Grasp the latest developments in critical care with extensive updates and revisions to several key chapters, as well as brand-new chapters on Alcohol Withdrawal Syndromes; Acute Heart Failure Syndromes; Noninvasive Ventilation; and more ICU conditions.
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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; 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; Benjamin A. Kohl, MD, FCCM, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Chief, Division of Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
and 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
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