The target audience
for this on-line manual is the resident trainees at Boston Medical Center. The
goal is to facilitate learning of critical care medicine. Topics covered
includes: Oxygen Delivery Devices, Airways and Mechanical Ventilation,
Cardiopulmonary Critical Care, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and
Ventilator-Associated Lung Injury, Nutrition in the ICU, Compartment Syndromes,
Blood Products in the ICU
The chapters in this eBook
include topics from cardiology, nephrology, pulmonary, infectious disease
(including sepsis), neuro-critical care, burns, and gastroenterology. Highly
specialized topics have been left to qualified authors of other specialty texts.
Each chapter is meant to provide pertinent clinical, diagnostic, and management
strategies when caring for critically ill patients.
This book explains the following
topics related to emergency medicine: Initial Patient Assessment
and Management, Pre Hospital Care, Practical Approach to Coma and
Stupor, Traumatology, Approach To Selected Common ER Presentations,
Toxicology and ACLS Algorithms.
Author(s): Dr. D. Cass, Dr. I. Dubinsky and Dr. M.