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Content Type: Book Chapters

Noncardiac Disease in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Current Concepts in Pediatric Critical Care titled "Noncardiac Disease in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease."  

What's New in Heart Failure?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Current Concepts in Pediatric Critical Care titled "What's New in Heart Failure?"    

Drug Withdrawal Syndromes: Managing Our Drugs or Theirs

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Current Concepts in Adult Critical Care titled, "Drug Withdrawal Syndromes: Managing Our Drugs or Theirs"

Update in the Management of Increased Intracranial Pressure: Pressure, Volume, Vector, Substrate Deficiency— ICP Isn’t Just ICP Anymore

This is a complimentary chapter from the 2019 textbook: Current Concepts in Adult Critical Care titled "Update in the Management of Increased Intracranial Pressure: Pressure, Volume, Vector, Substrate Deficiency— ICP Isn’t Just ICP Anymore."    

Latest in Management of Pediatric Acute Ischemic Stroke

This is a complimentary chapter from the 2019 textbook: Current Concepts in Pediatric Critical Care titled, "Latest in Management of Pediatric Acute Ischemic Stroke."

Targeted Temperature Management After Cardiac Arrest

This is a complimentary chapter from the 2019 textbook: Current Concepts in Pediatric Critical Care titled, "Targeted Temperature Management After Cardiac Arrest."

The Evolution of the Critical Care Workforce: The Rise of Advanced Practice Providers in the ICU

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Advanced Practice Providers, Second Edition , titled "The Evolution of the Critical Care Workforce: The Rise of Advanced Practice Providers in the ICU."   

Advanced Practice Provider Staffing Models

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Advanced Practice Providers, Second Edition , titled "Advanced Practice Provider Staffing Models." 

What Are the Ethical Principles of Medicine?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Are the Ethical Principles of Medicine?"

What Is the Principle of Double Effect?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Is the Principle of Double Effect?"

How Can I Organize the Process of Making Ethical Decisions?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "How Can I Organize the Process of Making Ethical Decisions?"

What Resources Do You Recommend to Learn About Ethics and Bioethics?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Resources Do You Recommend to Learn About Ethics and Bioethics?"

What Are Some of the Important Legal Cases in Bioethics?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Are Some of the Important Legal Cases in Bioethics?"

What Is Euthanasia?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Is Euthanasia?"

Is There a Difference Between Withholding and Withdrawing?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "Is There a Difference Between Withholding and Withdrawing?"

Why Are Food and Hydration Given by “Artificial Means” Withdrawn or Foregone?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "Why Are Food and Hydration Given by “Artificial Means” Considered to Be Something That Can Be Withdrawn or Foregone?"

What Do I Need to Understand About the Ethics of Managing and Controlling Pain at the End of Life?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Do I Need to Understand About the Ethics of Managing and Controlling Pain at the End of Life?"

How Should I Approach Demands for Therapy That Is Deemed Futile?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "How Should I Approach Demands for Therapy That Is Deemed Futile?"

What Are Advance Directives?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Are Advance Directives?"

What is Brain Death and How Is It Different from the Persistent Vegetative State?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What is Brain Death and How Is It Different from the Persistent Vegetative State?"