Approach to the Surgical Patient, Part 1: Overview of the Care for the Critically Ill Patient
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Procedures, Pharmacology, 2021, 9:20:00
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This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook,Fundamental Critical Care Support: Surgical 2021, titled "Approach to the Surgical Patient, Part 1: Overview of the Care for the Critically Ill Patient."
Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the physiologic disorders that occur with surgery.
  • Identify common complications that occur in critically ill surgical patients and their treatment.
  • List the effects of anesthesia in the perioperative period.
  • List and distinguish the different types of adverse drug interactions caused by anesthetics in the postoperative period.
  • Describe the components in a successful handoff of a critically ill surgical patient to the ICU team.
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Content Type Book Chapter
Knowledge Area Procedures
Knowledge Area Pharmacology
Knowledge Level Intermediate
Knowledge Level Advanced
Membership Level Select
Membership Level Professional
Membership Level Associate
Tag Surgery
Tag Drug Interactions
Year 2021


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