Civetta, Taylor and Kirby's Critical Care
Andrea Gabrielli, Joseph Layon, Mihae Yu
Edition 4 (2008)
The leading critical care textbook since 1988, Civetta, Taylor and Kirby's Critical Care is now in its Fourth Edition, with a new editorial team, over thirty new chapters, and completely updated information. The book addresses every problem encountered in the intensive care unit and covers surgical critical care more thoroughly than any other text. Each chapter begins with immediate concerns and proceeds to broader-based discussions of relevant pathophysiologic and clinical issues.
This edition has new sections on shock states; pharmacology, nutrition, toxicology and the environment; and disaster management. New chapters include bedside ultrasound, point of care testing, neurogenic shock, anaphylactic shock, surgical infections, and acute coronary syndrome.
A companion Website will offer instant access to the fully searchable text.
Critical Care Handbook of the Massachussetts General Hospital
Edition 6 (2015)
Now reflecting a greater focus on today’s multidisciplinary approach to care, Critical Care Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital, 6th Edition, remains your go-to guide for practical, complete, and current information on medical and surgical critical care. The user-friendly, outline format is designed for rapid reference, providing reliable, hospital-tested protocols that reflect today's most advanced critical care practices.
Heavily revised to reflect today’s need to include all care providers to optimize treatment
New section on Health Care Services, with chapters on handovers and transitions, long-term outcomes of ICU patients, EICU and electronic systems, quality improvement, and more
New chapters on critical care management of Ebola virus disease, ECMO and ventricular assist devices, and critical care of the obstetrical patient
New videos available online
Complete, concise, full-color coverage of this rapidly enlarging field
Convenient pocket size for on-the-go reference
Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:
Complete content with enhanced navigation
Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
Critical Care Medicine: Principles of Diagnosis and Management in the Adult
Joseph Parrillo, Philip Dellinger
Edition 4 (2013)
Take the best possible care of adult critical care patients with Critical Care Medicine: Principles of Diagnosis and Management in the Adult! Editors Dr. Joseph Parrillo and Dr. Phillip Dellinger, two of the most respected names in critical care medicine, combine their extensive knowledge with that of hundreds of top authorities in the field to bring you expert, state-of-the-art answers to any clinical question you may face in the intensive care unit.
Offer your adult critical care patients the most effective care with practical, evidence-based guidance from many of the most trusted experts in critical care medicine.
Learn from the best ICU specialists worldwide with contributions from an increased number of international authorities.
Effectively manage common complications in the ICU with updated coverage of severe sepsis, septic shock, surgical infections, neurogenic and anaphylactic shock, severe heart failure, acute coronary syndromes, and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
Access the complete contents online at Expert Consult, along with an image bank and instructional videos!
Critical Care Medicine: The Essentials
John Marini, Arthur Wheeler
Edition 4 (2009)
Ideally suited for students in critical care rotations and residents, this concise, practical handbook presents the essentials of medical and surgical critical care in an easy-to-read format. The authors succinctly explain the pathophysiology underlying clinical disorders and the key principles of diagnosis and patient management, emphasizing cost-effective approaches.
The Fourth Edition includes Controversies in Critical Care boxes in many chapters, which briefly summarize opposing arguments on controversial points. Other highlights include enhanced discussion of CT for abdominal disorders, new ACLS guidelines, and new material on removable IVC filters, interventional radiologic techniques for GI bleeding, and use of vascular ultrasound.
Critical Care Secrets
Polly Parsons, Jeanine Wiener-Kronish
Edition 5 (2012)
Get the most out of your study and review with Critical Care Secrets! This easy-to-read book uses the popular and trusted Secrets Series® question-and-answer format to cover all areas of critical care medicine, focusing on the practical, "in-the-trenches" know-how you need to succeed both in practice, and on board and recertification exams. The easy-to-read approach of the Secrets books has been serving medical professionals for decades.
Expedite your reference and review with a question-and-answer format that's conversational and easy to read.
Zero in on key information with bulleted lists, mnemonics, practical tips from the authors, and "Key Points" boxes that provide a concise overview of important board-relevant content.
Explore effective solutions to patients' medical and ethical problems related to a wide range of specialties, including pulmonology, surgery, anesthesiology, pharmacy, and infectious disease.
Get the evidence-based guidance you need to provide optimal care for the critically ill.
Gain a new perspective on today's hot topics with new coverage of encephalitis, acute abdomen, antidepressants, and much more.
Stay up to date with all-new chapters on General Approach to Trauma Victims, Arterial and Central Venous Lines, ICU Ultrasound, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenator (ECMO), H1N1/Influenza, Immunocompromised Host, Glycemic Control in the ICU, Disaster Medicine, Toxic Alcohols, Cardiovascular Drugs, Palliative Care, and Organ Donation.
Learn from the experience of international experts, many of whom are new to this edition and offer a fresh viewpoint on critical care.
A comprehensive, easy-to-read overview makes Critical Care Secrets the perfect review tool for board and recertification exams, a clinical refresher, or a quick reference guide.
CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment Critical Care
Frederic Bongard, Darryl Sue, Janine Vintch
Edition 3 (2008)
All the management and diagnosis strategies you need in the critical care environment
A Doody's Core Title for 2011!
CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Critical Care delivers authoritative and clinically focused guidance in a concise, find-it-now format. Following the trusted LANGE approach, it includes a review of the etiology, relevant pathophysiology, and clinical symptoms as a prelude to diagnosis and treatment. Coverage includes everything from renal failure and surgical infections to coronary heart disease. There is a strong emphasis on evidence-based medicine throughout.
Comprehensive overview of 39 key critical care topics, covering critical care basics, medical critical care, and the essentials of surgical critical care
Valuable perspectives on the latest technologies, equipment, therapeutic strategies, and interventions
Addresses common but difficult-to-diagnose critical care problems and delivers “approach to the patient” strategies
NEW! Important treatment strategies for venous thromboembolism, acute respiratory distress syndrome, diabetic ketoacidosis, asthma, sepsis, and many more
NEW! Current recommendations for deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis, transfusions, goal-directed therapy in sepsis, mechanical ventilation, use of pulmonary artery catheters, and glycemic control
NEW! PMID numbers on all references for easy look-up
Evidence-Based Critical Care
Paul Ellis Marik
Edition 3 (2015)
This is the premier evidence-based textbook in critical care medicine. The Third Edition features updated and revised chapters, numerous new references, streamlined content, and new chapters on key topics such as the new paradigm in critical care medicine, cardiac output monitoring, surgical optimization, vital signs, and arterial blood gas analysis. The book maintains the author’s trademark humor and engaging writing style and is suitable for a broad and diverse audience of medical students, residents, fellows, physicians, nurses, and respiratory therapists who seek the latest and best evidence in critical care.
From reviews of previous editions:
“This is an excellent introduction to the concept of evidence-based medicine...The writing is clear, logical, and highly organized, which makes for fast and enjoyable reading. I believe this book will get daily use in most intensive care units, by a wide range of readers.” –Respiratory Care
“This is one of the most comprehensive handbooks on critical care medicine with a strong emphasis on evidence base…Overall, this book should be useful for junior doctors or intensive care trainees who are starting their term in an intensive care unit.” –Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Evidence-Based Practice of Critical Care
Clifford Deutschman, Patrick Neligan
Edition 2 (2016)
Evidence-Based Practice of Critical Care, 2nd Edition, presents objective data and expert guidance on managing critically ill patients in unique question-based chapters that focus on best practices. Now thoroughly updated by Drs. Clifford S. Deutschman, Patrick J. Neligan, and nearly 200 critical-care experts, this highly regarded title remains the only book of its kind that provides a comprehensive framework for translating evidence into practice, making it a valuable resource for both residents and practitioners.
Tap into the expertise of nearly 200 critical-care experts who discuss the wide variety of clinical options in critical care, examine the relevant research, and provide recommendations based on a thorough analysis of available evidence.
Think through each question in a logical, efficient manner, using a practical, consistent approach to available management options and guidelines.
Find the information you need quickly with tables that summarize the available literature and recommended clinical approaches.
Navigate a full range of challenges from routine care to complicated and special situations.
Stay up to date with new issues and controversies such as the redefinition of sepsis • changing approaches to fluid administration • immune suppression in sepsis • monitoring the microcirculation • the long-term sequelae of critical illness • minimizing ventilator associated lung injury • the benefits of evidence-based medicine management guidelines • rapid response teams • and more.
Benefit from all-new sections covering persistent critical illness and the role of advanced practice nurses and physician assistants in the ICU.
Irwin and Rippe's Intensive Care Medicine
Richard Irwin, James Rippe
Edition 7 (2011)
Irwin and Rippe's Intensive Care Medicine is a comprehensive textbook covering both the theoretical and practical aspects of medical and surgical critical care. The Seventh Edition will again be presented as a single volume, and will retain the organizational structure established in in the Fifth Edition—a major overhaul from its two--volume predecessors. The text is generally organized on an organ-systems approach, but has popular sections such as procedures, overdoses and poisonings, trauma, and surgical problems in the ICU.
Thoroughly updated for its Seventh Edition, this classic reference remains an unsurpassed source of definitive, practical guidance on adult patient care in the ICU. It provides encyclopedic, multidisciplinary coverage of both medical and surgical intensive care and includes a "how-to" atlas of procedures and a new section on noninvasive monitoring. Each chapter, completely revised, identifies Advances in Management based on randomized controlled clinical trials. The cardiology section has been completely rewritten to reflect advances in management of acute coronary syndromes. Also included are extensive updates on management of COPD, diabetes, oncologic emergencies, and overdoses and poisonings.
A companion website will provide instant access to the complete and fully searchable text.
Massachusetts General Hospital Review of Critical Care Medicine
Sheri Berg, Edward Bittner
Edition 1 (2013)
The field of critical care medicine is evolving quickly. To prepare for certification and refresh their knowledge, today’s practitioners need a concise multidisciplinary review that focuses on the core areas of critical care. Ideal for critical care fellows, critical care nurses, residents, and practitioners who spend time in the ICU, The MGH Review of Critical Care Medicine employs brief chapters on focused topics to help readers review core areas and test their knowledge.
Broad scope addresses all major topics is adult critical care with contributions from experts in a range of disciplines.
Concise chapters based on commonly referenced topics make the review easy to navigate.
Focused discussions are based on patient presentation and are structured to include common causes, initial management strategies, pathophysiology, differential diagnosis, management, and outcomes.
Incisive review questions (3–10 per topic) include answers and explanations to help readers understand the “how” and “why” behind each answer.
Staff of MGH and its sister institutions provide consistent terminology and presentation throughout the review.
Pediatric Critical Care
Bradley Fuhrman, Jerry Zimmerman
Edition 4 (2011)
Provide the latest in superior quality care for critically ill children with the full-color, updated 4th Edition of Fuhrman and Zimmerman’s Pediatric Critical Care. In print, and now online, Drs. Bradley P. Fuhrman and Jerry J. Zimmerman use a comprehensive, organ-systems approach to help you manage a full range of disease entities. Get up-to-the-minute knowledge of topics such as acute lung injury, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, and more. Implement new clinical techniques and diagnostic tests, weigh the varying perspectives of six associate editors with expertise in the field, reference 1,000+ illustrations to aid diagnosis, and keep sharp with online access to board-style review questions. This definitive title will ensure that you consistently deliver the very best intensive care to your pediatric patients.
Focus on the development, function, and treatment of a wide range of disease entities with the text’s clear, logical, organ-system approach.
Keep all members of the pediatric ICU team up to date with coverage of topics particularly relevant to their responsibilities.
Keep current with the latest developments in palliative care, mass casualty/epidemic disease, acute respiratory failure, non-invasive ventilation, neurocritical care, neuroimaging, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage, systemic inflammatory response syndrome, acute lung injury, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, and much more.
Quickly find the information you need with sections newly reorganized for easier access.
Gain the perspectives of six expert associate editors on all the new developments in the field.
Understand complex concepts quickly and conclusively with a brand new full-color format and more than 1,000 illustrations.
Search the full text, download the image library, and access online board review questions targeting every relevant topic, all at www.expertconsult.com.
Fuhrman and Zimmerman’s Pediatric Critical Care covers the latest developments in pediatric critical care that improve patient care and survival rates.
Principles of Critical Care
Jesse Hall, Gregory Schmidt, John Kress
Edition 4 (2015)
Quickly and accurately diagnose and treat the critically ill patient with guidance from the field's definitive text
"…Clearly the finest textbook available in the field." -- Critical Care Medicine journal
"…Very well done…unusually user-friendly…excellent…a significant contribution to the field. It should be placed not only in the critical care practitioner's library, but also in the rounds and nurses' conference rooms of critical care units." -- Journal of the American Medical Association
Considered the field's definitive text, Principles of Critical Care offers unmatched coverage of the diagnosis and treatment of the most common problems encountered in the practice of critical care. Written by expert critical care physicians who are also experienced teachers, the book features an organization, thoroughness, and clarity not found in any other reference on the topic. Within its pages, you will find comprehensive, authoritative discussion of every aspect of critical care medicine essential to successful clinical practice, ranging from basic principles to the latest technologies.
The fourth edition is highlighted by:
A new full-color presentation
NEW CHAPTERS on ICU Ultrasound, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, ICU-Acquired Weakness, Abdominal Compartment Syndrome, and Judging the Adequacy of Intravascular Volume
The addition of many new figures and diagnostic and treatment algorithms
In-depth, up-to-date descriptions of the unique presentation, differential diagnosis, and management of specific critical illnesses
A logical organ system approach that simplifies the search for thorough and practical information necessary to manage a patient’s specific condition
The integration of pathophysiology throughout the text
Content that reflects today’s interdisciplinary approach to critical care medicine
*Reviews are of previous editions
Textbook of Critical Care
Jean-Louis Vincent, Edward Abraham, Patrick Kochanek, Frederick Moore, Mitchell Fink
Edition 7 (2016)
Comprehensive, concise, and readable, Textbook of Critical Care, 7th Edition, brings you fully up to date with the effective management of critically ill patients, providing the evidence-based guidance you need to overcome a full range of practice challenges. Drs. Jean-Louis Vincent, Edward Abraham, Frederick A. Moore, Patrick Kochanek, and Mitchell P. Fink are joined by other international experts who offer a multidisciplinary approach to critical care, sharing expertise in anesthesia, surgery, pulmonary medicine, and pediatrics. This highly acclaimed text offers ICU clinicians a new understanding of the pathophysiology of critical illness and new therapeutic approaches to critical care.
Features a wealth of tables, boxes, algorithms, diagnostic images, and key points that clarify important concepts and streamline complex information for quick reference.
Includes procedural videos online.
Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Includes many new chapters on echocardiography, antibiotic stewardship, antiviral agents, coagulation and anti-coagulation, , telemedicine, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), and more.
Offers new coverage of biomarkers, bedside ultrasound, and the management of increasingly complex critically ill patients.
Provides new approaches to sepsis, acute kidney injury, and management of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and other forms of respiratory failure.
The ICU Book
Edition 4 (2013)
A fundamental and respected resource book in critical care, The ICU Book, Fourth Edition, continues to provide the current and practical guidance that have made it the best-selling text in critical care. The text addresses both the medical and surgical aspects of critical care, delivering the guidance needed to ensure sound, safe, and effective treatment for patients in intensive care—regardless of the specialty focus of the unit. Traditionally available as a printed textbook, the print version now comes with a completely revamped digital experience, powered by Inkling. Viewable through a browser on PC and Mac or as a download to your iOS tablet or smartphone, the digital version includes:
The complete text with optimized navigation
A powerful, index-based search function
All referenced content is linked throughout for instant access
Regular literature and commentary updates integrated into the text
The ability to share notes with friends and colleagues
Problem-based approach teaches critical thinking and mirrors the decision-making process of the intensive care unit
Expert perspectives from Dr. Marino help sharpen technique, minimize error, and improve outcomes
Reader-friendly format makes essential information easy to locate and apply
"Final Word" summaries at the conclusion of each chapter highlight salient points and improve retention of key concepts
NEW to the Fourth Edition
Fully rewritten content (including eight new chapters plus a new Appendix on drug dosing) assures readers of only the most up-to-date and practical information available
Full-color format emphasizes clinical anatomy and facilitates visual learning
The Intensive Care Unit Manual
Paul Lanken, Scott Manaker, Benjamin Kohl, William Hanson III
Edition 2 (2013)
ntensive Care Unit Manual is a practical, hands-on, how-to manual that covers the full spectrum of conditions encountered in the ICU, guiding you step-by-step from your initial approach to the patient through diagnosis and treatment. Compact, affordable, and comprehensive, the ICU Manual puts all the critical care information you need right at your fingertips!
Stay at the forefront of critical care with a practice-oriented, relevant, and well-illustrated account of the pathophysiology of critical disease, presented in a highly readable format.
Gain valuable insight into the recognition, evaluation, and management of critical conditions such as respiratory, hemodynamic, and infectious diseases; management of ICU patients with special clinical conditions; cardiovascular, hematologic, and neurological disorders; poisoning and overdoses; trauma and burns; and much more!
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.
Understand and apply the most important ICU practices, including management of acute respiratory failure, mechanical ventilation, invasive hemodynamic monitoring, and the care of patients with special needs, AIDS, end-stage renal disease, or end-stage liver disease.
Get convenient access to the full text and image library online at Expert Consult, in addition to online-only text, figures, and tables from the Alcohol Withdrawal Syndromes and Acute Heart Failure Syndromes chapters.