Use the "On Call" series when you want "on-the-spot" treatment advice for the most frequently encountered problems in critical care. Carry "On Call" if you need a comprehensive overview of the initial evaluation and treatment of more than 80 of the most common problems seen in the ICU. The unique "On Call" format is organized for quick access to essential information you need to manage critically ill patients efficiently. Differential diagnosis, key laboratory and diagnostic tests, and treatment plans are outlined for each problem. This title offers essential guidance on interpretation of laboratory tests and bedside procedures. It highlights current practice in nutritional support, blood component therapy, fluids and electrolytes, ventilator management, and special issues in transplant patients. "On Call" Commonly Used Medications section offers a quick reference to the most frequently administered drugs in the ICU. It is a must-have reference for residents and students.