This book is an up-to-date guide to the most widely debated practical and management issues in anesthesia and intensive care. It provides validated information on the state of the art regarding a wide range of topics, including choice of imaging techniques in the management of ARDS patients, the value and limits of continuous renal replacement therapy in intensive care, the prevention and treatment of postoperative shivering, the diagnosis and treatment of postoperative paralytic ileus, and ways to prevent acute lung injury. In addition, the prevention of perioperative myocardial ischemia, and the management of invasive candidiasis in intensive care are also treated. All subjects are addressed in a lively and straightforward manner by recognized experts in the field.
Anesthetists and intensivists, including trainees, will find Practical Issues in Anesthesia and Intensive Care 2013 to be an ideal source of rapidly retrievable practical information on the best management methods for complex situations and means of improving treatment for less complicated conditions.