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Tables of Contents for Bedside Critical Care Manual
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Pulmonology
1
38
Conventional Mechanical Ventilation
1
5
Noncoventional Mechanical Ventilation
6
2
Pressure-Time Curves
8
1
Flow-Time Curves
9
1
Weaning
10
2
Troubleshooting During Weaning
12
1
Ventilating Severely Obstructed Patients
13
1
Treatment of Severe Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
14
2
Treatment of Status Asthmaticus
16
1
Pearls for Life-threatening Asthma
17
1
Managing Patients with Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
18
3
Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage
21
1
Parapneumonic Effusions
21
1
Diagnostic Strategies in Pulmonary Embolism
22
1
Anticoagulation with Heparin
23
1
Administration of Protamine Sulfate
24
1
Thrombolytic Therapy in Venous Thromboembolism
25
1
Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters
26
1
Airway Management in Burn Patients
27
1
Miscellaneous Upper Airway Obstruction
28
1
Management of Massive Hemoptysis
29
1
Dyspnea in Peripartum Patients
30
1
Venous Air Embolism
31
1
Systemic Air Embolism
31
1
Fat Embolism Syndrome
32
1
Tumor Embolism
33
1
Tracheoinnominate Fistula
33
1
Post-pneumonectomy Complications
34
2
Thoracic Trauma
36
3
Radiology
39
6
Monitoring and Troubleshooting Catheters, Wires, and Tubes
39
1
Cardiopulmonary Disorders
39
2
Radiographic Recognition of Barotrauma
41
1
Radiographic Recognition of Atelectasis
42
2
Intravenous Contrast Media Reactions
44
1
Prevention of Radiographic Contrast Agent-induced Renal Insufficiency
44
1
Acid-Base Disorders
45
8
Acid-Base Pearls
45
1
Differential Diagnosis of Metabolic Acidosis and Alkalosis
46
1
Lactic Acidosis
47
1
Renal Tubular Acidosis (RTA)
48
1
Practical Approach to Acid-Base Disorders
48
1
Pearls on the Anion Gap (AG)
49
2
Special Circumstances of Acid-Base Disorders
51
1
Acid-Base Problems
51
2
Analgesia, Sedation, Paralysis
53
5
Analgesia and Sedation
53
2
Neuromuscular Paralytic Agents or Blockers
55
1
Neuromuscular-Blocking Drugs in Particular Settings
56
2
Infectious Diseases
58
23
Bronchoalveolar Lavage for Diagnosing Pulmonary Infections
58
2
Fever
60
1
Staphylococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome
61
1
Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome
62
1
Clostridial Infections
63
1
Identification of Fungal Elements and Treatment Guidelines for Systemic (Disseminated) Disease
64
3
Practical Approach to Administering Amphotericin B
67
1
Bacterial Meningitis
68
2
Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis
70
1
Catheter-related Infections
71
1
Septic Shock
72
1
Serologic and Immunologic Diagnosis of Infectious Pneumonias
73
1
Necrotizing Fasciitis
74
1
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
75
1
Pseudomembranous Colitis
76
1
Culture-negative Infective Endocarditis
77
1
Epiglottitis
78
1
Intravenous Dosages of Common Antimicrobials
79
2
Hemodynamic Monitoring
81
8
Pulmonary Artery Catheter
81
6
Use of the PA Catheter to Diagnose Shock Etiology
87
1
Methods for Calculating Venous-to-Arterial Shunts
88
1
Electrolyte Disorders
89
9
Hyponatremia
89
2
Hypernatremia
91
1
Hypokalemia
91
1
Hyperkalemia
92
1
Hypercalcemia
93
1
Hypocalcemia
94
1
Magnesium
95
1
Phosphorus
96
2
Toxicology
98
32
Approach to the Poisoned Patient
98
3
Common Toxic Syndromes
101
1
Antidotes Commonly Used in Overdoses
102
1
Treatment of Hypotension Associated with Drug Poisoning
103
1
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
104
1
Illicit Drugs and Controlled Substances of Abuse
105
2
Alcohol Withdrawal
107
1
Medical Complications of Alcoholism
108
1
Digitalis Toxicity
109
1
Calcium Channel Blocker Toxicity
110
1
Acetaminophen Hepatotoxicity
111
2
Salicylate Overdose
113
1
Tricyclic Antidepressant Overdoses
114
1
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor Overdose
115
1
Arsenic Poisoning
116
1
Cyanide Poisoning
117
1
Iron Poisoning
117
1
Lithium Carbonate Overdose
118
1
Serum Osmolality
119
1
Ethanol Poisoning
120
1
Ethylene Glycol Poisoning
120
1
Propylene Glycol Toxicity
121
1
Methanol Poisoning
121
1
Isopropyl Alcohol Poisoning
122
1
Toluene Toxicity
122
1
Theophylline Toxicity
123
1
Treatment of Nerve Agent Poisoning
124
1
Inhalational Injury by Irritant Gases
125
1
Toxins that May Be Eliminated by Multiple Dosing of Activated Charcoal
126
1
Toxins or Drugs with Increased Elimination by Diuresis
127
1
Drugs and Toxins that May Be Removed by Hemodialysis
127
2
Drugs and Toxins that May Be Removed by Charcoal Hemoperfusion
129
1
Hematology
130
13
Transfusion Reactions
130
1
Transfusion of Packed Red Blood Cells
131
1
Transfusion-related Acute Lung Injury
132
1
Fresh Frozen Plasma, Platelet, and Cryoprecipitate Transfusions
132
2
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
134
1
Methemoglobinemia
135
1
Sulfhemoglobinemia
136
1
Tumor Lysis and Hyperleukocytic Syndromes
136
1
Acute Toxic Reactions to Chemotherapeutic Agents
137
1
Bleeding Diathesis Due to Uremia
137
1
Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
138
1
Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia
139
1
Red Blood Cell Morphology
140
1
Hemostatic Drugs
141
2
Cardiology
143
27
Cardiac Auscultation
143
1
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
143
2
Electrocardiographic Pearls
145
2
Differential Diagnosis of Wide-complex Tachycardia
147
1
Torsades de Pointes
148
1
Treatment of Unstable Angina
149
1
Cocaine-induced Myocardial Ischemia
150
1
Thrombolytic and Adjunctive Therapy in Acute Myocardial Infarction
150
1
Complications of Myocardial Infarction
151
2
Agents Used in Therapy for Shock
153
1
General Classification of Shock Syndromes
154
1
Anaphylaxis
154
1
Hypertensive Emergencies
155
2
Nitroprusside
157
1
Cardiac Tamponade
158
1
Valvular Heart Disease
159
4
Cardioversion
163
1
Myocardial Injury in the Critically III
164
1
Acute Pericarditis
164
1
Constrictive Pericarditis
165
1
Aortic Dissection
165
1
Congestive Heart Failure with Normal Systolic Function
166
1
Cardiac Enzymes
167
1
Common Intravenous Cardiac Drug Dosages
168
2
Gastroenterology
170
14
Fulminant Hepatic Failure
170
1
Liver Disease Associated with Pregnancy
171
1
Hepatic Encephalopathy
172
1
Hepatorenal Syndrome
173
1
Management of Acute Bleeding Esophageal Varices
173
3
Portal Vein Thrombosis
176
1
Acute Cholecystitis
177
1
Diarrhea in Critically III Patients
178
1
Acute Pancreatitis
179
3
Oglivie's Syndrome (Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction)
182
1
Ischemic Necrosis of the Colon and Small Bowel
182
1
Stress-related Erosive Syndrome
183
1
Nephrology
184
8
Assessing the Cause of Acute Renal Failure
184
3
Renal Replacement Therapy
187
2
Comparison of Dialysis and Hemofiltration Devices
189
1
Rhabdomyolysis and Myoglobinuria
190
1
Postprostatectomy Syndrome
191
1
Neurology
192
15
Management of Tonic-Clonic Status Epilepticus
192
1
Malignant Hyperthermia
193
1
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
193
1
Brain Death Guidelines
194
1
Guillain-Barre Syndrome
195
1
Myasthenia Gravis
196
1
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
197
1
Intracranial Pressure Monitoring
198
1
Delirium
199
1
Prolonged Paralysis
200
1
Secondary Neurologic Dysfunction
201
2
Coma
203
1
Neuroprotective Measures Following Brain Injury
204
3
Nutrition
207
17
Introduction
207
1
Nutritional Screening
207
1
Nutritional Assessment
208
2
Determination of Type and Degree of Malnutrition
210
1
Calculation of Nutritional Needs
211
2
Enteral Nutrition Support
213
3
Parenteral Nutrition Support
216
4
Consequences of Overfeeding
220
1
Nutrition in Liver Disease
221
1
Nutrition in Renal Disease
222
1
Nutrition in Pulmonary Disease
223
1
Endocrinology
224
10
Drugs That May Affect Thyroid Function or Test
224
1
Thyrotoxicosis and Treatment of Thyroid Storm
224
1
Myxedema Coma
225
1
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
226
1
Diabetic Nonketotic Hyperosmolar Coma
227
1
Adrenal Insufficiency
228
2
Pheochromocytoma
230
1
Hypoglycemia
231
1
Corticosteroid Therapy in Severe Illness
232
2
Environmental Critical Care
234
6
Hyperthermia
234
1
Hypothermia
234
2
Bites and Envenomation
236
1
Scuba Diving-related Illnesses
237
2
High-altitude Pulmonary and Cerebral Edema
239
1
Procedures
240
10
General Note
240
1
Central Venous Catheters
240
1
Arterial Catheterization
241
1
Pericardiocentesis
242
1
Identification of the Difficult Airway
242
1
Endotracheal Intubation
243
2
Steps in Rapid-sequence Intubation
245
1
Transtracheal Ventilation
246
1
Closed Chest Tube Thoracostomy
246
2
Abdominal Paracentesis
248
1
Lidocaine During Bronchoscopy
248
2
Perioperative Assessment
250
10
Assessment of the Trauma Patient
250
2
Preoperative Assessment of the Pulmonary Patient
252
2
Preoperative Assessment of the Nonpulmonary Patient
254
4
Assessment of the Postoperative Intensive Care Patient
258
2
Ethics
260
2
Advance Directives
260
1
Withdrawal of Treatment
260
1
Futile Care
261
1
Ethics Committees
261
1
Appendix
262
1
Index
263
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