The new edition of this Oxford Handbook provides a perfect reference source for consultants, junior doctors, nurses, and paramedical staff. The book describes best practice in a succinct, concise, and clinically orientated way. It covers therapeutic and monitoring devices, drugs and fluids, specific organ system disorders and complications, and general management philosophies." "This thoroughly revised second edition includes new material on areas such as adjusting the ventilator; managing ARD5; haemodynamic monitoring; stroke; the control, diagnosis and treatment of infection; sepsis and septic shock, and withdrawal and withholding treatment. Patient-centred and practical, with up-to-date key references, this book will continue to be the first port of call for anyone caring for critically ill patients.