A Manual of Intensive Care

by Vinod Kumar Singh

This manual focuses on “Intensive Care”. Intensive care medicine is rapidly gaining upfront position in modern medical care. Intensive care covers the knowledge, experience, expertise and much more from all the fields of medicine and surgery. Technically, intensive care specialty is on evidence-based medicine that demands knowledge of all and every medical skills at once. This book consists of 20 chapters, which include monitoring and procedures in intensive care, basic care in ICU, cardiovascular system, renal disorders in intensive care, essential neurology, fluid and electrolyte disorders, acid and base disorders, shock, endocrine problems in ICU, oncological emergencies, pregnancy and ICU, gastrointestinal diseases, poisonings, environmental injuries, skin diseases in ICU, rheumatology, infections, hematological disorders, special considerations in ICU, and respiratory disorders and management in ICU. Simplicity of language and elaborated illustrations and diagrams make this book easily readable. One of the highlights of this book is an easy explanation of procedures and techniques relevant to intensive care practice. This book is presented in a way appropriate to the medical students and residents, physicians already working in the field of intensive care medicine and those who are interested in critical care medicine as a career.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Singh Vinod Kumar University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Institute of Critical Care and Emergency Medicine Sir Ganga Ram Hospital New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789352700851
Speciality Critical Care
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/13102
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2018
Pages 248
Book Type Professional


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