This book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of the interventional procedures that can be performed in intensive care settings. The book addresses fundamentals of the indications and technical aspects of procedures, and identifies pitfalls and resource needs. In addition, a section is dedicated to a discussion of the staff-preparation, hemodynamic, and anesthetic concerns necessary for all procedures. Chapters focus on the following specific concerns: airway, thoracic, ENT, vascular, abdominal, genitourinary, neurologic, and musculoskeletal. A brief review of the existing literature addressing these particular topics accompanies each section. Extensive illustrations and diagrams are also included to enhance the readers’ experience.
Authored by a multi-disciplinary team of experts in their fields, Interventional Critical Care: A Manual for Advanced Care Practitioners serves as a comprehensive resource for advanced care practitioners and physicians for performing and preparing for procedures in the ICU.