Critical Care Secrets

Critical Care Secrets

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This best-selling volume in The Secrets SeriesAr is back in an exciting, fully updated 4th Edition! You'll find all of the features you rely on the Secrets for-such as a question-and-answer format Am bulleted lists Am mnemonics Am qKey Pointsq boxes Am and tips from the authors. Equips you with the evidence-based guidance you need to provide optima care for the critically ill. Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and practical tips from the authors. Features a two-color page layout, qKey Pointsq boxes, and lists of useful web sites to enhance your reference power. Presents a chapter containing qTop Secretsq, providing you with an overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment Provides coverage of the principles of gas and fluid flow Am pulmonary mechanics Am and electronic circuitry. Discusses protocols and guidelines. Offers effective solutions to patients' medical and ethical problems from a wide range of specialists such as pulmonologists Am surgeons Am anesthesiologists Am psychiatrists Am pharmacists Am and infectious disease experts.Regardless, the health care provider should take no more than 10 seconds to check for a definitive pulse at either the carotid orfemoral artery. If the patient has no ... Complete chest recoil is necessary to allow for venous return and is important for effective CPR. The pattern should be ... With the new 2010 BLS guidelines, the importance of airway management has taken more of a secondary role. The oldanbsp;...

Title:Critical Care Secrets
Author:Polly E. Parsons, Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2012-09-06


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