Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 1999

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ISBN: 978-3-540-65288-5 (Print) 978-3-662-13453-5 (Online)
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Table of contents (61 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXII

  2. Predisposition to Critical Illness

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-9

      Prevention of Critical Illness: Determinants of Risk

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 10-18

      Pro-Inflammatory Cytokine Genomic Polymorphism and Critical Illness

  3. Immunologic Responses

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 21-27

      Bacterial Modulation of the Immune Response to Infection and its Consequences

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 28-42

      Treating Immunologic Instability: A Change in Focus

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 43-53

      Interleukin-6 in Bacterial Infection and Sepsis: Innocent Bystander or Essential Mediator?

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 54-63

      Complement Activation by C-Reactive Protein: An Inflammatory Mechanism in Human Disease?

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 64-72

      Influence of Nutrition on Mucosal Immunity

  4. Metabolic Support

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-73

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 75-91

      Studies of Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism in the Human Liver

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 92-97

      Anabolic Strategy in ICU Patients: Is there a Place for Growth Hormone?

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 98-104

      Controversies in Nutrition of the Critically Ill

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 105-114

      The Hemodynamic Response to Enteral Nutrition

  5. Infectious Challenges

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 115-115

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 117-130

      Clinical Significance of Antimicrobial Resistance

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 131-140

      Colonization and Infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Intensive Care: Endogenous or Exogenous Origin?

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 141-151

      Severe Pneumonia in the Elderly

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 152-162

      The Role of Pulmonary Bacterial Infections in Severe Exacerbations of COPD Patients

  6. Treatment of Septic Shock

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-163

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 165-174

      Volume Kinetics: A New Method to Optimize Fluid Therapy

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 175-188

      Why, When and How I Use Norepinephrine in the Treatment of Septic Shock

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 189-198

      Stress Doses of Hydrocortisone in Septic Shock: Beyond the Hemodynamic Effects

  7. Altered Respiratory Function

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 199-199

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 201-206

      Breathing Pattern of Patients with COPD

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 207-218

      Lung Mechanics in ARDS

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