Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Procedures in Critical Care

Publisher: McGraw-Hill
1st edition - January 1, 2009
Hardcover: 165 pages
ISBN-10: 0071481818
ISBN-13: 978-0071481816 

Procedures in Critical Care gives you practical, on-the-spot management strategies for the broad range of conditions encountered in daily critical care practice. Supporting this coverage are full-color illustrations that take you step-by-step through each procedure. 
The guide spans the entire spectrum of critical care procedures--from general monitoring through neurologic and infectious disease procedures. The procedures discussed are organized by anatomy, adding clarity and clinical relevance to the book's skill-building perspectives. The high-yield, streamlined coverage emphasizes exactly what you need: indications, process, pitfalls, consensus, and recommendations. 

Within each chapter, you'll find 
  1. An introduction to the procedure 
  2. Definitions and terms 
  3. Detailed techniques, including indications and contraindications and preparation and complications where applicable 
  4. Radiographic imaging and drawings 
  5. Clinical pearls and common pitfalls 
  6. Suggested readings 

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