Written by the multidisciplinary intensive care unit staff at the Massachusetts General Hospital, the Fourth Edition of this best-selling handbook is a practical, complete, and current guide to medical and surgical critical care. In a user-friendly outline format designed for rapid reference, this pocket-sized book presents reliable, hospital-tested protocols that reflect today's most advanced critical care practices.
This edition includes new information on hemodynamic monitoring and management, respiratory monitoring, airway problems, new transfusion agents and infection control techniques, wound care, ventilator management, end-of-life issues, outcomes evaluation, and evidence-based practice. Appendices provide key information on drugs and blood laboratory values.
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