2012

Practical Issues in Anesthesia and Intensive Care

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ISBN: 978-88-470-2459-5 (Print) 978-88-470-2460-1 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-11

    Intensive Care for Elderly Patients: Clinical, Ethical and Economic Considerations

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    Pages 13-24

    Is It Still Worth Treating At-Risk Patients with Perioperative Goal-Directed Haemodynamic Therapy?

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    Pages 25-34

    Abdominal Compartment Syndrome and Fluid Replacement: A Dog That Bites Its Own Tail?

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    Pages 35-58

    Acute Liver Failure in Intensive Care

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    Pages 59-72

    Diuretics in Intensive Care: Positive and Negative Aspects

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    Pages 73-91

    Perioperative and Intensive Care Management of Haemorrhage: The Opinion of the Haemathologist

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    Pages 93-106

    Hypercapnic Acidosis in Protective Mechanical Ventilation (a Tolerated Compromise or Another Means of Protection?)

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    Pages 107-119

    Are We Sure We Are Using Drugs Correctly in Critical Patients?

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    Pages 121-133

    The Problem of Decontamination of the Digestive Tract and Gastric Acid Suppression in Intensive Care

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    Pages 135-144

    Renal, Cardiac and Pulmonary Involvement in Patients with Supraventricular Tachycardia: A Typical Holistic Vision by an Intensive Care Physician

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    Pages 145-158

    VAP (Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia)

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    Pages 159-172

    Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with Acute Severe Asthma