Handbook of Drugs in Intensive Care - Paw, Henry; Shulman, Rob (University College London)
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Written for doctors, pharmacists and nurses working in the intensive care unit (ICU), the Handbook of Drugs in Intensive Care is the essential guide to drug therapy in the ICU. Combining drug monographs with guidelines, this is an excellent resource for safe and effective practice.

Produktbeschreibung
Written for doctors, pharmacists and nurses working in the intensive care unit (ICU), the Handbook of Drugs in Intensive Care is the essential guide to drug therapy in the ICU. Combining drug monographs with guidelines, this is an excellent resource for safe and effective practice.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Cambridge University Press
  • 6 Revised edition
  • Seitenzahl: 444
  • Erscheinungstermin: 18. Juli 2019
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 126mm x 185mm x 19mm
  • Gewicht: 482g
  • ISBN-13: 9781108444354
  • ISBN-10: 1108444350
  • Artikelnr.: 55311493
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction
Part I. Drugs: An A-Z Guide
Part II. Short Notes: 1. Routes of administration
2. Loading dose
3. Drug metabolism
4. Enzyme systems
5. Drug excretion
6. Drug tolerance
7. Drug interactions
8. Therapeutic drug monitoring
9. Pharmacology in the critically ill
10. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
11. Management of acute major anaphylaxis
12. Management of severe hyperkalaemia
13. Management of malignant hyperthermia
14. Sedation, analgesia and neuromuscular blockade
15. Management of status epilepticus
16. Anti-arrhythmic drugs
17. Inotropes and vasopressors
18. Bronchospasm
19. Anti-ulcer drugs
20. Immunonutrition in the ICU
21. Corticosteroids
22. Short synacthen test
23. Bone marrow rescue following nitrous oxide
24. Antioxidants
25. Prophylaxis following splenectomy
26. Anti-microbial drugs
27. Renal replacement therapy
Part III. Appendices: 1. Appendix A: Creatinine clearance
2. Appendix B: Weight conversion (stones/lb to kg)
3. Appendix C: BMI calculator
4. Appendix D: Lean body weight charts
5. Infusion rate/dose calculation
6. Appendix F: Drug compatibility chart
7. Appendix G: Omeprazole administration record
8. Appendix H: Drotrecogin prescribing criteria
9. Appendix I: Drotrecogin administration
10. Appendix J: Drotrecogin administration record.

Introduction; How to use this book; Abbreviations; Drugs: an A-Z guide; Short notes: routes of administration; Loading dose; Drug metabolism; Enzyme systems; Drug excretion; Drug tolerance; Drug interactions; Therapeutic drug monitoring; Pharmacology in the critically ill; Cardiopulmonary resuscitation; Management of acute major anaphylaxis; Management of severe hyperkalaemia; Management of malignant hyperthermia; Sedation, analgesia and neuromuscular blockade; Management of status epilepticus; Management of delirium tremens and alcohol withdrawal syndrome; Anti-arrhythmic drugs; Inotropes and vasopressors; Bronchospasm; Anti-ulcer drugs; Immunonutrition in the ICU; Corticosteroids; Short synacthen test; Bone marrow rescue following nitrous oxide; Antioxidants; Prophylaxis following splenectomy; Anti-microbial drugs; Renal replacement therapy; Appendices: Appendix A. Creatinine clearance; Appendix B. Weight conversion (stones/lb to kg); Appendix C. BMI calculator; Appendix D. Lean body weight charts; Appendix E. Infusion rate/dose calculation; Appendix F. Drug compatibility chart; Appendix G. Omeprazole administration record; Appendix H. Sodium content of oral medications; Appendix I. Drug management of the brain-stem dead donor; Appendix J. Continuous vancomycin infusion; Appendix K. Child-Pugh score; Appendix L. Severe sepsis algorithm; Drug index.
Rezensionen
'The layout is intuitive, providing valuable information in an easily digestible format ... it contains concentrated goodness. Overall, this edition is an improvement on the already excellent title and ... represents great value for money.' The Pharmaceutical Journal