Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine

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ISBN: 978-3-540-60552-2 (Print) 978-3-642-80053-5 (Online)

Table of contents (70 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXIII

  2. Sepsis

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      Sepsis and Inflammation: The Process of Dying from Critical Illness

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      Pages 11-23

      Recognition of Bacteria and Bacterial Products by Host Immune Cells in Sepsis

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      Pages 24-38

      Endotoxin Immune Status and Protection Against Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome in the Surgical Patient

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      Pages 39-44

      Cardiovascular Function in Septic Shock

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      Pages 45-56

      Changes in Cardiac Signal Transduction in Septic Shock

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      Pages 57-69

      Recent Advances in the Hemodynamic Therapy of Septic Shock

  3. Immunotherapy

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      Pages 71-71

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      Pages 73-82

      Cytokine Gene Polymorphisms in Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases

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      Pages 83-95

      Neutrophil-induced Oxidative Stress

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      Pages 96-104

      Antioxidant Therapy in Critical Illness

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      Pages 105-110

      Interleukin-10 Production during Septic Shock

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      Pages 111-118

      Potential Role for Human Interleukin-11 in Bacterial Sepsis

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      Pages 119-134

      Cellular Response to Inflammation and its Antagonism by β2-Adrenoceptor Agonists

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      Pages 135-149

      Sepsis Treatment and Prophylaxis with Immunoglobulins: A Critical Appraisal

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      Pages 150-164

      Low Dose G-CSF to Augment Host Defense and Counteract Progression of Sepsis

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      Pages 165-176

      Rethinking the Anti-Inflammatory Approach to Septic Shock

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      Pages 177-193

      Immunotherapy of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Is there a Future?

  4. Gut Dysfunction

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      Pages 195-195

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      Pages 197-207

      Intestinal Ischemia/Reperfusion: A Role for Mast Cells and Neutrophils

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      Pages 208-218

      Bacterial Translocation: Cause or Effect of Multiple Organ Failure?

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      Pages 219-226

      Gut Oxygenation after Reduced Oxygen Delivery

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      Pages 227-240

      Peri-Operative Gastrointestinal Tonometry

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