In the highly specialized field of caring for children in the PICU, Fuhrman and Zimmerman's Pediatric Critical Care is the definitive reference for all members of the pediatric intensive care team. Drs. Jerry J. Zimmerman and Alexandre T. Rotta, along with an expert team of editors and contributors from around the world, have carefully updated the 6th Edition of this highly regarded text to bring you the most authoritative and useful information on today’s pediatric critical care—everything from basic science to clinical applications.
- Contains highly readable, concise chapters with hundreds of useful photos, diagrams, algorithms, and clinical pearls.
- Uses a clear, logical, organ-system approach that allows you to focus on the development, function, and treatment of a wide range of disease entities.
- Features more international authors and expanded coverage of global topics including pandemics, sepsis treatment in underserved communities, specific global health concerns by region.
- Covers current trends in sepsis-related mortality and acute care after sepsis, as well as new device applications for pediatric patients.
By Jerry J. Zimmerman, MD, PhD, FCCM, Professor of Pediatrics and Anesthesiology, Faculty, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Seattle Children's Hospital, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine,Seattle, Washington, USA; Alexandre T. Rotta, MD, FCCM, Linsalata Family Chair in Pediatric Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, Chief, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio