FCCS Student Manual, 6th Edition



Price: $70.00
Item Number: 9780936145785



Published April 2017, the FCCS textbook is both an integral part of the FCCS learning experience as well as an excellent desktop reference.

The FCCS program has grown enormously since its inception in 1994. This most recent edition is the reference and source for the standardized course composed of 16 lectures and skill stations. The text is appropriate for primary care physicians, emergency physicians, residents and fellows, physicians' assistants, nurses, and other personnel who care for critically ill and injured patients. 

Prepared under the direction of the SCCM by an international team of leading multiprofessional critical care educators in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, internal medicine, nursing, pediatrics and surgery, FCCS textbook covers:

  • Recognition and Assessment of the Seriously Ill Patient
  • Airway Management
  • Cardiopulmonary/Cerebral Resuscitation
  • Diagnosis and Management of Acute Respiratory Failure
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Monitoring Blood Flow, Oxygenation, and Acid-Base Status
  • Diagnosis and Management of Shock
  • Neurologic Support
  • Basic Trauma and Burn Support
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Life-Threatening Infections: Diagnosis and Antimicrobial Therapy Selection
  • Management of Life-Threatening Electrolyte and Metabolic Disturbances
  • Special Considerations
  • Critical Care in Pregnancy
  • Ethics in Critical Care Medicine
  • Critical Care in Infants and Children: The Basics