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This book is a comprehensive guide to management aspects of critical care services. This book deals with all aspects of a life of the Director or In-charge of unit starting from personal problems such as physician burnout to managing interpersonal relations in the unit, other hospital staff as well as the management of the hospital. The management of economic aspects of the critical care unit is the quality benchmark in making outcomes better through patient focused care.
This book has been organized and sponsored by the Asia Pacific Association of Critical Care Medicine (APACCM) to assist dissemination of the available evidence in the field. The book has been exclusively written by 85 authors, who practice in the Asia Pacific regions intensive care environment, thus provides a contemporary overview of the practice intensive care medicine in our region. In addition to the sections on general assessment and organ support in critically ill, over the half of the book is dedicated to organ dysfunction and specific critical illness syndromes (including the infectious diseases) that are prevalent in areas of the region.
The field of intensive care in nephrology is a rapidly evolving one, with research starting to translate into clinical guidelines and standards. Encompassing core subjects in critical care and nephrology, as well as specific related consultative topics, this clearly presented text is organized into three sections focusing on: * up-to-date background information on the critically ill patient, including chapters on respiratory, circulatory, renal, and multi-organ failure * core topics in ICU nephrology, including prevention and medical therapy of acute renal failure (ARF), and provision of a variety of renal replacement therapy (RRT) modalities * a series of common ICU consultative nephrology topics. An authoritative and practical reference, and the first text to bring together experts from the various specialties involved, this multi-disciplinary book is a highly useful resource for any practitioner responsible for the care of critically ill patients.
This manual, written by world opinion leaders in the field, is designed to provide readily accessible, step-by-step guidance on all aspects of the management of mass casualty incidents. Readers will find a wealth of helpful practical suggestions as well as information on the latest relevant scientific advances and their implications. Globally, mass casualty incidents are becoming more frequent even in unexpected places. There is a need for a dependable manual suitable for use by all who must be prepared to face mass casualty incidents, including practicing physicians, surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and administrators. This book meets that need. It is the first practical manual to be devoted to the topic, and its portable format will allow it to be kept in the pocket at all times, ready for immediate consultation. The innovative nature of much of the content and the inclusion of up-to-date literature reviews ensure that the manual will remain relevant for years to come.
This state-of-the-art reference provides current and effective disease-specific strategies for the management of patients receiving mechanical ventilation-emphasizing weaning processes, monitored sedation, minimization of complications and infection, and new modes of treatment for patients in critical care. Exploring ancillary approaches, noninvasive positive pressure ventilation, oxygenation, and bronchodilator therapy as options to optimize cost and reduce injury, Ventilator Management Strategies for Critical Care discusses methods to diagnose, manage, and avoid ventilator-associated pneumonia consequences of extubation failure mechanics of true closed-loop ventilation neuromuscular blocking agents and physiological disturbances therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and more! With contributions by over 40 seasoned experts in the field, Ventilator Management Strategies for Critical Care is a valuable resource for intensive or critical care and pulmonary or critical care specialists, surgical critical care specialists, anesthesiologists, physiologists, physiatrists and rehabilitation physicians, respiratory therapists, and medical school and graduate students in these disciplines.
As our population continues to grow, more and more patients are becoming dependent on long-term ventilatory support. Therefore, the need for quality options such as home mechanical ventilation is fast becoming a necessity. Ventilatory Support For Chronic Respiratory Failure (CRF) is the first resource to authoritatively address the needs of the acute or chronic respiratory patient through the transition from the hospital to the home-care setting. This reference covers best practices in the management of CRF patients who are: clinically stable ventilator dependent in an institutional setting transitioning back to the community likely to require home-based care Covering ethical and economic management issues, as well as perspectives from renowned national and international specialists, this guide: guides clinicians through transitional care stages, from weaning in the acute care setting to long-term ventilation in the home discusses topics rarely detailed in acute care texts, such as physical therapy and secretion clearance contains a chapter focused on the special care needs of the CRF patient including nutritional concerns, pressure ulcers, pneumonia, and speech challenges
This book provides a concise summation of current operative decision making and techniques for situations faced by the on-call general surgeon. This manual covers pertinent topics such as minimally invasive surgery in the trauma setting, surgical emergencies in the bariatric patient, and treatment of emergencies in pregnancy, cirrhotics, and anti-coagulated patients. The experts at SAGES pooled their knowledge and created this manual to describe the most up-to-date treatment options for the emergent surgical patient. The SAGES Manual of Acute Care Surgery aligns with the new SAGES UNIVERSITY MASTERS Program and supplements the Master's Program Acute Care Pathway. Its goal is to help educate surgeons to bring the optimum care to the patients that they are called to see in their emergency rooms, and to help surgeons progress from the competent to the proficient and finally to the mastery level.
The definitive treatment on the medical evacuation and management of injured patients in both peace- and wartime. Edited by eminent experts in the field, this text brings together medical specialists from all four branches of the armed services. It discusses the history of aeromedical evacuation, triage and staging of the injured patient, evacuation from site of injury to medical facility, air-frame capabilities, medical capabilities in-flight, response to in-flight emergencies, and mass emergency evacuation. Specific medical conditions are addressed in detail, including such general surgical casualties as abdominal wounds and soft tissue, vascular, maxillofacial, head and spinal cord injuries, ophthalmologic, orthopaedic, pediatric, obstetric-gynecologic casualties, burns, and more. Over 80 illustrations provide a review of transport equipment and both medical and surgical treatment. A must-have reference for all armed forced physicians and flight surgeons, for general and trauma surgeons, internists, intensive care specialists, orthopaedic surgeons, and public health service physicians.