Handbook of Critical Care Drug Therapy

Handbook of Critical Care Drug Therapy 9780781797634
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Publication Date: Jun 1, 2006
Format: Book
Edition: Third
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.

Features

--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

About the Author(s)


  • 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

Specs

  • Edition: Third
  • Product Format: Softbound
  • ISBN: 9780781797634
  • Trim Size: 4.25 x 7.125
  • Pages: 368
  • Pub Date: Jun 1, 2006
  • Weight: 1.0

Table of contents

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