Acute Lung Injury

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ISBN: 978-3-642-64532-7 (Print) 978-3-642-60733-2 (Online)

Table of contents (30 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIV

  2. Epidemiology of Acute Lung Injury

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-15

      Epidemiology of ARDS. Incidence and Outcome: A Changing Picture

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      Pages 16-38

      Pronostic Factors and Outcome of ALI

  3. Basic Mechanism of Injury and Response

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 39-39

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      Pages 41-53

      Cytokines and Lung Injury

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      Pages 54-69

      Complement and Endotoxin in Lung Injury

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      Pages 70-87

      Protective Effects of the Stress Response in Sepsis and ALI

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      Pages 88-106

      Alveolar Surfactant and ARDS

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      Pages 107-118

      BAL Inflammatory Markers of Initiation and Resolution of ALI

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      Pages 119-126

      Lung Repair

  4. The Pulmonary and Systematic Circulation in ARDS

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 127-127

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      Pages 129-146

      The Pulmonary Circulation in Acute Lung Injury

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      Pages 147-162

      Right Ventricular Function in ALI and ARDS

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      Pages 163-177

      Systemic Circulatory Function and Peripheral Oxygen Delivery in ALI and ARDS

  5. The Aveolar Ephithelial Barrier

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 179-179

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      Pages 181-196

      Quantifying Lung Injury in ARDS

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      Pages 197-209

      ALI and the Alveolar Epithelial Barrier

  6. Mechanical Ventilation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 211-211

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      Pages 213-235

      Pressure-Volume Relationship in the Injured Lung

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      Pages 236-257

      Lung Recruitment During ARDS

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      Pages 258-275

      Permissive Hypercapnia

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      Pages 276-281

      Low versus High Tidal Volumes

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      Pages 282-298

      Respiratory Muscle Fatigue and Weaning

  7. Liquid Ventilation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 299-299

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      Pages 301-307

      Perfluorocarbon Liquid Ventilation in Pediatric ALI

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      Pages 308-316

      Experience in Liquid Ventilation

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