The Clinical Handbook for Surgical Critical Care, Second Edition

The Clinical Handbook for Surgical Critical Care, Second Edition

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Summary

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:

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


New to this edition:

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

Table of Contents

The Critical Care Surgeon
Shock
Circulation
Inflammation
The Critical Surgical Abdomen
The Pulmonary System
The Renal System
The Gastrointestinal System
The Nervous System
The Hematopoietic System
Online Learning Features
Case Studies
Multiple Choice Questions/ Study Questions

Author Bio(s)

Kenneth W. Burchard is professor of surgery and anesthesiology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA