- T. L. Higgins, J. S. Steingrub, R. M. Kacmarek, J. K. Stoller
A thorough understanding of the cardiopulmonary system is one of the foundations of critical care. In this important new text, specialists in respiratory medicine, cardiology and critical care have united to provide an authoritative, integrated presentation of the core information essential for effective patient management. Cardiopulmonary Critical Care is intended as a clinically relevant reference, not only as a study resource, but also for everyday use in the unit. The style and layout of the book reflects this, with numerous diagrams, flowcharts and checklists complementing the text and providing access to the key information. Experts discuss thoracic trauma, fluid resuscitation in the ICU, acid base disorders, oxygen transport and tissue oxygenation, acute myocardial infarction and many other topics. This book is essential for every ICU and hospital emergency room.
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