With a full-color design and concise, easy-to-read chapters, Critical Care Medicine: The Essentials and a Bit More covers the core elements of critical care, with a unique focus on the pathophysiology underlying clinical disorders and how pathophysiologic concerns affect treatment options. There is much here that’s new: brand-new content, expanded discussions, and more graphical elements than ever before. Chapters follow a consistent structural template, with discussions of diagnosis, instrumentation, treatment and management techniques, and more. Expertly and succinctly captures all the fundamentals of the field!
• Designed primarily for use by students and residents, but also helpful for anyone already in practice.
• Emphasizes the pathophysiologic elements and treatments of illness and injury.
• Now with updated drug info and more substantial coverage of interventional radiology, pregnancy care, and organization of critical care.
• Adds new, brief summaries that present opposing arguments of controversial points.
• Topics range from intubation, ventilation, and pharmacotherapy, as well as drug overdoses, sepsis, gastrointestinal bleeding, and other crisis care scenarios.
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