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Civetta, Taylor, & Kirby’s Critical Care Medicine

Civetta, Taylor, & Kirby's Critical Care Medicine

Fifth edition

Editor-in-chief A. Joseph Layon

Edited by Andrea Gabrielli, Mihae Yu and Kenneth E. Wood

1984 pages, 212.72 x 276.23 mm, 1186

1984 pages, 212.72 x 276.23 mm, 1186 illustrations

  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9781469889849
  • November 2017

£226.00

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Covering every problem encountered in today’s intensive care unit, this leading critical care textbook presents the knowledge and expertise of more than 350 global experts in this fast-changing field. Beginning with the social aspects of medicine, it then discusses monitoring and organ system pathobiology followed by specific diseases states/syndromes. Each chapter begins with immediate concerns and proceeds to broader-based discussions of relevant pathophysiologic and clinical issues.
KEY FEATURES:
  • Features new chapters on Critical Care Implications in Acute Care Surgery, The Obstetric Patient, and Brain Death and Management of the Potential Organ Donor; all chapters thoroughly revised including up-to-date discussions of what happens after the patient leaves the ICU.
  • Covers surgical critical care more thoroughly than any other text.
  • Includes expert coverage of pharmacology, nutrition, toxicology and the environment, disaster management, point-of-care testing, bedside ultrasound, surgical infections, and much more.
  • Presents information in a reader-friendly manner, streamlining the print text to focus on the material most important for bedside care in the ICU.
  • Expertly edited by leaders in every area of critical care: Dr. Mihae Yu (surgery), Dr. A. Joseph Layon (internal medicine), and Drs. Layon and Andrea Gabrielli (anesthesiology), who are joined in this edition by Dr. Kenneth Wood (internal medicine).

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