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Intensive Care

An Illustrated Colour Text


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This book is an accessible and highly illustrated introduction to intensive care medicine, suitable for junior doctors, medical students and nurses.

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Key Features

    • Offers an accessible and highly illustrated introduction to intensive care medicine - ideal for any medical personnel working in the intimidating environment of the ICU for the first time
    • Concise, double page spread design permits rapid review of essential information
    • Concise but comprehensive coverage of all the main intensive care topics ranging from patient evaluation and ICU procedures through to organ system problems, infection, burns and poisoning
    • Text is enlivened by clinical case-based questions and answers and pull out ‘practice point boxes’ and ‘fine print’ points for more advanced readers
    • Wide range of colour clinical photographs, radiological images, ECGs and artwork schematics
    • International author team ensures suitability for all markets

Author Information

    By Michael Avidan, MBBCh, FCA, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery, Division Chief, CT Anesthesiology and CT Intensive Care, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA; Kara M. Barnett, MD, Resident in Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA; Laureen L. Hill, MD, MBA, Vice Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology; Associate Professor, Anesthesiology and CT Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA; Lara Hopley, MBBCh, DA(SA), FCA(SA), Senior Clinical Lecturer, Department of Anaesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland; Consultant Anaesthetist, Division of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand; Nicola Jones, MD, Infectious Disease Physician, Nuffield Department of Clinical and Laboratory Sciences, Department of Microbiology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK; and Johan M. van Schalkwyk, MB, BCh, FCP(SA)(Critical Care), Perioperative Physician, Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Auckland District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand

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Intensive Care
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 208 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/4 X 11 11/16 in
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-10060-4
  • Copyright: 2008