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THE PICU BOOK. A PRIMER FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS, RESIDENTS AND ACUTE CARE PRACTITIONERS

Perkin, R. - Fiordalisi, I. - Novotny, W.

ISBN-139789814329606
PublicadoMayo 2012
Edición
IdiomaInglés
Páginas600
Peso1.700 gramos
Dimensiones16 x 24 x 4 cms.
EditorialWORLD SCIENTIFIC
Disponibilidad2-3 Semanas
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Description

This book is a clinical guide in the practice of pediatric critical care and can serve as a roadmap for an introductory journey through this broad and challenging subspecialty. Key topics intrinsic to the practice of pediatric critical care are addressed from an organ-system and disease-specific perspective, and tailored to the needs of new learners. Comprehensive, practical and up-to-date information is provided in a user-friendly format that facilitates both learning and care implications. Each topic is analyzed and discussed in a custom-built section to provide both an overview and the necessary detail to help the reader participate in and contribute to patient care. Definitions, etiologies, physical findings, laboratory and radiologic data, differential diagnoses, management, suggested consultations and prognosis are condensed using easy-to-find boxes, bulleted lists, decision trees, tables and illustrations.

Readership: Students or house-officers working in pediatric intensive care unit (PICU); practicing Emergency Department physicians; nurse-practitioners, physician assistants, pediatric respiratory therapists, pediatric critical care nurses or medical professionals interested in understanding the scope of this discipline.

Contents:

  • Introduction (C Denius et al.)
  • Care of the Pediatric Airway, Breathing and Respiratory System (A Bass et al.)
  • Care of the Circulation (D Fairbrother et al.)
  • Heart Disease, Cardiac Surgery and Peri-Operative Care (A Bass et al.)
  • Central Nervous System Disease and Dysfunction (I Fiordalisi et al.)
  • Fluids, Electrolytes and Metabolism (I Fiordalisi et al.)
  • Renal Disease (I Fiordalisi et al.)
  • Nutrition and Gastrointestinal Disorders (C A Billings et al.)
  • Hematology-Oncology Emergencies (C Cook et al.)
  • Trauma and Burns (E Cabinum-Foeller et al.)
  • Pre- and Post-Operative Surgical Critical Care (K Bass et al.)
  • Environmental Emergencies (R Cartie et al.)
  • Bedside Pharmacotherapy in the PICU (C A Billings et al.)
  • Poisonings (D Eldridge et al.)
  • Procedures, indications and complications (I Fiordalisi & W E Novotny)
  • Appendix

Authors

Ronald M Perkin East Carolina University, USA
Irma Fiordalisi East Carolina University, USA
William Novotny East Carolina University, USA)

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