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Pediatric Interviewing - A Practical, Relationship-Based Approach (Paperback, Edition.): James Binder Pediatric Interviewing - A Practical, Relationship-Based Approach (Paperback, Edition.)
James Binder
R2,692 R2,321 Discovery Miles 23 210 Save R371 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

O ObivoV brac ?vV, eJ de teJcnh makrhv Life is short, the] art long -Hippocrates Pediatric Interviewing: A Practical, Relationship Based Approach by James Binder is filled with a unique blend of wisdom, experience, and evidence, which will serve as a guide and as a reminder that what comes first in the care of the patient is the language and the silences that are shared between patient and physician. The medical interview quickly establishes the type of caring relati- ship the two will share. In this age of electronic medical records, pay-forperformance, and evidence-based medicine it is easy to lose sight that medicine is fundamentally about one person who has knowledge and experience providing care for another individual who is asking for help. How the physician organizes his or her interactions has an important impact on the experience and o- comes for both the physician and for the patient. Dr. Binder presents a conceptual framework with which to approach interviewing and illustrates this framework with pr- tical examples from years of teaching and practice. Physicia- intraining will find this book filled with wisdom and much needed recommendations about how to approach the medical interview. For those of us who have been in practice a number of years, Dr. Binder's book can serve as a refreshing opportunity to reflect in detail about something many of us take for granted - the c- plexity of the medical interview."

Die Intensivmedizin (German, Hardcover, 12th 12., Vollst. Uberarb., Ak. Und Erw. Aufl. 2015 ed.): Gernot Marx, Elke Muhl, Kai... Die Intensivmedizin (German, Hardcover, 12th 12., Vollst. Uberarb., Ak. Und Erw. Aufl. 2015 ed.)
Gernot Marx, Elke Muhl, Kai Zacharowski, Stefan Zeuzem
R7,165 R5,632 Discovery Miles 56 320 Save R1,533 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Der Klassiker der Intensivmedizin in 12. Auflage! Als Intensivmediziner benoetigt man heutzutage ein breites Wissen verschiedener Fachdisziplinen. Im grossen Standardwerk fur die Intensivmedizin haben ein hochkaratiges und interdisziplinares Herausgeber- und Autorenteam alle Themen der modernen, interdisziplinaren Intensivmedizin zusammengetragen: Diagnostik und Therapie, (nicht-)invasive Monitoringverfahren, Kapitel zu allen relevanten Krankheitsbildern und Notfallen. Eigene Abschnitte zu speziellen Disziplinen (Kardiologie, Chirurgie, Gastroenterologie) sowie ethische, psychosoziale und pflegerische Aspekte helfen bei taglichen Fragen und schwierigen Entscheidungen. Die 12. Auflage erscheint komplett aktualisiert und um neue Themen erweitert, wie: Extrakorporale Organunterstutzung, VAD-Systeme- Heimbeatmung und UEberleitung in die Heimbeatmung Prophylaxen in der Intensivmedizin Ileus und toxisches Megakolon, mesenteriale Ischamie, nekrotisierende Weichteilinfektionen, akute Porphyrie Patient Blood Management, Patientendatenbanksysteme (PDMS) Telemedizin Das vorliegende Werk bietet hoechsten Standard fur die arztliche Weiterbildung und ist gleichzeitig ein wertvolles Nachschlagewerk im klinischen Alltag fur AErzte auf Intensivstationen aller Fachgebiete.

Intensive and Critical Care Medicine - WFSICCM World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine... Intensive and Critical Care Medicine - WFSICCM World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (Hardcover, 2009 ed.)
Antonino Gullo, Jose Besso, Philip D. Lumb, Ged Williams
R5,366 R4,178 Discovery Miles 41 780 Save R1,188 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The focus of this volume is the "state of the art" of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine as well as new insights into basic science, clinical research and therapeutic interventions. Structured in four parts, the volume opens with few chapters devoted to the beginning and development of the WSICCM, to procedures standardization, recommendations and quality of care improvement, with particular reference to the definition of clinical governance, professionalism and ethics. In the second part, the authors describe the practical clinical approach to critical illness; among the topics dealt with, the reader will find monitoring and management of shock states; acute pain management, airway management, ALI/ARDS and protective lung ventilation; the problem of weaning; antibiotics policy, sepsis and organ dysfunction. The third part of the book is related to some special conditions of countries with limited resources, such as management of obstetrics at high risk, malaria, AIDS, blood transfusion and its components. The last part of the book is structured to present some crucial issues of the intensive and critical care arena, in particular evidence-based practice, the role of the e-distance learning for information and the promotion of CME programs; last but not least, trauma care, disaster and natural disaster medicine are also discussed; a final chapter on the Guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Disaster Medicine is included.

Single Subject Designs in Biomedicine (Hardcover, 2009 ed.): Janine E. Janosky, Shelley L. Leininger, Michael P. Hoerger, Terry... Single Subject Designs in Biomedicine (Hardcover, 2009 ed.)
Janine E. Janosky, Shelley L. Leininger, Michael P. Hoerger, Terry M. Libkuman
R3,768 R3,043 Discovery Miles 30 430 Save R725 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Single Subject Designs in Biomedicine draws upon the rich history of single case research within the educational and behavioral research settings and extends the application to the field of biomedicine. Biomedical illustrations are used to demonstrate the processes of designing, implementing, and evaluating a single subject design. Strengths and limitations of various methodologies are presented, along with specific clinical areas of application in which these applications would be appropriate. Statistical and visual techniques for data analysis are also discussed. The breadth and depth of information provided is suitable for medical students in research oriented courses, primary care practitioners and medical specialists seeking to apply methods of evidence practice to improve patient care, and medical researchers who are expanding their methodological expertise to include single subject designs. Increasing awareness of the utility in the single subject design could enhance treatment approach and evaluation both in biomedical research and medical care settings.

Intensive Care Medicine in 10 Years (Paperback, New edition): Mitchell P. Fink, Peter M. Suter, William J. Sibbald Intensive Care Medicine in 10 Years (Paperback, New edition)
Mitchell P. Fink, Peter M. Suter, William J. Sibbald
R1,064 R399 Discovery Miles 3 990 Save R665 (63%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book identifies trends in critical care medicine that will form the basis for practice over the next ten years. Predicting the future is always risky. Nevertheless, the ideas articulated in this book are likely to serve as a road map for intensivists, hospital administrators, and governmental leaders interested in healthcare as they seek to improve the quality and efficiency of hospital-based services.

Rogers' Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care (Hardcover, 5th edition): Donald H. Shaffner, David G. Nichols Rogers' Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care (Hardcover, 5th edition)
Donald H. Shaffner, David G. Nichols
R7,234 R5,489 Discovery Miles 54 890 Save R1,745 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Now in vibrant full color throughout, Rogers' Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care, 5th Edition , continues its tradition of excellence as the gold standard in the field. For more than 25 years, readers have turned to this comprehensive resource for clear explanations of both the principles underlying pediatric critical care disease and trauma as well as how these principles are applied in clinical practice. In the 5th Edition, more than 250 global contributors bring you completely up to date on today's understanding, treatments, technologies, and outcomes regarding critical illness in children. The 5th Edition's many updates include: An all-new full-color layout that enhances visual appeal and makes the text easier to navigate. New "Key Point" summaries at the beginning of each chapter that are numerically correlated to pertinent sections in the text, so you can find what you need quickly. Fifteen new chapters cover Integrating Palliative Care and Critical Care; Rapid Response Systems; Non-Invasive Ventilation; Abusive Head Trauma; Pulmonary Hypertension; Dengue and Other Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers (including Ebola); Gastrointestinal Bleeding; Diagnostic Imaging of the Abdomen; and more. More detailed coverage of Professionalism and Leadership in Pediatric Critical Care; Simulation Training and Team Dynamics; Injury from Chemical, Biologic, Radiologic, and Nuclear Agents (Bioterrorism); Mass Casualty Events; Acute Kidney Injury; and Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis and Renal Transplantation. Best available evidence is now highlighted for each topic, making it easier to locate and evaluate significant data. All existing chapters have been thoroughly updated and rewritten. A new appendix of critical care equations for quick reference of essential information. Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like: Complete content with enhanced navigation Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use

Intensive Care Medicine in 10 Years (Hardcover, 2006 ed.): Mitchell P. Fink, Peter M. Suter, William J. Sibbald Intensive Care Medicine in 10 Years (Hardcover, 2006 ed.)
Mitchell P. Fink, Peter M. Suter, William J. Sibbald
R7,772 R6,012 Discovery Miles 60 120 Save R1,760 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Although its roots date back to the early decades of the 20th century, critical care medicine did not emerge as a specialty in medicine until the 1970 s. Over the last 30 years or so, the field of critical care medicine has grown tremendously and there is now a solid body of scientific information that forms the foundation for the practice of critical care medicine. But, now as physicians and hospitals around the world focus to an ever greater extend on providing high quality care, the practice of critical care medicine will continue to grow in visibility and importance among clinicians and the general public as well.

This book seeks to identify the trends in critical care medicine that will form the basis for practice over the next ten years. Predicting the future is always risky. Nevertheless, the ideas articulated in this book are likely to serve as a road map for intensivists, hospital administrators and governmental leaders interested in healthcare, as they seek to improve the quality and efficiency of hospital-based services."

FRCEM Primary - All-In-One Notes (5th Edition, Full Colour) (Paperback, 5th ed.): Moussa Issa FRCEM Primary - All-In-One Notes (5th Edition, Full Colour) (Paperback, 5th ed.)
Moussa Issa
R2,593 Discovery Miles 25 930 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Surviving Intensive Care (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2003): D.C. Angus, Jean Carlet Surviving Intensive Care (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2003)
D.C. Angus, Jean Carlet
R2,197 R2,055 Discovery Miles 20 550 Save R142 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

For many years, intensive care has focused on avoiding immediate death from acute, life-threatening conditions. However, there are increasing reports of a number of lingering consequences for those who do indeed survive intensive care. Examples include on-going high risk of death, neurocognitive defects, significant caregiver burden, and continued high healthcare costs.
Surviving Intensive Care, written by the world's experts in this area, is dedicated to better understanding the consequences of surviving intensive care and is intended to provide a synopsis of the current knowledge and a stimulus for future research and improved care of the critically ill.

Clear Margins (Paperback): Robin Wisch Clear Margins (Paperback)
Robin Wisch
R324 Discovery Miles 3 240 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Data Interpretation in Critical Care Medicine (Paperback, 5th Revised edition): Bala Venkatesh, T.J. Morgan, Chris Joyce, Shane... Data Interpretation in Critical Care Medicine (Paperback, 5th Revised edition)
Bala Venkatesh, T.J. Morgan, Chris Joyce, Shane Townsend
R883 Discovery Miles 8 830 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The management of critically ill patients not only involves a bedside clinical assessment, but also a thorough daily review of investigations and monitoring. A detailed knowledge and understanding of data are an important part of training and practice in the day-to-day management of patients in intensive care. This book will play a useful role in the education of trainees, providing a source of real clinical data, with questions and answers, enabling them to test and develop their interpretation skills. Answers with explanations follow each question, providing instant access to the correct interpretation and additional information to enhance the readers understanding. Important review for anesthesia and critical care personnel who need to know this information for practice or for exams.

Mechanical Ventilation and Weaning (Paperback, 1st ed. 2002. 2nd printing 2002): Jordi Mancebo, Alvar Net, Laurent Brochard Mechanical Ventilation and Weaning (Paperback, 1st ed. 2002. 2nd printing 2002)
Jordi Mancebo, Alvar Net, Laurent Brochard
R2,203 R2,062 Discovery Miles 20 620 Save R141 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Mechanical ventilation and weaning is one of the most common procedures carried out in critically ill patients. Appropriate management of these patients is of paramount importance to improve the outcome in terms of both morbidity and mortality. This book offers the physiological and clinical basis required to improve the care delivered to patients undergoing mechanical ventilation.

Fungal Infection in the Intensive Care Unit (Hardcover, 2002 ed.): Rosemary A. Barnes, David W. Warnock Fungal Infection in the Intensive Care Unit (Hardcover, 2002 ed.)
Rosemary A. Barnes, David W. Warnock
R4,851 Discovery Miles 48 510 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Fungal infections are an increasing problem in critically ill patients and these infections carry an attributable mortality that is much higher than corresponding bacterial infections. In both Europe and North America, Candida infections predominate and much of this book concentrates on the epidemiology, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of these infections. Particular reference is made to the cross-infection problems of Candida infection and the importance of infection control and preventative measures. However, other fungal infections are increasingly being seen in critically ill patients. This book is designed to offer a European and North American perspective on each topic. There are many similarities in experience and clinical practice but also significant differences that we hope will stimulate further thought and study. We hope the book will be of interest to intensivists, infectious disease specialists, medical microbiologists, and all those with an involvement in critical care. Progress in intensive care medicine is resulting in a growing population of critically ill patients at risk of fungal infection. Further improvements in survival will require a multidisciplinary approach.

Internistische Intensivmedizin Und Notfallmedizin (German, Hardcover, 2nd 2. Aufl. 2011 ed.): Ludwig Sacha Weilemann, Joachim... Internistische Intensivmedizin Und Notfallmedizin (German, Hardcover, 2nd 2. Aufl. 2011 ed.)
Ludwig Sacha Weilemann, Joachim Lorenz, Thomas Voigtlander
R1,854 R1,438 Discovery Miles 14 380 Save R416 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Erfahrene Intensivmediziner liefern mit dem Band eine praktische Anleitung sowie notwendige Hintergrundinformation fur die praklinische und klinische Versorgung von internistischen Intensivpatienten: von den Techniken und Methoden bis hin zu krankheitsubergreifenden Behandlungskonzepten. Der systematische Aufbau hilft Lesern, die benotigten Informationen rasch zu finden. Neu in der komplett aktualisierten 2. Auflage sind Abschnitte zu den Grenzen der Intensivmedizin, zur Patientenverfugung, zu Scoresystemen und psychiatrischen Notfallen."

Infection Control in the ICU Environment (Hardcover, 2002 ed.): Robert A. Weinstein, Marc Bonten Infection Control in the ICU Environment (Hardcover, 2002 ed.)
Robert A. Weinstein, Marc Bonten
R6,053 Discovery Miles 60 530 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Infection Control in the ICU Environment provides the details of the most common infection control problems facing intensive care units. Authors include noted scientists, intensivists and epidemiologists from the United States and Europe as well as infection control experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Acinetobacter, methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin resistant enterococci are examined in detail. This volume also includes cutting edge information regarding the potential for prophylactic and pre-emptive therapy of fungal infections in intensive care units. Innovations in vascular catheter care and prevention of bloodstream infections are discussed in this volume as well as the newest information in mathematical modeling to understand the epidemiology and control of infections in intensive care units.

Klinikmanual Intensivmedizin (German, Paperback, 2011 ed.): Hilmar Burchardi, Reinhard Larsen, Gernot Marx, Elke Muhl, Jurgen... Klinikmanual Intensivmedizin (German, Paperback, 2011 ed.)
Hilmar Burchardi, Reinhard Larsen, Gernot Marx, Elke Muhl, Jurgen Scholmerich
R1,649 R1,364 Discovery Miles 13 640 Save R285 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Der Pocketguide unterstutzt Intensivmediziner im Klinikalltag dabei, die richtige Entscheidung bei der Dosierung zu treffen, das empfohlene Diagnostikschema oder die passende Therapiestrategie zu finden. Die Autoren bringen das Wissen, das auf Intensivstationen gebraucht wird, stets auf den Punkt und gehen auch auf Spezialthemen wie Schwangere auf der Intensivstation oder padiatrische Intensivmedizin ein. Zahlreiche Tabellen und Ubersichten helfen, die benotigten Informationen schnell zu finden. Der Band enthalt die Reanimations-Leitlinien 2011."

Anaesthesia, Pain, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine - A.P.I.C.E. - Proceedings of the 15th Postgraduate Course in Critical... Anaesthesia, Pain, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine - A.P.I.C.E. - Proceedings of the 15th Postgraduate Course in Critical Care Medicine Trieste, Italy - November 17-21, 2000 (Paperback, 2001 ed.)
A. Gullo
R2,522 Discovery Miles 25 220 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The interest of researchers, clinicians, practitioners and surgeons in critical care medicine is growing. Clinical pharmacology and new technologies now allow more appropriate therapies, and the commitment of all those involved in this field is of fundamental importance for reaching high interventional standards, in both the prevention and treatment of critical conditions, but also for satisfying the concept of cost-effectiveness in critical care. In this volume advances in critical care medicine are described, including the application of new technologies in the clinical setting, the full integration of computers and informatics, and the continual training of physicians and technicians.

Evolving Concepts in Sepsis and Septic Shock (Hardcover, 2001 ed.): Peter Q. Eichacker, Jerome Pugin Evolving Concepts in Sepsis and Septic Shock (Hardcover, 2001 ed.)
Peter Q. Eichacker, Jerome Pugin
R6,899 Discovery Miles 68 990 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Much research over the past 30 to 40 years has shown that the inflammatory response, while critical for host defense during microbial infection, may itself play a central role in the pathogenesis of sepsis. Although key mediators responsible for this injury have been identified, efforts clinically to augment our conventional antimicrobial and supportive therapies during sepsis with agents modulating the inflammatory response have been unsuccessful. As a result, the mortality associated with this lethal syndrome, especially when complicated by shock, has remained persistently high. Unfortunately, during this same period of time, the incidence of sepsis has accelerated as other fields of medicine have relied increasingly on therapies that predispose to infection. While frustrating, overall this experience in the field of sepsis has not been without value. Most importantly, it has helped define on several different levels the complexity of the septic patient. Recognizing and addressing this complexity as discussed by each of the contributors to Evolving Concepts in Sepsis and Septic Shock may now provide new inroads into the treatment of sepsis.

Respiratory Outcomes in Preterm Infants - From Infancy through Adulthood (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017): Anna Maria Hibbs, Marianne... Respiratory Outcomes in Preterm Infants - From Infancy through Adulthood (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017)
Anna Maria Hibbs, Marianne S. Muhlebach
R2,955 R2,322 Discovery Miles 23 220 Save R633 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book presents pulmonary outcomes of prematurity, from their emergence in infancy through to their consequences in adulthood. With an increasing number of preterm births and more infants surviving, there is now a larger population of adults with lung disease originating in infancy requiring specialized care. Looking at the whole group of preterm infants, not just those with bronchopulmonary dysplasia, this text covers a wide spectrum of pulmonary outcomes, including: pulmonary hypertension, wheezing, and alterations in sleep. The chapter authors focus on critically appraising what is and is not known about each outcome and suggest key questions that still need to be answered. Respiratory Outcomes in Preterm Infants: Sequelae from Infancy through Adulthood is an ideal reference for the multidisciplinary group that cares for these preterm infants and the adults they become, including: neonatologists, pediatric pulmonologists, pediatricians, adult pulmonologists, primary care physicians, nurses, and fellows.

Neurotrauma Management for the Severely Injured Polytrauma Patient (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017): James M. Ecklund, Leon E. Moores Neurotrauma Management for the Severely Injured Polytrauma Patient (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017)
James M. Ecklund, Leon E. Moores
R3,817 R3,342 Discovery Miles 33 420 Save R475 (12%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This text addresses many of the questions which occur when medical professionals of various disciplines interact and have different plans and interventions, each with its own valid scientific and/or experience-based rationale: Questions involving tourniquet placement, ideal fluids and volumes for resuscitation, VTE prophylaxis and many other management considerations. Straightforward decisions in the patient with a single diagnosis often conflict when applied to the neurologically injured polytrauma patients. Neurotrauma Management for the Severely Injured Polytrauma Patient answers as many of these questions as possible based on the current literature, vast experience with severe neurotrauma in the current conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the experience of trauma experts across the globe as well as proposes areas for future study where answers are currently less clear.

Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia (Part-work (fascculo), 4th Revised edition): Keith G. Allman, Iain H. Wilson, Aidan... Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia (Part-work (fascculo), 4th Revised edition)
Keith G. Allman, Iain H. Wilson, Aidan O'Donnell
R485 R425 Discovery Miles 4 250 Save R60 (12%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

Now on its fourth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia provides authoritative, concise guidance on all aspects of anaesthesia. Evidence-based, up-to-date, and clinically-focused, it is indispensable for both anaesthetic trainees and experienced practitioners. Building on the award-winning success of previous editions, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia is as relevant and important as ever. Fully revised with the latest guidelines, drugs, and procedures, this book ensures readers have the most up-to-date knowledge easily to hand. The fourth edition includes new content on obesity surgery, colloids vs crystalloids, and enhanced recovery, as well as intraoperative fluid management, new anticoagulants, BIS updates, pulse contour analysis, and much more. Wherever you are on your career path in anaesthesia, this handbook is your essential companion.

Fachubergreifende Aspekte der Hamostaseologie II - 4. Heidelberger Symposium Uber Hamostase in der Anasthesie, 3.-4. Mai 1996... Fachubergreifende Aspekte der Hamostaseologie II - 4. Heidelberger Symposium Uber Hamostase in der Anasthesie, 3.-4. Mai 1996 (English, German, Paperback)
Eike Martin, Peter Nawroth
R1,709 Discovery Miles 17 090 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Das 4. Heidelberger Symposium uber "Hamostase in der Anasthesiologie" hat es sich zum Ziel gesetzt, fachubergreifend die noch ungelosten Fragen in der Hamostaseologie offenzulegen und auf der Basis einer kritischen Wertung der bekannten Studien klare Handlungsanweisungen fur den praktisch tatigen Arzt zu geben. Die angesprochenen Themen sind haufig in der Klinik auftretende Probleme wie die perioperative Einstellung von Hamophilen, die Betreuung von Patienten mit Massivtransfusion, Protein Z-Mangel, Lungenembolie, Katheterthrombose und Probleme der Gerinnungsanalyse und die Sicherheit von Praparaten mit Gerinnungsfaktoren. Das vorliegende Buch hat es sich zum Ziel gesetzt, den Leser uber die neuen Entwicklungen zu informieren und Anleitungen zum praktischen klinischen Handeln zu geben.

Neuropharmacotherapy in Critical Illness (Paperback): Gretchen Brophy Neuropharmacotherapy in Critical Illness (Paperback)
Gretchen Brophy
R2,701 R2,444 Discovery Miles 24 440 Save R257 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The field of research related to neurocritical care has grown significantly in recent years, and the clinical demands for current and dependable expertise has followed suit. It can be a challenge for the neurocritical practitioner to keep up with cutting-edge evidence-based research and best practices, especially regarding the role of pharmacotherapeutics. In the treatment of neurocritical disease states, pharmacotherapeutic strategies are increasingly relevant. Neuropharmacotherapy in Critical Illness is the first book that provides this information in a high-yield format for the busy healthcare provider. Edited and authored by leading experts in the field, this book provides practitioners with clinical pearls on neuropharmacology, dosing strategies, monitoring, adverse events, drug interactions, and evidence-based pharmacotherapy.

Respiratorische Therapie Nach Operativen Eingriffen (English, German, Paperback): N. Lutter, A. Obermayer, Harald Mang Respiratorische Therapie Nach Operativen Eingriffen (English, German, Paperback)
N. Lutter, A. Obermayer, Harald Mang; Edited by Erich Rugheimer
R1,780 Discovery Miles 17 800 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Ein vertieftes pathophysiologisches Verstandnis der respiratorischen Insuffizienz und die technischen Entwicklungen der letzten Jahre haben die Beatmung, uber die reine Substitution bei Atmungsausfall durch zentrale oder periphere Atemlahmung hinaus, zu einer Therapie der respiratorischen Insuffizienz und pulmonaler Erkrankungen werden lassen. Es gibt heute ein breites Indikationsspektrum fur vielerlei Beatmungsverfahren, die von einfachen Atemhilfen bis hin zu komplexen, computergesteuerten Beatmungsmustern und zur Lungenersatztherapie reichen. Dieses Buch enthalt neben den pathophysiologischen Grundlagen eine systematische Darstellung der Verfahren und Gerate und gibt Anasthesisten und Intensivmedizinern wertvolle Hinweise fur indikationsgerechte Entscheidungen.

Management of Intensive Care - Guidelines for Better Use of Resources (Hardcover, 1990 ed.): D.Reis Miranda, A. Williams, Ph.... Management of Intensive Care - Guidelines for Better Use of Resources (Hardcover, 1990 ed.)
D.Reis Miranda, A. Williams, Ph. Loirat
R5,380 R4,960 Discovery Miles 49 600 Save R420 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Intensive Care Medicine has been continuously growing and expanding, culturally, technically and geographically. Monitoring and instrumentation are continuously improving and more and more hospitals are getting Intensive Care facilities. The costs have proportionally increased over the years, so that ICUs represent today a major cost for health structures. Since the available resources are limited, a real need is emerging to set the limits and indications of Intensive Care. It is understood that the problem not only involves medical considerations, but also ethical and economical aspects of the utmost importance. For the first time in Europe, this book edited by Reis Miranda and his colleagues tackles systematically the many structural aspects of the European Intensive Care. The organisation and financing of health care in the Old Continent is deeply different from the American one, and the results and consequent proposals obtained in the USA cannot simply be transferred to this side of the Atlantic Ocean. Weare extremely pleased to welcome this first European attempt to discuss the Intensive Care problem. It lays no claims to giving definite replies in a continuously developing field, but it will surely become the basis for future discussions and proposals. I am particularly happy that this work has mainly developed within the European Society of Intensive Care, whose final target is to ensure a common standard of therapy in our old Europe, beyond national differences. We warmly congratulate the authors, and I am sure that their work will find wide diffusion and consent.

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