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The Intensive Care Unit Manual
Paul N. Lanken
This practice-oriented, well-illustrated text highlights the pathophysiology of critical disease. Provides insight into the recognition, evaluation, and management of critical conditions. Topics include respiratory issues, hemodynamic issues, infectious disease issues, management of ICU patients with special clinical conditions, cardiovascular disorders, hematologic disorders, neurological disorders, poisoning and overdoses, trauma and burns, and much more!
This new resource covers the entire spectrum of care provided to adult ICU patients. Concise and compact, yet comprehensive, it guides readers step by step from diagnosis through the appropriate treatment for a full range of problems. A multitude of authorities present proven approaches for evaluation and management, emphasizing evidence-based practices whenever possible.
Edited by Paul N. Lanken, MD, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Critical Care Section, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Medical Director (1987-1999), Medical Intensive Care Unit, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Associate Editors: C. William Hanson III, MD, Associate Professor of Anesthesia, Surgery, and Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Section Chief, Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesia, Medical Director of Clinical Documentation, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Scott Manaker, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medcine and Pharmacology, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Director of Clinical Documentation, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
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