Critical Care

by Narendra Rungta, Rajesh Pande, Manish Munjal, Sudhir Khunteta

“Critical Care” as a discipline has grown in India in leaps and bounds over the last two decades. This book “Critical Care” would be lucid, readable, emphasize on practical aspects and serve as a basic specialty book on “Critical Care” in India. Eminent critical care physicians from India’s top hospitals and institutions have contributed to the book. This book is divided into 12 sections which comprises total 82 chapters. The information given in the book is elaborative yet it is concise and to the point. This book provides lucid and comprehensive understanding on assessment of critically ill patients, airway management in ICU, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, critical care nursing in India, acute coronary syndrome, heart failure, pulmonary embolism, ventilator-associated pneumonia, acute liver failure, acute pancreatitis, renal replacement therapy, disorders of potassium, management of spinal injury, respiratory disorders during pregnancy, liver disease complicating pregnancy, pediatric septic shock, febrile neutropenia, tropical infections in ICU, diabetic ketoacidosis, fatal envenomations, respiratory mechanics: basics, basic modes of ventilation, newer modes of ventilation and aerosol delivery systems in mechanical ventilation etc. A number of contributors have shared their knowledge and concepts to ensure the material delivered is highly accurate. This book covers the practical aspects of mechanical ventilation for the readers and provides the essential information not only to the postgraduate students but will also be useful to the practicing intensivists in India.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Rungta Narendra
Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine, Association of SAARC Critical Care Societies, Jeevan Rekha Critical Care and Trauma Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
2. Pande Rajesh
BLK Superspeciality Hospital, New Delhi, India
3. Munjal Manish
Jeevan Rekha Critical Care and Trauma Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
4. Khunteta Sudhir Shubh Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
ISBN 9789351522133
Speciality Critical Care
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12670
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 672
Book Type Professional


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