Critical Condition

Critical Condition

In the heat of a passionate encounter, ecstasy suddenly turns to terror for renowned geneticist and TV personality Dr. Kathleen Sullivan. Stricken by a brain hemorrhage, she is rendered completely paralyzed and speechless . . . but still utterly aware; a prisoner inside her own body. Kathleen is rushed to a Manhattan hospital, her chances […]

Denver Health Medical Center Handbook Of Surgical Critical Care: The Practice And The Evidence

Denver Health Medical Center Handbook Of Surgical Critical Care: The Practice And The Evidence

As surgical critical care continues to evolve, this handbook provides the framework for the surgical intensivist, and focuses specifically on the surgical considerations encountered in the care of the critically ill patient. Drawing from decades of experience at one of the world’s busiest and most innovative trauma/ surgical intensive care units, the handbook systematically addresses […]

Dose Adjustment--an Important Issue in Critical Care (Clinical Knowledge)

Dose Adjustment–an Important Issue in Critical Care (Clinical Knowledge)

ABSTRACT: There is at times marked variability in drug responsiveness especially in critically ill patients admitted in the Intensive care units. In order to obtain therapeutic effectiveness with in pharmacokinetic parameters related to therapeutic dose, it is always desirable to monitor and to maintain drug dose adjustment in such a way especially in presence of […]

The Practice of Emergency and Critical Care Neurology

The Practice of Emergency and Critical Care Neurology

Fully updated and revised, the second edition of The Practice of Emergency and Critical Care Neurology puts a more modern approach on the practice of emergency neurological care. When most texts within the field focus on the theoretical aspects, this book concentrates on the management of neurologic conditions, recognition of deterioration of neurologic functions, neurosurgical […]

Critical Nature of the J-1 Visa Waiver Program for Foreign Medical Graduates (Fellow PROJECT)

Critical Nature of the J-1 Visa Waiver Program for Foreign Medical Graduates (Fellow PROJECT)

ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION The organization is a full-service tertiary-level rural healthcare system with 392 inpatient beds and comprehensive outpatient diagnostic and treatment services; its hospital system employs approximately 2,200 clinical and support people. The system’s base is located in a small metropolitan community with a 19-county rural service area covering four states, which constitutes a vast […]

Medical Education in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

Medical Education in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

This is a book for clinician educators. It offers modern, evidence-based practices to use in teaching learners at a range of levels, with an emphasis on concrete strategies that teachers can implement in their own clinical practices as well as in small and large group settings.  Medical education is rapidly changing with emerging evidence on […]

Medieval Arabic Medical Autobiography (Ibn Ridwan) (Critical Essay)

Medieval Arabic Medical Autobiography (Ibn Ridwan) (Critical Essay)

Posterity was not kind to Ibn Ridwan, the fifth/eleventh-century Cairene physician and self-proclaimed revisionist of the medical curriculum of his day. An example of this latter-day opinion is to be had from his earliest biographer al-Qifti (d. 646/1248) who concluded his Ta’rikh al-hukama’ on something of a sour note with the following account of Ibn […]