Published February 13, 2013
In 24 chapters, “Critical Care Management of the Obese Patient” covers all topics pertaining to the care of obese patients.
Published by Wiley-Blackwell of John Wiley & Sons, the book serves as a clinical resource for obesity specialists and emergency medicine physicians.
The text is useful for residents and fellows in emergency medicine, cardiovascular medicine, anesthesiology, internal medicine and gastroenterology.
Nursing students may also find the textbook helpful.
In addition to serving as the textbook’s editor, El Solh co-wrote a chapter about the effects of obesity on respiratory physiology.
Two other UB faculty members from the Department of Medicine are among the book’s 56 contributors.
Philippe E. Jaoude, MD, clinical assistant professor, co-authored a chapter concerning obesity’s impact on respiratory physiology.
M. Jeffrey Mador, MD, associate professor, co-authored a chapter about mechanical ventilation.
El Solh specializes in pulmonary and critical care medicine.
An authority on morbid obesity, he also has expertise in health care-associated pneumonia, sleep disorders and cardiovascular diseases.