Handbook of Critical Care Drug Therapy
Handbook of Critical Care Drug Therapy Handbook of Critical Care Drug Therapy

Handbook of Critical Care Drug Therapy

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Publication Date: June 01, 2006
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780781797634
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Prepared by noted critical care experts at the National Institutes of Health and leading medical centers, this handbook is a quick-reference guide to the choice and administration of drugs in critical care. It contains 126 easy-to-scan tables listing drugs of choice for specific clinical situations; dosages, dilutions, and infusion rates; and indications and adverse effects of drugs. Emphasis is on toxicities, compatibilities, and clinical considerations that would guide the choice of drug. This thoroughly updated Third Edition includes many new drugs and has an expanded section on neurologic and psychiatric therapeutics.

This Third Edition is also available for PDAs. See PDA listing for details.

--Portable, tabular, quick-reference guide to the choice and administration of drugs in critical care
--126 easy-to-scan tables list
  • drugs of choice for specific clinical situations
  • dosages, dilutions, and infusion rates
  • indications and adverse effects of drugs

--Emphasis is on toxicities, compatibilities, and clinical considerations that would guide the choice of drug
--Prepared by noted critical care experts at the National Institutes of Health and leading medical centers
--Third Edition includes many new drugs and an expanded section on neurologic and psychiatric therapeutics
--Third Edition available in both print and PDA format
Gregory M. Susla PharmD, FCCM
Pharmacy Manager, VHA, Inc., Frederick, MD

Anthony F. Suffredini MD, FCCM
Senior Investigator, Critical Care Medicine Department, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC

Dorothea McAreavey MD, FACC
Staff Clinician, Director, Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program, Critical Care Medicine Department, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Michael A. Solomon MD
Staff Clinician, Critical Care Medicine Department, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

William D. Hoffman MD
Director, Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Paul Nyquist MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Anesthesia and Critical Care, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University Medical School, Baltimore, MD

Frederick P. Ognibene MD, FCCM, FACP
Director, Office of Clinical Research Training Program and Medical Education Director, Clinical Research Training Program, Attending Physician, Critical Care Medicine Department, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

James H. Shelhamer MD
Deputy Chief, Critical Care Medicine Department, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Henry Masur MD
Chief, Critical Care Medicine Department, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD


Edition: 3
ISBN/ISSN: 9780781797634
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 4.25 x 7.125
Pages: 368
Pub Date: June 01, 2006
Weight: 0.715
C H A P T E R 1
Acute Resuscitation

C H A P T E R 2
Anesthesia: Analgesia, Sedation, and Neuromuscular Blockade

C H A P T E R 3
Cardiovascular Therapies

C H A P T E R 4
Pulmonary Therapies

C H A P T E R 5
Renal, Electrolyte, and Acid Base Disturbances

C H A P T E R 6
Endocrine Therapies

C H A P T E R 7
Gastroenterology, Liver, and Nutrition Therapies

C H A P T E R 8
Hematologic Therapies

C H A P T E R 9
Neurologic and Psychiatric Therapeutics

C H A P T E R 1 0
Infectious Diseases

C H A P T E R 1 1
Allergy

C H A P T E R 1 2
Poisonings

C H A P T E R 1 3
Drug Monitoring

A P P E N D I X 1
Intravenous Medication Administration Guidelines 288

A P P E N D I X 2
Intravenous to Oral Conversions 318

A P P E N D I X 3
Selected Oral Drug Doses 324
Selected Combination Oral Drug Products 342

I N D E X 347
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