Critical Care Emergency Medicine

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Date

November 17, 2011

Format

Hardback, 624 pages

ISBN

007162824X / 9780071628242

$

Your Price

141.00



Overview


Main description

The first comprehensive text on critical care emergency medicine

"...goes a long way toward establishing emergency physicians as credible intensivists....The book is unique as it blends the perspective of a true intensivist with that of emergency medicine. The book is the fi rst of its kind, and I predict it will become known as the standard reference for those emergency physicians, as well as others, who wish to understand the overlap between emergency medicine and critical care."--Thomas M. Scalea, MD, FACS, FCCM, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and University of Maryland School of Medicine (from the foreword)

Critical Care Emergency Medicine is destined to become the standard reference for all clinicians who wish to understand the overlap between emergency medicine and critical care. Written by experienced emergency physicians and intensivists, the book is unique in incorporating both perspectives into the practice of emergency medicine and critical care.

Critical Care Emergency Medicine teaches emergency physicians everything they must know and do to better care for critically ill patients in an emergency department or to provide care in an ICU. Enhanced by numerous algorithms that speed decision making and full-color illustrations demonstrating anatomy and technique, this book is an essential practice tool.

Critical Care Emergency Medicine delivers expert guidance on managing:

  • Airway and Ventilatory Support
  • Pulmonary Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal and Renal Disorders
  • Neurologic and Neurosurgical Disorders
  • Hematologic and Endocrine Disorders
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Toxicologic Disorders

    You will also find important information on the use of ultrasound, fluid management, nutritional support, pediatric considerations, patient transportation, and end-of-life issues.


    Table of contents

    Contributors
    Foreword
    Preface
    Section I: INTRODUCTION
    1. The Emergency Department Intensivist, Scott D. Weingart
    Section II: AIRWAY AND VENTILATORY SUPPORT
    2. Approach to the Difficult Airway, Timothy B. Jang and Jason C. Wagner
    3. The Failed Airway, David R. Gens, David A. Farcy, and Dale J. Yeatts
    4. Mechanical Ventilation, David A. Farcy, Paul L. Petersen, Dennis Heard, and Peter DeBlieux
    5. Weaning and Extubation, Alex Flexman
    6. Noninvasive Ventilation, Brian J. Wright and Todd L. Slesinger
    7. Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Membrane Oxygenation, David A. Farcy, David Rabinowitz, and Paola G. Pieri
    Section III: PULMONARY DISORDERS
    8. Acute Respiratory Failure, Imoigele P. Aisiku
    9. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS, Isaac Tawil and Megan L. Garcia
    10. Severe Asthma and COPD, Michael T. Dalley
    11. Pulmonary Embolism, Rayan A. Rouhizad and Beth A. Longenecker
    Section IV: CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS
    12. Hemodynamic and Perfusion Monitoring, Elizabeth Lea Walters and H. Bryant Nguyen
    13. Acute Coronary Syndrome, John P. Marshall and Jonathan Rose
    14. Hypertensive Crises, Christopher M. Perry, Qiuping Zhou, and Todd L. Slesinger
    15. Post-Cardiac Arrest Management, Alan C. Heffner
    16. Vasopressors and Inotropes, Amber Rollstin, John P. Marshall, and William C. Chiu
    17. Management After Cardiac Surgery, Justin T. Sambol and Lamont C. Smith
    18. Pericardial Diseases, Joseph R. Shiber
    Section V: GASTROINTESTINAL AND RENAL DISORDERS
    19. Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Marie-Carmelle Elie-Turenne
    20. Acute Liver Failure: How to Orchestrate Emergency Critical Care Interventions, Thomas H. Kalb and Jennifer A. Frontera
    21. Acid-Base Disorders, Kevin M. Jones and William C. Chiu
    22. Electrolyte Disorders, Kevin M. Jones, Samantha L. Wood, and William C. Chiu
    23. Acute Renal Failure and Renal Replacement Therapy, Alex Flexman and Deborah M. Stein
    Section VI: NEUROLOGIC AND NEUROSURGICAL DISORDERS
    24. Alterations in Mental Status, Nestor D. Tomycz and David W. Crippen
    25. Management of Acute Intracranial Hypertension, Asma Zakaria and Imoigele P. Aisiku
    26. Stroke, Alex M. Barrocas and Beth A. Longenecker
    27. Intracranial Hemorrhage, Alex M. Barrocas and Beth A. Longenecker
    28. Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury, Jason A. Ellis, Kiwon Lee, and Dorothea Altschul
    Section VII: HEMATOLOGIC AND ENDOCRINE DISORDERS
    29. Transfusion in Critical Care, Julie A. Mayglothling and Therese M. Duane
    30. Deep Venous Thrombosis, Amy Tortorich and David R. Gens
    31. Hyperglycemic Emergency, Grace S. Lee and Shyoko Honiden
    32. Glucose Management in Critical Care, Ari J. Ciment and Joseph Romero
    33. Adrenal Insufficiency, Evie G. Marcolini and William C. Chiu
    Section VIII: INFECTIOUS DISORDERS
    34. Approach to Fever in Critical Care, Marnie E. Rosenthal
    35. Principles of Antimicrobial Use in Critical Care, Anu Osinusi and Manjari Joshi
    36. Sepsis and Septic Shock, David A. Farcy, John Yashou, and Emanuel Rivers
    37. Nosocomial and Health Care-Associated Pneumonia, Michael T. McCurdy
    38. Infectious Endocarditis, Joseph R. Shiber
    39. Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI), Claudio D. Tuda
    Section IX: TOXICOLOGIC CONDITIONS
    40. Approach to Poisoning, Mohan Punja and Robert J. Hoffman
    41. The Critically Ill Poisoned Patient, Robert J. Hoffman
    42. Acetaminophen Overdose, Seth R. Podolsky
    43. Salicylate Overdose, (Shawn) Xun Zhong and Andrew Stolbach
    Section X: ULTRASONOGRAPHY IN CRITICAL CARE
    44. Point-Of-Care Echocardiography In The Emergency Department, Stephen J. Leech, Falk Eike Flach, and L. Connor Nickels
    45. Ultrasound-Guided Critical Care Procedures, Ashika Jain, Lawrence E. Haines, and Eitan Dickman
    Section XI: SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS
    46. Classification of Shock, Tiffany M. Osborn and David A. Farcy
    47. Fluid Management, Alan C. Heffner and Matthew T. Robinson
    48. Nutritional Support in Critical Care, Colleen Casey
    49. Percutaneous Tracheostomy for the Intensivist, Jonathan L. Marinaro, Rajeev P. Misra, and Dan Hale
    50. Therapeutic Hypothermia: History, Data, Translation and Emergency Department Application, David F. Gaieski and Munish Goyal
    51. Pediatric Considerations, Fernando L. Soto
    52. Transportation of the Critical Care Patient, Ira Nemeth and Julio R. Lairet
    53. End-of-life Issues in Emergency Critical Care, Sangeeta Lamba
    Index


    Author comments

    David A. Farcy, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FCCM
    Medical Director of Surgical Intensivist Program
    Director of Emergency Department Critical Care
    Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Miami, Florida

    Michael C. Chiu, MD, FACS, FCCM
    Associate Professor of Surgery
    Director, Fellowship Programs in Surgical
    Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery
    R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
    University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Baltimore, Maryland

    Alex Flaxman, MD, MSE
    Director, Emergency Medicine Critical Care
    Emergency and Critical Care Attending
    St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center
    Patterson, New Jersey
    Attending Intensivist
    Pittsburgh Critical Care Associates, Inc.
    Staff Intensivist
    Upper Allegheny Health System
    Olean, New York

    John P. Marshall, MD, FACEP
    Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
    Maimonides Medical Center
    Brooklyn, New York





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