Friday, November 25th, 2011
The ultimate book and DVD package for Intensive Care Medicine trainees arrives in the form of Examination Intensive Care Medicine, Second Edition.

ELSEVIER Australia has published "Examination Intensive Care Medicine, Second Edition" – an exceptional text written to assist students undertaking demanding ICU fellowship examinations.

The only publication to specifically meet the goals of an examination guide for Intensive Care Medicine (ICM) trainees, this one-of-a-kind resource is sold with an interactive DVD jam-packed with auxiliary tools and information.

This new edition builds on the contents of its predecessor, Examination Intensive Care and Anaesthesia, which was published in 2007.

Examination Intensive Care Medicine, Second Edition has been completely updated and promises to be a well-thumbed addition to the desks of Intensive Care Medicine trainees, as well as students in emergency medicine, surgery and medicine. The book’s revised information on the use of anaesthetics in Intensive Care Medicine makes it equally suitable for anaesthesia trainees, too.

This high-quality intensive care medicine exam guide addresses critical elements of major clinical exam syllabuses, both within Australia and overseas. These include the Fellows of the College of Intensive Care Medicine (FCICM), European Diploma in Intensive Care Medicine (EDIC) and the UK Diploma in Intensive Care Medicine (DICM).

The authors of this second edition have penned new chapters on paediatric intensive care and ICU equipment. Essential information on basic sciences and practical and procedural skills, along with useful performance strategies and tips for success, make this a must-have resource for students.

Visit the Elsevier Australia website for more information on Examination Intensive Care Medicine, Second Edition :

About the authors

Carole Foot is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney, Australia, as well as Staff Intensive Care Specialist at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital, Australia.

Liz Steel is Staff Intensive Care Specialist at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital, as well as a Visiting Medical Officer and Co-Supervisor of Training at North Shore Private Hospital in Sydney, Australia.

Kim Vidhani is Staff Specialist (Anaesthesia) at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane and Staff Specialist (Intensive Care) at Ipswich Hospital in Queensland, Australia.

Bruce Lister is Associate Professor at the Griffith University Medical School in Queensland, as well as Staff Paediatric Intensive Care Specialist and Supervisor of Training at Brisbane’s Mater Children’s Hospital, Australia.

Matthew MacPartlin is Intensive Care Staff Specialist at Wollongong Hospital, NSW, and Visiting Medical Officer in the Intensive Care Unit of Figtree Private Hospital in NSW, Australia.

Nikki Blackwell is Senior Staff Specialist at The Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane, Australia; Senior Lecturer at Brisbane’s The University of Queensland; and Medical Director of ALIMA (Alliance for International Medical Action) in Paris, France.

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The ultimate book and DVD package for Intensive Care Medicine trainees arrives in the form of Examination Intensive Care Medicine, Second Edition



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