Monday, July 9, 2007

Trauma: Critical Care, Volume II

Compiled by internationally recognized experts in trauma critical care, this source discusses the entire gamut of critical care management of the trauma patient and covers several common complications and conditions treated in surgical intensive care units that are not specifically related to trauma. Utilizing evidence-based guidelines where they exist, this all-encompassing source expertly analyzes procedures in analgesia and sedation, patient monitoring, infection control, nutritional evaluation, psychological support, and end-of-life care.
This source addresses critical care and emergency practices and technologies for trauma and surgical conditions affecting all areas of the body. Presented in a logical systems based format, reviewing the nervous, cardiovascular, and gastrointestinal systems, among others, this source
outlines equipment to monitor the brain and spinal cord, hemodynamics, and renal function
provides a step-by-step approach to perform a TEE examination
supplies an overview of seven goals that must be achieved to wean patients from mechanical ventilation
studies the role of physical and occupational therapy in critical care
considers religious and cultural differences in brain death and end-of-life care BOTH VOLUMES IN THE SET:
contain chapters that open with a brief outline of the contents, as well as highlight key points throughout the text and summarize crucial information at the end of each chapter
illustrate key concepts with an extensive use of tables and figures
offer an Eye to the Future section in each chapter, considering the impact of new technologies on future trauma care
describe numerous evidence-based strategies that have led to improved outcomes and decreased hospital stay for trauma and critically ill patients

Book details:
Author:William C. Wilson,Christopher M. Grande,David B. Hoyt
Publisher:INFRMA-HC; 1 edition (February 5, 2007)
Size:22,358 MB


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