Intensive Care Medicine: Prepare for the FRCA E-Book

Edited by Nicholas Pace, FRCA FRCP PhD
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This eBook is one of 10 carefully selected collections of key articles from the Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine journal - a continually updated, evidence-based learning resource, based on the RCOA Curriculum. It is ideal for those progressing through their trianee years in intensive care medicine and for when preparing for exams.  It will also prove an invaluable, authoritative refresher for life-long learning and CPD. Related MCQs are included to test your understanding.

ISBN 9780702069468-vst
Author Information Edited by Nicholas Pace, FRCA FRCP PhD , Honorary Clinical Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Glasgow; Consultant Anaesthetist, Gartnavel General Hospital, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, Glasgow UK.
Table of Content Section 1: Basic Principles
Recognising the critically ill patient
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and post resuscitation care
Management of the airway in intensive care
Principles of artificial ventilation
Ventilatory support in the intensive care unit
Electrolyte disorders in the critically ill
A simplified bedside approach to acid-base: fluid physiology utilizing classical and physicochemical approaches
Shock: causes, assessment & investigation
Sedation and delirium in the ICU
Nutritional support in the critically ill
Care of the eye during anaesthesia and intensive care
Eye signs in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine
Haematological problems in intensive care
Management of the poisoned patient
Rehabilitation and critical illness
Ethical issues in resuscitation and intensive care medicine
Clinical information systems in ICU
Section 2: Respiratory Disease
Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the intensive care unit
Acute respiratory distress syndrome
Community-acquired pneumonia
Pharmacological treatment of bacterial  infections of the respiratory tract
Section 3: Cardiac Disease
Cardiac arrhythmias in the critically ill
Ischaemic cardiogenic shock
Management of pulmonary embolism
Section 4: Renal Disease
Acute kidney injury and the critically ill
Renal failure and its treatment
Section 5: Gastrointestinal Disorders
Gastrointestinal problems in intensive care
Anaesthetic assessment of patients with gastrointestinal problems
Clinical aspects of hepatic disease
Laboratory tests in hepatic failure
Acute liver failure
Acute pancreatitis: an intensive care perspective
Section 6: Neurological Disorders
Clinical approach to comatose patients
Central nervous system infections in intensive care patients
Management of status epilepticus
Hypoxic-ischaemic brain damage following cardiac arrest
Intensive care unit acquired weakness
Acute management of stroke - I: ischaemic stroke
Acute management of stroke - II: haemorrhagic stroke
Therapeutic hypothermia for brain injury
Section 7: Infectious Diseases
Treatment of severe sepsis
Anaesthesia and intensive care for patients with transmissable diseases
Nosocomial infections in the intensive care unit
Section 8: Organ Donation and Transplantation
Organ donation and management of the potential organ donor
Brain stem death
Therapeutic issues in transplant patients
Ethical issues in organ transplantation
Test Yourself: MCQs
発行日 22-11-2015
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