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Complications in the Intensive Care Unit: Recognition, Prevention, and Management

This comprehensive text on the medical complications that can occur in the intensive care unit instructs medical professionals on how to identify, prevent and treat these problems.Some of the most pertinent modes of treatment and decision making techniques available in the intensive care unit are ou

On the Edge of Life: Diary of a Medical Intensive Care Unit

An extraordinary tale, told by the freshly minted doctors rotating through the Medical Intensive Care Unit of one of the world s greatest hospitals, collected and placed into context by Cleveland Clinic physician Mikkael Sekeres, M.D., frequent contributor to the New York Times Well Blog and award w

Neurochemical Monitoring in the Intensive Care Unit: Microdialysis, Jugular Venous Oximetry and Near-Infrared Spectroscopy

The major neuromonitoring techniques employed in ICU are the recording of neurophysiological parameters From this information it is difficult to assess the neurochemical and metabolic status of the brain, the real time knowledge of which would be extremely useful for patient care Recent technologi

Monitoring In The Intensive Care Unit, An Issue Of Critical Care Clinics (The Clinics: Surgery)

This exciting new issue of Critical Care Clinics is devoted to key issues and controversies related to monitoring in the ICU Topics will cover a wide range of key topics from physiological monitoring to monitoring quality and will include high tech issues such as installation of computer systems as