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Mount Sinai Expert Guides: Critical Care 1st Edition by Stephan A. Mayer, ISBN-13: 978-1119293262

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Mount Sinai Expert Guides: Critical Care 1st Edition by Stephan A. Mayer, ISBN-13: 978-1119293262

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  • Publisher: ‎ Wiley-Blackwell; 1st edition (February 1, 2021)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 656 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 111929326X
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1119293262

Part of the Mount Sinai Expert Guide series, this outstanding book provides rapid-access, clinical information on all aspects of Critical Care with a focus on clinical diagnosis and effective patient management. With strong focus on the very best in multidisciplinary patient care, it is the ideal point of care consultation tool for the busy physician.

The Mount Sinai Expert Guides provide quick access to point-of-care specialist clinical information for physicians across a range of therapeutic areas.

For each specialty area, the guides emphasize:

  • Common pitfalls in diagnosis and management
  • How to prevent complications
  • Diagnostic and treatment algorithms
  • Key scientific trials
  • Evidence-based clinical content
  • Major society guidelines in order to summarize the very latest in diagnosis and management of diseases and related symptoms.

Edited by renowned specialists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, key faculty members provide the content for all chapters. To ensure consistency within each book and the series as a whole, chapters follow a unified structure throughout.

Bonus features such as online case studies with related questions for self-assessment are provided via the series companion website.

Each guide also has its own mobile app available for purchase, allowing you rapid access to the key features wherever you may be.

Table of Contents:

Contributors

Series Foreword

Preface

List of Abbreviations

About the Companion Website

Part 1: BASIC TECHNIQUES AND PROCEDURES

Section Editor: John M. Oropello

1. Airway Management

2. Sedation and Analgesia

3. Vascular Access

4. Bedside Ultrasound

5. Bronchoscopy

6. Bedside Percutaneous Dilational Tracheostomy

7. Nutritional Support and Total Parenteral Nutrition

8. Glycemic Control

9. Prevention of Complications

10. Palliative Care

Part 2: CARDIOVASCULAR CRITICAL CARE

Section Editor: Umesh K. Gidwani

11. Hemodynamic Monitoring

12. Vasoactive Drugs

13. Mechanical Circulatory Support

14. Acute Hypertensive and Aortic Syndromes

15. Cardiac Arrhythmias

16. Acute Coronary Syndromes

17. Heart Failure Management

18. Shock Syndromes

19. Cardiac Arrest

Part 3: PULMONARY CRITICAL CARE

Section Editor: Hassan Khouli

20. Respiratory Monitoring

21. Mechanical Ventilatory Support

22. Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation

23. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

24. Bronchospasm and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

25. Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation

Part 4: NEUROLOGIC CRITICAL CARE

Section Editor: Stephan A. Mayer

26. Delirium

27. Stroke

28. Neurotrauma

29. Status Epilepticus

30. Intracranial Pressure and Neuromonitoring

31. Coma and Brain Death

32. Toxicology and Drug Reactions

Part 5: SURGICAL CRITICAL CARE

Section Editor: Adel Basilly-Marcus

33. Gastrointestinal Bleeding

34. Acute Abdomen and Abdominal Sepsis

35. Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

36. Acute Mesenteric Ischemia

37. Surgical Trauma

38. Burns

39. Acute Hepatic Failure

40. Abdominal Organ Transplantation

41. Obstetric Emergencies

Part 6: INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Section Editor: Janet M. Shapiro

42. The Febrile Patient

43. Sepsis

44. Infections Acquired in the Intensive Care Unit

45. Antimicrobial Therapy

46. Pneumonia

47. Central Nervous System Infections

48. Aquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

Part 7: RENAL DISORDERS

Section Editor: Paru Patrawalla

49. Fluid Resuscitation

50. Acute Kidney Injury

51. Dialysis

52. Electrolyte Disorders

53. Acid–Base Disorders

Part 8: HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY

Section Editor: Hooman Poor

54. Blood Products and Transfusions

55. Anticoagulation-Related Bleeding

56. Coagulopathy and Thrombocytopenia

57. Venous Thromboembolism and Pulmonary Embolism

58. Oncologic Emergencies

Index

Stephan A. Mayer is Professor of Neurology and Neurological Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, and is Director of Neurocritical Care for the Mount Sinai Health System. He is a graduate of Brown University, received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in New York, and did his postgraduate medical training in neurology and neurological intensive care at Columbia University. Dr. Mayer is a world leader in the field of neurological intensive care. He has published more than 225 original journal articles, 200 book chapters and review articles, 325 abstracts, and 7 books, including Merritt’s Textbook of Neurology, 13th Edition. He was principal investigator of the NovoSeven ICH Trial, a worldwide multicenter clinical trial evaluating ultra-early hemsotatic therapy for brain hemorrhage, and is also active in research related to subarachnoid hemorrhage, therapeutic hypothermia, acute ischemic stroke, status epilepticus, and cerebral blood flow monitoring. He is the recipient of many awards, including an American Heart Association Lifesaver Award in 2014. His work in helping patients survive and recover from massive brain injury has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and in the book Cheating Death, by CNN medical correspondant Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

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