Undiagnosed and Rare Diseases in Critical Care, An Issue of Critical Care Clinics, E-Book

Edited by Robert M. Kliegman, MD and Brett J. Bordini, MD
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In this issue of Critical Care Clinics, guest editors Drs. Robert M. Kliegman and Brett J. Bordini bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Undiagnosed and Rare Diseases in Critical Care. Top experts in the field cover key topics such as critical genetic arrhythmia disorders, uncommon causes of rhabdomyolysis,  status epilepsy syndromes, autoimmune encephalitis, rapid-onset paralysis and weakness, and more. 

Key Features
  • Contains 17 relevant, practice-oriented topics including understanding cognitive diagnostic errors in the ICU; rapid WES/WGS in the ICU; diagnostic time-outs to improve diagnosis; when "sepsis” is not sepsis: MAS, HLH, malignancies and other sepsis mimics; all that wheezes is not asthma or bronchiolitis; and more. 

  • Provides in-depth clinical reviews on undiagnosed and rare diseases in critical care, offering actionable insights for clinical practice. 

  • Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews. 

ISBN 9780323836050
Product Format Ebook
Publication Date 2022
Author Information Edited by Robert M. Kliegman, MD, Professor & Chair Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics - Medical College of Wisconsin Nelson Undiagnosed & Rare Disease Program and Brett J. Bordini, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Hospital Medicine, Assistant Professor of Global Health, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Table of Content Undiagnosed and Rare Diseases in Critical Care: The Role of Diagnostic Access
Rapid Exome and Genome Sequencing in the Intensive Care Unit
Diagnostic Time-Outs to Improve Diagnosis
Subtypes and Mimics of Sepsis
All that Wheezes is not Asthma or Bronchiolitis
Recognition and Management Considerations of Cardiac Channelopathies in the Intensive Care Unit
Undiagnosed and Rare Diseases in Critical Care: Severe Mucocutaneous Medication Reactions
Uncommon Causes of Rhabdomyolysis
Common Presentations of Rare Drug Reactions and Atypical Presentations of Common Drug Reactions in the Intensive Care Unit
Pediatric Acute Liver Failure
Uncommon Causes of Acute Kidney Injury
Zebras Seize the Day: Rare Causes of Status Epilepticus Across the Continuum of Critical Care
Primary Causes of Hypertensive Crisis
Autoimmune Encephalitis: Distinguishing Features and Specific Therapies
Rapid Onset of Neuromuscular Paralysis or Weakness
Uncommon Etiologies of Shock
Genetic Defects that Predispose to Serious Viral Infections
Publication Date 08-04-2022
Pages 240
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