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Title ICU care of abdominal organ transplant patients / edited by Ali Al-Khafaji
Published New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 274 pages) : illustrations
Series Pittsburgh critical care medicine series
Pittsburgh critical care medicine.
Contents Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis / Su Min Cho, and Ali Al-Khafaji -- Hepatic encephalopathy / Prem A. Kandiah, Thiruvengadam Muniraj, and Ali Al-Khafaji -- Upper gastrointestinal bleeding / S Chandra, Su Min Cho, and Ali Al-Khafaji -- Refractory ascitis and hepatic hydrothorax / Su Min Cho, and Ali Al-Khafaji -- Acute kidney injury including hepatorenal syndrome / A Maarouf, and Ali Al-Khafaji -- Respiratory failure in patients with end stage liver disease / Mathew Cove, and Ali Al-Khafaji -- Malnutrition in chronic liver disease / Rebecca Gooch, Ali Al-Khafaji, and Stephen O'Keefe -- General principles of immunesuppression / Deanna Blisard -- Infectious complications after abdominal solid organ transplant / Federico Palacio, and M. Hong Nguyen -- General management of transplant patients in the ICU / Faraaz Shah, and Sachin Yende -- Nursing considerations / Susan DeRubis [and others] -- Indications for liver transplantation / Jana G. Hashash, and Kapil B. Chopra -- An approach to anesthesia for liver transplantation / Charles Boucek -- Liver transplant procedure / Juan Mejia, Abhinav Humar -- Graft dysfunction and technical complications after liver transplant / Abhideep Chaudhary, and Abhinav Humar -- Kidney transplantation / Michael C Koprucki, and Jerry McAuley -- Anesthesia care for kidney transplant recipients / Ibtesam Hilmi, Ali Abdullah, and Raymond Planinsic -- Kidney transplantation : surgical techniques / Abhideep Chaudhary, Martin Wijkstrom, and Ron Shapiro -- Pancreas transplantation / Peter Abrams [and others] -- Anesthetic management of pancreatic transplant recipients / Ibtesam A. Hilmi, Ali R. Abdullah and Raymond M. Planinsic -- Surgical techniques of pancreas transplantation / Peter Abrams [and others] -- Islet cell transplantation / Ely M. Sebastian, Abhinav Humar and Martin Wijkstrom -- Small bowel and multivisceral transplantation / Guilherme Costa [and others]
Summary Pre- and post-operative care of transplant patients is an aspect of Critical Care Medicine in which most ICU physicians and nurses have received little or no formal training and are left to cope with this complex population with only incomplete ""on the job experience"" as a guide. In response to this clinical knowledge gap, ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients provides a concise at the bedside resource fo intensivists, surgeons, and nurses caring for abdominal organ transplant patients before and after surgery. In a concise, practical style, the authors offer concrete solutions to
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Liver -- Transplantation.
Pancreas -- Transplantation
Critical care medicine.
Kidneys -- Transplantation.
Liver Transplantation
End Stage Liver Disease -- therapy
Critical Care
Kidney Transplantation
Pancreas Transplantation
Perioperative Care
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- Transplant.
Kidneys -- Transplantation
Critical care medicine
Liver -- Transplantation
Pancreas -- Transplantation
Form Electronic book
Author Al-Khafaji, Ali
ISBN 9780199982745