Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine: Respiratory Critical Care

by Surinder K Jindal, Randeep Guleria

This book deals world clinics: pulmonary & critical care medicine. Intensive care is a relatively new super specialty that has shown major advances in the last two decades. From initially being an area where better monitoring was done for very sick patients, it has now become an aggressive field with interventions, defined treatment strategies, and better multispecialty care. Respiratory care in many ways forms the core of critical care medicine. It is for this reason that many pulmonologists all over the world are also critical care specialist. It is becoming increasingly important for pulmonologists, intensivists and internists to keep abreast with newer developments in the area of critical care medicine. The information given in the book is elaborative yet it is concise and to the point. This book is comprised total 11 chapters. This book provides lucid and comprehensive understanding on the evolution and the core of critical care, assisted ventilation, weaning from assisted ventilation, management of acute severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma, acute respiratory distress syndrome, pulmonary thromboembolism, critical care in case of poisoning, chronic respiratory failure, nutritional management in the intensive care unit, interpretation of arterial blood gases and acid-base abnormalities and intensive care unit infections and antibiotics.

Book Series: World Clinics


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Jindal Surinder K
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
2. Guleria Randeep All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
ISBN 9789385999611
Speciality Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12917
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 200
Book Type Professional


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