- C. G. Weber M.D.
New in 2014 edition: Hyperlinked alphabetized index. This is in addition to the fully hyperlinked chapters and topics in the table of contents (located at the top of the 1st page). Over 390 illustrations and color photo’s. We added detailed information on the treatment of the the most common admitting diagnosis.
1. Respiratory failure: ARDS. Pneumonia. Exacerbation of chronic lung disease (Asthma, COPD, Bronchiectasis). Pulmonary Embolism.
2. Shock: Hypovolemic (GI Bleed and Diarrhea). Cardiogenic (Acute MI / Infarct). Distributive (Sepsis and Anaphylaxis). Obstructive (massive Pulmonary Embolism. Tamponade. Adrenal Insufficiency / Crisis |
3. Cardiac disease: Acute MI / Unstable Angina. Heart Failure (CHF). Valvular Heart Disease. Hypertension Emergency. Arrhythmia’s with hemodynamic instability (see cardiology module).
4. TRAUMA: massive, involving multiple organs. Rhabdomyolysis |
6. CNS injury: Stroke. Head injury. Hemorrhage (Subdural / Epidural). Status Epilepticus. Coma. Delirium.
7. Infections: Septic shock. Toxic Shock Syndrome. Meningitis. Neutropenic fever. Endocarditis. Diarrhea
8. Metabolic derangements: Acute Renal Failure / uremia. Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and HHNKS. Severe Hyponatremia or Hypernatremia. Severe Hypokalemia or Hyperkalemia. Severe Hypophosphatemia. Intentional or accidental poisoning (See Trauma-Tox module for Toxidromes).
9. GI diseases: GI Hemorrhage. Acute Liver Failure / Encephalopathy.
10. Hematologic disease: Anemias. Thrombocytopenia. TTP-HUS. DIC.
11. Psychiatric diseases: Suicide attempt. Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome.
12. Postoperative Crises: Post-Op Confusion | Hypotension | Fever & Infections | Oliguria & Short-of-Breath | Hyponatremia & Other Pearls |
Filled with detailed work-ups, treatments, pearls, illustrations, differential diagnosis, references….Everything you ever needed to know about critical care and nutrition issues in an easy to read and navigate format created specifically for the handheld device. Edited by multiple specialists. The perfect text for internists, family physicians, urgent care clinicians, residents, medical students and mid-level providers.
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