Medicine And Books

Principles and Practice of Medical Intensive Care

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 26 March 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:864
  1. Peter G M Wallace

    Although Carlson and Geheb claim that this book is meant to be useful at the bedside and as a reference, with 1800 pages it is unlikely to fit into your white coat pocket. It is written from an American internal medicine perspective and covers its subject comprehensively in 149 chapters organised rationally into 13 sections, mostly based on physiological systems but also including organisation, resuscitation, monitoring, nutrition, and ethics. Its tone is authoritative but not didactic, and the systemic chapters flow from pathophysiology to therapy …

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