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The aim of this book is to identify and shed new light on the main surgical practices involved in acute care and trauma surgery.  Adopting an evidence-based approach, a multidisciplinary team of surgeons and intensivists illustrate basic and advanced operative techniques, accompanied by a comprehensive and updated reference collection. Emerging surgical procedures in Acute Care Surgery are also explored step by step with the help... more...

This book focuses on patients with end-stage-liver disease (ESLD) who could possibly qualify for liver transplant. This patient cohort raises many problems: who should be treated and also, when is it too late for transplant? The authors are all dedicated experts in the field of ESLD/liver transplantation, but from different disciplines with different views of the problem. In the past 15 years many things have changed in the treatment... more...

This volume provides a comprehensive overview of critical care of the pediatric immunocompromised hematology-oncology patient. The text focuses on unique aspects of the pediatric immunocompromised patient that predisposes the child to significant illness, and presents critical care management strategies specific to the patient population. In addition to chapters on oncology, primary immune deficiency, immunocompromised hematology, and... more...

This landmark book, a reference work now in its second edition, provides healthcare practitioners in neonatology with an up-to-date, comprehensive source of readily accessible practical advice that will assist in the expert management of patients and their diverse illnesses. Leading experts in their fields discuss the underlying causes and mechanisms and all aspects of the treatment of the full range of neonatal diseases and abnormalities, citing the... more...

Acute lung injury (ALI) impacts patient care in every ICU in the world. Our collective understanding of this condition has grown immensely over the past decade but morbidity and mortality remain unacceptably high. To enhance the understanding of clinicians and researchers, this book addresses the pathophysiology of acute lung injury from a molecular and cellular standpoint; includes animal models of acute lung injury and points to potential... more...


Infectious Complications in Transplant Patients has been uniquely designed and formatted to address issues and trends pertaining to pathogens deemed important in critically ill transplant patients. The chapters have been carefully selected so as to direct the focus of the book towards current approaches to controversial, emerging or topical problems in these patients. Each chapter has been authored by a North American and a European specialist. This... more...

The fourth edition of Critical Care Obstetrics has been extensively revised to reflect the advances that have been made in maternal-fetal medicine. This edition contains 14 brand new chapters written by the field's leading physicians. Critical Care Obstetrics, 4/e, offers expanded coverage in areas vital to intensive care management, including Neonatal Resuscitation, The Organ Transplant Obstetrical Patient, and Ethical Considerations This... more...

This book contains 300 true/false and single best answer questions covering all aspects of intensive care medicine. Questions are based on the internationally recognised Competency-Based Training in Intensive Care Medicine in Europe (CoBaTrlCE) syllabus. Topics include resuscitation, diagnosis, disease management, peri-operative care, organ support, applied basic science and ethical issues. Each answer is accompanied by fully referenced short notes... more...

Discover new, effective strategies to prevent and treat sepsis. In this book, leading medical experts consider how the pathways implicated in early and late sepsis interact. Next, the book describes numerous pharmacological approaches that enable you to provide state-of-the-technology care for patients in both early and late sepsis. You’ll also get detailed discussions of how the various physiological systems function under sepsis.

Increased recognition of the overlap between critical care and renal medicine, and recent advances in the understanding of acute renal failure and the application of renal replacement therapies, have brought increased attention to the nephrologist's role in the intensive care unit (ICU). This book is written to provide an approach for the resident in nephrology, at any level of training, with regards to critically ill patients. This text provides the... more...