Presenting current perspectives on the physiology and metabolism of the critically ill, this reference demonstrates practical approaches for the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care of the critically ill patient with an abundance of clearly laid-out figures, case studies, graphs, and charts.
Table of Contents
Altered Metabolism of Critical Illness and Shock. Care of the Critically Ill Patient. Trauma and Injuries. Preoperative, Intraoperative, and Postoperative Evaluation. Pathophysiologic Conditions. Central Nervous System Function. Cardiovascular Function. Pulmonary Function. Renal Function. Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Function. Endocrine System. Infectious Diseases. Systemic Dysfunction. Critical Care Pharmacology. Coagulation and Transfusion. Common SICU Procedures. Measurement and Interpretation of Data.
About the first edition…
"…an excellent companion reading source for the critical care trainiee both on a daily basis as well as in preparation for their board examinations."
"…I have added [this book] to the recommended list for student and house staff rotations through my unit."
-Journal of the American College of Surgeons