Critical Care Study Guide

Text and Review

  • Gerard J. Criner
  • Rodger E. Barnette
  • Gilbert E. D'Alonzo

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXII
  2. Critical Care Procedures Diagnostic Testing and ICU Policies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Dilipkumar K. Patel, Kamardeen O. Alao, Neil W. Brister, Rodger E. Barnette
      Pages 3-26
    3. Irene Permut, Wissam Chatila
      Pages 27-37
    4. Joseph Crocetti, Montserrat Diaz-Abad, Samuel L. Krachman
      Pages 38-50
    5. Ubaldo J. Martin, Montserrat Diaz-Abad, Samuel L. Krachman
      Pages 51-78
    6. Michael S. Lagnese, John M. Travaline
      Pages 79-89
    7. Henry H. Hsia
      Pages 90-115
    8. David E. Ciccolella
      Pages 116-129
    9. Francis C. Cordova, Nathaniel Marchetti
      Pages 144-167
    10. Harvey M. Licht, Fredric Jaffe, Gilbert E. D’Alonzo
      Pages 168-180
    11. Phillip M. Boiselle, Chandra Dass, Robert M. Steiner
      Pages 181-207
    12. Michael R. Jacobs
      Pages 208-224
    13. Gwendolyn Vance, Debra Koczen-Doyle, Deborah Mcgee-Mccullough, Anne Marie Kuzma, Marianne Butler-Lebair
      Pages 225-238
    14. Scott A. Schartel, Ernest L. Yeh
      Pages 239-255
  3. Pathophysiologic Disease States Encountered in the Critically Ill Patient

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 257-257
    2. Gerard J. Criner
      Pages 259-281
    3. Rita Pechulis, Aditi G. Satti, Ping Wang, Qin Xue-Bing, Gerard J. Criner
      Pages 282-304
    4. Nelson B. Ferrer, Gilbert E. D’Alonzo
      Pages 305-319

About this book


The second edition of this best-selling study guide and text covers all aspects of critical care medicine. Written by a diverse group of physicians and health care personnel, it is of interest to all professionals who care for the ICU patient. The unique format includes key points highlighted in the margins for quick reference and self-assessment questions and answers at the end of each chapter. The text is supported by case studies, tables, and numerous illustrations that detail key procedures. The new edition has been revised substantially to reflect the most current research and guidelines, and new chapters have been added to make this the most practical and comprehensive study guide and text available today.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Gerard J. Criner
    • 1
  • Rodger E. Barnette
    • 2
  • Gilbert E. D'Alonzo
    • 3
  1. 1.School of MedicineTemple UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Dept. MedicineTemple UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.School of MedicineTemple UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-77327-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-77452-7
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