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Evidence-Based Practice of Critical Care

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Evidence-Based Practice of Critical Care, edited by Drs. Clifford S. Deutschman and Patrick J. Neligan, provides objective data and expert guidance to help answer the most important questions challenging ICU physicians today. It discusses the clinical options, examines the relevant research, and presents expert recommendations on everything from acute organ failure to prevention issues. An outstanding source for "best practices" in critical care medicine, this book is a valuable framework for translating evidence into practice. It also provides access to the full text online, with regular updates to emerging clinical evidence.

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Key Features

    • Gain valuable evidence-based recommendations on key topics such as acute organ failure, infection, sepsis and inflammation, and prevention issues pointing the way to the most effective approaches.
    • Get an overview of each question, an outline of management options, a review of the relevant evidence, areas of uncertainty, existing management guidelines, and authors’ recommendations.
    • Navigate a full range of challenges from routine care to complicated and special situations.
    • Find the information you need quickly with tables that summarize the available literature and recommended clinical approaches.
    • Stay current on the latest advances in the field with full-text, online access that includes regular updates to emerging clinical evidence.

Published Reviews

    "Deutschman (anesthesiology and critical care and surgery, U. of Pennsylvania) and Neligan (anesthesia and intensive care, U. College Galway, UK) bring together an international group of specialists in critical care and surgery to answer 99 questions important to intensive care unit physicians. Questions relate to topics such as acute organ failure, respiratory failure, cardiovascular and neurologic care, nutrition and gastrointestinal care, infection, sepsis and inflammation, preventing suffering, trauma, obstetrics, environmental injuries, and ethics and administration. A review of evidence, areas of uncertainty or controversy, management guidelines, and recommendations are also provided. Online access includes a searchable version of the full text."

    - Book News, Inc.

Author Information

    By Clifford S. Deutschman, MD, Professor of Anesthesia and Surgery; Director, Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine; Director, Research Training in Anesthesiology and Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA and Patrick J. Neligan, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia PA

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Evidence-Based Practice of Critical Care
  • Expert Consult
  • Reference
  • 704 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 15/16 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-5476-4
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  • Copyright: 2010