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Oh’s Intensive Care Manual (8th Edition)

  • Authors: Andrew D Bersten, Jonathan Handy
  • ISBN: 9780702072215
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing
  • Edition: 8th
  • Publication Date: November 01, 2018
  • Format: Paperback – 1480 pages
  • Language: English


For nearly 40 years, Oh’s Intensive Care Manual has been the quick reference of choice for ICU physicians at all levels of experience. The revised 8th edition maintains this tradition of excellence, providing fast access to practical information needed every day in today’s intensive care unit. This bestselling manual covers all aspects of intensive care in sufficient detail for daily practice while keeping you up to date with the latest innovations in the field.

Key Features
  • New coverage of the latest developments in ICU imaging techniques, including ultrasound.
  • New information on the latest advances in ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) for cardiac and respiratory failure, ARDS, septic shock, neurologic disorders, muscle function, and hemodynamic therapy.
  • New co-editor Dr. Jonathan Handy shares his knowledge and expertise on acid-base disturbances during critical illness, critical care transfers, intravenous fluid therapy, cardiovascular physiology, burn management, sepsis, and the immunological impact of surgery and burn injury.
  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Table of Contents
  1. PART 1 – Organisation Aspects
    1. Design and organisation of intensive care units
    2. Critical care Outreach & rapid response systems
    3. Severity Scoring and Outcome Prediction
    4. Transport of the critically ill patients
    5. Physiotherapy in intensive care
    6. Critical care nursing
    7. Ethics
    8. Common problems after ICU
    9. Clinical information systems
    10. Trials
    11. Palliative care
    12. ICU and the elderly
    13. Team based health care delivery
    14. Genetics and Sepsis
  2. PART 2 – Shock
    1. Overview of shock
    2. Haemodynamic monitoring
    3. Multi-organ dysfunction syndrome
    4. Monitoring oxygenation
    5. Hyperlactatemia in Critical Illness
  3. PART 3 – Acute Coronary Care
    1. Acute cardiac investigations and interventions
    2. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (including defibrillation)
    3. Cardiac arrhythmias (combine with drugs)
    4. Cardiac pacing
    5. Acute Heart failure and Pulmonary Hypertension
    6. Valvular and congenital heart disease and infective endocarditis
    7. Postoperative cardiac intensive care
    8. Echocardiography in intensive care
  4. PART 4 – Respiratory Failure
    1. Oxygen therapy
    2. Airway management and acute airway obstruction
    3. Acute respiratory failure in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    4. Mechanical ventilator support
    5. Humidifiers and inhalation therapy
    6. Acute respiratory distress syndrome include fat embolism
    7. Pulmonary embolism
    8. Acute severe asthma
    9. Pneumonia
    10. Noninvasive ventilation
    11. Respiratory monitoring
    12. Chest imaging
    13. Ultrasound in the ICU
    14. ECMO
  5. PART 5 – Gastroenterological Emergencies
    1. Acute gastrointestinal bleeding
    2. Acute pancreatitis
    3. Hepatic failure
    4. Abdominal Surgical Catastrophes
    5. Implications of solid tumours for Intensive Care
  6. PART 6 – Acute Renal Failure
    1. Acute Kidney Injury
    2. Renal Replacement Therapy
  7. PART 7 – Neurological Disorders
    1. Disorders of consciousness
    2. Status epilepticus
    3. Acute cerebrovascular complications
    4. Cerebral protection
    5. Brain death
    6. Meningitis and encephalomyelitis
    7. Tetanus
    8. Delirium
    9. ICU acquired weakness
    10. Neuromuscular disorders
  8. PART 8 – Endocrine Disorders
    1. Diabetic emergencies
    2. Diabetes insipidus and other polyuric syndromes
    3. Thyroid emergencies
    4. Adrenocortical insufficiency
    5. Acute calcium disorders
  9. PART 9 – Obstetric Emergencies
    1. Preeclampsia and eclampsia
    2. Obstetric emergencies
    3. Severe cardiac disease in pregnancy
  10. PART 10 – Infections and Immune Disorders
    1. Anaphylaxis
    2. Host defence and immunodeficiency
    3. HIV and AIDS
    4. Sepsis and Septic shock
    5. Nosocomial infections
    6. Severe soft tissue infections
    7. Fungal infection
    8. Principles of antibiotic use in the ICU
    9. Tropical diseases
  11. PART 11 – Severe and Multiple Trauma
    1. Severe and multiple injuries
    2. Severe head injuries
    3. Faciomaxillary and upper airway injuries
    4. Chest injuries
    5. Spinal injuries
    6. Abdominal and pelvic injuries
  12. PART 12 – Environmental Injuries
    1. Submersion
    2. Burns
    3. Thermal disorders
    4. Electrical safety and injuries
    5. Envenomation
    6. Blast and ballistic trauma
    7. Bioterrorism
  13. PART 13 – Pharmacologic Considerations
    1. Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and drug monitoring in acute illness
    2. Poisoning and drug intoxication
    3. Sedation and pain management in intensive care
    4. Vasopressors and inotropes
    5. Vasodilators and antihypertensives
  14. PART 14 – Metabolic Homeostasis
    1. Acid-base balance and disorders
    2. Fluid and electrolyte therapy
    3. Enteral and parenteral nutrition
  15. PART 15 – Haematological Management
    1. Blood transfusion
    2. Colloids and blood products
    3. Plasmapheresis, therapeutic plasma exchange and intravenous immunoglobulin therapy
    4. Haemostatic failure
    5. Haematological malignancy
  16. PART 16 – Transplantation
    1. Organ donation
    2. Liver transplantation
    3. Heart and lung transplantation
  17. PART 17 – Paediatric Intensive Care
    1. The critically ill child
    2. Upper airway obstruction in children
    3. Acute respiratory failure in children
    4. Paediatric fluid and electrolyte therapy
    5. Sedation and analgesia in children
    6. Shock and cardiac disease in children
    7. Neurological emergencies in children
    8. Paediatric trauma
    9. Treatment limitation and organ procurement
    10. Paediatric poisoning and envenomation
    11. Paediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation

“This expansive softcover book contains over 100 chapters and nearly 1,500 pages. This edition continues a broad survey of the field.” – David J. Dries, MD (University of Minnesota Medical School) for Doody’s Review Service

Authors Biography

Andrew D Bersten, MB, BS, MD, FANZCA, FJFICM, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Flinders Medical Centre and School of Medicine, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

Jonathan Handy, BSc MBBS FRCA EDIC FFICM, Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine, Royal Marsden Hospital, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London

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