Intensive Care in Nephrology

Intensive Care in Nephrology

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The field of intensive care in nephrology is a rapidly evolving one, with research starting to translate into clinical guidelines and standards. Encompassing core subjects in critical care and nephrology, as well as specific related consultative topics, this clearly presented text is organized into three sections focusing on: * up-to-date background information on the critically ill patient, including chapters on respiratory, circulatory, renal, and multi-organ failure * core topics in ICU nephrology, including prevention and medical therapy of acute renal failure (ARF), and provision of a variety of renal replacement therapy (RRT) modalities * a series of common ICU consultative nephrology topics. An authoritative and practical reference, and the first text to bring together experts from the various specialties involved, this multi-disciplinary book is a highly useful resource for any practitioner responsible for the care of critically ill patients.2 Respiratory failure John McConville and Gregory Schmidt CLASSIFICATION OF RESPIRATORY FAILURE ... hypoxemic RF is characterized by alveolar airspace flooding and resulting hypoxemia that does not correct easily with supplemental oxygen. ... Inadequate cardiac output leads to progressive hypotension and increased work of breathing as the respiratory system attempts to compensate for theanbsp;...

Title:Intensive Care in Nephrology
Author:Patrick Murray, Hugh Brady, Jesse B. Hall
Publisher:CRC Press - 2005-10-31


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