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Compiled by internationally recognized experts in trauma critical care, this sourcediscusses the entire gamut of critical care management of the trauma patient and covers several common complications and conditions treated in surgical intensive care units that are not specifically related to trauma. Utilizing evidence-based guidelines where they exist, this all-encompassing source expertly analyzes procedures in analgesia and sedation, patient monitoring, infection control, nutritional evaluation, psychological support, and end-of-life care.Within just four hours of strict bedrest, muscles begin to atrophy, exhibiting decreased mass, cell diameter, and ... This tends to cause orthostatic hypotension when the patient eventually sits up or stands. ... Encouraging patients to perform simple ADLs themselves can help begin to reverse the inevitable cardiovascularanbsp;...

Author:William C. Wilson, Christopher M. Grande, David B. Hoyt
Publisher:CRC Press - 2007-02-05


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