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World Clinics: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine: Respiratory Critical Care

Volume 4, Number 1

Surinder K Jindal Randeep Guleria

202 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

This issue of World Clinics: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine focuses on respiratory critical care, presenting an up-to-date collection of articles on the latest developments in the field, authored by internationally renowned experts.

The book begins with an introduction to respiratory critical care and assisted ventilation. The following chapters discuss different disorders including acute COPD and asthma, acute respiratory distress syndrome, pulmonary thromboembolism, and chronic respiratory failure.

The final sections cover critical care in poisoning cases, nutritional management in the ICU, interpretation of arterial blood gases and acid-base abnormalities, and ICU infections and antibiotics.

Each article concludes with comments by the editor highlighting their own experience and summarising the chapter. The book is enhanced by images, table and figures.

Key Points

  • Evidence-based review of respiratory critical care topics providing an overview of the latest advances in the field
  • Part of the World Clinics: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine series
  • Each article concludes with comments by the editor
  • Comprehensive text enhanced by images, tables and figures
Author Bio

Surinder K Jindal MD FCCP
Professor and Head, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Randeep Guleria MD DM
Head, Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Disorders, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India