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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
A Comprehensive Clinical Approach

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Dr Vinay Dhingra, Dr James Russell, Dr Bryan Garber, Dr Paul Hebert, Dr Joanne L. Wright, Drs Steven Kunkel, T. J. Standiford, Cary Caldwell, Nicholas Lukacs, Robert Strieter, Dr Keith Walley, Dr G. Schmidt, Dr Tobin, Dr Dhand, Dr V. Dhingra, Dr Gordon Bernard, Dr R. B. Light, Dr Bahammam, Dr M. Matthay, Dr R. Bowler, Dr Garat, Dr Ari Uusaro, Dr R. Albert
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  • Date Published: May 2012
  • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • format: Adobe eBook Reader
  • isbn: 9781139244299

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  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome is the most lethal form of acute respiratory failure and presents one of the greatest challenges in critical care medicine. Yet despite its severity and complexity, few texts exist that are devoted to its diagnosis and management. After presenting the history and epidemiology of ARDS, clinicians will learn the basic science underlying its causes, and how to manage patients in the acute and later stages. Drs. Russell and Walley, along with a team of expert contributors, clearly explain such clinical issues as mechanical ventilation, pneumonia, multiple system organ failure, and cardiovascular and pulmonary physiology and monitoring. An extensive chapter on clinical assessment demonstrates the importance of total patient care. Thoroughly referenced, superbly illustrated, and up-to-date, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Comprehensive Clinical Approach is an indispensable source of information for intensivists, pulmonologists, internists, anesthesiologists, surgeons, and any physician or nurse who rotates through the critical care unit.

    • Authoritative - Russell and Walley and the contributors are world renown experts in intensive care and pulmonary medicine
    • Practical - the book includes many useful tables and algorithms, essential for on-the-spot consultation
    • Clinical - each chapter is clinically-oriented, and there's an entire section (nearly 50 pages) devoted to the clinical assessment of ARDS
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    "The data in this book are up-to-date and extensively referenced and the text is in a will-written and consistent style. Considering the wealth of information it provides, this book is a very good bargain for its price of $49.95. I would highly recommend this book as an addition to intensive care unit libraries." Respiratory Care

    "This is an excellent book and I highly recommend it to physicians or nurses caring for critical patients whether in the emergency department or ICU setting." The Journal of Emergency Medicine

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    • Date Published: May 2012
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9781139244299
    • contains: 61 b/w illus. 39 tables
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    1. Overview and radiology of ARDS Dr Vinay Dhingra and Dr James Russell
    2. Clinical causes and epidemiology Dr Bryan Garber and Dr Paul Hebert
    3. Pathology Dr Joanne L. Wright
    4. Molecular mechanisms Drs Steven Kunkel, T. J. Standiford, Cary Caldwell, Nicholas Lukacs, and Robert Strieter
    5. Pulmonary physiology and monitoring Dr Keith Walley
    6. Cardiovascular physiology and management Drs K. Walley, J. Russell
    7. Mechanical ventilation Dr G. Schmidt
    8. Weaning Dr Tobin and Dr Dhand
    9. Clinical assessment and total patient care Dr J. Russell, Dr K. Walley and Dr V. Dhingra
    10. Innovative therapy Dr Gordon Bernard
    11. Pneumonia Dr R. B. Light and Dr Bahammam
    12. Resolution and repair Dr M. Matthay, Dr R. Bowler and Dr Garat
    13. Multiple system organ failure Dr James Russell and Dr Ari Uusaro
    14. Outcome Dr R. Albert.

  • Editors

    James A. Russell, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver

    Keith R. Walley, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver

    Contributors

    Dr Vinay Dhingra, Dr James Russell, Dr Bryan Garber, Dr Paul Hebert, Dr Joanne L. Wright, Drs Steven Kunkel, T. J. Standiford, Cary Caldwell, Nicholas Lukacs, Robert Strieter, Dr Keith Walley, Dr G. Schmidt, Dr Tobin, Dr Dhand, Dr V. Dhingra, Dr Gordon Bernard, Dr R. B. Light, Dr Bahammam, Dr M. Matthay, Dr R. Bowler, Dr Garat, Dr Ari Uusaro, Dr R. Albert

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