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ICU organization and management

Edited by Carl Waldmann, Neil Soni and Andrew Rhodes

in Oxford Desk Reference: Critical Care

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199229581
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725722 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199229581.003.0033

Series: Oxford Desk Reference

ICU organization and management

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Consent on the ICU - Rationing in critical care - ICU layout - Medical staffing in critical care - ICU staffing: nursing - ICU staffing: supporting professions - Fire safety - Legal issues and the Coroner - Patient safety - Severity of illness scoring systems - Comparison of ICUs - Critical care disaster planning - Health technology assessment - Transfer of the critically ill patient - Aeromedical evacuation - Outreach - Medical emergency teams - Critical care follow-up - Managing antibiotic resistance

Chapter.  34092 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Critical Care

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