Churchill's Pocketbook of Intensive Care, 3rd Edition

Churchill's Pocketbook of Intensive Care

3rd Edition

By Simon M. Whiteley, MB, BS, FRCA, Consultant, Intensive Care, St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK; Andrew Bodenham, MB, BS, FRCA, Consultant, Intenstive Care, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, UK and Mark C. Bellamy, MA, MB, BS, FRCA, Professor of Intensive Care, St. James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK


Organisational issues. Introduction to intensive care. Basic principles. Cardiovascular system. Respiratory system. Gastrointestinal system. Renal system. Metabolic and endocrine problems. Overdose, poisoning and drug abuse. Haematological problems. Brain injury, neurological and neuromuscular problems. Trauma. Infection and inflammation. The postoperative and obstetric patient. Practical procedures. End of life issues. Appendices