Celebrating more than twenty years as the single best source in the field, this Fifth Edition has now expanded into two cornerstone volumes with 53 fully inclusive chapters and 73 renowned contributors that comprehensively address every topic and trend relevant to the identification, diagnosis, and management of endocrine and endocrine-related disorders in children. Substantially revised, the Fifth Edition covers the most up-to-date appraisal of obesity in the pediatric population, as well as examines the latest breakthroughs in the care of diabetes, hypoglycemia, insulin resistance, and hypoglycemic syndromes. This Fifth Edition also devotes chapters to the diseases of the endocrine glands, including disorders of growth, the adrenal cortex and medulla, as well as sexual differentiation, thyroid, and parathyroid conditions and fluid balance diseases.
Author: Peter Papadakos
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2008
One of the key tools in effectively managing critical illness is the use of mechanical ventilator support. This essential text helps you navigate this rapidly evolving technology and understand the latest research and treatment modalities. A deeper understanding of the effects of mechanical ventilation will enable you to optimize patient outcomes while reducing the risk of trauma to the lungs and other organ systems. A physiologically-based approach helps you better understand the impact of mechanical ventilation on cytokine levels, lung physiology, and other organ systems. The latest guidelines and protocols help you minimize trauma to the lungs and reduce patient length of stay. Expert contributors provide the latest knowledge on all aspects of mechanical ventilation, from basic principles and invasive and non-invasive techniques to patient monitoring and controlling costs in the ICU. Comprehensive coverage of advanced biological therapies helps you master cutting-edge techniques involving surfactant therapy, nitric oxide therapy, and cytokine modulators. Detailed discussions of both neonatal and pediatric ventilator support helps you better meet the unique needs of younger patients.
Author: Rebecca Kirby
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2016-10-03
Monitoring and Intervention for the Critically Ill Small Animal: The Rule of 20 offers guidance for assessing the patient, interpreting diagnostic test results, and selecting appropriate monitoring procedures. Based on Rebecca Kirby’s time-tested Rule of 20, with a chapter devoted to each item on the checklist Provides comprehensive guidance for monitoring a critically ill small animal patient Emphasizes the interplay of each parameter with one another Designed for fast access on the clinic floor, with potentially life-saving ideas, tips, lists and procedures Presents tables, schematics, algorithms, and drawings for quick reference
Dies ist die deutsche Übersetzung der 2. Auflage des "Handbook of Surgical Intensive Care", das in den USA und in Europa äußerst positiv aufgenommen wird. Chirurgische Intensivmedizin bietet umfassende Antworten auf Fragen der täglichen Arbeit auf der Intensivstation. Es ist ein Leitfaden für die Versorgung chirurgischer Patienten: Organisatoreische wie therapeutische Aspekte werden im Detail beschrieben. Somit stellt es eine gelungene Kombination von Lehrbuch und Checkliste dar. Das Buch ist von Assistenzärzten für Assistenzärzte geschrieben; aber auch Studenten und die auf Intensivstationen tätigen Ärzte werden es mit Gewinn lesen.
Author: Fawzy G. Estafanous
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2001
The thoroughly updated Second Edition of this highly acclaimed text provides a concise yet comprehensive reference on the clinical and scientific principles of cardiovascular and thoracic anesthesia. The foremost authorities in cardiac anesthesia cover topics particular to this specialized field, such as extracorporeal circulation, transesophageal echocardiography, the physiology and pharmacology of anticoagulation, cardiac catheterization, invasive cardiology, and congenital heart disease. Ideal for residents, fellows, and practicing anesthesiologists, this important text provides comprehensive, practical guidance for all aspects of cardiac anesthesia.