Chapter 1 Design and organization of intensive care units Chapter 2 Outreach Chapter 3 Severity of Illness and Likely Outcome from Critical Illness Chapter 4 Transport of the Critically Ill Chapter 5 Physiotherapy in Intensive Care Chapter 6 Critical Care Nursing Chapter 7 Ethics in Intensive Care Chapter 8 Common problems after ICU Chapter 9 Clinical Information Systems Chapter 10 Clinical Trials in Critical Care Chapter 11 Overview of Shock Chapter 12 Haemodynamic Monitoring Chapter 13 Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome Chapter 14 Monitoring Oxygenation Chapter 15 Lactic Acidosis Chapter 16 Cardiovascular disease Chapter 17 Adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Chapter 18 Management of cardiac arrhythmias Chapter 19 Cardiac pacing and implantable cardioverter defibrillators Chapter 20 Acute Heart Failure Chapter 21 Valvular and Congenital Heart Disease Chapter 22 Postoperative Cardiac Intensive Care Chapter 23 Echocardiography in Intensive Care Chapter 24 Oxygen Therapy Chapter 25 Airway Management and Acute Upper Airway Obstruction Chapter 26 Acute Respiratory Failure in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Chapter 27 Mechanical Ventilatio Chapter 28 Humidification and Inhalation Therapy Chapter 29 The Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Chapter 30 Pulmonary Embolism Chapter 31 Severe Acute Asthma Chapter 32 Peumonia Chapter 33 Non-Invasive Ventilation Chapter 34 Respiratory Monitoring Chapter 35 Imaging the Chest Chapter 36 Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding Chapter 37 Severe Acute Pancreatitis Chapter 38 Hepatic Failure Chapter 39 Abdominal Surgical Catastrophes Chapter 40 Acute Renal Failure Chapter 41 Renal Replacement Therapy Chapter 42 Disorders of Consciousness Chzpter 43 Status Epilecticus Chapter 44. Acute Cerebrovascular Complications Chapter 45 Cerebral Protection Chapter 46 Brain Death Chapter 47.Meningitis and Encephalomyelitis Chapter 48 Tetanus Chapter 49 Neuromuscular disorders in intensive care Chapter 50 Diabetic Emergencies Chapter 51 Diabetes Insipidus and Other Polyuric Syndromes Chapter 52 Thyroid Emergencies Chapter 53 Adrenocortical Insufficiency in Critical Illness Chapter 54 Acute Calcium Disorders Chapter 55 Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia Chapter 56 General obstetric emergencies in the ICU Chapter 57 Severe pre-existing disease in pregnancy Chapter 58 Anaphylaxis Chapter 59 Host defence mechanisms and immunodeficiency disorders Chapter 60 HIV and the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Chapter 61 Severe Sepsis Chapter 62 Nosocomial Infection Chapter 63.Severe Soft-Tissue Infections Chapter 64 Principles of Antibiotic Use Chapter 65 Tropical Diseases Chapter 66 Severe and Multiple Trauma Chapter 67 Severe Head Injuries Chapter 68 Maxillofacial and Upper Airway Injuries Chapter 69 Chest Injuries Chapter 70 Spinal Injuries Chapter 71 Abdominal and Pelvic Injuries Chapter 72 Near Drowning Chapter 73 Burns Chapter 74 Thermal disorders Chapter 75 Electrical safety and injuries Chapter 76 Envenomation Chapter 77 Blast Injury and Gunshot Wounds:Pathophysiology Chapter 78 Biochemical Terrorism Chapter 79 Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics and Drug Monitoring in Critical Illness Chapter 80 Management of acute poisoning Chapter 81 Sedation, analgesia and muscle relaxation in the intensive care unit Chapter 82 Inotropes and Vasopressors Chapter 83 Vasodilators and Antihypertensives Chapter 84 Acid-Base Balance and Disorders Chapter 85 Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy Chapter 86 Metabolic response to injury and infection Chapter 87 Enternal and Parenteral Nutruition Chapter 88 Blood Transfusion Chapter 89. Colloids and blood products Chapter 90 Therapeutic plasma exchange and intravenous immunoglobulinimmunomodulatory therapy Chapter 91 Haemostatic Failure Chapter 92 Haematological Malignancies Chapter 93 Organ Donation Chapter 94 Liver Transplantation Chapter 95 Heart and Lung Transplantation Chapter 96 The critically ill child Chapter 97 Upper Respiratory Tract Obstruction in Children Chapter 98 Acute Respiratory Failure in Children Chapter 99 Paediatric Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy Chapter 100 Sedation and Analgesia in Children Chapter 101 Shock and cardiac disease in children Chapter 102 Neurological emergencies in children Chapter 103 Paediatric Trauma Chapter 104 Equipment for Paediatric Intensive Care Chapter 105 Paediatric poisoning Chapter 106 Paediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
-The short and succinct chapters pack in the essential items of knowledge. Each area covered gives both theoretical basis, but also the practical ways of treating the condition being described and the evidence basis for doing so.- BMA Book Awards 2009?- judges comments "The short and succinct chapters pack in the essential items of knowledge. Each area covered gives both theoretical basis, but also the practical ways of treating the condition being described and the evidence basis for doing so." BMA Book Awards 2009?- judges comments "The short and succinct chapters pack in the essential items of knowledge. Each area covered gives both theoretical basis, but also the practical ways of treating the condition being described and the evidence basis for doing so." "BMA Book Awards 2009?- judges comments"