“Principles of Critical Care
is a very thorough and well-written textbook that has been carefully edited by three masters of intensive care medicine….It succeeds in achieving that tricky balance of being thorough and complete yet readable and practical. It's the kind of book that benefits all intensivists and anybody dealing with the critically ill.”--Critical Care Medicine
(Critical Care Medicine
From the Back Cover
Reviews of previous editions celebrate the long-standing tradition of excellence in critical care education and practice
"... Clearly the finest textbook available in the field."
—Critical Care Medicine Journal*
”... Very well done ... unusually user-friendly ... excellent ... a significant contribution to the field. It should be placed not only in the critical care practitioner's library, but also in the rounds and nurses' conference rooms of critical care units."
—Journal of the American Medical Association*
" ... Fills a long-vacant niche with authority."
—Post Graduate Medicine*
* On previous edition
PRINCIPLES OF CRITICAL CARE
Jesse B. Hall, MD
Gregory A. Schmidt, MD
This classic, critically acclaimed text offers more than any other. The only critical care resource to integrate pathophysiology throughout, PRINCIPLES OF CRITICAL CARE gives the working clincian streamlined access to deeper understanding of complex medical issues. Here is why:
A complete reference, with more than 1700 pages and 122 chapters, provides comprehensive coverage of every aspect relating to the practice of critical care
Pathophysiology is integrated throughout the book making more complex issues understandable
An organ system approach makes it easier to find thorough and practical information for managing a patient’s specific condition
Case studies in each chapter demonstrate the clinical application of concepts and further improve diagnostic skills
NEW IN THIS EDITION
• Completely revised cardiovascular section with new interventional therapies in cardiac shock; the latest in imaging; transesophageal echocardiography (TEE); and ultrasound equipment
• Totally revised pulmonary medicine section, featuring the most current mechanical ventilation treatments, and more
• Revised hematology/oncology section, including the latest information on chemotherapies in critical care