Publisher: Volker Herold
ISBN-10: 9783000329494, 9783000660993
10th edition (3rd English edition)
The book is designed to make you fit for the management of critically ill patients (especially of COVID-19 patients) in the intensive care unit. It contains all the basics of critical care medicine (airway management, ventilation principles and ventilation techniques, weaning, tracheotomy, chest tube [thoracic drainage], analgosedation, catecholamine therapy, hemodynamic monitoring, shock, nutrition, resuscitation, sepsis, ECMO, acute kidney injury, renal replacement therapy, acute coronary syndrome, cardiogenic shock, extracorporeal circulatory support, cardiac arrhythmias, inflammatory heart diseases [endocarditis, myocarditis, pericarditis], hypertensive crisis, pulmonary embolism, acute aortic syndrom, ARDS, pulmonary hypertension, acute right heart failure, obstructive lung diseases [status asthmaticus, exacerbated COPD], interstitial lung diseases, bronchial hemorrhage), gastrointestinal bleeding, acute pancreatitis, gastrointestinal atony, complications of liver cirrhosis, acute liver failure, acute mesenteric ischemia, pneumonia, multi-drug-resistant organisms, skin and soft tissue infections, fungal infections (mycoses), malaria, endocrinological emergencies, disorders of the electrolytes, disorders of the acid-base balance, blood products, DIC, hyerfibrinolysis, HIT, ITP, thrombotic microangiopathies, oncological emergencies and also a separate detailed chapter on COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2).
Author: Dr. med. Volker Herold
training as an internist and cardiologist
additional designation emergency medicine
senior emergency physician in the emergency medical service (specialist certificate)
senior physician of Clinic for Internal Medicine, St. Joseph Hospital Regensburg / Germany
head of the compact course in intensive care medicine
Basics of Intensive Care Medicine
practical presentation for the clinician (“from practitioner for practitioner”)
textbook and reference book
no multi-author book (“made from one piece”)
ideal for the preparation for the exam
everything compact and clear for daily work in the intensive care unit
didactically clearly structured
The book conveys the latest and current status in Internal Intensive Care Medicine.
Numerous illustrations, schemes and memos are intended to make reading and learning easier.
Among all ICU books bestseller Lehmanns Media in Germany since 2017