9780470655900

Critical Care Management of the Obese Patient

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470655900

  • ISBN10:

    0470655909

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/2/2012
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

This book provides health professionals with sound clinical advice on management of the obese patient admitted into hospital. It addresses all aspects of the patients care, as well as serving as a resource to facilitate the management of services, use of clinical information, and negotiation of ethical issues that occur in intensive care. As the number of obese patients in intensive care continues to grow, this book will serve as a comprehensive clinical resource for everyday use by both obesity specialists and emergency medicine physicians.

Table of Contents

List of Contributorsp. viii
Prefacep. xiii
Physiology and Consequences of Obesity
Cardiovascular Physiology in Obesityp. 3
Effects of Obesity on Respiratory Physiologyp. 13
Gastrointestinal Physiology in Obesityp. 21
Metabolic and Endocrine Physiology in Obesityp. 28
Renal Physiology in the Critically III Obese Patient, 38p. 38
Positive Pressure Ventilation
Sedation, Paralysis, and Pain Management of the Critically III Obese Patientp. 47
Upper Airway Management in the Morbidly Obese Patientp. 58
Mechanical Ventilation of the Obese Patientp. 67
Management of Acute Lung Injury in the Obese Patientp. 74
Management of Obesity Complications in Critical Care
Management of Infectious Complications in the Critically III Obese Patientp. 85
Management of Gastrointestinal Complications in the Critically III Obese Patientp. 93
Management of Endocrine Complications in the Critically III Obese Patientp. 102
Management of Venous Thromboembolism in the Critically III Obese Patientp. 108
Nursing Care of the Critically III Obese Patientp. 116
Hemodynamic Monitoring and Radiological Investigations
Hemodynamic Monitoring of the Critically III Obese Patientp. 125
Diagnostic Imaging of the Critically III Obese Patientp. 135
Postsurgical Management
Postoperative Care of the Obese Patientp. 149
Management of the Obese Patient with Traumap. 159
Abdominal Solid Organ Transplantation in the Obese Patientp. 169
Critical Care Management of the Obese Patient after Bariatric Surgeryp. 179
Nutritional Requirements of the Critically III Obese Patientp. 186
Pharmacology
Drug Dosing in the Critically III Obese Patientp. 197
Prognosis and Ethics
Prognosis and Outcome of the Critically III Obese Patientp. 211
Ethical Considerations in the Critically III Obese Patientp. 218
Multiple Choice Questionsp. 225
Answers to Multiple Choice Questionsp. 234
Indexp. 236
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