Book 2010

Critical Care Study Guide

Text and Review

ISBN: 978-0-387-77327-8 (Print) 978-0-387-77452-7 (Online)

Table of contents (60 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXII

  2. Critical Care Procedures Diagnostic Testing and ICU Policies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-26

      Airway Management

    3. Chapter

      Pages 27-37

      Oxygenation Without Intubation

    4. Chapter

      Pages 38-50

      Blood Gas Sampling

    5. Chapter

      Pages 51-78

      Hemodynamic Monitoring

    6. Chapter

      Pages 79-89

      Drainage Tube Management

    7. Chapter

      Pages 90-115

      Cardiac Pacing and Defibrillation

    8. Chapter

      Pages 116-129

      Enteral Feeding Tubes

    9. Chapter

      Pages 130-143

      Common Procedures in the Intensive Care Unit: Thoracentesis, Lumbar Puncture, Paracentesis, and Pericardiocentesis

    10. Chapter

      Pages 144-167

      Noninvasive Monitoring in the Intensive Care Unit

    11. Chapter

      Pages 168-180

      Endoscopy in the Intensive Care Unit

    12. Chapter

      Pages 181-207

      Radiologic Imaging in the Critically Ill Patient

    13. Chapter

      Pages 208-224

      Critical Care Research and Regulatory Compliance

    14. Chapter

      Pages 225-238

      Nursing Care in the Intensive Care Unit Setting: The Role of the Nurse in the ICU

    15. Chapter

      Pages 239-255

      Transport of Critically Ill Patients

  3. Pathophysiologic Disease States Encountered in the Critically Ill Patient

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 257-257

    2. Chapter

      Pages 259-281

      Respiratory Failure

    3. Chapter

      Pages 282-304

      Acute Lung Injury (ALI) and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

    4. Chapter

      Pages 305-319

      Management of Massive Pulmonary Embolism

    5. Chapter

      Pages 320-340

      Heart Failure

    6. Chapter

      Pages 341-374

      Cardiac Arrhythmias

    7. Chapter

      Pages 375-386

      Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

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