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Case-based Review in Critical Care Medicine

A Comprehensive Preparatory Book for the Examinee

412 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

This book is a comprehensive guide to critical care medicine for postgraduate medical students.

Presented in a case-based, question and answer format, the text begins with guidance on patient examination in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Each of the following chapters covers a different disorder, from acute severe asthma, pulmonary embolism and septic shock, to traumatic brain injury, acute liver failure and many more.

The book concludes with cases examining out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, brain death and organ donation, as well as end-of-life care in the ICU.

This second edition has been fully revised and updated to provide trainees with the latest advances and knowledge in the field. A number of new topics have been added to this edition including tropical infections, acute coronary syndrome, acute ischemic stroke, spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhage, meningoencephalitis and status epilepticus, infective endocarditis, acute aortic emergencies, and snake and scorpion bites.

The text is further enhanced by clinical photographs, illustrations and tables to assist learning.

The previous edition (9789388958554) published in 2019.

Author Bio

Atul Prabhakar Kulkarni MD (Anaesthesiology) FISCCM PGDHHM FICCM
Professor and Head, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain, Tata Memorial Hospital, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Kapil Gangadhar Zirpe MBBS MD (Chest) FICCM FCCM FSNCC
Head, Department of Neuro-Trauma Intensive Care Unit, Grant Medical Foundation, Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Subhal Bhalchandra Dixit MD (Medicine) FCCM FICCM FICP
Director, Department of Critical Care ICU, Sanjeevan and MJM Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Chair, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and all other Reliance Foundation Healthcare Initiatives, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India