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Oxford Handbook of Critical Care

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The fully revised, third edition of this bestselling Handbook describes best practice of critical care in a succinct, concise and clinically-orientated way. Covering the principles of general management, it includes therapeutic and monitoring devices, specific disorders of organ systems, as well as detailed information on drugs and fluids. New material has been added on key areas such as airway maintenance, dressing techniques, infection control, echocardiography, tissue perfusion monitoring, coma and more. With up-to-date references and invaluable clinical advice, there is also plenty of space to add notes or amend sections to suit local protocols. Patient-centred and practical, it will serve the consultant, trainee, nurse or other allied health professionals as both a reference and aide memoir. This is the indispensable Oxford Handbook for all those working within critical care.show more

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  • Part-work (fascículo) | 704 pages
  • 106 x 180 x 30mm | 358.34g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 33 black and white illustrations
  • 0199235333
  • 9780199235339
  • 46,541

About Mervyn Singer

Dr Andrew Webb is Medical Director at UCL Hospitals and Consultant Physician in Critical Care Medicine. As a medical director his role is unusual in that it includes the executive and operational director responsibility for University College Hospital including the divisions of Critical Care & Theatres, Emergency Services, Medicines & Therapies, Pathology, Outpatients & Imaging and Surgery. He has been a Consultant in critical care medicine since 1989 and was Honorary Treasurer for the ICS during 2000-2003. He is currently chair of the Critical Care Advisory Committee for the Welsh Assembly Government. He has interests in haemodynamic monitoring, fluid management and healthcare management. He is co-author of several major critical care texts and papers on fluid management in ICU and the peri-operative period. Mervyn Singer is Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at University College London. He has published numerous books, reviews, chapters and original research publications in critical and acute medicine, and led single- and multi-centre clinical trials. His research interests include the pathophysiology and management of sepsis and multi-organ failure, shock states, tissue oxygenation, infection, haemodynamics and haemodynamic monitoring.show more

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I would struggle to find a weakness. I think the strengths really are the simplicity and the structure... having all the relevant information from a multitude of clinical presentations in one place... the book certainly delivers what it is intended for. Nursing Times Every ICU should have at least one copy. I think all junior doctors who work on ICU will benefit from owning a copy. British Journal of Anaesthesiashow more

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I would struggle to find a weakness. I think the strengths really are the simplicity and the structure... having all the relevant information from a multitude of clinical presentations in one place... the book certainly delivers what it is intended for. Nursing Timesshow more

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