1: Respiratory therapy techniques
2: Cardiovascular therapy techniques
3: Renal therapy techniques
4: Gastrointestinal therapy techniques
6: Respiratory monitoring
7: Cardiovascular monitoring
8: Tissue Perfusion monitoring
9: Neurological monitoring
11: Respiratory Drugs
12: Cardiovascular drugs
13: Gastrointestinal drugs
14: Neurological drugs
15: Haematological drugs
16: Miscellaneous drugs
18: Respiratory disorders
19: Cardiovascular disorders
20: Renal disorders
21: Gastrointestinal disorders
22: Hepatic disorders
23: Neurological disorders
24: Haematological Disorders
25: Metabolic disorders
28: Infection and inflammation
29: Trauma and burns
30: Physical disorders
31: Pain and post-operative intensive care
32: Maternal Critical care
33: Death and dying
34: ICU organization and management
35: Looking after critically ill children
A popular, practical and easy-to-use guide, Oxford Desk Reference: Critical Care second edition distils evidence, therapeutics, and a growing knowledge base in to one single resource. Using their expertise, the Editors have devised an invaluable clinical guide reflecting best practice and training pathways ensuring all key information is covered. Each topic is laid out in a concise entry allowing rapid access to information.
The second edition includes new chapters on tissue perfusion monitoring, paediatric and maternal critical care as well as expanded coverage of cardiovascular monitoring, myocardial infarction and respiratory therapy techniques. New self-assessment questions support FFICM and EDIC (European Diploma of Intensive Care) revision as well as CME reflection. Covering the entire discipline in an easy-to-read format, this is the definitive clinical reference for critical care, ideal for trainees, consultants, advanced care practitioners, and nurses.
It is a definitive everyday reference for on the Intensive Care Units, High Dependency Units, acute medical or surgical wards, Accident and Emergency departments, and operating theatres.
• The definitive clinical reference for critical care
• Presents topics in an easy-to-read format for quick review in busy clinics
• Brings together best practice, evidence and practical strategies
• Addresses the vast spectrum of intensive care in one volume
• An essential tool for consultants, physicians, and trainees
New to this Edition:
• New chapters on tissue perfusion monitoring and maternal critical care
• Expanded coverage of cardiovascular monitoring, myocardial infarction and respiratory therapy techniques
• New self-assessment questions support FFICM and EADIC revision as well as CME reflection
• New team of section editors to ensure trainees' needs are met
• Comprehensively updated and revised to cover new developments
• Carl Waldmann, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK.
• Andrew Rhodes, Consultant and Professor in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.
• Neil Soni, Formerly Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK.
• Jonathan Handy, Consultant Intensivist and Anaesthetist, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK