Pediatric critical care 2nd Edition
Text and Study Guide
Descriptif détaillé : Pediatric critical care - Text and Study Guide 2nd Edition
Pathophysiologic aspects unique to the pediatric patient are emphasized. The first edition has become a highly utilized text for pediatric critical care fellows.
What is the purpose of "Pediatric Critical Care : Text and Study Guide" ?
The second edition will prove even more valuable to the fellow in-training and indeed to any clinical pediatric intensivist. In addition to updating the chapters from the previous edition, there are new chapters on topics such as central nervous structure and function, palliative care, child abuse and practical biostatistics.
Pediatric Critical Care: Text and Study Guide is an invaluable clinically focused resource for PCCM practitioners. Allowing for concise reading on specific topics, this book acts as both text and study guide covering advanced physiology, pathophysiology, diagnostic considerations and treatment approaches that should be mastered by the higher level PCCM practitioner.
The large number of illustrations complements the text in each chapter that also includes key references and case-orientated questions that help reinforce important ideas learned in the chapter.
Who are the authors of "Pediatric Critical Care : Text and Study Guide" ?
Steven E. Lucking is Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at the Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital in Hershey, PA. He has special interests in brain injury, shock, bronchoscopy, outcomes evaluation and research.
Frank A. Maffei is Professor of Pediatrics at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. He is the Chair of Pediatrics and Division Chief of Pediatric Critical Care at Geisinger’s Janet Weis Children's Hospital in Danville, PA. His special interests include life-threatening asthma, hemodynamic monitoring, shock, traumatic brain injury and child abuse.
Robert F. Tamburro is Professor of Pediatrics at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. He is an Intensivist in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care and the Division Chief of Pediatric Palliative Care at Geisinger’s Janet Weis Children's Hospital in Danville, PA. He has special interests in oncologic critical care, clinical research, care of the medically complex child and pediatric palliative care.
Arno L. Zaritsky is Professor of Pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He was the Senior Vice President for Clinical Services at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk, VA. He has special interests in resuscitation, sepsis, patient safety and quality improvement.