This clinical casebook provides a comprehensive yet concise state-of-the-art review of adult critical care medicine. Presented in a case-based format, each case focuses on a scenario commonly encountered with an adult patient in the ICU. Case scenarios include management of seizures and acute intracranial hypertension, sepsis, liver failure, brain death, bleeding and thrombosis, and treating hospital acquired infections in the ICU. Written by experts in the field, Adult Critical Care Medicine: A Clinical Casebook is a valuable resource for critical care specialists and practitioners who treat adult patients in critical care settings.
• Reviews many common scenarios encountered in the adult ICU
• Presented in an easy-to-read case-based format
• Written by experts in the field
Jennifer A. LaRosa, MD, FCCM, FCCPPatient Safety & Clinical Effectiveness OfficerDirector, Intensive Care Unit Director, Division of Palliative MedicineAssociate Director, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Associate Professor of Medicine, Rutgers University – New Jersey School of Medicine Newark Beth Israel Medical Center: Robert Wood Johnson – Barnabas HealthNewark, NJUSA