Critical care is an ever evolving field with diverse and complex challenges. These challenges include identifying pathophysiology in the individual patient, integrating care providers from multiple disciplines, mastering various therapeutic procedures and techniques, keeping update with the developments, to name but a few. As a result of this complexity, care in the intensive care unit must be guided by a thoughtful and organized approach. Written as a teaching aid, this revised edition meets the unique demands of trainees in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, surgery, or anaesthesiology, when they first get involved with the management of the critically ill patients. It is also of help to critical care nurses and other allied health professionals working in intensive care unit. The text includes major diagnostic features, relevant pathophysiology, concise description of disease processes, and the practical management strategies for the broad range of conditions encountered in a multidisciplinary intensive care unit.

Key Features:-

  • Includes fourteen new chapters on fluid and electrolyte disorders, metabolic abnormalities, common p
  • Continues with simple, user-friendly, step-by-step approach.
  • Provides the best current recommendations on critical care supportive measures, including nutrition,
  • Covers key topics in critical care basics, medical critical care, and essentials of surgical critica

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PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish YearJanuary 2011