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Title ICU protocols : a stepwise approach / Rajesh Chawla, Subhash Todi, editors
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer India, [2012]
©2012
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Contents Respiratory system Airway Management -- Acute Respiratory Failure -- Noninvasive Positive-Pressure Ventilation -- Basic Mechanical Ventilation -- Mechanical Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome -- Mechanical Ventilation in Obstructive Airway Diseases -- Weaning -- Massive Hemoptysis -- Pulmonary Thromboembolism -- Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia -- Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia -- Pleural Diseases -- Sleep-Disordered Breathing -- Oxygen Therapy -- Pulse Oximetry and Capnography -- Cardiovascular system. Hemodynamic Monitoring -- Echocardiography -- Fluid Therapy, Vasopressors, and Inotropes -- Cardiorespiratory Arrest -- Cardiogenic Shock -- Acute Heart Failure -- Cardiac Arrhythmias -- Acute Coronary Syndromes -- Hypertensive Urgencies and Emergencies -- Aortic Dissection -- Nervous system. Cerebrovascular Accident -- Subarachnoid Hemorrhage -- Status Epilepticus -- Acute Flaccid Paralysis -- Coma -- Intracranial Pressure Monitoring and Management -- Acute Febrile Encephalopathy -- Sedation and Analgesia -- Brain Death
GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding -- Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding -- Acute Diarrhea -- Acute Abdominal Distension -- Intra-abdominal Hypertension -- Acute Pancreatitis -- Gastrointestinal systme . Acute Liver Failure -- Acute Decompensation in Chronic Liver Failure -- Nutrition Support -- Renal system. Acute Renal Failure -- Renal Replacement Therapy -- Managing a Patient on Dialysis -- Drug Dosing -- Infectious diseases. General Measures of Infection Control -- Antibiotic Stewardship -- Septic Shock -- Severe Tropical Infections -- New-Onset Fever -- Fungal Infections -- Infections in the Immunocompromised Host -- Endocrine and metabolic system. Hyponatremia -- Hypernatremia -- Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia -- Arterial Blood Gases -- Diabetic Emergencies -- Glycemic Control in the ICU -- Hematology and oncology. Transfusion Practices and Complications -- Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation and Thrombocytopenia -- Onco-emergencies
Trauma and burn. General Management of Trauma -- Severe Head and Spinal Cord Injury -- Torso Trauma -- Burn Management -- Toxicology, envnomation and thermo dysregulation. General Poisoning Management -- Syndromic Approach to Poisoning -- Drug Abuse -- Snakebite -- Heat Stroke and Hypothermia -- Obstetrics. Jaundice in Pregnancy -- Acute Respiratory Failure During Pregnancy -- Severe Preeclampsia -- Perioperative care. General Issues in Perioperative Care -- Specific Issues in Perioperative Care -- General issues. Initial Assessment and Resuscitation -- Comprehensive ICU Care -- Quality Control -- General issues. Ethical Principles in End-of-Life Care -- ICU Organization and Training -- Transportation of Critically Ill Patients -- Scoring Systems -- Pediatrics -- Mechanical Ventilation -- Acute Severe Asthma -- Status Epilepticus -- Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock -- Acute Intracranial Hypertension -- Multiorgan Failure -- ICU procedures. Central Line Placement -- Arterial Catheterization -- Pulmonary Artery Catheterization -- Defibrillation and Cardioversion -- Temporary Pacemaker Insertion -- Percutaneous Tracheostomy -- Thoracentesis -- Chest Tube Placement -- Pericardiocentesis -- Lumbar Puncture -- Intra-aortic Balloon Pump -- Khusrav Bajan
Summary A Book for Residents, Fellows, Critical care practitioners and Allied health care professionals, with comprehensive and current stepwise algorithm for the bedside diagnosis and management of the most frequently encountered problems in the intensive care unit (ICU) .This book is neither a condensed text book nor it is an elementary primer . It is small enough to carry around and big enough to contain all essential elements of ICU care. This will also serve as a 'One Stop' ready bedside reckoner for residents and students. This book is first of its kind on this subject An educational venture of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine. Salient feature 101 chapters Clinically oriented discussion Ready reckoner Step wise management Easy to read with flow diagrams and tables Appendix covering Drug Dosing, Important ICU Formulae and Conversion Table ICU Procedures with Illustrations ICU Syllabus for trainees Latest Annotated Reference Useful Websites
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Nov. 13, 2012)
Subject Critical care medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Critical Care -- methods.
Emergency Treatment -- methods.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbook.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Chawla, Rajesh.
Todi, Subhash.
ISBN 9788132205357 (electronic bk.)
8132205359 (electronic bk.)
8132205340 (print)
9788132205340 (print)