Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2001

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ISBN: 978-3-540-41407-0 (Print) 978-3-642-59467-0 (Online)

Table of contents (58 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXII

  2. Multiple Organ Failure

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      Pages 1-1

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      From Celsus to Galen to Bone: The Illnesses, Syndromes, and Diseases of Acute Inflammation

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      Pages 13-22

      Towards Understanding Pathophysiology in Critical Care: The Human Body as a Complex System

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      Pages 23-34

      Pediatric Sepsis and Multiple Organ Failure at the Millenium: A US Perspective

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      Pages 35-43

      Ventilator-Associated Systemic Inflammation

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      Pages 44-56

      Affecting Clinical Outcomes in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome with Enteral Nutrition

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      Pages 57-67

      Reducing Surgical Mortality and Complications

  3. New Developments in Sepsis

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      Pages 69-69

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      Pages 71-77

      Toll-like Receptors: Implication in Human Disease

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      Pages 78-89

      Poly (ADP-Ribose) Synthetase as a Novel Therapeutic Target for Circulatory Shock

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      Pages 90-99

      Inhibition of p38 Mitogen Activated Protein Kinase: A Novel Strategy in Sepsis?

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      Pages 100-109

      Acute Adrenal Insufficiency in Critically III Patients: the Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome Revisited

  4. Coagulation Abnormalities

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      Pages 111-111

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      Pages 113-122

      Natural Anticoagulants in Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation and Sepsis

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      Pages 123-133

      Changes of the Hemostatic Network in the Critically III

  5. Infectious Problems

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      Pages 135-135

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      Pages 137-150

      Education as a Primary Tool for Prevention of Catheter-related Infections

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      Pages 151-161

      Antibiotic Resistance in the Intensive Care Unit

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      Pages 162-174

      Fungal Infection in Critically III Patients

  6. The Heart

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      Pages 175-175

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      Pages 177-188

      The β3-Adrenoceptor and its Regulation in Cardiac Tissue

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      Pages 189-202

      Quantifying Myocardial Ejection Asynchrony: Effective Stroke Volume Analysis

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      Pages 203-218

      Determination of Afterload: A Challenge for Echocardiography?

  7. From the Heart to the Cell

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      Pages 219-219

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      Pages 221-232

      Regional Differences in Vascular Reactivity in Sepsis and Endotoxemia

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      Pages 233-244

      Initial Clinical Experience with OPS Imaging for Observation of the Human Microcirculation

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