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Terapia intensiva e critical care

Resuscitation and Stabilization of the Critically Ill Child

Derek S. Wheeler, Hector R. Wong
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editore: Springer London Ltd

pagine: 171

The care of the critically ill or injured child begins with timely, prompt, and aggressive res- citation and stabilization. Ideally, stabilization should occur before the onset of organ failure in order to achieve the best possible outcomes. In the following pages, an international panel of experts provides an in-depth discussion of the early recognition, resuscitation, and stabilization of the critically ill or injured child. Once again, we would like to dedicate this textbook to our families and to the physicians and nurses who provide steadfast care every day in pediatric intensive care units across the globe. Derek S. Wheeler Hector R. Wong Thomas P. Shanley V Preface to Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Evidence The ? eld of critical care medicine is growing at a tremendous pace, and tremendous advances in the understanding of critical illness have been realized in the last decade. My family has directly bene? ted from some of the technological and scienti? c advances made in the care of critically ill children. My son Ryan was born during my third year of medical school. By some peculiar happenstance, I was nearing completion of a 4-week rotation in the newborn intensive care unit (NICU). The head of the pediatrics clerkship was kind enough to let me have a few days off around the time of the delivery-my wife, Cathy, was 2 weeks past her due date and had been scheduled for elective induction.
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Perioperative Pain Management

Felicia Cox

editore: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)

pagine: 336

The Handbook of Perioperative Pain Management is an up-to-date evidence-based guide to the effective management of perioperative pain even in the most challenging situations. It provides readers with an understanding of the physiology, pharmacology and psychology of acute pain together with guidelines for best practice. Examples of assessment documentation and guidelines for specific patient sub-groups are reproduced throughout the text.
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Non-invasive Respiratory Support Techniques

Oxygen Therapy, Non-invasive Ventilation and CPAP

Christine Mikelsons, Glenda Esmond

editore: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)

pagine: 224

Respiratory support techniques for treating respiratory failure - including oxygen therapy, non-invasive ventilation (NIV) and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) - are used in a variety of healthcare settings, which include intensive care units, high dependency units, respiratory wards and the community. In response to national guidelines there are growing numbers of patients being considered for non-invasive respiratory support techniques, both as a short and long term treatment, resulting in an increasing number of healthcare professionals requiring knowledge and skills to provide care. Written for qualified healthcare professionals with experience of caring for patients with respiratory conditions, this text provides a practical guide to oxygen therapy, NIV and CPAP, clearly defining how and when the various treatments are used and including ideas on developing protocols to support practice.
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ICU Recall

Charles E. Hobson, Curtis G. Tribble
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editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 656

The updated Third Edition of "ICU Recall" facilitates rapid review and memorization with a concise question and answer format. Topics include ethics, pharmacology, radiology, and, especially, ICU-focused questions. You'll find complete coverage of multi-system pathologic processes such as malnutrition, immunosuppression, neoplasia, and manifestations of infection, as well as patient-specific issues such as trauma, burns, transplants, and pediatric problems. This edition includes new techniques for cardiac support, renal support, and immunosuppression and thoroughly updated information on pharmacology, radiology, and monitoring. The enclosed bookmark helps readers self-test by covering the answers.
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Core Topics in Mechanical Ventilation

Iain Mackenzie

editore: Cambridge University Press

pagine: 440

Mechanical ventilation is a life-critical intervention provided to patients in a wide variety of clinical settings, involving the careful interplay of physiology, pathology, physics and technology. This unique text explains the underlying physiological and technical concepts of ventilation, aided by numerous full colour diagrams, and places these concepts into clinical context with practical examples. Core Topics in Mechanical Ventilation provides a broad and in-depth coverage of key topics encountered in clinical practice, from the initial assessment of the patient to transportation of the ventilated patient and weaning from ventilation. Issues such as sedation, analgesia and paralysis and the management of complications are reviewed, along with a discussion of various ventilation modes and practical advice on patients with pre-existing diseases. Appealing to doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and paramedics, this book is applicable to a wide range of settings including intensive care, anaesthesia, respiratory medicine, acute medicine and emergency medicine.
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Sepsis and Non-infectious Systemic Inflammation

From Biology to Critical Care

Christophe Adrie, Jean-Marc Cavaillon

editore: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH

pagine: 446

Providing definitions, clinical features and epidemiology, this handbook and reference adopts a comprehensive approach, describing in detail the various physiological systems involved. As such, it is the first to combine sepsis and non-infectious SIRS, reviewing both the biological and medical aspects of these two important syndromes. The whole is rounded off with a discussion of past, present and future therapies.
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Emergency Department Analgesia

An Evidence-based Guide

Stephen Thomas

editore: Cambridge University Press

pagine: 430

Nowhere in medicine is there a greater imperative to act than in the recognition and management of a patient's pain. This practical and evidence-based resource for emergency medicine and acute care providers will guide physicians in the selection of an effective therapy, define appropriate dosages to use and, equally important, when a treatment doesn't work, explain why, and what to do next. Starting with chapters on the assessment of pain, the safe and effective provision of analgesia in special populations, and featuring a reference table of drug names and interactions; the bulk of the coverage moves on to describe the provision of analgesia in the wide range of conditions likely to be encountered in the emergency department. The fundamental strengths of this approach are the comprehensive coverage, focus on practicality, basis in sound evidence, and authorship by specialists with extensive experience based on years of clinical practice.
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The Senses: A Comprehensive Reference

editore: Academic Press Inc

pagine: 1056

This book presents the most current scientific understanding behind most common pain disorders. Clinical scientists involved in pain science will gain a basic understanding of the causes of many types of pain and will be able to discuss various therapies with patients. Researchers new to pain science will gain an overall understanding of pain pathophysiology and targets for pain treatments. Covering every major aspect of pain science, from molecular and cellular pathways of pain to pain disorders and their treatments, Science of Pain bridges basic and clinical research like no other book on the topic. Edited by world-renowned pain scientist and Editor-in-Chief of the journal PAIN, Allan Basbaum, this book is an in-depth reference for basic and clinical scientists in pain research who must understand the basic science of pain, and help develop new treatment strategies for pain disorders. * Presents the most current scientific understanding of neuroscience of pain, written by the world's leading experts * Integrates basic neuroscience research and clinical aspects of pain disorders * Covers both neurobiological basis and clinical treatment for a pain disorder (e.g., migraine, fibromyalgia, neuropathic pain, post-stroke pain) * Covers pain pathways and mechanisms both in text and in full-color illustrations * Includes topics specific to gender and age group addressing the trend in research toward developing individualized treatments
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Little ICU Book Facts and Formulas

Paul L. Marino

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 800

Ideal for quick reference at the bedside, "The Little ICU Book" is a smaller, condensed, compact, and portable version of "The ICU Book, Third Edition". Most of the chapters in the larger book have been retained in the little book, but each chapter has been completely rewritten to include only the most essential information. The content is presented in outline format for easy access, and the book is densely packed with facts and formulas that represent the essentials of patient care in the adult ICU.
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Mechanical Ventilation

Neil R. MacIntyre, Richard D. Branson

editore: Saunders

pagine: 528

With cutting-edge and clinically relevant information, "Mechanical Ventilation, 2nd Edition" takes a practical, clinical approach to the principles and practice of mechanical ventilation. This informative resource explains mechanical ventilation decisions and procedures in real-world terms so information is easy to understand and apply. This thoroughly updated edition includes one new chapter, four completely updated chapters, and a wealth of new user-friendly features.
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Preoperative Assessment and Management

BobbieJean Sweitzer

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 544

Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, this practical, portable handbook provides comprehensive, up-to-date information for all clinicians who need to perform preoperative assessments. The book provides a thorough understanding of the pathophysiology of disease states relevant to anesthesiology and surgery and offers guidelines on history taking, physical examination, recommended diagnostic tests, and preoperative management. A chapter of case studies in preoperative evaluation is included. New chapters in this edition cover evaluation of the pregnant patient for non-obstetric surgery and preoperative assessment for specific procedures and locations, particularly out-of-OR and ambulatory procedures. This edition's more user-friendly format includes bullet lists and tables to facilitate quick reference.
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Linee guida per un centro di rianimazione

Giuseppe Nardi, Elvio De Blasio
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editore: Antonio Delfino Editore

pagine: 544

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Acute Heart Failure

Alexandre Mebazaa, Faiez Zannad
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editore: Springer London Ltd

pagine: 957

For many years, there has been a great deal of work done on chronic congestive heart failure while acute heart failure has been considered a difficult to handle and hopeless syndrome. However, in recent years acute heart failure has become a growing area of study and this is the first book to cover extensively the diagnosis and management of this complex condition. The book reflects the considerable amounts of new data reported and many new concepts which have been proposed in the last 3-4 years looking at the epidemiology, diagnostic and treatment of acute heart failure.
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Respiratory System and Artificial Ventilation

Umberto Lucangelo, Paolo Pelosi
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editore: Springer Verlag

pagine: 316

Respiratory system and artificial ventilation are key topics when considering the main aspects of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. This book includes contributions by an international panel of authors. It collects valuable expertise to illustrate principles, and to study results and case experiences on respiratory physiopathology, respiratory mechanics, respiratory functions monitoring, artificial ventilation and diagnostic radiology in respiratory dysfunction failure.
84,95 80,70

Airway Management in Emergencies

George Kovacs, J. Adam Law

editore: McGraw-Hill Medical

pagine: 312

Learn the clinical skills necessary to treat any emergency airway problem Written by international experts in a style that's concise, practical and to the point, Airway Management in Emergencies covers all the options -- both medical and surgical -- for managing any patient's airway in an emergency. Here, you'll find the core knowledge and accompanying management protocols necessary to assess, oxygenate, intubate, and monitor patients requiring emergency airway management. In each chapter, this high-yield coverage is supported by evidence-based algorithms, synoptic tips, and real-world case studies that show you how to resolve any difficult airway scenario you would likely encounter in clinical practice. Features: Highlighted key points in each chapter Skill-sharpening review of "core knowledge" More than 100 figures that include a combination of original art work, fluoroscopy and Airwaycam(R) images. A practical overview of both established and newer emergency airway equipment Far-reaching coverage addressing both the anticipated and unanticipated difficult airway, the uncooperative patient, and the "failed" airway. Chapters on treating a range of patient populations and clinical presentations, including an approach to the pediatric, the elderly, and the critically ill patient Perspectives on when and how to perform both "awake" and rapid sequence intubations and effectively administer post-intubation care A closing chapter on the interrelationship between human performance and patient safety -- and how to optimize both in caring for patients requiring acute airway management
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Perioperative Medicine

Managing for Outcome

Lee A. Fleisher, Mark F. Newman
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editore: Saunders

pagine: 752

Recognized authorities in anesthesiology and surgical critical care present you with today's best management approaches for achieving optimal perioperative outcomes. They review the potential risks to all major organ systems by examining the incidence and significance of organ dysfunction...assessing the etiology of particular organ dysfunctions...defining the preoperative and intraoperative risk factors...and offering perioperative protection strategies to minimize potential complications. A consistent chapter format - combined with color-coded algorithms, summary tables and boxes - enable you to quickly locate specific guidance.
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Mechanical Ventilation

Clinical Applications and Pathophysiology

B. Lachmann, Peter Papadakos

editore: Saunders (W.B.) Co Ltd

pagine: 688

This is one of the key tools in effectively managing critical illness is the use of mechanical ventilator support. This essential text helps you navigate this rapidly evolving technology and understand the latest research and treatment modalities. A deeper understanding of the effects of mechanical ventilation will enable you to optimize patient outcomes while reducing the risk of trauma to the lungs and other organ systems.
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Recent Advances in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

Jeremy N. Cashman, Michael Grounds

editore: Cambridge University Press

pagine: 264

Recent Advances in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, volume 24 is the latest book in this very successful and long-established series (originally entitled Recent Advances in Anaesthesia and Analgesia) to present a collection of cutting-edge topics for anaesthetists. It has been compiled by some of the world's leading authorities in their subjects and builds on the successful formula of the previous volumes. As the title suggests, these latest volumes have increased input from the field of intensive care, including a particularly topical chapter on intensive care outreach. Other chapters include deaths under anaesthesia, use of simulators in anaesthesia, and transoesophageal echocardiography. Trainee and practising anaesthetists and intensivists at all levels will find this book extremely relevant in their daily clinical practice.
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Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilataion

J. D. Truwit, Robert Hite
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editore: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)

pagine: 366

A new, case-oriented and practical guide to one of the core techniques in respiratory medicine and critical care. * Concise, practical reference designed for use in the critical care setting * Case-oriented content is organised according to commonly encountered clinical scenarios * Flow charts and algorithms delineate appropriate treatment protocols
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Procedures, Techniques, and Minimally Invasive Monitoring in Intensive Care Medicine

James M. Rippe, Richard S. Irwin

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 400

This portable paperback bench manual contains the thoroughly updated atlas of procedures and techniques and the new section on noninvasive monitoring from Irwin and Rippe's Intensive Care Medicine, Sixth Edition. In a user-friendly format, this extremely practical "how-to" guide provides graphically illustrated, step-by-step instructions for every diagnostic, therapeutic, and noninvasive monitoring procedure used in adult critical care. Coverage of each procedure includes indications, contraindications, equipment, anatomy, technique, complications, and ongoing care. All ICU staff as well as general practitioners can depend on this manual for immediate access to reliable, easy-to-follow instructions.
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