Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient

Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient

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This new edition of the Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP) course manual has been fully updated and revised by a multidisciplinary team of surgeons and anaesthetists. It remains true to the original aims of the course: to encourage trainees to take responsibility for critically ill patients, to predict and prevent problems that patients might encounter while in hospital, to function well within the surgical team and communicate effectively with colleagues from other disciplines. CCrISP is a valuable adjunct to traditional ward training and continues to provide young surgeons with the structure and confidence they require to safely and effectively care for their patients on the ward and in theatre. Designed to develop skills that are necessary in the management of critically ill patients, CCrISP integrates knowledge, practical skills, communication and more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 187.96 x 243.84 x 15.24mm | 544.31g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Hodder Arnold
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0340987243
  • 9780340987247
  • 236,883

Review quote

"... multiple photos, figures, tables, flow charts and practice points make this book to a valuable tool not only for the trainee but also the more experienced clinician." - Samir G. Sakka - Medical Centre Cologne-Merheim, British Journal of Surgeryshow more

About Ian Loftus

Mr Ian Loftus BSc MB ChB MD FRCS Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Reader in Vascular Science, St George's Hospital, London Editor and Critical Care Tutor, The Royal College of Surgeons of Englandshow more

Table of contents

Introduction Assessment of the critically ill surgical patient Airway and tracheostomy management Respiratory compromise in the surgical patient Arterial blood gases and acid-base balance Cardiovascular disorders, diagnosis and management Shock and haemorrhage Cardiovascular monitoring and support Renal failure, prevention and management Peri-operative management of the surgical site Fluid and electrolyte management Sepsis and multiple organ failure Nutrition in the surgical patient Pain management Communication, organisation and leadership in surgical care Assessment of surgical risk and peri-operative careshow more