor
Thompson, Ann E., editor
Tobias, Joseph D., editor
Zimmerman, Jerry J., editor
ISBN 0323378390 (electronic bk.)
9780323378390 (electronic bk.)
OTHER TI Preceded by: Pediatric critical care (Fuhrman). 4th ed. ©2011