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Part 1. Organisation Aspects 1. Design and organisation of intensive care units 2. Critical care outreach and rapid response systems 3. Severity of illness and likely outcome from critical illness 4. Transport of the critically ill patients 5. Physiotherapy in intensive care 6. Critical care nursing 7. Ethics in intensive care 8. Common problems after ICU 9. Clinical information systems 10. Clinical trials in critical care 11. Palliative care 12. ICU and the elderly 13. Health care team in intensive care medicine 14. Preparing for examinations in intensive care medicine Part 2. Shock 15. Overview of shock 16. Haemodynamic monitoring 17. Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome 18. Monitoring oxygenation 19. Lactic acidosis Part 3. Acute Coronary Care 20. Acute cardiac syndromes, investigations and interventions 21. Adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation 22. Management of cardiac arrhythmias 23. Cardic pacing and implantable cardioverter defibrillators 24. Acute heart failure 25. Valvular and congenital heart disease and bacterial endocarditis 26. Intensive care after cardiac surgery 27. Echocardiography in the intensive care unit Part 4. Respiratory Failure 28. Oxygen therapy 29. Airway management and acute airway obstruction 30. Acute respiratory failure in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 31. Mechanical ventilation 32. Humidification and inhalation therapy 33. The acute respiratory distress syndrome 34. Pulmonary embolism 35. Acute severe asthma 36. Pneumonia 37. Non-invasive ventilation 38. Respiratory monitoring 39. Imaging the chest 40. Ultrasound in the ICU 41. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) 41.1 ECMO for respiratory failure 41.2 ECMO for cardiac failure Part 5. Gastroenterological Emergencies and Surgery 42. Acute gastrointestinal bleeding 43. Severe acute pancreatitis 44. Liver failure 44.1 Acute hepatic failure 44.2 Cirrhosis and acute on chronic Liver Disease 45. Abdominal surgical catastrophes 46. Solid tumors and their implications in the ICU Part 6. Acute Renal Failure 47. Acute kidney injury 48. Renal replacement therapy Part 7. Neurological Disorders 49. Disorders of consciousness 50. Status epilepticus 51. Acute cerebrovascular complications 52. Cerebral protection 53. Brain death 54. Meningitis and encephalomyelitis 55. Tetanus 56. Delirium 57. Neuromuscular diseases in intensive care Part 8. Endocrine Disorders 58. Diabetic emergencies 59. Diabetes insipidus and other polyuric syndromes 60. Thyroid emergencies 61. Adrenocortical insufficiency in critical illness 62. Acute calcium disorders Part 9. Obstetric Emergencies 63. Preeclampsia and eclampsia 64. General obstetric emergencies 65. Severe pre-existing disease in pregnancyPart 10. Infections and Immune Disorders 66. Anaphylaxis 67. Host defence and immunodeficiency disorders 68. HIV and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome 69. Severe sepsis 70. Nosocomial infections 71. Severe soft- tissue infections 72. Principles of antibiotic use 73. Tropical diseases Part 11. Severe and Multiple Trauma 74. Severe and multiple trauma 75. Severe head injuries 76. Faciomaxillary and upper airway injuries 77. Chest injuries 78. Spinal injuries 79. Abdominal and pelvic injuries Part 12. Environmental Injuries 80. Submersion 81. Burns 82. Thermal disorders 83. Electrical safety and injuries 84. Envenomation 85. Ballistic injury 86. Background information on "biochemical terrorism" Part 13. Pharmacologic Considerations 87. Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and drug monitoring in critical illness 88. Management and acute poisoning 89. Sedation and pain management in intensive care 90. Inotropes and vasopressors 91. Vasodilators and antihypertensives Part 14. Metabolic Homeostasis 92. Acid-base balance and disorders 93. Fluid and electrolyte therapy 94. Enteral and parenteral nutrition Part 15. Haematological Management 95. Blood transfusion 96. Colloids and blood products 97. Therapeutic plasma exchange and intravenous immunoglobulin therapy 98. Haemostatic failure 99. Haematological malignancy Part 16. Transplantation 100. Organ donation 101. Liver transplantation 102. Heart and lung transplantation Part 17. Paediatric Intensive Care 103. The critically ill child 104. Upper airway obstruction in children 105. Acute respiratory failure in children 106. Paediatric fluid and electrolyte therapy 107. Sedation and analgesia in children 108. Shock and cardiac disease in children 109. Neurological emergencies in children 110. Paediatric trauma 111. Withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining medical treatment in children 112. Paediatric poisoning 113. Paediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation


"This 7th edition of the popular Oh's Intensive Care Manual is systematically organized with contributions from authors who are primarily from the United Kingdom and Australia...Oh's Intensive Care Manual would represent a solid addition to any anesthesia departmental library as a resource or study aid." Reviewed by Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, Apr 2015

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