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Evidence-based practice of critical care / [edited by] Clifford S. Deutschman, Patrick J. Neligan.

Philadelphia, PA : Saunders/Elsevier, c2010.
xxiii, 718 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
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"Expert consult"--Cover.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • SECTION 1. NON-ARDS-ASSOCIATED RESPIRATORY FAILURE -- 1. How does one evaluate and monitor respiratory function in the intensive care unit? / Maurizio Cereda -- 2. What are the indications for intubation in the critically ill patient? / Clifford S. Deutschtman -- 3. How should exacerbations of COPD be managed in the intensive care unit? / Katherine Finan -- 4. What is the role of noninvasive ventilation in the intensive care unit? / Nicholas S. Hill -- 5. How should acute severe asthma be managed in the intensive care unit? / E.R. McFadden, Jr. -- 6. How should Pulmonary Embolism be diagnosed and treated? / Jiri Horak -- 7. What is the optimal approach to weaning and liberation from mechanical ventilation? / David James Cooper -- 8. Is oxygen toxic? / Pauline Whyte -- 9. What is the role of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the intensive care unit? / Stephen R. Thorn -- SECTION 2. ACUTE LUNG INJURY AND ARDA -- 10. What is the clinical definition of ARDS? / Maurizio Cereda -- 11. What is the natural history of a patient with ARDS? / Lorraine B. Ware -- 12. Do nonventilatory strategies for acute lung injury and ARDS work? / Danny F. McAuley -- 13. What are the pathologic and pathophysiologic changes that accompany acute lung injury and ARDS? / Kathleen D. Liu -- 14. Is acute lung injury a single syndrome? / Jason D. Christie -- 15. What is the best mechanical ventilation strategy in ARDS? / Niall D. Ferguson -- 16. Is permissive hypercapnia helpful or harmful? / John G. Laffey -- 17. Do patient positioning in general and prone positioning in particular make a difference in ARDS? / John R. Hotchkiss -- 18. What is the role of airway pressure release ventilation in ARDS? / Penny Andrews -- 19. What is the role of alveolar recruitment maneuvers in the management of ARDS? / Chirag V. Shah -- 20. What is the role of high-frequency oscillation in ARDS? / Thomas E. Stewart -- 21. Inhaled vasodilators in ARDS: do they make a difference? / Maureen O. Meade -- 22. Are anti-inflammatory therapies in ARDS effective? / Simon V. Baudouin -- 23. Is extracorporeal life support for adults with acute respiratory distress syndrome useful? / R. Duncan Hite -- SECTION 3. INFLAMMATION, SEPSIS, AND MODS -- 24. What is inflammation? What is sepsis? What is MODS? / Steven M. Opal -- 25. Sepsis-source unknown: how should one work up and manage the patient? / Pamela A. Lipsett -- 26. Which organs become dysfunctional in sepsis? How does this occur? How is it diagnosed and managed? / Timothy W. Evans -- 27. Bacterial translocation and gut-derived sepsis: do they exist? / Edwin A. Deitch -- 28. Is invasive hemodynamic monitoring useful in sepsis? / Andrew Rhodes -- 29. What is the role of empirical antibiotic therapy in sepsis? / Soumitra R. Eachempati -- 30. What is the best way to fluid-resuscitate a patient with sepsis? / Niall Fanning -- 31. What vasopressor agent should be used in the septic patient? / Patrick J. Neligan -- 32. Should vasopressin be used in septic shock? / James A. Russell -- 33. What is the role of source control in sepsis? / John C. Marshall -- 34. Is there immune suppression in the critically ill? / Richard S. Hotchkiss -- 35. Are the concepts of SIRS and MODS useful in sepsis? / Jean-Louis Vincent -- 36. Is sepsis-induced organ dysfunction a manifestation of a prosurvival adaptive response? / Richard J. Levy -- 37. Is chronic critical illness a state of endocrine dysfunction? / Clifford S. Deutschtman -- SECTION 4. INFECTIONS -- 38. How does one diagnose and manage severe community-acquired pneumonia? / Michael S. Niederman -- 39. How do I diagnose and manage catheter-related blood stream infections? / Michael Scully -- 40. What is the epidemiology of anti-microbial resistance in the intensive care unit? / Jeanine Wiener-Kronish -- 41. Is selective decontamination of the digestive tract useful? / Craig M. Coopersmith -- SECTION 5. CARDIOVASCULAR CRITICAL CARE -- 42. What is the evidence that supports current resuscitation guidelines for cardiac arrest? / Noel M. Flynn -- 43. Should we abandon the pulmonary artery catheter in the intensive care unit? / Terence M. Cone -- 44. How does one diagnose and manage acute myocardial ischemia in the intensive care unit? / John E. Ellis -- 45. How is cardiogenic shock diagnosed and managed in the intensive care unit? / Benjamin A. Kohl -- 46. When is hypertension a true crisis and how should it be managed in the intensive care unit? / John G.T. Augoustides -- 47. How does one manage and treat atrial fibrillation in postoperative critically ill patients? / Stuart Joel Weiss -- 48. Is right ventricular failure common in the intensive care unit? How should it be managed? / Steven M. Hollenberg -- 49. Pulmonary hypertension in ARDS: is it important and should we treat it? / Leo G. Kevin -- 50. How does one manage postsurgical patients with known coronary artery disease in the intensive care unit? / Lee A. Fleisher -- SECTION 6. RENAL CRITICAL CARE -- 51. What is the value of non-dialytic therapy in acute kidney injury? / Patrick T. Murray -- 52. How does one optimize care in patients at risk for or presenting with acute kidney injury? / Ravindra L. Mehta -- 53. What is the role of renal replacement therapy in the intensive care unit? / David Lappin -- 54. Do renal replacement therapy strategies in the intensive care unit affect clinical outcomes? / Rinaldo Bellomo -- 55. Can radiographie contrast nephropathy be prevented? / Donal Reddan -- 56. How should acid-base disorders be diagnosed and managed? / Rory O'Donoghue -- SECTION 7. NEUROLOGIC CRITICAL CARE -- 57. What are the etiology, pathogenesis, and pathophysiology of elevated intracranial pressure? / Peter Le Roux -- 58. How should traumatic brain injury be managed? / W. Andrew Kofke -- 59. How should aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage be managed? / Joshua M. Levine -- 60. How should I manage acute ischemic stroke in the intensive care unit? / Steven R. Messe -- 61. Is there a polymyopathy or polyneuropathy of critical illness? What is it and how is it diagnosed and managed? How does it affect outcome? / Jeevendra A. Martyn -- 62. Is hypothermia useful in managing critically ill patients? Which ones? Under what conditions? / Patrick M. Kochanek -- SECTION 8. NUTRITION, GASTROINTESTINAL, AND HEPATIC CRITICAL CARE -- 63. How does critical illness change metabolism? / Mark E. Nunnally -- 64. Does enteral nutrition (including early enteral) result in better outcomes than parenteral nutrition in critically ill patients? / Jane M. Gervasio -- 65. Is it important to deliver enhanced levels of arginine to critically ill patients? / Adrian Barbul -- 66. Does trace element deficiency develop in critically ill patients? Should it be treated? / Mette M. Berger -- 67. Do immunonutrients improve outcome in the critically ill? / Kenneth A. Kudsk -- 68. Is it appropriate to underfeed the critically ill patient? / Daren K. Heyland -- 69. How do I diagnose and manage acute gastrointestinal bleeding? / Rachel R. Kelz -- 70. Is prophylaxis for stress ulceration useful? / Brian Marsh -- 71. How is acute liver failure managed (including hepatic encephalopathy)? / Mark T. Keegan -- SECTION 9. ENDOCRINE CRITICAL CARE -- 72. Should blood glucose be tightly controlled in the intensive care unit? / Jean-Charles Preiser -- 73. Can acute adrenal insufficiency be diagnosed in the intensive care unit? If so, how should it be managed? / Yoram G. Weiss -- 74. Is there a mineralocorticoid deficiency in critically ill patients? How can it be diagnosed? Should it be treated? / Djillali Annane -- 75. How do I diagnose and manage acute endocrine emergencies in the intensive care unit? / Carrie A. Sims -- SECTION 10. PREVENTING SUFFERING IN THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT -- 76. What is the best way to sedate critically ill patients? / Michael O'Connor --
  • 77. What is the role of α2-adrenergic receptor agonists in the intensive care unit? / Mervyn Maze -- 78. How does one prevent, diagnose and treat delirium in the intensive care unit? / Pratik P. Pandharipande -- 79. Sleep disturbances in the intensive care unit: do they matter? / Avery Tung -- SECTION 11. TRAUMA, OBSTETRICS, AND ENVIRONMENTAL INJURIES -- 80. How should patients with thoracic trauma be managed in the Intensive Care Unit? / Bryan A. Cotton -- 81. What is abdominal compartment syndrome and how should it be managed? / S. Peter Stawicki -- 82. How should pelvic fractures be managed in the intensive care unit? / Patrick M. Reilly -- 83. How should patients with Burns be managed in the intensive care unit? / Marc G. Jeschke -- 84. What is the best approach to fluid management, transfusion therapy, and the end points of resuscitation in trauma? / Samuel A. Tisherman -- 85. What are the critical care implications of muscle and long bone trauma? / John P. Pryor -- 86. How should the critically ill pregnant patient be managed? / Valerie A. Arkoosh -- 87. Should one prevent or treat hypothermia in the intensive care unit? / Dimitry Baranov -- 88. What are the special considerations in the management of morbidly obese patients in the intensive care unit? / Ali A. El Solh -- 89. How do I transport the critically ill patient? / John Bates -- 90. How are patients who are admitted to the intensive care unit after common poisonings diagnosed and managed? / Kurt Kleinschmidt -- 91. How does one care for the heart-beating, brain dead, adult organ donor patient? / David J. Powner -- SECTION 12. HEMATOLOGY -- 92. What platelet disorders occur in the intensive care unit and how should they be treated? / Lena Napolitano -- 93. When is transfusion therapy indicated in critical illness and when is it not? / Babak Sarani -- SECTION 13. ETHICS AND ADMINISTRATION IN THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT -- 94. Is there a better way to deliver optimal critical care services? / Jeremy M. Kahn -- 95. What is the role of the intensivist and of the intensive care unit medical director? / C. William Hanson III -- 96. What is the role of teamwork in the intensive care unit? / Charles G. Durbin, Jr. -- 97. Is a closed intensive care unit better than an open intensive care unit? / Todd Dorman -- 98. Does telemedicine have a role in the intensive care unit? What is it? Does it make a difference? / Mark E. Nunnally -- 99. When is intensive care unit care innovative therapy and when is it clinical research? / Scott D. Halpern.
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