Critical Care Secrets5

Critical Care Secrets5

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Get the most out of your study and review with Critical Care Secrets! This easy-to-read book uses the popular and trusted Secrets SeriesAr question-and-answer format to cover all areas of critical care medicine, focusing on the practical, qin-the-trenchesq 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 qKey Pointsq 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.Regardless, the health care provider should take no more than 10 seconds to check for a definitive pulse at either the carotid orfemoral artery. If the patient has no ... Complete chest recoil is necessary to allow for venous return and is important for effective CPR. The pattern ... n Airway: With the new 2010 BLS guidelines, the importance of airway management has taken more of a secondary role. The oldanbsp;...

Title:Critical Care Secrets5
Author:Polly E. Parsons, Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2012


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