The book is a useful guide to the management of the most-debated hot topics of practical interest in anesthesia and intensive care. It reviews the state of the art of issues related to both intensive care medicine and anesthesia, such as assisted ventilation, ultrasound assessment of renal function, sedation during non-invasive ventilation, subarachnoid hemorrhage, coagulation disorders in septic shock and the metabolism of the critically ill patient. Written by leading experts and including updated references, it provides a comprehensive, easy-to-understand update on anesthesia and intensive care. The book clearly explains complex topics offering practicing clinicians insights into the latest recommendations and evidence in the field while, at the same time, making it a valuable resource for students new to the study of anesthesia and intensive care.
Maxillofacial trauma and airways management.- The assessment of the risk for cardiac event after non-cardiac surgery.- Ultrasound in Intensive Care Unit: What to Ask, What to Expect.- Blood Coagulation During Sepsis And Septic Shock: Is There Still Room For Anticoagulants?.- Atrial fibrillation in the perioperative period.- Haemodynamic monitoring during anaesthesia.- Assisted ventilation in the ICU: when and to whom?.- Acute on chronic liver failure: a new and important entity in the ICU.- Sedation and analgesia during non-invasive ventilation.- Critical Care Management Of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.- High flow oxygen therapy.- Hypermetabolism in critical care-The role of metabolism measurement and its nutritional implications.