Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 1999

  • Jean-Louis Vincent
Conference proceedings

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-13453-5

Part of the Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (YEARBOOK, volume 1999)

Table of contents (61 papers)

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXII
  2. Predisposition to Critical Illness

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Pro-Inflammatory Cytokine Genomic Polymorphism and Critical Illness
      W. Bernal, P. Donaldson, J. Wendon
      Pages 10-18
  3. Immunologic Responses

  4. Metabolic Support

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Studies of Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism in the Human Liver
      H. Barle, P. Essén, J. Wernerman
      Pages 75-91
    3. Anabolic Strategy in ICU Patients: Is there a Place for Growth Hormone?
      C. Pichard, P. Jolliet, J.-A. Romand
      Pages 92-97
    4. Controversies in Nutrition of the Critically Ill
      R. Stocker, U. Bürgi
      Pages 98-104
    5. The Hemodynamic Response to Enteral Nutrition
      J.-P. Revelly, M. Berger, R. Chioléro
      Pages 105-114
  5. Infectious Challenges

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Clinical Significance of Antimicrobial Resistance
      M. Ionescu, M. J. Zervos
      Pages 117-130
    3. Severe Pneumonia in the Elderly
      A. Torres, S. Ewig, H. Cabello
      Pages 141-151

About these proceedings


The Yearbook compiles the most recent, widespread developments of experimental and clinical research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in their field of intensive care and emergency medicine. It is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediattrics, intensive care and emergency medicine. (With approximately 90 contributions.)


Emergency medicine Internal medicine anesthesia care intensive care surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Jean-Louis Vincent
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Intensive Care, Erasme HospitalFree University of BrusselsBrusselsBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-65288-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-13453-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0942-5381