Chapter

Intensive care

Edited by James Harrison, Kunal Kulkarni, Mohamed Baguneid and Bernard Prendergast

in Oxford Handbook of Key Clinical Evidence

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234073
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598830 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199234073.003.0023

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Intensive care

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Introduction - VentilationARDS: optimal tidal volume - Ventilation: continuous IV sedation - Goal-directed therapy: increasing peri-operative oxygen delivery - Intravenous resuscitation: choice of fluid - Glycaemic controlGlycaemic control in critically ill patients - SepsisSepsis: role of steroids - Sepsis: activated protein C - Gastrointestinal bleedingPrevention of GI bleeding - CatheterisationPulmonary artery catheterisation - Central venous catheter: optimal frequency of changes

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