Manual of Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound

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Jun 172019
 

Ultrasound has revolutionized a physician’s ability to make urgent and emergent diagnoses at the bedside, and has changed the management of many acute injuries and conditions. This is a practical, concise introduction to what is rapidly becoming an essential tool for all critical care physicians: bedside emergency ultrasound. The Manual covers the full spectrum of conditions diagnosed using ultrasound and gives practical guidance in how to use ultrasound for common invasive procedures. Major applications are introduced using focused diagnostic questions and reviewing the image-acquisition skills needed to answer them. Images of positive and negative findings are presented, and scanning tips for improving image quality. The second edition has been substantially revised and expanded, with new images, updated literature reviews, new applications and clinical algorithms. New chapters cover additional procedures, musculoskeletal and pediatric applications, and the use of ultrasound in resuscitation. This text is invaluable for emergency physicians at all levels.
 
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AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing

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Jun 062019
 

A Doody’s Core Title! 4 STAR DOODY’S REVIEW! “This book provides essential information for novice and experienced critical care nurses. Unique in its design, the first section focuses on knowledge and skills required for new nurses working in the critical care setting. Using a body systems approach, other sections provide more comprehensive information related to care of this patient population. Case studies and evidence-based practice boxes are used throughout the book…..This is a valuable addition to the library of any adult critical care nurse. Updated with the most recent information related to the care of critically ill adults, it provides detailed references, including a comprehensive pharmacological table of medications administered in the critical care setting, Advanced Cardiac Life Support algorithms, and troubleshooting guides for hemodynamic monitoring and ventilator management. It is unique in its format, building from basic to advanced content with little redundancy. Additionally, the case studies and evidence-based practice information throughout the book provide excellent opportunities for clinical application.:–Doody’s Review Service
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The Final FRCA Short Answer Questions: A Practical Study Guide (MasterPass) 1st Edition

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May 042019
 

This guide to the short answer question section of the final FRCA not only comprehensively covers the subject matter of the exam with past paper examples, it also guides trainees on the most effective manner in which to approach the questions. Chapters reflect the different topics contained within the examination, including pain medicine, ICM, paediatric anaesthesia and more. Every question from the past 6 1/2 years of examinations is addressed and the ideal style in which to answer an SAQ covered in depth.  This guide will be gold dust to the candidate preparing for the final FRCA, providing all the answers as well as the best way to present them. It will save hours of research and preparation.

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Critical Care Medicine: Principles of Diagnosis and Management in the Adult – 5th Edition (2019 Release)

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May 032019
 

Now completely revised to bring you up to date with the latest advances in the field, Critical Care Medicine: Principles of Diagnosis and Management in the Adult, 5th Edition, delivers expert, practical guidance on virtually any clinical scenario you may encounter in the ICU. Designed for intensivists, critical care and pulmonology residents, fellows, practicing physicians, and nurse practitioners, this highly regarded text is clinically focused and easy to reference. Led by Drs. Joseph Parrillo and Phillip Dellinger, the 5th Edition introduces numerous new authors who lend a fresh perspective and contribute their expertise to that of hundreds of top authorities in the field.

  • Includes new chapters on current applications of bedside ultrasound in the ICU, both diagnostic and procedural; mechanical assist devices; and extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
  • Contains new administrative chapters that provide important information on performance improvement and quality, length of stay, operations, working with the Joint Commission, and more.
  • Features new videos and images that provide visual guidance and clarify complex topics.
  • Keeps you up to date with expanded chapters on echocardiography in the ICU and valvular heart disease, including TAVR.
  • Includes separate chapters on mechanical ventilation of obstructive airway disease and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) – including the many recent changes in approach to positive end expiratory pressure setting in ARDS.
  • Covers key topics such as patient-ventilator synchrony and non-invasive ventilation for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with acute respiratory failure.
  • Reflects the recent literature and guidance on amount of fluids, type of fluid, vasopressor selection, mean arterial pressure target, and decision on steroid use in septic shock.
  • Provides questions and answers in every chapter, perfect for self-assessment and review.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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AACN Core Curriculum for Pediatric High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care Nursing, Third Edition

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Apr 152019
 

AACN Core Curriculum for Pediatric High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care, Third Edition, provides content required to deliver the best care for critically ill or injured children. As acuity increases in all inpatient departments and the practice of pediatric critical care expands beyond the acute phase of illness or injury, knowledge of pediatric critical care is more essential than ever. Pediatric acute and critical care nurses find themselves handling not only their patients, but care of their families and management of an interprofessional team of caregivers. With emphasis on evidence-based care and professionalism, this essential resource captures the professional role of the pediatric critical care nurse and the nurse’s contributions to the process of continuous quality improvement.

Ideal for pediatric critical care and acute care nurses, high acuity/critical care courses, and continuing education, AACN Core Curriculum for Pediatric High Acuity, Progressive, and Critical Care, Third Edition, contains core AACN guidelines for the highest quality nursing practice. The text covers anatomic, physiologic, cognitive, and psychosocial changes that occur throughout the pediatric lifespan. Chapters are systems focused and review developmental anatomy and physiology, clinical assessment, pharmacology, diagnostic tests, and therapeutic procedures. For each type of disease and injury, information is provided on pathophysiology, etiology, risk factors, signs and symptoms, nursing and collaborative interprofessional management, and complications.

New to the Third Edition:

– Updated to include current patient management and the latest pediatric drug information
– Contains a completely new chapter on professional nursing issues, including quality, safety, communications, teamwork, work environment, and personal wellness
– Provides revised case studies and review questions/answers reflecting the latest version of the CCRN® Pediatric exam

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Critical Thinking Skills for your Nursing Degree

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Mar 062019
 

Critical Thinking Skills for your Nursing Degree provides you with a sound knowledge and understanding of:

the nature of critical thinking, and of its relevance and importance in HE

how to adopt a critical approach to all aspects of your nursing study

the importance of active, critical reading, and how it allows you an efficient, principled, effective assessment of the literature in your field

the need to adopt a critical approach to writing, characterised by analytical and evaluative use of sources and the development of your own ‘voice’

If you are embarking on a university nursing or midwifery degree, the books in this series will help you acquire and develop the knowledge, skills and strategies you need to achieve your goals. They provide support in all areas important for university study, including institutional and disciplinary policy and practice, self-management, and research and communication. Tasks and activities are designed to foster aspects of learning which are valued in higher education, including learner autonomy and critical thinking, and to guide you towards reflective practice in your study and work life

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Difficult Decisions in Cardiothoracic Critical Care Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach

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Mar 022019
 

Critical care medicine is responsible for many of the most important advances in outcomes after cardiothoracic surgery in the past two decades. The expertise developed in this subspecialty accounts for the resiliency that characterizes gold standard results evident in institutions recognized for excellence. This volume is intended to share ideas and algorithms that will improve outcomes in cardiothoracic critical care units. This book is part of the Difficult Decisions in Surgery series that covers surgical specialties. The volumes are multi-authored, containing brief chapters, each of which are devoted to one or two specific questions or decisions within that specialty that are difficult or controversial. The volumes are intended as a current and timely reference source for practicing surgeons, surgeons in training, and educators that describe the recommended ideal approach, rather than customary care, in selected clinical situations.
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Critical Dietetics and Critical Nutrition Studies

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Mar 022019
 

This second volume in the Food Policy series focuses on critical nutrition and dietetics studies, offering an innovative and interdisciplinary exploration of the complexities of the food supply and the actors in it through a new critical lens. The volume provides an overview of the growth of critical nutrition and dietetics since its inception in 2009, as well as commentary on its continuing relevance and its applicability in the fields of dietetic education, research, and practice. Chapters address key topics such as how to bring critical dietetics into conventional practice, applying critical diets in clinical practice, policy applications, and new perspectives on training and educating a critical nutrition and dietetic workforce. Contributing authors from around the globe also discuss the role of critical nutrition dietetics in industry, private practice, and consultancy, as well the role of critical dietetics in addressing the food, hunger, and health issues associated with the world economic crisis. The authors designed the volume to be a reference work for students enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Critical Nutrition, Critical Food Studies, and Critical Dietetics. Each chapter offers concise aims and learning outcomes, as well as assignments for students and a concise chapter summary. These features enhance the value of the volume as a learning tool.
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The Clinical Handbook for Surgical Critical Care, Second Edition

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Feb 222019
 

The Clinical Handbook for Surgical Critical Care, Second Edition covers all aspects of acute and emergency care for the critically ill or injured patient who may be in the ICU and/or CCU. This new edition is separated into chapters by organ systems, and takes a look at the critical disease states associated with these organs. All chapters follow the same structure:

o Pathophysiology
o Physical examination and monitoring
o Laboratory results
o Treatment options (with supporting evidence)

New to this edition:
o Full update on the advances in basic and clinical science since publication of the first edition
o An update to treatment options in all sections
o A new chapter on acute abdominal illness
o Online learning features including questions & answers and case studies

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Critical Care of the Pediatric Immunocompromised Hematology/Oncology Patient: An Evidence-Based Guide

 Critical Care, Hematology, Immunology, Oncology, Pediatrics  Comments Off on Critical Care of the Pediatric Immunocompromised Hematology/Oncology Patient: An Evidence-Based Guide
Feb 202019
 

This volume provides a comprehensive overview of critical care of the pediatric immunocompromised hematology-oncology patient. The text focuses on unique aspects of the pediatric immunocompromised patient that predisposes the child to significant illness, and presents critical care management strategies specific to the patient population. In addition to chapters on oncology, primary immune deficiency, immunocompromised hematology, and hematopoietic cell transplant patients, the book covers the changing landscape of ICU care, pharmacologic considerations, and psychological and social aspects of the critical care of hematology-oncology patients.

Written by experts from a range of disciplines, Critical Care of the Pediatric Immunocompromised Hematology/Oncology Patient: An Evidence-Based Guide is a valuable resource for clinicians and practitioners who treat this patient population.

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