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LWW Health Library: Critical Care

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
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This unique and comprehensive textbook/multimedia package—available via—offers a unifying curriculum for residents in a specialty with an ICU rotation, Critical Care fellows, and physicians and nurses who work in a critical care setting.

No other resource offers a targeted collection focused specifically on critical care—especially important for such a stressful component of residency training. They’ll gain confidence in their training, medical surgical knowledge, minimize errors in a stressful clinical setting, adopt the right treatment and management approaches for severely ill patients.

  • 14 world-class textbooks from LWW for medicine and nursing practice, with especially strong medical-surgical and pediatric coverage
  • Over 250 video clips discussing and explaining ultrasound, airway management, and other techniques and procedures
  • Integrated access to articles from Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, and Critical Care Explorations (for journal subscribers only)
  • Approximately 2,500 multiple-choice Q&A for self-assessment and remediation
  • Books are continually updated with the most current edition
  • Sophisticated semantic search targeted to the key diagnoses residents encounter in their intern year
  • Clean, user-friendly display of book pages, including tables, images, and linked references
  • Multiple chapter views including full chapter, figures only, or tables only
  • Subject list displays on textbook browse page for easy navigation, allowing users to filter by subject in search results
  • Images downloadable directly into a PPT template
  • All content optimized for desktop, tablet, and mobile usage
  • MyHealthLibrary account option: allows users to set up email alerts when new content is added, among other personalization functionality
  • Ovid Medline widget, for users to quickly search MEDLINE (if their institution subscribes to MEDLINE)

Who uses LWW Health Library: Critical Care?
  • Residents in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine, and other specialties with an ICU rotation
  • Critical Care Fellows in an ACGME-accredited fellowship program
  • Residency and fellowship program directors
  • Physicians and nurses practicing in a critical care environment

Key books include:
  • Marino’s The ICU Book
  • Irwin & Rippe’s Intensive Care Medicine
  • Civetta, Taylor, & Kirby's Critical Care Medicine
  • Rogers' Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Washington Manual of Critical Care
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Emergency Medical Technology
  • Emergency Medicine & Trauma

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