Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care E-Book

Author: Juan A. Asensio,Donald D. Trunkey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323169171

Category: Medical

Page: 207

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Demanding surgical situations require expert advice from pioneers in the field as well as from those on the front lines of trauma care. Practical and evidence-based, Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, 2nd Edition, draws on the experience of Drs. Juan A. Asensio and Donald D. Trunkey to offer a comprehensive, contemporary summary of the treatment and post-operative management of traumatic injuries. The concise format makes it ideally suited for everyday use, and new, full-color illustrations highlight the most important aspects of urgent surgical care, including ventilator management, damage control, noninvasive techniques, imaging, infection control, dealing with mass casualties, and treating injuries induced by chemical and biological agents. Prepare for the unexpected with practical, concise coverage of major surgical problems in trauma and critical care. Get expert and up-to-date guidance on ventilator management, damage control, noninvasive techniques, imaging, infection control, dealing with mass casualties, treating injuries induced by chemical and biological agents, and much more. Find the information you need quickly and easily through numerous illustrations, key points boxes, algorithms, and tables. Get up to date with current developments in the use of endovascular stents for thoracic aortic injuries; the diagnosis of peripheral vascular injuries; new interventional imaging techniques and new uses for ultrasound; and new ventilator techniques such as HFJV and APRV. Make the most of new antibiotics to improve control of surgical infection, learn to use new antifungal agents, and implement innovative therapies to combat both methicillin- and oxacillin-resistant organisms. Benefit from tremendous recent advances in the field (often as a result of experience gained by military and civilian surgeons), including the development of damage control.

Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care E-Book

Author: Juan A. Asensio,Donald D. Trunkey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323070868

Category: Medical

Page: 816

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Here’s a unified evidence-based approach to problems encountered in trauma and critical care surgical situations. Comprehensive and concise, it is ideal for a quick overview before entering the operating room or ICU, or as a review for board certification or recertification. Be prepared for the unexpected with practical, concise coverage of major surgical problems in trauma and critical care. Get expert practical and up-to-date guidance on ventilator management, damage control, noninvasive techniques, imaging, infection control, dealing with mass casualties, treating injuries induced by chemical and biological agents, and much more. Find the information you need quickly and easily through numerous illustrations, key points boxes, algorithms, and tables.

Sabiston Textbook of Surgery E-Book

Author: Courtney M. Townsend,R. Daniel Beauchamp,B. Mark Evers,Kenneth L. Mattox

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455738085

Category: Medical

Page: 2152

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Sabiston Textbook of Surgery is your ultimate foundation for confident surgical decision making. Covering the very latest science and data affecting your treatment planning, this esteemed medical reference helps you make the most informed choices so you can ensure the best outcome for every patient. Consult it on the go with online access at expertconsult.com, and get regular updates on timely new findings and advances. Overcome tough challenges, manage unusual situations, and avoid complications with the most trusted advice in your field. Prepare for tests and exams with review questions and answers online. Keep up with the very latest developments concerning abdominal wall reconstruction, tumor immunology and immunotherapy, peripheral vascular disease, regenerative medicine, liver transplantation, kidney and pancreas transplantation, small bowel transplantation, the continually expanding role of minimally invasive and robotic surgery, and many other rapidly evolving areas. Weigh your options by reviewing the most recent outcomes data and references to the most current literature.

Surgical Critical Care, An Issue of Surgical Clinics - E-Book

Author: John A. Weigelt

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455747939

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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An important review on critical care for the general surgeon! Topics include: heparin induced thrombocytopenia, monitoring devices, mechanical ventilation, removal from mechanical ventilations, common complications in the critically ill patients, common drugs in the SICU, hypovolemic shock resuscitation, sepsis, nutrition, renal management, pain management, family engagement, and more!

Current Therapy in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery E-Book

Author: James C. Stanley,Frank Veith,Thomas W Wakefield

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455759627

Category: Medical

Page: 1040

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Current Therapy in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery is an ideal medical reference book to consult for information in this ever-changing field! Thoroughly revised to reflect the most recent innovations in vascular and endovascular surgery, it features more than 150 chapters on topics new to this edition, and equips residents and practitioners alike with the latest procedures and techniques in this rapidly growing area. Internationally recognized experts present expanded coverage of a wide array of topics, keeping you abreast of all of today's developments! Consult this title on your favorite device, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Quickly locate key information with concise, to-the-point chapters. Prepare for boards or certification exams through coverage that spans the entire spectrum of vascular surgery. Explore brand-new coverage of endovascular procedures and techniques. Learn from leaders in the field, including internationally recognized editors and numerous global experts in specialized disciplines. Access in-depth, detailed coverage of various vascular diseases, each sub-divided into discrete topics for a more focused approach. View procedures more clearly than ever before with the help of more than 800 full-color illustrations throughout.

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists - E-Book

Author: Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416069488

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment and confidently develop patient rehabilitation plans with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in a clinical setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, Third Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, medical terminology, and the medical–surgical aspects of acute care. Each chapter focuses on a body system and includes a review of basic structure and function, an overview of a medical–surgical workup, a review of pathophysiology, information on pharmacology, and guidelines for physical therapy intervention. This edition features a larger, slimmer design that highlights clinical tips, decision-making aids, and practice patterns throughout the text so that you can easily locate these tools and apply them to your practice. If you are unfamiliar with the complex acute care environment, this comprehensive resource is just what you need to become more comfortable and better able to manage the specific needs of your patients. Review of body system basics and disease processes in each chapter provides concise information to help you better manage patients in a hospital setting. Familiarizes you with the acute care environment by explaining medical terminology, hospital protocol, and surgical workups Includes updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practice Clinical tips throughout the text show you how to maximize safety, quality, and efficiency of care. Over 350 illustrations, tables, and boxed text highlight essential concepts and procedures for quick reference. Uses terminology consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition Focuses on evidence-based practice to help you determine the best interventions including recent literature regarding rehabilitation in the critical care setting. NEW! Pertinent practice patterns from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition are included in each chapter. NEW! Additional illustrations to improve comprehension of the material NEW! More pharmacologic implications for physical therapists, specifically concerning side effects and use of combination drugs. NEW! Additional decision-making algorithms facilitate critical thinking in the clinical setting. NEW! Updated surgical and invasive procedures include minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, bariatric procedures, and complete insight into circulatory assist devices. NEW! Expanded neurological chapter including vestibular dysfunction tests and measures, a discussion of dementia, and the latest in stroke evaluation and management. NEW! Revised appendices discuss the latest concepts in documentation standards, palliative care, and patient safety. NEW! Slimmer, larger format allows the book to lie open for easier reading. NEW! Improved design highlighting clinical tips and other key features lets you locate important information quickly in a busy clinical setting.

Verbrennungen

Diagnose, Therapie und Rehabilitation des thermischen Traumas

Author: Lars-Peter Kamolz,David N. Herndon,Marc G. Jeschke

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 321179896X

Category: Medical

Page: 251

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Verbrennungen kommen häufig vor, meist als Folge eines Unfalls. Manche Wunden heilen spontan, andere müssen in einem Brandverletzten-Zentrum versorgt werden. Dieses Kompendium bietet einen schnellen Überblick über den aktuellen Wissensstand zur Diagnose und Therapie von Verbrennungen. Erstversorgung, Flächen- und Tiefenbestimmung, chirurgische Versorgung, Haut und Hautersatz sind nur eine kleine Auswahl der behandelten Themen. Das Buch richtet sich an alle Berufsgruppen, die Verbrennungen behandeln, ob als Notarzt, Chirurg oder Pflegekraft.

Current Therapy in Reptile Medicine and Surgery - E-Book

Author: Douglas R. Mader,Stephen J. Divers

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323242936

Category: Medical

Page: 488

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Current Therapy in Reptile Medicine and Surgery is a valuable reference that emphasizes topics of real clinical relevance in reptile and amphibian medicine. With details on therapeutic regimens, this text also features coverage of infectious diseases, anesthesia, surgery, and advances in biology and conservation. Colorful illustrations showcase exotic animals, and numerous tables and figures provide quick access to essential information. "This is a great book for anyone interested in herptile medicine and surgery, worth every penny and I am sure will go on to become a regular series." Reviewed by: Jonathan Cracknell. Date: 25/07/2014 Selected topics of real clinical significance from the latest veterinary scientific literature explore today’s reptile and amphibian practice. A discussion of the most current theory and practical applications of diagnostic endoscopy in reptiles provides insight into minimally-invasive endoscopic procedures, including biopsy techniques. Expert contributors combine forces to bring you the most cutting-edge information available, offering authoritative and sometimes controversial opinions in particular areas. Expert contributors offer the most current thoughts on diagnosing new and emerging diseases, including a thorough review of molecular diagnostics. The latest therapeutics are discussed, and the most up-to-date formulary and library of normal clinical pathology values is provided. The most current and comprehensive discussion of amphibian medicine in print in the last decade!

Textbook of Critical Care E-Book

Author: Jean-Louis Vincent,Edward Abraham,Patrick Kochanek,Frederick A. Moore,Mitchell P. Fink

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437715680

Category: Medical

Page: 1744

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Textbook of Critical Care, by Drs. Jean-Louis Vincent, Edward Abraham, Frederick A. Moore, Patrick Kochanek, and Mitchell P. Fink, remains your best source on effective management of critically ill patients. This trusted reference - acclaimed for its success in bridging the gap between medical and surgical critical care - now features an even stronger focus on patient outcomes, equipping you with the proven, evidence-based guidance you need to successfully overcome a full range of practice challenges. Inside, you’ll find totally updated coverage of vital topics, such as coagulation and apoptosis in certain critical care illnesses, such as acute lung injury and adult respiratory distress syndrome; sepsis and other serious infectious diseases; specific organ dysfunction and failure; and many other vital topics. At www.expertconsult.com you can access the complete contents of the book online, rapidly searchable, with regular updates plus new videos that demonstrate how to perform key critical care procedures. The result is an even more indispensable reference for every ICU. Access the complete contents of the book online at www.expertconsult.com, rapidly searchable, and stay current for years to come with regular online updates. Practice with confidence by consulting with a "who’s who" of global experts on every facet of critical care medicine. Implement today’s most promising, evidence-based care strategies with an enhanced focus on patient outcomes. Effectively apply the latest techniques and approaches with totally updated coverage of the importance of coagulation and apoptosis in certain critical care illnesses, such as acute lung injury and adult respiratory distress syndrome; sepsis and other serious infectious diseases; specific organ dysfunction and failure; and many other vital topics. See how to perform key critical care procedures by watching a wealth of new videos online. Focus on the practical guidance you need with the aid of a new, more templated format in which basic science content has been integrated within clinical chapters, and all procedural content has been streamlined for online presentation and paired with videos.

Management of Burns, An Issue of Surgical Clinics,

Author: Robert Sheridan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323320449

Category: Medical

Page: 241

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Editor Robert Sheridan and authors review the latest in Management of Burns. Articles will include Reflection: evolution of the field over 50 years, Acute burn procedures and operations, Special injuries and illnesses, Initial evaluation and fluid resuscitation, Critical care of burns, Biology and principles of scar management and burn reconstruction, Management of common post-burn deformities, Burn recovery—physical and emotional rehabilitation, Anesthesia and pain control for burns, Outpatient burn management, Measuring burn outcomes, Burn care in disasters and austere settings, On the horizon--research priorities for the next decade, and more!

Current Surgical Therapy E-Book

Author: John L. Cameron,Andrew M Cameron

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032322511X

Category: Medical

Page: 1504

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Minimize the risks and maximize your surgical success with Current Surgical Therapy! Hundreds of preeminent general surgeons present you with today’s best treatment and management advice for a number of diseases and associated surgeries, discussing which approach to take, how to avoid or minimize complications, and what outcomes to expect. Current Surgical Therapy is indispensable for quick, efficient review prior to surgery, as well as when preparing for surgical boards and ABSITEs! Find the answers you need quickly inside the user-friendly book. Obtain dependable advice on patient selection, contraindications, techniques, pitfalls, and more from this best-selling surgical resource, trusted by generations of surgeons for decades as the definitive source on the most current surgical approaches.

Conn's Current Therapy 2015

Author: Edward T. Bope,Rick D. Kellerman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323319564

Category: Medical

Page: 1344

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Ideal for busy medical practitioners who need quick, reliable answers, Conn’s Current Therapy 2015 is an easy-to-use, in-depth guide that focuses solely on the most up-to-date treatment protocols for common complaints, acute disease and chronic illness. Drs. Edward T. Bope and Rick D. Kellerman present the expertise and knowledge of hundreds of skilled international leaders on evidence-based clinical management options. With key diagnostic points and treatment recommendation tables, you'll have quick access to the information you need to make accurate clinical decisions. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Find answers quickly so you can dedicate more time to treatment with practical and accurate advice by renowned international experts on diagnosis and management, delivered via a templated, at-a-glance approach. Gain the most effective results for your patients with quick, easy access to the latest evidence-based treatments and therapies Put the latest knowledge to work in your practice with updated and rewritten chapters to provide you with the most accurate content in therapeutics. With new chapters on palpitations, hypokalemia and hyperkalemia, vision rehabilitation and more, you can stay on top of current treatment practices. Offer a full range of treatment options through coverage of the latest information on recently approved and soon-to-be approved drugs.

Current Therapy in Colon and Rectal Surgery

Author: Victor W. Fazio,James M. Church,Conor P Delaney,Ravi P Kiran

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323296912

Category: Medical

Page: 536

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For more than 25 years, Current Therapy in Colon and Rectal Surgery has been the go-to resource for preparing for the American Board of Surgery certification exam. Following in this tradition, the 3rd Edition offers a comprehensive, contemporary summary of treatment options for colorectal diseases, with a focus on practical clinical science and applications. In a single, portable volume, you’ll find complete coverage of new diagnostic modalities, medical therapeutics, and surgical treatment options, including minimally invasive surgery. Easy to read and digest, it provides a quick consultation with experts on the essentials of colon and rectal surgery. Consult this title for a quick overview before you enter the OR, and use it as a review tool for board certification and recertification. Nearly 100 succinct chapters, just 3 or 4 pages each, written by leading experts in colorectal surgery. Five chapters devoted exclusively to different aspects of rectal cancer. Other key topics include minimally invasive surgery, reparative surgery, maturing outcomes, and managing surgical risk. New chapters focus on hot topics such as intestinal transplants, enhanced recovery programs, and the management of peristomal hernias. Updated information on the molecular biology of colorectal cancer and its implications for therapy.

Conn's Current Therapy 2014 E-Book

Author: Edward T. Bope,Rick D. Kellerman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323225721

Category: Medical

Page: 1344

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Conn's Current Therapy 2014 is an easy-to-use, in-depth guide to the latest advances in therapeutics for common complaints, acute disease and chronic illness. Family medicine experts, Drs. Edward T. Bope and Rick D. Kellerman present the expertise and knowledge of hundreds of skilled international leaders on evidence-based clinical management options. With key diagnostic points and treatment recommendation tables, you'll have access to the information you need to make accurate clinical decisions. Apply the proven treatment strategies of hundreds of top experts in family and internal medicine. Get quick access to critical information with "Current Diagnosis" and "Current Therapy" boxes at the beginning of each chapter as well as standardized diagnostic points and clinical recommendation tables.

Pediatric Critical Care E-Book

Author: Bradley P. Fuhrman,Jerry J. Zimmerman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323081703

Category: Medical

Page: 1776

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Provide the latest in superior quality care for critically ill children with the full-color, updated 4th Edition of Fuhrman and Zimmerman’s Pediatric Critical Care. In print, and now online, Drs. Bradley P. Fuhrman and Jerry J. Zimmerman use a comprehensive, organ-systems approach to help you manage a full range of disease entities. Get up-to-the-minute knowledge of topics such as acute lung injury, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, and more. Implement new clinical techniques and diagnostic tests, weigh the varying perspectives of six associate editors with expertise in the field, reference 1,000+ illustrations to aid diagnosis, and keep sharp with online access to board-style review questions. This definitive title will ensure that you consistently deliver the very best intensive care to your pediatric patients. Focus on the development, function, and treatment of a wide range of disease entities with the text’s clear, logical, organ-system approach. Keep all members of the pediatric ICU team up to date with coverage of topics particularly relevant to their responsibilities. Keep current with the latest developments in palliative care, mass casualty/epidemic disease, acute respiratory failure, non-invasive ventilation, neurocritical care, neuroimaging, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage, systemic inflammatory response syndrome, acute lung injury, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, and much more. Quickly find the information you need with sections newly reorganized for easier access. Gain the perspectives of six expert associate editors on all the new developments in the field. Understand complex concepts quickly and conclusively with a brand new full-color format and more than 1,000 illustrations. Search the full text, download the image library, and access online board review questions targeting every relevant topic, all at www.expertconsult.com.

Management of Peri-operative Complications, An Issue of Surgical Clinics - E-Book

Author: Stanley H. Rosenbaum,Lewis J. Kaplan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455744395

Category: Medical

Page: 300

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Management of Peri-operative Complications is examined in the issue of Surgical Clinics, guest edited Drs. Lewis Kaplan and Stanley Rosenbaum. Topics include: fluids and electrolytes, hypoperfusion, shock states and ACS, surgical prophylaxis and complication avoidance bundles, NSQIP, SCIP and TQIP, post-operative malnutrition and probiotic therapy, post-operative malnutrition and probiotic therapy, damage control for intra-abdominal sepsis, multi-drug resistant organisms and antibiotic management, pneumonia and acute pulmonary failure, organ failure avoidance and mitigation strategies, delirium, EtOH withdrawal and polypharmacy withdrawal states, cellular and molecular physiology of nerve injury and persistent post-operative pain, acute pain management following operation: preventing chronic post-operative pain, massive transfusion and related issues, post-op ileus, SBO and colonic dysmotility, GI hemorrhage, and in-hospital rescue therapies.

Small Animal Critical Care Medicine - E-Book

Author: Deborah Silverstein,Kate Hopper

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416069267

Category: Medical

Page: 1000

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Small Animal Critical Care Medicine is a comprehensive, concise guide to critical care, encompassing not only triage and stabilization, but also the entire course of care during the acute medical crisis and high-risk period. This clinically oriented manual assists practitioners in providing the highest standard of care for ICU patients. More than 150 recognized experts offer in-depth, authoritative guidance on clinical situations from a variety of perspectives. Consistent, user-friendly format ensures immediate access to essential information. Organ-system, problem-based approach incorporates only clinically relevant details. Features state-of-the-art invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and monitoring procedures, as well as an extensive section on pharmacology. Appendices provide conversion tables, continuous rate infusion determinations, reference ranges, and more.

The Parkland Trauma Handbook E-Book

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Author: Alexander L. Eastman,David A. Rosenbaum,Erwin Thal

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323074715

Category: Medical

Page: 560

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Whether you are a physician or surgeon with only occasional trauma duties, a resident rotating in trauma, or part of a full-time trauma team, this handbook will help keep your procedures and practices in line with the latest evidence-based guidelines. Included is current information for alternative airway management, ultrasound in the trauma setting, laparoscopic surgery in trauma, terrorism preparedness, damage control, the trauma systems quality improvement process, bedside procedures in the surgical intensive care unit, massive transfusion protocol, diagnosis of blunt cervical vascular injury, and much more. Presents an evidence- and experience-based guide to the evaluation and initial management of the trauma patient. Provides a comprehensive but concise trauma reference you can carry in your pocket. Consists of information direct from the residents on the frontlines at Parkland Memorial Hospital. Provides “Fast Facts and “Pearls and Pitfalls in each chapter that emphasize key points to help you find information quickly and easily. Incorporates “Evidence boxes highlighting evidence-based guidelines, when available, to help you make more rational judgments about the issues at hand. Contains up-to-date coverage of timely issues in trauma and critical care including damage control, ultrasound, bedside procedures in the ICU, and terrorism preparedness. Reflects the numerous advances made in trauma care since the last edition.

Current Therapy in Large Animal Theriogenology - E-Book

Author: Robert S. Youngquist,Walter R. Threlfall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437713408

Category: Medical

Page: 1088

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An essential resource for both students and practitioners, this comprehensive text provides practical, up-to-date information about normal reproduction and reproductive disorders in horses, cattle, small ruminants, swine, llamas, and other livestock. Featuring contributions from experts in the field, each section is devoted to a different large animal species and begins with a review of the clinically relevant aspects of the reproductive anatomy and physiology of both males and females. Key topics include the evaluation of breeding soundness, pregnancy diagnosis, diagnosis and treatment of infertility, abortion, obstetrics, surgery of the reproductive tract, care of neonates, and the latest reproductive technology. Includes coverage of all large animal species. All sections provide a review of clinically pertinent reproductive physiology and anatomy of males and females of each species. Complete coverage of the most current reproductive technology, including embryo transfer, estrous synchronization, and artificial insemination. A new section on alternative farming that addresses reproduction in bison, elk, and deer. New to the equine section: stallion management, infertility, and breeding soundness evaluation. New to the bovine section: estrous cycle synchronization, reproductive biotechnology, ultrasonographic determination of fetal gender, heifer development, and diagnosis of abortion. New to the porcine section: artificial insemination, boar/stud management, diseases of postpartum period, and infectious disease control. New to the llama section: infectious disease and nutrition.

Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, An Issue of Critical Care Clinics - E-Book

Author: Lena M. Napolitano,Krishnan Raghavendran

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145571254X

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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This issue of Critical Care Clinics will focus on Severe Acute Respiratory DIstress Syndrome and dealing with it in the ICU. Topics will include: Challenges and Successes in ARDS Research;Mechanical ventilation with Lung Protective Strategies: What works?; Gene therapy for ALI/ARDS;High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation in ALI/ARDS;Prone positioning therapy in ARDS;Recovery and Long-term outcome in ARDS; and Experimental models and emergeing hypotheses for ALI and ARDS