Intensive care

how Congress shapes health policy

Publisher: American Enterprise Institute, Publisher: Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementThomas E. Mann, Norman J. Ornstein, editors.
ContributionsMann, Thomas E., Ornstein, Norman J.
LC ClassificationsRA395.A3 I494 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 316 p. ;
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1273086M
ISBN 100815754647, 0815754639
LC Control Number95004436

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Intensive care medicine, or critical care medicine, is a medical speciality concerned with the diagnosis and management of critically ill patients who have, are at risk of having, or are recovering from conditions that could result in life-threatening organ failure.

It includes the provision of sophisticated life support and invasive monitoring techniques, resuscitation, and end-of-life the5thsense.comicant diseases: Respiratory failure, Organ failure.

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Guidelines Relevant to Care in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit—to keep the book and you up to date. Thoroughly updated for its Sixth Edition, this classic reference remains an unsurpassed source of definitive, practical guidance on adult patient care in the ICU.

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Dec 13,  · What is an intensive care physician. An intensive care physician (or intensivist) is a doctor who specialises in caring for critically ill patients.

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Jul 01,  · About the Book. Intensive Care is an affecting view from the trenches, a seasoned doctor's minute-by-minute and day-by-day account of life in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a major inner-city hospital, San Francisco General. John F. Murray, for many years Chief of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division of the hospital and a Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, takes.

What to expect in intensive care. 3-minute read. Listen. The intensive care unit (ICU) is a special ward found in some hospitals. What is an ICU. ICU cares for people who have life-threatening conditions, such as a serious injury or illness, where they receive around-the-clock monitoring and life support.

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