Evidence-Based Critical Care

A Case Study Approach

Editors: Hyzy, Robert C., McSparron, Jakob (Eds.)

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  • Features new sections on subarachnoid hemorrhages and neuromuscular diseases
  • Emphasises the importance and procedure of clinical decision making based upon evidence and the boundaries of current knowledge 
  • Provides extensively revised materials on the latest developments in critical care medicine including cytokine release syndrome and sympathomimetic overdose
  • Bridges the gulf between the traditional encyclopedic textbook and the single-hit online reference
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This extensively updated textbook comprehensively reviews the latest developments in evidence-based critical care. Topics are covered in a case study format with an emphasis on the principles of diagnosis and therapy. Each topic is covered using a variety of case studies and features a case vignette, clinical question and an additional discussion section to clarify areas of particular importance. Topics including cytokine release syndrome, sympathomimetic overdose and palliative care in the intensive care unit have been extensively revised, while new sections focusing on neuromuscular disease and subarachnoid hemorrhages have been added.   

Evidence-Based Critical Care, 2nd edition is a critical resource for critical care practitioners, fellows, residents; allied health professionals and medical students who wish to expand their knowledge within critical care. The case study-based approach taken in the textbook makes this an ideal resource for those preparing for board examinations.



About the authors

Dr. Robert C. Hyzy is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Dr. Hyzy is a graduate of Kenyon College and received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Hyzy completed his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Michigan. He is Director of the Critical Care Medicine Unit at the University of Michigan Hospital and Co-Chair of the University of Michigan Hospital Critical Care Committee. Dr. Hyzy’s research interests are in the area of critical care medicine, including ARDS, ventilator associated pneumonia, and quality improvement. He has been an investigator on numerous NIH funded trials and currently is the Program Director of the NHLBI sponsored Prevention and Early Treatment of Acute Lung Injury (PETAL) Network Clinical Center at Michigan Medicine. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society Quality Improvement and Finance Committees and Chairs the Michigan Health and Hospitals Association Keystone Center for Patient Safety Board of Directors. Dr. Hyzy has spoken nationally and internationally on several topics related to Critical Care Medicine. He has published multiple articles and chapters in medical journals and textbooks and has served as a reviewer for several major medical journals including Critical Care Medicine, Chest, Annals of Internal Medicine and the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. His editorial work includes a volume of the Clinics in Critical Care Medicine, entitled, “Enhancing the Quality of Care in the ICU, ” published in 2013. In addition, Dr. Hyzy contributes fourteen topics on mechanical ventilation to the web based medical resource UpToDate.

Dr. Jakob McSparron is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Michigan.  He is the Associate Director of the Critical Care Medicine Unit and Associate Program Director of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship.  Dr. McSparron  graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.  He earned his medical degree at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City and completed residency in Internal Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Cornell.  He completed fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Harvard Combined Training Program. Dr. McSparron has extensive training in medical education and is a graduate of The Academy at Harvard Medical School Fellowship in Medical Education Research and The Rabkin Fellowship in Medical Education at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. McSparron was an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School from 2013 through 2017, where he served as Associate Program Director for the Beth Israel Deaconess Internal Medicine Residency and the Harvard Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship.  Dr. McSparron's clinical and research interests include ARDS and long term outcomes of critical illness.  He is the Clinical Director of the University of Michigan Post ICU Longitudinal Survivor Experience Clinic (UM-PULSE). He serves as Vice-Chair of the American Thoracic Society Education Committee, and he previously served as Chair of Critical Care Core Curriculum at the American Thoracic Society International Conference.  Dr. McSparron has spoken nationally on critical care medicine and medical education topics, and he has published numerous articles and chapters related to pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.  He contributes several chapters to UpToDate, and he has served as a reviewer for several major medical journals.   


Reviews

“This book, written by a multidisciplinary group of contributors, will benefit senior trainees in critical care medicine coming from the core disciplines of internal medicine, anesthesiology, and surgery. … Overall presentation of this hardbound volume is impressive.” (Caroline T Simon, Doody’s Book Reviews, July 3, 2020)


Table of contents (109 chapters)

Table of contents (109 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Evidence-Based Critical Care
Book Subtitle
A Case Study Approach
Editors
  • Robert C. Hyzy
  • Jakob McSparron
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-26710-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-26710-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-26709-4
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XV, 842
Number of Illustrations
103 b/w illustrations, 148 illustrations in colour
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