Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2012

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ISBN: 978-3-642-25715-5 (Print) 978-3-642-25716-2 (Online)

Table of contents (75 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXVII

  2. Mechanisms of Sepsis and Critical Illness

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      Pages 1-1

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      Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Severe Sepsis: Insights from Epigenetics

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      Pages 12-18

      The Neuroendocrine Axis: The Nervous System and Inflammation

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      Pages 19-28

      The mHLA-DR System in the Critically Ill

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      Pages 29-40

      Gut Microbiome and Host Defense Interactions during Critical Illness

  3. Metabolomics

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      Pages 41-41

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      Pages 43-52

      The Metabolomic Approach to the Diagnosis of Critical Illness

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      Pages 53-62

      Metabolomics in Critically ill Patients: Focus on Exhaled Air

  4. Sepsis Management

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      Pages 63-63

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      Pages 65-75

      Cardiovascular Effects of Norepinephrine in Septic Shock

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      Pages 76-84

      Vasopressin Therapy in Septic Shock

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      Pages 85-97

      Antimicrobial Peptides and their Potential Application in Inflammation and Sepsis

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      Pages 98-108

      Hypogammaglobulinemia in Sepsis

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      Pages 109-115

      Timing IgM Treatment in Sepsis: Is Procalcitonin the Answer?

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      Pages 116-124

      Sepsis Stewardship Programs: Methods and Results

  5. Endocrine Support

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      Pages 125-125

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      Pages 127-137

      The Corticotrophin Test in Critical Illness: Traps and Tricks

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      Pages 138-146

      Glitazones: Could They Have a Rosy Future in Critical Care?

  6. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

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      Pages 147-147

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      Pages 149-159

      The Complex Interaction between Sepsis and Lung Injury

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      Pages 160-170

      Biomarkers of Acute Lung Injury

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      Pages 171-181

      Role of the Renin-Angiotensin System in ARDS

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      Pages 182-193

      The Rise and Fall of β-Agonists in the Treatment of ARDS

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      Pages 194-204

      Repair after Acute Lung Injury: Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Opportunities

  7. Respiratory Support

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      Pages 205-205

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      Pages 207-218

      Non-invasive Ventilation Outside the ICU

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