This issue of Critical Care Clinics focuses on Mechanical Circulartory Support. Editors Nitin Puri and Michael Baram have assembled an expert team of authors on topics such as: History of ECMO; Evolution current technique and equipment; Program Development; Review ELSO standards; Cardiac Failure of medical management; Cardiac Management and Complications; Pre-Respiratory; Respiratory Management and Complications; Post ECMO management; Post ECMO complication; DVT; Transport- Interhospital and How to prep patient; ECHO; Family understanding of ECMO (to cannulate or not); Pharmacy, Nutrition, Blood Management; Transport; The future of ECMO and ventilation.
This issue of Critical Care Clinics focuses on Rapid Response Systems and Fluid Resuscitation, with topics including: RRS Now; Triggering Criteria: Big Data; Triggering Criteria: Continuous Monitoring; Measuring instability; Surgery/Trauma RRT; Obstetric RRT; Difficult airway rapid response teams; and Sepsis rapid response teams.
This issue of Critical Care Clinics focuses on Mechanical Ventilation and Ventricular Assist Devices, with topics including: Targeted management approach to cardiogenic shock; Prevention and treatment of right heart failure during left ventricular assist device support therapy; Complications of durable left ventricular assist device support therapy; Patient and device management on left ventricular assist device support therapy; Challenges and future directions in left ventricular assist device support therapy; Monitoring global and regional mechanics; Asynchrony consequences and management; Determinants and prevention of ventilator-induced lung injury; Extracorporeal gas exchange; Non-invasive options; Mobilization and VIDD avoidance; Initiating and discontinuing invasive support; and Automation of ventilation.
The SAGE Encyclopedia of Pharmacology and Society explores the social and policy sides of the pharmaceutical industry and its pervasive influence in society. While many technical STM works explore the chemistry and biology of pharmacology and an equally large number of clinically oriented works focus on use of illegal drugs, substance abuse, and treatment, there is virtually nothing on the immensely huge business (“Big Pharma”) of creating, selling, consuming, and regulating legal drugs. With this new Encyclopedia, the topic of socioeconomic, business and consumer, and legal and ethical issues of the pharmaceutical industry in contemporary society around the world are addressed. Key Feat...