"Evidence-Based Practice of Critical Care", edited by Drs. Clifford S. Deutschman and Patrick J. Neligan, provides objective data and expert guidance to help answer the most important questions challenging ICU physicians today. It discusses the clinical options, examines the relevant research, and presents expert recommendations on everything from acute organ failure to prevention issues. An outstanding source for 'best practices' in critical care medicine, this book is a valuable framework for translating evidence into practice. It also provides access to the full text online, with regular updates to emerging clinical evidence. "Deutschman (anesthesiology and critical care and surgery, U. of Pennsylvania) and Neligan (anesthesia and intensive care, U. College Galway, UK) bring together an international group of specialists in critical care and surgery to answer 99 questions important to intensive care unit physicians. Questions relate to topics such as acute organ failure, respiratory failure, cardiovascular and neurologic care, nutrition and gastrointestinal care, infection, sepsis and inflammation, preventing suffering, trauma, obstetrics, environmental injuries, and ethics and administration. A review of evidence, areas of uncertainty or controversy, management guidelines, and recommendations are also provided. Online access includes a searchable version of the full text." - Book News, Inc.