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ICU Protocols

A stepwise approach

Chawla, Rajesh, Todi, Subhash (Eds.)

2012, XXVI, 879 p. 126 illus. in color.

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  • Step-by-step management of most commonly seen emergencies in intensive care units
  • Point-of-care treatment guidance for critically ill patients
  • Richly supplemented with algorithms, figures, and tables
  • Annotation of key citations in the suggested reading
  • 101 chapters, one chapter devoted to each clinical emergency

A Book for Residents, Fellows ,Critical care practitioners and Allied health care professionals,  with comprehensive and current stepwise algorithm for the bedside diagnosis and management of the most frequently encountered problems in the intensive care unit (ICU) .This book is neither a condensed text book  nor it is an elementary primer . It is small enough to carry around and big enough to contain all essential elements of ICU care. This will also serve as a “One Stop” ready bedside reckoner for residents and students. This book is first of its kind on this subject

 An educational venture of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Salient feature

101 chapters
Clinically oriented discussion
Ready reckoner
Step wise management  
Easy to read with flow diagrams and tables
Appendix covering Drug Dosing, Important ICU Formulae and Conversion Table
ICU Procedures with Illustrations 
  ICU Syllabus for trainees
Latest Annotated Reference
Useful Websites

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Critical Care Medicine - medical emergencies - point-of-care treatment guidance

Related subjects » Critical Care & Emergency Medicine

Table of contents 

Section I-Respiratory System Rajesh Chawla and Gopi Chand Khilnani .-  Airway Management Sheila Nainan Myatra and Jigeeshu V. Divatia .-  Acute Respiratory Failure Randeep Guleria and Jaya Kumar .-  Non Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation Rajesh Chawla and Subhash Todi .-  Basic Mechanical Ventilation Gopi Chand Khilnani and Vijay Hadda .-  Mechanical Ventilation in ARDS Farhad Kapadia and Umakant Bhutada .-  Mechanical Ventilation in Obstructive Airway Diseases Raj Kumar Mani . – Weaning Rajesh Chawla and Vishakh Varma .-  Massive Hemoptysis Avdhesh Bansal and Viny Kantroo .-  Pulmonary Thromboembolism Rajesh Chawla and Subhash Todi .-  Severe Community Acquired Pneumonia Subhash Todi and Rajesh Chawla .-  Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Rajesh Pande .-  Pleural Diseases Sudha Kansal and Rajesh Chawla .-  Sleep Disordered Breathing Jagdish Chander Suri .-  Oxygen Therapy Surinder K Jindal and Ashutosh Nath Aggarwal .-  Pulse Oximetry and Capnography Deepak Govil and Sachin Gupta Section II Cardiovascular System Shyam Sunder, Farhad Kapadia, Jigeeshu V. Divata, Sheila Nainan Myatra .-  Hemodynamic Monitoring Sheila Nainan Myatra, Jigeeshu V. Divatia and RameshVenkatraman .-  Echocardiography Rahul Pandit and Jigeeshu V. Divatia .-  Fluid Therapy Vasopressor and Inotropes Jigeeshu V Divata and Parvez Ali Khan .-  Cardiorespiratory Arrest Sheila Nainan Myatra, Amol Kothekar and Jigeeshu V. Divatia .-  Cardiogenic Shock Ashit Hegde and Khusrav Bajan .-  Acute Heart Failure Rajesh Chawla and Rajeeve Kumar Rajput .-  Cardiac Arrhythmias Shyam Sunder Tipparaju and Gopinath Ramachandran .-  Acute Coronary Syndrome Rajesh Rajani and Farhad Kapadia .-  Hypertensive Urgencies and Emergencies Simran Singh and Chandrashekhar K. Ponde .-  Aortic Dissection Shyam Sunder Tipparaju, Gopinath Ramachandran, Ravinuthala Venkat Kumar and Muppiri Vijay Kumar Section III Nervous System Shiva Iyer , Nagarajan Ramakrishnan .-  Cerebdovascular Accident Dedeepiya Devaprasad and Nagarajan Ramakrishnan .-  Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Charu Gauba and Pushpendra Nath Renjen .-  Status Epilepticus Jagarlapudi M. K. Murthy .-  Acute Flaccid Paralysis Charu Gauba, Mukul Verma, Vinit Suri and Pooja Chopra . – Coma Kayanoosh Kadapatti and Shivakumar Iyer .-  Intracranial Pressure Monitoring and Management Rajagopal Senthilkumar & Nagarajan. Ramakrishnan .-  Acute Febrile Encephalopathy Jignesh Shah and Shivakumar Iyer .-  Sedation and Analgesia Ashwin Kumar Mani, Nagarajan Ramakrishnan and Sheila Nainan Myatra .-  Brain Death Babu K Abraham and Nagarajan Ramakrishnan Section IV Gastrointestinal System Ajay kumar ,Pravin amin .-  Upper Gastrointestinal Bleed Rupa Banerjee and Duvvur Nageshwar Reddy .-  Lower Gastrointestinal Bleed Surinder S Rana and Deepak Kumar Bhasin .-  Acute Diarrhea Mahesh K Goenka and Nisha Kapoor .-  Acute Abdominal Distension Mohd Talha Noor and Rakesh Kochhar .-  Intra-abdominal Hypertension Rajesh Chawla and Sananta K. Dash. .-  Acute Pancreatitis AjayKumar and Akshat Kumar .-  Acute Liver Failure Shalimar and Subrat Kumar Acharya .-  Acute Decompensation in Chronic Liver Failure Deepak Amarapurkar .-  Nutrition Support Pravin Amin Section V Renal System Raj Kumar Mani and Arghya Majumdar .-  Acute Renal Failure Raj Kumar Mani and Arghya Majumdar .-  Renal Replacement Therapy Sunil Prakash and Arghya Majumdar .-  Managing a patient on Dialysis Arghya Majumdar and Raj Kumar Mani .-  Drug Dosing Pratik Das and Arghya Majumdar Section VI Infectious diseases Subhash Todi .-  General Measures of Infection Control Sheila Nainan Myatra and Raghu S. Thota .-  Antibiotic Stewardship Subhash Todi and Rajesh Chawla .-  Septic Shock Mohit Kharbanda and Suresh Ramasubban .-  Severe Tropical Infections Hemant Tewari and Vivek Nangia .-  New onset fever Subhash Todi and Rajesh Chawla .-  Fungal Infections Subhash Todi and Rajesh Chawla .-  Infection in Immunocompromised Host Subhash Todi and Om Srivastav SECTION VII: ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC SYSTEM Sandhya Talekar, Rajesh Chawla .- Hyponatremia Rajesh Chawla,Subhash Todi and Devendra Kumar Agarwal .- Hypernatremia Rajesh Chawla, Subhash Todi and Sanjiv Jasuja .- Hyperkalemia & Hypokalemia Subhash Todi and Rajesh Chawla .- Arterial Blood Gases Rahul Pandit .- Diabetic Emergencies SandhyaTalekar, Jayant Shelgaonkar and Atul Wagh .- Glycemic Control in the ICU Rajesh Chawla and Subhash Todi SECTION VIII : ONCOLOGY Atul Kulkarni , Vijaya Patil .- Transfusion Practices and Complications Nayana Amin and Vijaya Patil .- Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation and Thrombocytopenia Vijaya Patil, Nayana Amin, Reshma Ambulkar, and Atul Kulkarni .- Onco EmergenciesAtul Kulkarni and Vandana Agarwal SECTION IX: TRAUMA AND BURN M C Mishra, Prasad Rajhans .- General Management of Trauma Vinay Gulati, Sanjeev Bhoi and Rajesh Chawla .- Severe Head and Spinal Cord Injury Deepak Agrawal .- Torso Trauma Subodh Kumar, Amit Gupta and Umashankkar Kannan .- Burn Management Sushma Sagar, Kamal Kataria and Maneesh Singhal SECTION X:TOXICOLOGY,ENVENOMATION AND THERMO DYSREGULATION Omender Singh, Prashant Nasa .- General Poisoning Management Omender Singh and Prashant Nasa .- Syndromic Approach to Poisioioning Praveen Aggarwal .- Drug Abuse Omender Singh and Prashant Nasa .- Snake Bite Dhruva Chaudhry, Inder Paul Singh and Surcharita Ray .- Heat Stroke and Hypothermia .- Jagdish Dureja and Harpreet Singh SECTION XI: OBSTETRICS Rajesh Chawla, Suninder S Arora .- Jaundice in Pregnancy Rajesh Chawla and Prashant Nasa .- Acute Respiratory Failure in Pregnancy Rajesh Chawla and Prashant Nasa .- Severe Preeclampsia Rajesh Chawla, Prashant Nasa and Renu Chawla SECTION XII: PERIOPERATIVE CARE Prakash Shastri, Deepak Govil .- General Issues in perioperative care Prakash Shastri, Yogendra Pal Singh and Jigeeshu V Divatia .- Specific Issues in perioperative care Subhash Todi, Shrikanth Srinivasan and Jigeeshu V. Divatia SECTION XIII: GENERAL ISSUES Yatin Mehta, Shirish Prayag .- Initial Assessment and Resuscitation Jeetendra Sharma and Yatin Mehta .- Comprehensive ICU Care Tariq Ali, Yatin Mehta, Subhash Todi and Rajesh Chawla .- Quality Control Subhash Todi and Ashit Bhagwati .- Ethical Principles in End of Life Care Subhash Todi and Rajesh Chawla .- ICU Organization and Training Narendra Rungta, Manish Munjal and Kundan Mittal .- Transportation of Critically Ill Patients Sandeep Dewan and Amit Verma .- Scoring System Jigeeshu V Divatia SECTION XIV: Pediatrics Praveen Khilnani, Krishan Chugh .- Mechanical Ventilation Praveen Khilnani and Rajiv Uttam .- Acute Severe Asthma Krishan Chugh .- Status Epilepticus Soonu Udani .- Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Praveen Khilnani .- Acute Intracranial Hypertension Sunit Singhi .- Multi Organ Failure Sajith Kesavan and Bala Ramachandran SECTION XV: ICU PROCEDURES Rajesh Chawla, Sudha Kansal .- Central Line Placement Rajesh Chawla, Vishakh Varma and Sudha Kansal .- Arterial Catheterisation Sheila Nainan Myatra, Parvez Ali Khan and Jigeeshu V Divatia .- Pulmonary Artery Catheterisation Rajesh Chawla, Vishakh Varma and Atul Kulkarni .- Defibrillation and Cardioversion Rajesh Chawla and Sananta K Dash .- Temporary Pacemaker Insertion Rajesh Chawla and Vipul Roy .- Percutaneous Tracheostomy Rajesh Chawla and Munish Chauhan .- Thoracentesis Rajesh Chawla and Ashish Jain .- Chest Tube Placement Rajesh Chawla, Ashish Jain and Sudha Kansal .- Pericardiocentesis .- Lumbar Puncture .- Intra Aortic Baloon Pump.

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