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Current Surgical Guidelines

Abdullah Jibawi and David Cade.

October 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Surgical Skills; Peri-operative Care; Communication Skills; Nursing Skills; Haematology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Critical Care; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Anaesthetics; Pain Medicine; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Bariatric Surgery; General Surgery; Colorectal Surgery; Hepatobiliary Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Breast Surgery. 464 pages.

Current Surgical Guidelines covers the main conditions requiring surgical care, such as breast cancer, critically ill surgical patients, and diverticular disease, and focuses on the...

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Hepatic Encephalopathy

Thiruvengadam Muniraj, Prem A. Kandiah and Ali Al-Khafaji.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Transplant Surgery; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 3104 words.

Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a term used in the clinical setting to describe a wide spectrum of neuropsychiatric deficits associated with acute liver failure, chronic liver failure, or...

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ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

Edited by Ali Al-Khafaji.

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Critical Care; Transplant Surgery; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Immunology; Nursing Skills; Anaesthetics; Surgical Skills. 304 pages.

ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients provides a concise resource for intensivists, surgeons, and nurses caring for abdominal organ transplant patients before and after surgery....

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Infection and antibiotic management

Jeffrey A. Claridge and Aman Banerjee.

in Trauma Intensive Care

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 4279 words.

Nosocomial infections are a major patient safety issue in the ICU. They causesignificant increases in patient morbidity and mortality, as well as increase medicalexpenses. Trauma patients...

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Infectious Complications After Abdominal Solid Organ Transplant

Federico Palacio and M. Hong Nguyen.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Critical Care; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 7997 words.

This chapter discusses the immune status of abdominal organ transplant patients, the epidemiological exposures that predispose to infections after transplant, the timing of infection, and...

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Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Edited by James Wilson-MacDonald, Deborah M. Eastwood, John McMaster, Jeremy Fairbank, Parminder J. Singh, Sandeep Bawa, Panagoitis D. Gikas, Tim Bunker, Grey Giddins, Mark Blyth, David Stanley, Paul H. Cooke, Richard Carrington, Peter Calder, Paul Wordsworth and Tim Briggs.

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Anatomy; Haematology; Anaesthetics; Pain Medicine; Clinical Radiology; Neurology; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology; Rheumatology; Reproduction, Growth and Development; Paediatrics; Infectious Diseases; Surgical Skills; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Communication Skills; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Critical Care; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Sports and Exercise Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Neonatology. 1800 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics provides comprehensive coverage of the relevant background science, theory, practice, decision-making skills and operative techniques required...

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Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

Su Min Cho and Ali Al-Khafaji.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Transplant Surgery; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 422 words.

Chapter 1 discusses how patients with end-stage liver disease (ESLD) have significant immune dysfunction, higher rates of infection, and sepsis. Any infection likely worsens liver function...

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Trauma Intensive Care

Edited by Samuel A. Tisherman, Raquel M. Forsythe and John A. Kellum.

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Critical Care; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Nursing Skills; Anaesthetics; Haematology; General Surgery; Neurosurgery; Transplant Surgery; Nephrology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Allied Health Professions; Paediatrics; Obstetrics; Geriatric Medicine; Forensic Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine. 352 pages.

This resource is for intensivisits involved in the care of trauma patients to help them implement best care practices for trauma victims in the intensive care unit. It coverse management...

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