Atlas of Critical Care Procedures

  • Demetrios Demetriades
  • Kenji Inaba
  • Philip D. Lumb

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Airway

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Gillian Morrison, Joshua M. Tobin
      Pages 3-14
    3. Morgan Schellenberg, Kenji Inaba
      Pages 15-21
    4. Morgan Schellenberg, Kenji Inaba
      Pages 23-29
    5. Morgan Schellenberg, Demetrios Demetriades
      Pages 31-39
    6. Morgan Schellenberg, Aaron Strumwasser
      Pages 41-48
    7. Shihab Sugeir, Alice Gallo de Moraes
      Pages 49-55
    8. Zachary Warriner, Meghan Lewis
      Pages 57-59
  3. Respiratory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Jennifer Cone, Demetrios Demetriades
      Pages 63-73
    3. Jennifer Cone, Stuart Schroff, Kazuhide Matsushima
      Pages 75-80
    4. Luke Wiggins, Amy Hackmann
      Pages 87-94
  4. Cardiovascular

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. James Bardes, Meghan Lewis
      Pages 97-107
    3. James Bardes, Aaron Strumwasser
      Pages 109-116
    4. Subarna Biswas, Katharina Pellegrin, Bradley Allen
      Pages 117-124
    5. James Bardes, Lydia Lam
      Pages 125-137
    6. Meghan Lewis, Subarna Biswas, David Shavelle
      Pages 139-148
    7. Chrissy Guidry, Demetrios Demetriades
      Pages 149-160
    8. Fernando Fleischman, John David Cleveland
      Pages 161-166
    9. Chrissy Guidry, Elizabeth R. Benjamin
      Pages 167-173
    10. Aaron Strumwasser, Brad Allen
      Pages 175-185
  5. Kidneys

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. James Bardes, Meghan Lewis
      Pages 189-194
  6. Nervous System

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Joshua Bakhsheshian, Katharina Pellegrin, John P. Gruen
      Pages 197-206
    3. Caroline Park, Elizabeth R. Benjamin
      Pages 207-214
    4. Adam Penman, Sanaz Ghaffari, Michel Kearns
      Pages 215-219
  7. Compartment Syndromes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 221-221
    2. Caroline Park, Damon Clark, Demetrios Demetriades
      Pages 223-236
    3. Erin Palm, Aaron Strumwasser
      Pages 237-243
    4. Christine Yin, Demetrios Demetriades, Warren Garner
      Pages 251-254
    5. Elizabeth R. Benjamin, Demetrios Demetriades
      Pages 255-260
  8. Abdomen

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 261-261
    2. Caroline Park, Lydia Lam
      Pages 263-271
    3. Chrissy Guidry, Meghan Lewis, Travis Polk
      Pages 273-281
    4. Brian T. Lee, Jeffrey A. Kahn
      Pages 283-288
    5. Erin Palm, Elizabeth R. Benjamin
      Pages 289-295
    6. Elizabeth R. Benjamin, Demetrios Demetriades
      Pages 297-303

About this book


This atlas is designed to provide an all-inclusive resource that describes step by step how to perform the essential bedside procedures required to provide optimal care to the critically ill patient. Detailed descriptions of these procedures, with sequential photographs depicting each critical step, provide an in depth understanding of the anatomy, critical technical steps and common pitfalls to both military and civilian trainees. For the advanced professional operator, this atlas will provide a rapid refresher of the critical steps and is an excellent teaching resource, based on the decades of collective experience accumulated by the authors. The top quality photographs of perfused and ventilated cadavers makes this atlas a standard reference for surgeons, critical care physicians, nurses and all critical care professionals. 


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Editors and affiliations

  • Demetrios Demetriades
    • 1
  • Kenji Inaba
    • 2
  • Philip D. Lumb
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  3. 3.Department of AnethesiologyUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-78366-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-78367-3
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