Avoiding Common ICU Errors

Publication Year: 2006

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Marcucci, Lisa; Martinez, Elizabeth A.; Haut, Elliott, R.; Slonim, Anthony D.; Suarez, Jose I.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-176739-2

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Description

This pocket book succinctly describes 270 errors commonly made by attendings, residents, interns, nurses, and nurse-anesthetists in the intensive care unit, and gives practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors.

Each error is described in a short, clinically relevant vignette, followed by a list of things that should always or never be done in that context and tips on how to avoid or ameliorate problems. Coverage includes all areas of ICU practice except the pediatric intensive care unit.

The book can easily be read immediately before the start of a rotation or used for quick reference on call.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Marcucci, Lisa; Martinez, Elizabeth A.; Haut, Elliott, R.; Slonim, Anthony D.; Suarez, Jose I.
ISBN: 978-0-78-176739-2
Specialty:
Critical Care
Anesthesiology
Perioperative
Residents
Critical Care Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 896
Illustrations: 23
Year: 2006

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