Management of the critical care department

15.1 The intensive care unit

15.1.1 Design of the department

15:1.2..Site,..size,.and .iinteracti,pns..with, ..other., .departments

D. Reis Miranda, L. J. Broerse

15.1.4 Patient safety

15,1,5..Staff.safety

15,1J..Staffwelfare

15.1.7 Fire and electrical safety

15,1,8..Ihe., .ro|e..of int.ens.iye...care..unit.n policies

15:l1:9..Respurçe..managem.ent ..in...th.,e ..intensive .care., unit

M. Jegers, D. Reis Miranda

15.2 Medicolegal and ethical issues

15:2:3..withdlrawing.nt.reatme.nt

R. Ritz, G. Stratenwerth

15.2.4.Law ..e.nfPrcement..isSM.eS

1..5,2.5..Thie .rp|e..of the...cproner .in. the United .Kingdom

M. A. Branthwaite

15,2,6..Key, ,dMe.^enç.e.s.., be.!wËen..the.„rp.l.e.n oi..th.e„ .c.p.rpnsLin.n the...U„n„ited..„SíatËS.„and.nthe..Un.it.ed..Kingdsm

M. Graham

15.3 Scoring systems in intensive care

15,3,1.Th.e .rP|e..and.|.imi,tations..of .scoring ..systems K. Rowan

15,3,2..P.rinçiRl.e.s, ..p.f.seyerit.y ..sçprin.g ..systems

K. Rowan

15,3,3..,A.c.ute, .Physiologyand., .Chronic...Health..Evaluatipn..(.APACHE)

15.3.4 Simplified Acute Physiology Score (SAPS)

15,3,5..TherapeutiMc .|^terye^tion...S.coring., System., HISS)

15,3,6..Morta|ity., Probability ..Model.., .(MPM) A. D. Coiiins, S. Lemeshow

15,3,7.Trauma.., scoring

15.3.9 Sedation scoring

A. Hoie, P. Kiepstad

J. C. Marshaii

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