Book 2012

Applied Physiology in Intensive Care Medicine 2

Physiological Reviews and Editorials

ISBN: 978-3-642-28232-4 (Print) 978-3-642-28233-1 (Online)

Table of contents (53 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVIII

  2. Physiological Reviews

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-2

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-11

      Fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated patients: a review of indices used in intensive care

    3. Chapter

      Pages 13-27

      Different techniques to measure intra-abdominal pressure (IAP): time for a critical re-appraisal

    4. Chapter

      Pages 29-37

      Tissue capnometry: does the answer lie under the tongue?

    5. Chapter

      Pages 39-49

      Noninvasive monitoring of peripheral perfusion

    6. Chapter

      Pages 51-54

      Ultrasonographic examination of the venae cavae

    7. Chapter

      Pages 55-59

      Passive leg raising

    8. Chapter

      Pages 61-70

      Sleep in the intensive care unit

    9. Chapter

      Pages 71-83

      Magnesium in critical illness: metabolism, assessment, and treatment

    10. Chapter

      Pages 85-97

      Pulmonary endothelium in acute lung injury: from basic science to the critically ill

    11. Chapter

      Pages 99-110

      Pulmonary and cardiac sequelae of subarachnoid haemorrhage: time for active management?

    12. Chapter

      Pages 111-120

      Permissive hypercapnia — role in protective lung ventilatory strategies

    13. Chapter

      Pages 121-129

      Right ventricular function and positive pressure ventilation in clinical practice: from hemodynamic subsets to respirator settings

    14. Chapter

      Pages 131-142

      Acute right ventricular failure—from pathophysiology to new treatments

    15. Chapter

      Pages 143-152

      Red blood cell rheology in sepsis

    16. Chapter

      Pages 153-161

      Stress-hyperglycemia, insulin and immunomodulation in sepsis

    17. Chapter

      Pages 163-171

      Hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction in critically ill patients with traumatic and nontraumatic brain injury

    18. Chapter

      Pages 173-182

      Matching total body oxygen consumption and delivery: a crucial objective?

    19. Chapter

      Pages 183-189

      Normalizing physiological variables in acute illness: five reasons for caution

    20. Chapter

      Pages 191-195

      Interpretation of the echocardiographic pressure gradient across a pulmonary artery band in the setting of a univentricular heart

    21. Chapter

      Pages 197-206

      Ventilator-induced diaphragm dysfunction: the clinical relevance of animal models

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