The Clinical Handbook for Surgical Critical Care, Second Edition

2nd Edition

K. W. Burchard

CRC Press
Published August 17, 2012
Reference - 200 Pages
ISBN 9781841849225 - CAT# H100297

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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


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