Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Third Edition and Emergencies in Critical Care Second Edition Pack

Paperback | November 14, 2013

byMervyn Singer, Andrew Webb

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This excellent value pack contains the Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Third Edition and Emergencies in Critical Care Second Edition. The combination of practical advice and essential background information with an easily accessible guide in emergencies presents a unique package essential toevery doctor with an interest in critical care. The fully revised, third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Critical Care describes best practice of critical care in a succinct, concise and clinically-orientated way. Covering the principles of general management, it includes therapeutic and monitoring devices, specific disorders of organ systems,as well as detailed information on drugs and fluids. New material has been added on key areas such as airway maintenance, dressing techniques, infection control, echocardiography, tissue perfusion monitoring, coma and more. With up-to-date references and invaluable clinical advice, there is alsoplenty of space to add notes or amend sections to suit local protocols. Emergencies in Critical Care provides a practical, accessible guide to all emergency situations encountered in the critical care setting. Emergencies are very common in the critical care setting; but also surprisingly predictable. This book helps critical care staff identify those at risk, how tomanage them, and be prepared in the ward. This second edition covers new areas of importance, including sections on how to deal with adverse events and critical incidents involving critically ill patients, patient-safety and improved patient rescue packages, and on the practicalities of infectioncontrol procedures. Normal values have been combined into one short chapter for easy reference. Easy to use and evidence based, this book will help all critical care staff involved with the management of emergencies, from the new junior doctor to the experienced consultant in a portable andeasily-readable format.

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This excellent value pack contains the Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Third Edition and Emergencies in Critical Care Second Edition. The combination of practical advice and essential background information with an easily accessible guide in emergencies presents a unique package essential toevery doctor with an interest in critical ca...

Mervyn Singer is Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at University College London. He has published numerous books, reviews, chapters and original research publications in critical and acute medicine, and led single- and multi-centre clinical trials. His research interests include the pathophysiology and management of sepsis and mult...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:7.09 × 7.87 × 0.01 inPublished:November 14, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199692807

ISBN - 13:9780199692804

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Oxford Handbook of Critical Care1. Critical care organisation and management2. Respiratory therapy techniques3. Cardiovascular therapy techniques4. Renal therapy techniques5. Gastrointestinal therapy techniques6. Nutrition and metabolic therapy7. Wound and pressure area management8. Respiratory monitoring9. Cardiovascular monitoring10. Neurological monitoring11. Laboratory monitoring12. Miscellaneous monitoring13. Fluids14. Respiratory drugs15. Cardiovascular drugs16. Renal drugs17. Gastrointestinal drugs18. Neurological drugs19. Haematological drugs20. Miscellaneous drugs21. Resuscitation22. Respiratory disorders23. Cardiovascular disorders24. Renal disorders25. Gastrointestinal disorders26. Hepatic disorders27. Neurological disorders28. Haematological disorders29. Metabolic disorders30. Poisoning31. Infection and inflammation32. Trauma and burns33. Physical disorders34. Pain and post-operative critical care35. Oncological critical care36. Obstetric emergencies37. Transport of the critically ill38. Death and the dying patientEmergencies in Critical Care1. Assessment and stabilisation2. Airway3. Breathing4. Circulation5. Neurology6. Metabolic and endocrine7. Renal8. Gastrointestinal and hepatic9. Haematology and oncology10. Infections and infectious diseases11. Surgical patients12. Trauma, burns, and skin injuries13. Obstetrics and fertility patients14. Poisoning and overdose15. Incidents and adverse events16. Transfers and retrievals17. Treatment limitation and organ donation18. Common emergency procedures