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Atlas of Critical Care Procedures

Editors: Demetriades, Demetrios, Inaba, Kenji, Lumb, Philip D. (Eds.)

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  • Precise step-by-step demonstration of common bedside procedures and interventions that every critical care surgeon and intensive care professional must know and perform in clinical practice
  • Provides unique all-inclusive resource for both trainees and professional practitioners
  • A wealth of high-quality figures and photographs gained through the use of perfused and ventilated cadavers ensure excellent readability of images
  • A must-have reference for surgeons, critical care physicians, nurses and all critical care professionals
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About this book

This atlas is designed to provide an all-inclusive resource that describes step by step how to perform the essential bedside procedures required to provide optimal care to the critically ill patient. Detailed descriptions of these procedures, with sequential photographs depicting each critical step, provide an in depth understanding of the anatomy, critical technical steps and common pitfalls to both military and civilian trainees. For the advanced professional operator, this atlas will provide a rapid refresher of the critical steps and is an excellent teaching resource, based on the decades of collective experience accumulated by the authors. The top quality photographs of perfused and ventilated cadavers makes this atlas a standard reference for surgeons, critical care physicians, nurses and all critical care professionals.

About the authors

Prof. Demetrios Demetriades  is currently tenured Professor of Surgery  and Director of the  Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery  and  Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, the largest trauma center in California and one of the largest in the United States. Dr Demetriades is one of the most published trauma surgeons in the United States and  has published  more than 620  peer review publications in referenced journals, two  trauma atlas books, 6 books, and more than 120  book chapters. He has delivered more than 400 invited lectures in the United States and 40  other countries. Dr Demetriades has mentored many young faculty and fellows, many of whom currently hold leadership positions nationally and internationally. For his role in education, he received the title of  "Master Teacher"  by the USC School of Medicine. He has been the founder and course director of the annual USC National Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care Symposium, now in its 23nd year. Dr Demetriades was instrumental in the establishment of the USC Navy Trauma Training Program, now in its 13th year. This program has trained more than 2,500 US Navy personnel in trauma. He was honored numerous times by the US Navy. In 2011 he was honored by the American College of Surgeons and delivered  the Scudder Oration.  In 2013 he was honored by the American Heart Association with  Lifetime Achievement Award in Trauma Resuscitation Science. In 2014 he received the FDA Distinguished Service Award. In 2015 he was elected in the top "1000 International Scientists" by the  Republic of China. In 2017 he served as the Vice President and   a  member of the Executive Board of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma.  He is an Honorary member of numerous national societies in many countries, received honorary doctorates from two European universities  and sits on the editorial boards of numerous journals 

Dr. Inaba is MB, BS, MCCM an Associate Professor, Clinical Scholar, of Surgery, Emergency Medicine and Anesthesia at the University of Southern California.  He is the Medical Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit and the Associate Trauma Medical Director.  He is the Program Director for both the General Surgery Residency and the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship.  While at USC he has been the recipient of 25 teaching awards including the prestigious USC Keck School of Medicine Overall Excellence in Teaching Award for the Clinical Sciences, the Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Fraternity Faculty Teaching Award and the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award.  In addition to his teaching at USC, he has lectured extensively, having given more than 250 invited lectures around the world.  He has mentored more than 95 research fellows and students who have garnered 28 separate research awards for this work.  Dr. Inaba has authored more than 300 peer reviewed articles, 260 scientific presentations and 22 textbook chapters in the area of trauma resuscitation, diagnostics and hemorrhage control.

Dr Lumb is currently Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Former positions include vice chairman and associate professor of anesthesiology at Duke University, chairman and professor of anesthesiology at Albany Medical College, chairman and Eric A. Walter Professor of Anesthesiology at Penn State-Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and chairman and professor of Anesthesiology, Keck School of Medicine the University of Southern California. Other notable previous appointments include president and secretary-general of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine and chancellor and secretary general at the American College of Critical Care Medicine.  Dr Lumb received the Handcock Prize of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, the Hilmer Burchardi Award from the Society of Critical Care Medicine and was inducted Master CCM in the inaugural class.  He is the past editor-in-chief of the Journal of Critical Care. JCC is the official journal of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (WFSICCM), a membership organization of 53 national critical care societies representing over 45,000 physicians and allied health professionals and the Society for Complex Acute Illness (SCAI).  He has contributed over 100 peer reviewed articles and 50 book chapters, edited 10 textbooks or monographs and presented over 600 invited scientific lectures at national and international conferences. His most recent textbook Critical Care Ultrasound (Elsevier) was published in February, 2014. He has been a Visiting Professor at more than 50 institutions around the world.

Reviews

“Senior trainees and staff working in the critical care setting are an appropriate audience. Ample illustrations make this a worthwhile resource for more junior trainees as well. … The overall quality of line drawings, photographs, cadaver‐based illustrations, and the occasional endoscopic image is good.” (David J. Dries, Doody's Book Reviews, May 31, 2019)


Table of contents (34 chapters)

Table of contents (34 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $189.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-78367-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $249.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-78366-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Atlas of Critical Care Procedures
Editors
  • Demetrios Demetriades
  • Kenji Inaba
  • Philip D. Lumb
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-78367-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-78367-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-78366-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 303
Number of Illustrations
11 b/w illustrations, 334 illustrations in colour
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