Civetta, Taylor, & Kirby's: Critical Care, 4th Edition

Section I - Introduction/General Concepts

Chapter 1 - National Health Systems and the Place of Intensive Care Medicine: Which Model?

Chapter 2 - Life and Death in the ICU: Ethical Considerations

Chapter 3 - Understanding Reactions of Patients and Families

Chapter 4 - Breaking Bad News to Patients

Chapter 5 - Informed Consent

Chapter 6 - Judicial Involvement in End-of-Life Decisions

Chapter 7 - Collaborative Care: Physician and Nursing Interactions and the Foundation of a Successful Unit

Chapter 8 - Clinical Decision Making

Chapter 9 - How to Read a Medical Journal and Understand Basic Statistics

Chapter 10 - Quality Assurance, Safety, and Outcomes

Chapter 11 - External Compliance Organizations and Measures

Chapter 12 - The Virtual ICU and Telemedicine: Computers, Electronics, and Data Management

Chapter 13 - Universal Precautions: Protecting the Practitioner

Chapter 14 - Intrahospital Transport of Critically Ill Patients

Chapter 15 - Interhospital Transport of Critically Ill Patients

Section II - Monitoring

Chapter 16 - Invasive Pressure Monitoring: General Principles

Chapter 17 - Noninvasive Cardiovascular Monitoring

Chapter 18 - Hemodynamic Monitoring: Arterial and Pulmonary Artery Catheters

Chapter 19 - Monitoring Tissue Perfusion and Oxygenation

Chapter 20 - Bedside Assessment and Monitoring of Pulmonary Function and Power of Breathing in the Critically

Chapter 21 - Pulse Oximetry and Plethysmography

Chapter 22 - Capnography

Chapter 23 - Echocardiography

Chapter 24 - Temperature Monitoring

Chapter 25 - Blood Volume Measurements in Critical Care

Chapter 26 - Venous Oximetry

Chapter 27 - Neurologic Monitoring

Chapter 28 - Radiographic Imaging and Bedside Ultrasound in the Intensive Care Unit

Chapter 29 - Neuroimaging of the Critical Care Patient

Chapter 30 - Intensive Care Unit Point-of-Care Testing

Section III - Techniques, Procedures, and Treatments

Chapter 31 - Clean and Aseptic Techniques at the Bedside

Chapter 32 - Vascular Cannulation

Chapter 33 - Temporary Cardiac Pacemakers

Chapter 34 - Important Intensive Care Procedures

Chapter 35 - Interventional Radiology in the Critical Care Unit

Chapter 36 - Feeding Tube Placement

Chapter 37 - Flexible Bronchoscopy

Chapter 38 - Airway Management

Chapter 39 - Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Chapter 40 - Anesthesia in the ICU

Section IV - Essential Physiologic Concerns

Chapter 41 - Fluids and Electrolytes

Chapter 42 - Blood Gas Analysis and Acid-base Disorders

Chapter 43 - Central Nervous System

Chapter 44 - The Lung Structure and Function

Chapter 45 - Cardiovascular System

Chapter 46 - Fundamentals of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Chapter 47 - Renal Physiology and Its Systemic Impact

Chapter 48 - Gastrointestinal Physiology

Chapter 49 - Coagulation

Chapter 50 - Allergy and Immunology

Section V - Modulating the Response to Injury

Chapter 51 - Molecular Biology: Genomics and Proteonomics

Chapter 52 - Gene Therapy in Critical Illness: Past Applications and Future Potential

Chapter 53 - The Host Response to Injury and Critical Illness

Chapter 54 - Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

Section VI - Shock States

Chapter 55 - Shock: General

Chapter 56 - Cardiogenic Shock

Chapter 57 - Sepsis and Septic Shock

Chapter 58 - Hemorrhagic Shock

Chapter 59 - Neurogenic Shock

Chapter 60 - Anaphylactic Shock

Chapter 61 - Splanchnic Flow and Resuscitation

Section VII - Pharmacology, Nutrition, Toxicology, and the Environment

Chapter 62 - Pharmacologic Principles

Chapter 63 - Sedation and Neuromuscular Blockade

Chapter 64 - Nutritional Issues

Chapter 65 - Practical Aspects of Nutritional Support

Chapter 66 - Toxicology

Chapter 67 - Substance Abuse and Withdrawal: Alcohol, Cocaine, Opioids and Other Drugs

Chapter 68 - Envenomation

Section VIII - The Surgical Patient

Chapter 69 - Perioperative Pulmonary Function Testing and Consultation

Chapter 70 - Preoperative Evaluation of the High-Risk Surgical Patient

Chapter 71 - Anesthesia: Physiology and Postanesthesia Problems

Chapter 72 - Initial Management of the Trauma Patient

Chapter 73 - Secondary and Tertiary Triage of the Trauma Patient

Chapter 74 - Surgical and Post-Surgical Bleeding

Chapter 75 - Abdominal Trauma: Nonoperative Management and Postoperative Considerations

Chapter 76 - Evaluating the Acute Abdomen

Chapter 77 - The Difficult Post-Operative Abdomen

Chapter 78 - Critical Care of Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery Patients

Chapter 79 - Critical Care of the Thoracic Surgical Patient

Chapter 80 - Postoperative Management of Adult Cardiovascular Surgery Patients

Chapter 81 - Management of the Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Patient

Chapter 82 - Vascular Surgery in the Intensive Care Unit

Chapter 83 - Neurologic Injury: Prevention and Initial Care

Chapter 84 - CNS Vascular Disease

Chapter 85 - Orthopedic Critical Care

Chapter 86 - Urologic Surgery and Trauma

Chapter 87 - Facial Trauma

Chapter 88 - Burn Injury: Thermal and Electrical

Chapter 89 - Temperature-Related Injuries

Section IX - Organ Transplantation

Chapter 90 - Transplantation: An Overview of Problems and Concerns

Chapter 91 - Heart Transplantation

Chapter 92 - Lung Transplantation

Chapter 93 - Liver Transplant

Chapter 94 - Pancreatic Transplantation

Chapter 95 - Renal Transplantation

Chapter 96 - Critical Care Aspects of Stem Cell Transplantation

Section X - Special Patient Population

Chapter 97 - The Obstetric Patient: General

Chapter 98 - Cardiac Disease and Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy

Chapter 99 - Hemorrhagic and Liver Disorders of Pregnancy

Chapter 100 - Acute Abdomen and Trauma during Pregnancy

Chapter 101 - Fetal Monitoring Concerns

Chapter 102 - The Obese Surgical Patient in the Critical Care Unit

Section XI - Infectious Disease

Chapter 103 - The Geriatric Patient

Chapter 104 - The Role of Antibiotics in the Management of Serious Hospital-Acquired Infections

Chapter 105 - An Approach to the Febrile ICU Patient

Chapter 106 - Surgical Infections

Chapter 107 - Skin Wounds and Musculoskeletal Infection

Chapter 108 - Neurologic Infections

Chapter 109 - Infections of the Head and Neck

Chapter 110 - Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections

Chapter 111 - Respiratory Infections in the ICU

Chapter 112 - Adult Gastrointestinal Infections in the ICU

Chapter 113 - Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections in the ICU: Implications for Clinical Practice

Chapter 114 - Fungal and Viral Infections

Chapter 115 - Infections in the Immunocompromised Host

Chapter 116 - Human Immunodeficiency Virus in the Intensive Care Unit

Chapter 117 - Unusual Infections

Section XII - Cardiovascular Disease and Dysfunction

Chapter 118 - Evaluation of Chest Pain and Acute Coronary Syndrome in the ICU

Chapter 119 - Non ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome: Contemporary Management Strategies

Chapter 120 - ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Contemporary Management Strategies

Chapter 121 - Evaluation and Management of Heart Failure

Chapter 122 - Cardiac Mechanical Assist Devices

Chapter 123 - Valvular Heart Disease

Chapter 124 - Cardiac Dysrhythmias

Chapter 125 - Pericardial Disease

Chapter 126 - Acute Hypertension Management in the ICU

Section XIII - Respiratory Disorders

Chapter 127 - Heart–Lung Interactions

Chapter 128 - Anatomy of Mechanical Ventilation

Chapter 129 - Noninvasive Ventilatory Support Modes

Chapter 130 - Invasive Ventilatory Support Modes

Chapter 131 - Bedside Interpretation of Ventilatory Waveforms

Chapter 132 - Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation

Chapter 133 - High-frequency Ventilation: Lessons Learned and Future Directions

Chapter 134 - Oxygen Therapy and Basic Respiratory Care

Chapter 135 - Indications for and Management of Tracheostomy

Chapter 136 - Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Chapter 137 - Extracorporeal Circulation for Respiratory or Cardiac Failure

Chapter 138 - Drowning

Chapter 139 - Aspiration

Chapter 140 - Severe Asthma Exacerbation

Chapter 141 - Acute Respiratory Failure in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chapter 142 - Pulmonary Embolism

Chapter 143 - Other Embolic Syndromes (Air, Fat, Amniotic Fluid)

Chapter 144 - Pleural Disease in the Intensive Care Unit

Chapter 145 - Massive Hemoptysis

Section XIV - Neurologic Disease and Dysfunction

Chapter 146 - Elevated Intracranial Pressure

Chapter 147 - Altered Consciousness and Coma in the Intensive Care Unit/a>

Chapter 148 - Seizures and Status Epilepticus

Chapter 149 - Neuromuscular Disorders

Chapter 150 - Behavioral Disturbances in the Intensive Care Unit

Chapter 151 - ICU Discharge Criteria and Rehabilitation Potential for Severe Brain Injury Patients

Section XV - Gastrointestinal Disease and Dysfunction

Chapter 152 - Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Chapter 153 - Approach to Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Chapter 154 - Liver Failure: Acute and Chronic

Chapter 155 - Pancreatic Disease

Chapter 156 - Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Toxic Megacolon

Chapter 157 - Esophageal Disorders

Chapter 158 - Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders

Chapter 159 - Mesenteric Ischemia

Section XVI - Renal

Chapter 160 - Acute Renal Failure

Chapter 161 - Renal Replacement Therapies in the Critically Ill Patient

Section XVII - Endocrine Disease and Dysfunction

Chapter 162 - Endocrinopathy in the ICU

Chapter 163 - Disordered Glucose Metabolism

Chapter 164 - The Adrenal Gland in Critical Illness

Chapter 165 - Pheochromocytoma