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The Surgical Critical Care Handbook

Guidelines for Care of the Surgical Patient in the ICU

by Jameel Ali(ed.)
The Surgical Critical Care Handbook by Jameel Ali
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This handbook considers topics that have general application to the critically ill patient. Basic pathophysiology and understanding of its role in critical care monitoring and management are covered, followed by a close look at trauma related and non-trauma related entities likely to afflict the critically ill surgical patient. The authors consist of practitioners who are experts in their field. They represent the team approach to critical care management where members from the divisions of anesthesia, internal medicine, respiratory medicine, infectious disease and surgical specialties all contribute in formulating intervention, assessment and management plans for the critically ill surgical patient. By emphasising the surgical conditions requiring critical care, The Surgical Critical Care Handbook will serve as a quick and easy reference for any medical trainee or practitioner aspiring to join the ICU. Contents:Foreword; About the Editor; List of Contributors; General Considerations:Preoperative Assessment of the High-Risk Surgical Patient (Robert Chen and Jameel Ali); Shock: Cardiovascular Dynamics, Endpoints of Resuscitation, Monitoring, and Management (Jameel Ali); Gas Exchange (Zoheir Bshouty); Perioperative Respiratory Dysfunction (Jameel Ali); Mechanical Ventilation in the ICU (Robert Chen and Jameel Ali); Nutrition in the Surgical ICU Patient (Mohammed Bawazeer & Jameel Ali); Management of the Anticoagulated Injured Patient (K Pavenski); Pneumonia in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (Mohammed Bawazeer and Jameel Ali); Hypothermia and Hyperthemia (John B Kortbeeks); Thrombo-Embolism in the ICU Patient (Daniel Roizblatt, Andrew Beckett and Jameel Ali); Broad Principles of Antibiotic Usage and Surgical Antimicrobial Prophylaxis (Jameel Ali and Addison K May); The Coagulopathic Trauma Patient and Massive Transfusion Protocol (Jameel Ali, Sandro Rizoli and Katerina Pavenski); Geriatric Issues and the ICU (Richard M Bell and Victor Hurth); Ethical Issues in the Surgical ICU (Marshall Beckman, John Weigelt, Jameel Ali and Richard M Bell); Specific Surgical Disorders (TRAUMA):Priorities in Multiple Trauma Management (Jameel Ali); Thoracic Trauma (Mark W Bowyer and Jameel Ali); Abdominal Trauma (Jameel Ali); Head Injury (Jameel Ali, Lyne Noël de Tilly and R Loch Macdonald); Spine and Spinal Cord Injury (Safraz Mohammed, Shelly Wang and Jameel Ali); Pelvic Fractures (Jameel Ali and Jeremie Larouche); Extremity Fractures (Jeremy Hall and Jeremie Larouche); Extremity Compartment Syndromes (Mark W Bowyer); Burns, Cold Injury and Electrical Injury (Karen M Cross and Joel S Fish); Multiorgan Dysfuntion Syndrome in the Surgical Patient (P Dhar and G Papia); Specific Surgical Disorders (NonTRAUMA):Intra-abdominal Sepsis (Shuyin Liang and Joao B de Rezende-Neto); Bowel Obstruction (Dave D Paskar and Neil G Parry); Mesenteric Ischemia (John B Kortbeek); Upper GI Hemorrhage (Brad S Moffat, Sarah Knowles and Neil G Parry); Lower Gastrointestinal (GI) Hemorrhage (Jonathan Hong and Marcus Burnstein); Acute Pancreatitis (John B Kortbeek); Colorectal Disorders (Jonathan Hong, D Kagedan and Marcus Burnstein); The Bariatric Surgical Patient (Andrew Smith, Jameel Ali and Timothy D Jackson); The Transplant Patient (Andrew S Barbas and Anand Ghanekar); Soft Tissue Infection in Critical Care (Sami Alissa, Nawaf Al-Otaibi and James Mahoney); The Pediatric Surgical ICU Patient (Arthur Cooper, Pamela Feuer, Logeswary Rajagopalan, Ranjith Kamity and Mary Joan Marron-Corwin); Readership: Intensivists and surgeons including trauma specialists. Key Features: The major feature of this book compared to others is its emphasis on surgical conditions requiring critical carePragmatic approach to critical care
World Scientific Publishing Company; April 2016
756 pages; ISBN 9789814663144
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Title: The Surgical Critical Care Handbook
Author: Jameel Ali