The Intensive Care Unit: What Every Family Needs To Know is an essential, easy-to-use, and easy-to-understand medical reference that belongs in everyone's library. It is the only educational resource available that explains the entire intensive care unit experience for patients and their loved ones.Dr. Mohnssen's book describes most of the major diseases and conditions requiring ICU admission. He explains the commonly used technology, machines, monitors, and procedures, and includes an extensive glossary of medical terms and procedures in his book. Dr. Mohnssen also provides practical information on living wills and organ donations.
About the Author
Steven R. Mohnssen, M.D., is a board certified physician in pulmonary and critical care medicine with twelve years of private practice experience in this specialized field. He received his medical degree and completed his internship and residency at Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN. His advanced training was in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA. He has served as medical director of hospital respiratory departments in Terre Haute and Columbus, IN, and as an associate clinical professor of medicine in the Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Mohnssen resides with his wife and two children in Colorado Springs, CO, where he continues to practice medicine. He also lectures to the public on such topics as respiratory ailments, exercise physiology, and critical care.