QLS Critical Care
Table of Contents


SECTION ONE FLUIDS/ACID BASE
Chapter 1.
Sodium Chloride Balance
Erika Zsombor-Murray
Chapter 2.
Hypernatremia and Hyponatremia
Erika Zsombor-Murray
Chapter 3.
Potassium Homeostasis and Hypokalemia
Nancy S. Taylor
Chapter 4.
Hyperkalemia
Nancy S. Taylor
Chapter 5.
Fluid Therapy I: Crystalloids
Erika Zsombor-Murray
Chapter 6.
Fluid Therapy II: Crystalloids
Erika Zsombor-Murray
Chapter 7.
Disorders of Calcium I: Calcium Metabolism and Hypercalcemia
Lilian Cornejo and Alison R. Gaynor
Chapter 8.
Disorders of Calcium II: Hypocalcemia
Lilian Cornejo and Alison R. Gaynor
Chapter 9.
Disorders of Phosphorus I: Phosphorus Metabolism and Hyperphosphatemia
Alison R. Gaynor and Lilian Cornejo
Chapter 10.
Disorders of Phosphorus II: Hypophosphatemia
Alison R. Gaynor and Lilian Cornejo
Chapter 11.
Disorders of Magnesium I: Magnesium Metabolism and Hypermagnesemia
Alison R. Gaynor and Lilian Cornejo
Chapter 12.
Disorders of Magnesium II: Hypomagnesemia
Alison R. Gaynor and Lilian Cornejo
Chapter 13.
Colloids
Robert J. Murtaugh
Chapter 14.
Analyzing Blood Gases
Steven Mensack
Chapter 15.
Metabolic Acidosis
Steven Mensack
Chapter 16.
Respiratory Acidosis
Steven Mensack
Chapter 17.
Metabolic Alkalosis
Steven Mensack
Chapter 18.
Respiratory Alkalosis
Steven Mensack

SECTION TWO CRITICAL CARE SUPPORT
Chapter 19.
Oxygen Therapy and Toxicity
Ann Marie Manning
Chapter 20.
Transfusion Therapy
Elizabeth Rozanski
Chapter 21.
Pathophysiology of Pain
Ari Jutkowitz
Chapter 22.
Analgesia I: Systemic
Justine A. Johnson
Chapter 23.
Analgesia II: Local and Regional Anesthesia
Justine A. Johnson
Chapter 24.
Mechanical Ventilation
Armelle DeLaforcade and Elizabeth Rozanski
Chapter 25.
Neuroendocrine Response to and Initial Management of Traumatic Injury
Lisa L. Powell
Chapter 26.
Stressed Starvation and Nutritional Assessment
Andrea Gilbert and Robert J. Murtaugh
Chapter 27.
Feeding the Critically Ill Patient
Andrea Gilbert and Robert J. Murtaugh
Chapter 28.
CCPR: Airway/Breathing/Circulation
Jeffrey Proulx
Chapter 29.
CCPR: Fluids/Drugs/Defibrillation
Jeffrey Proulx

SECTION THREE MULTISYSTEMIC DISORDERS
Chapter 30.
Shock I: Pathophysiology
James Ross, Robert J. Murtaugh, and Kari Moore
Chapter 31.
Shock II: Clinical Presentation and Treatment
James Ross, Robert J. Murtaugh, and Kari Moore
Chapter 32.
Pathophysiology of Sepsis
Ann Marie Manning
Chapter 33.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Sepsis
Ann Marie Manning
Chapter 34.
Coagulation System/Physiology
Kari Moore
Chapter 35.
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulopathy
Kari Moore
Chapter 36.
Hypertension
Lisa L. Powell
Chapter 37.
Hyperthermia I: Pathophysiology
Armelle DeLaforcade
Chapter 38.
Hyperthermia II: Diagnosis and Treatment
Armelle DeLaforcade
Chapter 39.
Hypothermia I: Pathophysiology
Armelle DeLaforcade and Nishi Dhupa
Chapter 40.
Hypothermia II: Diagnosis and Treatment
Armelle DeLaforcade and Nishi Dhupa
Chapter 41.
Nosocomial Infections
Justine A. Johnson

SECTION FOUR CRITICAL CARE DISEASES
Chapter 42.
Respiratory Distress
Daniel V. Hecht
Chapter 43.
Seizures I: Pathophysiology
Theresa O'Toole
Chapter 44.
Seizures II: Diagnosis and Treatment
Theresa O'Toole
Chapter 45.
Intracranial Hypertension I: Causes and Consequences
Jeffrey Proulx
Chapter 46.
Intracranial Hypertension II: Treatment
Jeffrey Proulx
Chapter 47.
Acute Intrinsic Renal Failure I: Etiology and Pathophysiology
Robert J. Murtaugh
Chapter 48.
Acute Intrinsic Renal Failure II: Diagnosis
Robert J. Murtaugh
Chapter 49.
Acute Intrinsic Renal Failure III: Medical Treatment
Robert J. Murtaugh
Chapter 50.
Acute Intrinsic Renal Failure IV: Peritoneal Dialysis
Robert J. Murtaugh
Chapter 51.
Congestive Heart Failure I: Diastolic Dysfunction
Maureen McMichael
Chapter 52.
Congestive Heart Failure II: Systolic Dysfunction
Maureen McMichael
Chapter 53.
Cardiac Arrhythmias I: Recognition and Treatment
Maureen McMichael
Chapter 54.
Cardiac Arrhythmias II: Recognition and Treatment
Maureen McMichael
Chapter 55.
Thromboembolism
Elizabeth Rozanski
Chapter 56.
Acute Hepatic Failure: Recognition and Treatment
Robert J. Murtaugh
Chapter 57.
Acute Pancreatitis I: Pathophysiology and Diagnosis
Alison R. Gaynor
Chapter 58.
Acute Pancreatitis II: Treatment
Alison R. Gaynor
Chapter 59.
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Nancy S. Taylor
Questions
Answers
References
Index

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