Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2015 by Jean-Louis Vincent

By Jean-Louis Vincent

The Yearbook compiles the latest advancements in experimental and scientific learn and perform in a single finished reference publication. The chapters are written by way of good famous specialists within the box of in depth care and emergency drugs. it truly is addressed to every person inquisitive about inner drugs, anesthesia, surgical procedure, pediatrics, extensive care and emergency medicine.

Show description

Read or Download Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2015 PDF

Best critical care books

Brain CT Scans in Clinical Practice

Throughout emergency rooms all over the world, thousands of sufferers are referred for mind CT scans every day. The ability required to figure out a right away life-threatening abnormality in a mind CT experiment is a uncomplicated approach and will be learnt very quickly by way of all emergency room physicians. certainly the emergency head CT experiment is analogous to an ECG in application and almost certainly as effortless to profit.

Crisis Management in Acute Care Settings: Human Factors and Team Psychology in a High-Stakes Environment

This publication is exclusive in offering a complete review of the human components concerns correct to sufferer security in the course of acute care. by means of elucidating the foundations of human habit and decision-making in serious occasions and choosing common assets of human blunders, it's going to aid healthcare pros supply more secure, more suitable therapy whilst facing emergencies characterised through uncertainty, excessive stakes, time strain, and rigidity.

Vascular and interventional radiology: principles and practice

Written via a crew of uncommon participants enthusiastic about education courses, this new e-book bargains an intensive and entire evaluate of an important facets of vascular and interventional radiology for citizens and fellows. you will get all anatomic, procedural, and medical details, together with right ideas, results, and trouble avoidance.

Additional info for Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2015

Sample text

7 CLABSI per 1000 catheter days over a period of two years [24]. Another method is the Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program, which aims to improve patient safety culture through eight steps: Measurement of the patient safety climate through surveys, staff education on the science of safety, identification of staff’s safety concerns, adoption of a unit by a senior executive that meets monthly with the team, implementation of three improvement interventions, documentation of the results, online sharing of the safety stories, and finally remeasurement of the safety culture through surveys [25].

DNA containing viruses. Baltimore Classification In this classification, viruses are divided into seven groups based on their nucleic acid and m-RNA production. Double stranded (ds)-DNA viruses. Single stranded (ss)-DNA viruses. ds-RNA viruses. ss-RNA viruses with positive strands (positive polarity). ss-RNA viruses with negative strands (negative polarity). ss-RNA viruses associated with the reverse transcriptase enzyme. ds-DNA viruses associated with the reverse transcriptase enzyme. Poxviruses Orthopox: smallpox virus (variola), vaccinia virus, cowpox virus, and monkeypox virus.

Astellas Pharma EMEA supported and funded the development of this chapter, with medical writing support provided by Lee Baker (Interel, London, UK). References 1. Surawicz CM, Brandt LJ, Binion DG et al (2013) Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Clostridium difficile infections. Am J Gastroenterol 108:478–498 2. European Centre for Disease Prevention (2013) Point prevalence survey of healthcareassociated infections and antimicrobial use in European acute care hospitals. Stockholm, ECDC.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.06 of 5 – based on 41 votes