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ICU rotation- What to read

Discussion in 'Emergency Medicine' started by herewego, Aug 2, 2015.

  1. herewego

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    2nd year here. Any recommendations on reading for my ICU rotation? I had a MICU rotation as a july intern last year. Needless to say, the crit care learning took a back seat to learning how to order morning labs correctly etc. On the list is some reading to brush up on my vent settings.

    Any help would be appreciated.
     
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  3. DeadCactus

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    "The ICU Book" is the standard reading recommendation. Well done book, I like it.
     
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    I second Marino's ICU Book. But I've also heard good things about Marini's Critical Care Medicine.
     
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    I found listening to emcrit.. things like dominating the vent, sepsis etc. to be helpful. Also perusing through EMRap for critical care topics. That being said, we do a lot of ICU as interns in my program so as the senior resident in the ICU I have a decent amount of experience already and know what the attendings like or don't like when I'm overnight by myself.
     
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    Like most things in medicine - it's more important that you read than you choosing the exact right book to read.
     
  7. herewego

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    thanks for the replies guys
     

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