Friday, February 9, 2007
ABC of Intensive Care [ILLUSTRATED]
Intensive care is often perceived as a forbidding and intimidating environment with critically ill patients being surrounded by a plethora of sophisticated monitoring equipment. This book aims to provide an introduction to the workings of the specialty and to demystify intensive care for the interested beginner. Edited by leading authorities in the field, it covers the key aspects of intensive care organisation, technology, practice and ethics. Full of concise, practical information and illustrated with excellent colour photographs, chapters include:- Criteria for admission- Organ dysfunction- Outcome data and scoring systems- Withdrawal of care- Transport of the critically ill patient- RecoveryThe ABC of Intensive Care will be an invaluable introduction to the subject for junior doctors, intensive care specialists and nurses.
Author: Ian Grant
Publisher:Blackwell Publishing Limited; 4 edition (December 15, 1999)
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