Manual for pulmonary and critical care medicine [electronic resource] / Judd W. Landsberg.
By: Landsberg, JuddPublisher: Philadelphia : Elsevier, 2018Description: 1 online resourceISBN: 9780323480550 (ebk); 0323480551 (ebk)Subject(s): Critical Care | Pulmonary MedicineDDC classification: 616.2 Online Resources: Available via ClinicalKey
Includes bibliographical references.
Section 1: Pulmonary. Approach to oxygenation, hypoxemia and hypoxemic respiratory failure -- Ventilation and hypercapnic respiratory failure -- The chest radiograph -- Evaluating chronic dyspnea, dyspnea on exertion and exercise limitation -- Heart failure for the pulmonary critical care physician -- Pulmonary hypertension -- Exacerbation of obesity hypoventilation syndrome -- Lung cancer -- Aspergillus lung disease -- Oral anaerobic lung infection, aspiration pneumonia, lung abscess and empyema -- Chronic cough -- Cough syncope -- Bronchiectasis -- Sarcoidosis -- Acute venous thromboembolic disease -- Pneumothorax (PTX) and bronchopleural fistulas (BPF): air in the pleural space -- Smoking cessation -- Diffuse parenchymal lung disease and its mimics -- Section 2: Critical care. Shock -- Invasive mechanical ventilation -- Non-invasive ventilatory support with BIPAP -- Tracheostomy -- Hemoptysis -- Salt and water: the physiology of volume and tonicity regulation -- Diabetic emergencies -- The obtunded inpatient with normal vital signs -- Bedside presentations in the ICU -- Code status -- Advanced care planning and the family meeting- -- Compassionate, terminal extubation -- ICU pearls.
Clinical Practice Manual for Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, by Judd W. Landsberg, is a unique point-of-care manual that provides essential information on managing inpatients and outpatients with common, serious respiratory and internal medicine presentation and problems. Easy-to-follow diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms are accompanied by case-based illustrations encountered on a daily basis by attendings, fellows, residents, and students. The bulleted format, concise approach and familiar examples provide a framework for effective teaching, learning and patient care.