Acute and Critical Care Formulas and Laboratory Values

  • Joseph Varon
  • Robert E. Fromm, Jr.

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Joseph Varon, Robert E. Fromm Jr.
    Pages 1-23
  3. Joseph Varon, Robert E. Fromm Jr.
    Pages 25-31
  4. Joseph Varon, Robert E. Fromm Jr.
    Pages 33-39
  5. Joseph Varon, Robert E. Fromm Jr.
    Pages 41-43
  6. Joseph Varon, Robert E. Fromm Jr.
    Pages 45-52
  7. Joseph Varon, Robert E. Fromm Jr.
    Pages 53-55
  8. Joseph Varon, Robert E. Fromm Jr.
    Pages 57-69
  9. Joseph Varon, Robert E. Fromm Jr.
    Pages 71-76
  10. Joseph Varon, Robert E. Fromm Jr.
    Pages 77-82
  11. Joseph Varon, Robert E. Fromm Jr.
    Pages 83-86
  12. Joseph Varon, Robert E. Fromm Jr.
    Pages 87-100
  13. Joseph Varon, Robert E. Fromm Jr.
    Pages 101-126
  14. Joseph Varon, Robert E. Fromm Jr.
    Pages 127-140
  15. Joseph Varon, Robert E. Fromm Jr.
    Pages 141-147
  16. Joseph Varon, Robert E. Fromm Jr.
    Pages 149-155
  17. Joseph Varon, Robert E. Fromm Jr.
    Pages 157-164
  18. Joseph Varon, Robert E. Fromm Jr.
    Pages 165-171
  19. Back Matter
    Pages 173-194

About this book

Introduction

This pocket guide is a single-volume source of the most common and important formulas and laboratory values used in the daily practice of acute care and critical care medicine.  Information is presented in outline format and as tables, graphics, and algorithms to facilitate quick look up.  Acute and Critical Care Formulas and Laboratory Values is designed to help clinicians interpret clinical data, apply formulas, understand laboratory values, and integrate this information with their knowledge of pathophysiology to promote the delivery of evidence-based care.

  • Essential formulas and laboratory values
  • Multiple ways to derive a value, where appropriate
  • Non-clinical formulas useful for understanding physiologic concepts or that underlie diagnostic tests or clinical measurement  included
  • Chapters divided by organ system
  • Practical appendixes of “Abbreviations” and “Key Telephone Numbers”
  • A special “Notes” section for recording frequently used formulas

Keywords

Critical care ICU Intensive care medicine hemodynamics intensivist mechanical ventilation

Authors and affiliations

  • Joseph Varon
    • 1
  • Robert E. Fromm, Jr.
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Acute and Continuing CareDepartment of Critical Care Services University General HospitalHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Maricopa Integrated Health System Department of Internal MedicinePhoenixUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7510-1
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-7509-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-7510-1
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