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A Guide to Interpretation of Hemodynamic Data in the Coronary Care Unit

A Guide to Interpretation of Hemodynamic Data in the Coronary Care Unit Lowest new price: $55.00
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Author: Scott W. Sharkey MD
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Since 1970, when the pulmonary artery catheter was introduced into clinical medicine, the technique of hemodynamic monitoring has expanded rapidly. The use of this essential procedure now encompasses the coronary care unit, the medical intensive care unit, the surgical intensive care unit, and the operating room; and an entire spectrum of physicians require this skill, including anesthesiologists, trauma surgeons, pulmonologists, nephrologists, critical care specialists, and cardiologists. Learning the proper performance of invasive techniques is essential for providing high quality patient care. This easy-to-use guide provides every important aspect of hemodynamic monitoring, and presents it in a straightforward and organized format. The book's table of contents is evidence of its exceptional organization and completeness: / Normal Physiology / Respiration / Cardiac Output / Arrhythmias / Acute Mitral Regurgitation and the V Wave / Tricuspid Regurgitation / Acute Left Ventricular Infarction / Right Ventricular Infarction / Acute Left Ventricular Ischemia / Chronic Congestive Heart Failure / Pericardial Tamponade / Pericardial Constriction & Restrictive Cardiomyopathy / Pulmonary Embolism / Trouble / Normal Values / Techniques Used in this Book.

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Critical Care Notes: Clinical Pocket Guide

Critical Care Notes: Clinical Pocket Guide Lowest new price: $28.10
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Author: Janice Jones PhD RN CNS

A DAVIS’S NOTES BOOK!


This
pocket-sized quick reference is your go-to
guide for the clinical information you
need to care for adult patients safely and
effectively.

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Blueprints Pocket Pediatric ICU (Blueprints Pockets)

Blueprints Pocket Pediatric ICU (Blueprints Pockets) Lowest new price: $184.99
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Author: Adam Schwarz MD
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Blueprints Pocket Pediatric ICU is designed as a quick read for students on rotation and others who want to know more about the specialty. Pocket-sized and practical, the text covers the clinical topics a student would most likely encounter during an elective rotation and also provides the basic knowledge needed before USMLE Steps 2 and 3 in an organized, easy-to-read outline format. The book also features appendices on opportunities in pediatric critical care, a question and answer review, and suggested additional reading.

Blueprints Pocket Pediatric ICU is perfect for medical students. Physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and related health professionals will also find the book valuable.

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Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders (2-Volume Set)

Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders (2-Volume Set) Lowest new price: $110.50
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Author: Alfred Fishman

A complete guide to the entire field of respiratory medicine--with all-new content and a streamlined new design

A Doody's Core Title for 2011!

First published in 1980, Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders is the classic reference through which pulmonary physicians have gained a commanding look at the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary diseases and disorders. Edited by the world's foremost authorities, Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders covers exactly what you need to know about lung diseases and their management, including sleep-disordered breathing, COPD, emphysema, and lung cancer, as well as new technological advances and imaging techniques.

This unparalleled two-volume resource begins with a compelling overview of up-to-date clinical perspectives, along with the scientific basis of lung function in health and disease. It then provides turnkey information on everything from respiratory disease signs and symptoms, to obstructive lung diseases, occupational and environmental disorders, and specific respiratory conditions such as infectious diseases of the lungs and acute respiratory failure.

New to the Fourth Edition:

  • Information on recent advancements in many clinically relevant areas of pulmonary medicine
  • Update to the infectious diseases chapters that reflect current practice guidelines and recent antimicrobial developments
  • Clearer connection between fundamental science concepts and clinical applications, which reflect current scientific research
  • Latest information on sleep disorders
  • Review of recent recommendations of the American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society for the accurate interpretation of pulmonary function tests
  • Appendices that include a respiratory questionnaire, normal values, and commonly used terms & symbols


Infectious Diseases in Critical Care Medicine, Third Edition (Infectious Disease and Therapy)

Infectious Diseases in Critical Care Medicine, Third Edition (Infectious Disease and Therapy) Lowest new price: $211.16
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A clinically focused overview of infectious disease and critical care medicine.

The Third Edition of Infectious Disease in Critical Care Medicine presents clear diagnostic methods, strategies, and knowledge on antimicrobials crucial to avoiding complications and ensuring patient recovery in the CCU.

Comprehensive yet succinct, this source discusses all clinical infectious diseases from pneumonia and empyema to central nervous system and antibiotic-related infections.

Highlights include:

  • the latest research on MRSA and VRE
  • 100 high quality illustrations
  • four new chapters on:
    • military TB
    • infections related to immunosuppressive immunomodulating agents
    • therapy for MRSA and VRE
    • therapy for MDR klebsiella, pseudomonas, and aceinetobacter


Case Studies in Pediatric Intensive Care

Case Studies in Pediatric Intensive Care Lowest new price: $61.00
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This book has been compiled with two goals in mind. First, it is directed to physicians in training. The hope is to expose young doctors to the interesting breadth and complexity of the patients who present to the pediatric intensive care unit. This is directed at any level of training. Starting pediatric interns can be exposed to a far greater number of cases than they would encounter just by sequentially admitting their portion of the patients. Likewise, senior fellows will benefit from the experiences of a great number of PICUs around the world


Illness A Small Book of Comfort

Illness  A Small Book of Comfort Lowest new price: $7.00
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Author: Wanda St.Hilaire

gift book - inspirational and comforting messages for person seriously ill


Counseling the Terminally Ill: Sharing the Journey (Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement)

Counseling the Terminally Ill: Sharing the Journey (Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement) Lowest new price: $51.95
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Author: George S. Lair
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Placing a focus on the spiritual needs of death and dying, the theme of this book is that the focus of counselling with people who are dying should be on the psychospiritual aspects of death and dying.

It is based on two assumptions - that death and anxiety, not pain, are the most critical issues for the dying, and that the time of dying is an opportunity for growth and transformation.

The author believes that it is imperative for counselling professionals to realize that at this time understanding and caring are primary.

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Social Work Theory and Practice with the Terminally Ill

Social Work Theory and Practice with the Terminally Ill Lowest new price: $27.30
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Author: Joan K. Parry
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Social Work Theory and Practice with the Terminally Ill, second edition, takes a compassionate look at ways that social workers can help dying people and their families. The social workers who work most effectively with terminally ill patients and their families are the ones who best understand the multifaceted nature of the dying process and its impact on the the patient, the family, and even on the health care professionals who work with patients at the end of life. Dr. Parry--who specializes in dying and bereavement--offers astute observations on the stages of dealing with the diagnosis of a terminal illness and the impending death that patients and their families confront.

This updated second edition provides valuable new information on ways that social workers can help those with AIDS and their families, on traumatic death from any cause, and on the grieving processes of parents.

Social Work Theory and Practice with the Terminally Ill, second edition, also includes stimulating discussions on:

  • the interdisciplinary health team
  • the grieving process
  • professional burnout
  • how social workers adapt to working with dying patients
  • euthanasia and physician-assisted dying
  • living wills and patients’rights
In touching case studies, this volume illustrates the particular needs and concerns of the terminally ill and their families--impending losses, financial worries, job concerns, pain, unfinished business, and spiritual needs--and reviews successful interventions used by social workers to help patients and their families work through the dying process.

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Pediatric Acute Care (Core Handbook Series in Pediatrics)

Pediatric Acute Care (Core Handbook Series in Pediatrics) Lowest new price: $48.00
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Now in its Second Edition, this best-selling handbook is an ideal pocket reference for managing acutely ill pediatric patients. This handy guide provides quick access to relevant information with the use of algorithms, tables, and charts. This new edition includes twenty new topics and provides the latest information on all disorders and drugs.

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