The ICU Book 3rd Edition by Paul L. Marino and Kenneth M. Sutin gives common overview and primary information for all grownup intensive care units. The material is offered in a quick and fast-entry format which permits for matter and exam review. It gives enough detailed and specific information to address most all questions and issues that come up within the ICU. Emphasis on elementary rules in the text should prove helpful for affected person care exterior the ICU.
New chapters in this version embrace hyperthermia and hypothermia syndromes; infection control within the ICU; and severe airflow obstruction. Sections have been reorganized and consolidated when acceptable to reinforce concepts.
This book consists of 53 chapters, three appendixes, and an in depth subject index has grown by a hundred and fifty pages while remaining a manageable size. The previous presentation of content is basically maintained with an opening assessment of cardiopulmonary physiology, procedures, monitoring, and customary practices in prophylaxis. Later chapters delve into specific cardiopulmonary issues including hypoxemia, acute coronary syndromes, airflow obstruction, ventilator dependence, and cardiac arrest.
Concluding sections cover acid/base modifications, renal insufficiency, transfusion, infections, neurology, and metabolic support. A brand new section has been added on the essential subject of temperature changes. Chapters are successfully up to date and contain reference lists organized to correspond to content subheadings. References date to inside one to two years of publication.
Most but not all chapters include a quick list of summary points. Radiographs reproduce with good quality and painting has been properly redone. The table of contents groups chapters by sort of content material whereas the in depth topic index of 58 pages includes separate citations for figures and tables.
The ICU Book, 3rd Edition [Paperback]
Paul L. Marino and Kenneth M. Sutin
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 3rd revised North American ed edition (September 27, 2006)
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