New Resources - Standard Rotations: Critical Care
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Section Editors: Erica Chung and Karen Smith
Section Contributor: Hanna S. Sahhar, MD, FAAP
Online Learning Opportunities:
Brief Description of Resource: PICUList is an email mailing list for discussion of Pediatric ICU issues. A message sent to the main address (PICUList@vpicu.org) or posted on the Web site (http://www.piculist.org , which will redirect you to http://www.vpicu.org/forum.php ) will be forwarded to all subscribers at once.
Brief Description of Resource: The Resident ICU (RICU) course familiarizes residents in training with issues faced in caring for the critically ill patient. The program is designed specifically for residents rotating through the ICU, but may also be used for training of medical students, nurses and others who will soon be exposed to the ICU. The course is available in Adult and Pediatric curriculums
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Brief Description of Resource: Rogers' Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care offers detailed discussions of the scientific principles of pediatric critical care translated into practical clinical applications. This new edition has an international roster of over 250 contributors and emphasizes areas of collaboration between critical care physicians and nurses. Other highlights of this edition include a new section on basic concepts of critical care, including genetic medicine; a new section on PICU systems, organization, and management; chapters on worldwide threats to children's health; and sections on life support technologies and invasive procedures. A companion Website offers instant access to the fully searchable text. (www.rogerspediatricintensivecare.com)
Brief Description of Resource: The authors of this textbook use a comprehensive, organ-systems approach to help manage a full range of disease entities. Get up-to-the-minute knowledge of topics such as acute lung injury, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, and more. Implement new clinical techniques and diagnostic tests, weigh the varying perspectives of six associate editors with expertise in the field, reference more than a thousand illustrations to aid diagnosis, and keep sharp with online access to board-style review questions.
Brief Description of Resource: This textbook is widely acclaimed for its outstanding step-by-step illustrations, comprehensive coverage, and reader-friendly format. In 137 chapters, the book provides clear, complete instructions on every emergency medicine procedure performed on infants, children, and adolescents. More than a thousand detailed drawings, most in two-color, show how to perform each procedure.