Handbook of Critical Care Drug Therapy
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Publication Date: 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.

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

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

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

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

James H. Shelhamer MD
Deputy Chief, 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

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


Edition: 3
ISBN/ISSN: 9780781797634
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 4.25 x 7.125
Pages: 368
Pub Date: 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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