Evidence-Based Practice of Critical Care, 2nd Edition, presents objective data and expert guidance on managing critically ill patients in unique question-based chapters that focus on best practices. Now thoroughly updated by Drs. Clifford S. Deutschman, Patrick J. Neligan, and nearly 200 critical-care experts, this highly regarded title remains the only book of its kind that provides a comprehensive framework for translating evidence into practice, making it a valuable resource for both residents and practitioners.
- Tap into the expertise of nearly 200 critical-care experts who discuss the wide variety of clinical options in critical care, examine the relevant research, and provide recommendations based on a thorough analysis of available evidence.
- Think through each question in a logical, efficient manner, using a practical, consistent approach to available management options and guidelines.
- Find the information you need quickly with tables that summarize the available literature and recommended clinical approaches.
- Navigate a full range of challenges from routine care to complicated and special situations.
New to this Edition
- Stay up to date with new issues and controversies such as the redefinition of sepsis · changing approaches to fluid administration · immune suppression in sepsis · monitoring the microcirculation · the long-term sequelae of critical illness · minimizing ventilator associated lung injury · the benefits of evidence-based medicine management guidelines · rapid response teams · and more.
- Benefit from all-new sections covering persistent critical illness and the role of advanced practice nurses and physician assistants in the ICU.
By Clifford S. Deutschman
, MS, MD, FCCM, Vice Chair, Research, Pediatrics, Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Medicine Hofstra-North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Cohen Children¹s Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY and Patrick J. Neligan
, MA, MB, FRCARCSI, Department of Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, University College Galway, Galway, Ireland