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Intensive Care Units: Stress, Procedures and Mortality Rates $265.00
Editors: Sophie E. LeClaire
Book Description:
Intensive care medicine is a rapidly expanding medical specialty that commands a significant proportion of health care resources. It is predicted that the demand on intensive care resources will rapidly increase in the foreseeable future, partially due to an aging elderly population. There is an increasing wealth of literature as to the nature of the intensive care multi-disciplinary team, and how this impacts patient morbidity and mortality. This book presents current research from around the globe in the study of intensive care units including: intensive care unit staffing and its impact on patient outcome; medical and nursing intensive care delivery; acute compartment syndrome on intensive care units; and blood transfusions in the intensive care unit.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Elderly Patients with Multi-Morbidity, Frailty and Geriatric Syndromes: Therapeutic Problem of Contemporary and Incoming Medicine at Intensive Care Unit (ICU) from the Geriatrician’s Viewpoint
(Pavel Weber, Department of Internal Medecine, Geriatrics and Practical Medicine, Masaryk University and University Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic)

Hemodynamic Management of Neurocritical Care Patients
(Federico Bilotta, Giuseppina Magni, Carmela Imperiale, Giovanni Rosa, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Sapienza” University of Rome, Rome, Italy)

Intensive Care Unit Staffing and its Impact on Patient Outcome
(Deven Juneja, Omender Singh, Dept. Of Critical Care Medicine, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi, India)

Family Needs and the Nurse/Physician-Family Relationship in the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit
(Jennifer E. Wartella, Stephen M. Auerbach, Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Hospital, Mechanicsville, Virginia, and others)

Application of Multivariate Autoregressive Models for Individualized Evaluation of Dynamics of ICU Patients
(Kristien Van Loon, Geert Meyfroidt, Greta Van den Berghe, Daniel Berckmans, Jean-Marie Aerts, Division Measure, Model & Manage Bioresponses, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, and others)

Medical and Nursing Intensive Care Delivery- Team Dynamics and Stressors
(Michael Hughes, Saleh Ahmed, Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospital, Westminster, London, England)

Airway and Ventilatory Management in Neurocritical Care Patients
(Federico Bilotta, Carmela Imperiale, Giuseppina Magni, Giovanni Rosa, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Rome, Italy)

Ultrasound Guided Vessel Cannulation in Critical Care Patients
(Mariantina Fragou, Andreas Karabinis, Vasilios Dimitriou, Gregorios Kouraklis, Nikolaos Labropoulos, Dimitrios Karakitsos, General State Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece, and others)

Synbiotics in Trauma: Of Proven Benefit or a New Fad?
(Katerina Kotzampassi, Efthymios Eleftheriadis, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece)

Acute Compartment Syndrome on the Intensive Care Unit: A Life and Limb Threatening Injury
(Wasim S. Khan, Atif Malik, University College London Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Sciences, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, London, United Kingdom)

A Review of the Evidence for Glycemic Control in Critically Ill Children
(Andrew R. Yates, John M. Costello, Clifford L. Cua, The Heart Center and Section of Critical Care, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, and others)

Blood Tranfusions on the Intensive Care Unit: The Role of Allogenous and Autologous Transfusions, and Pharmacological Agents
(Mukai Chimutengwende-Gordon, Wasim S. Khan, University College London Institute of Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal Sciences, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, London, United Kingdom)

Index

   Series:
      Public Health in the 21st Century
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010 4th quarter
   Pages: 7 x 10
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-078-3
   Status: AV
  
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