Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2013

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ISBN: 978-3-642-35108-2 (Print) 978-3-642-35109-9 (Online)

Table of contents (69 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Emergencies

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      Pages 1-1

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      Analgesia in the Emergency Department: A GRADE-based Evaluation of Research Evidence and Recommendations for Practice

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      Pages 19-35

      Postpartum Hemorrhage

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      Pages 37-47

      Event Medicine: An Evolving Subspecialty of Emergency Medicine

  3. Infections

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 49-49

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      Pages 51-62

      Update on Clostridium difficile

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      Pages 63-75

      Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis in Critically Ill Patients

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      Pages 77-83

      Procalcitonin Use to Identify the Infected Heart Failure Patient

  4. Antimicrobials

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 85-85

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      Pages 87-97

      Systematic Surveillance Cultures as an Aid for Selecting Appropriate Initial Antimicrobial Therapy

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      Pages 99-110

      Colistin: An Old Antibiotic as a Last, Invaluable Resort

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      Pages 111-122

      Optimizing β-Lactam Antibiotic Therapy in the Critically Ill: Moving Towards Patient-tailored Antibiotic Therapy

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      Pages 123-131

      Antibiotic Adsorption on CRRT Membranes: Impact on Antibiotic Dosing

  5. Sepsis Mechanisms and Therapies

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      Pages 133-133

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      Pages 135-144

      Hyperinflammation and Mediators of Immune Suppression in Critical Illness

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      Pages 145-152

      Immunoglobulins in Sepsis: Which Patients will Benefit the Most?

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      Pages 153-164

      Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor in Critical Illness: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde?

  6. Adjunct Therapies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 165-165

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      Pages 167-181

      Standardized Reporting, Registration, and a Multicenter, Multispecies Approach to Preclinical (Animal) Trials

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      Pages 183-195

      Vitamin D and the Critically Ill Patient: An Update for the Intensivist

  7. Hemodynamic Optimization

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 197-197

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      Pages 199-209

      Autonomic Dysfunction Is the Motor of Chronic Critical Illness

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      Pages 211-223

      Hemodynamic Adaptation to Hypoxia in Neonatal Critical Care

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      Pages 225-236

      Ventriculo-arterial Decoupling in Acutely Altered Hemodynamic States

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      Pages 237-247

      New Pharmacological Strategy in Acute Heart Failure: Vasodilators vs. Inotropes

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      Pages 249-259

      Goal Directed Therapy: A Review

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