Intensive Care Medicine

Annual Update 2008

  • Jean-Louis Vincent
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXVII
  2. Genetic Factors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. R. Cartin-Ceba, M. N. Gong, O. Gajic
      Pages 13-23
    3. F. B. Mayr, S. Yende, D. C. Angus
      Pages 24-30
  3. Cardiac Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-31
    2. P. E. Oishi, J. -H. Hsu, J. R. Fineman
      Pages 33-42
    3. I. Cinel, R. Nanda, R. P. Dellinger
      Pages 43-54
    4. J. Poelaert, E. Osipowska, C. Verborgh
      Pages 76-87
    5. P. F. Wouters, S. Rex, C. Missant
      Pages 88-100
    6. H. -J. Priebe
      Pages 101-110
  4. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. C. J. Dine, B. S. Abella
      Pages 113-120
    3. A. Topjian, R. A. Berg, V. M. Nadkarni
      Pages 121-136
    4. L. Hammer, C. Adrie, J. -F. Timsit
      Pages 137-144
  5. Emergencies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. G. J. Peek, P. R. Davis, J. A. Ellerton
      Pages 147-159
  6. Poisonings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. M. Osman, D. N. Granger
      Pages 171-178
    3. B. Mégarbane, N. Deye, F. J. Baud
      Pages 179-189
  7. Acute Respiratory Failure

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. D. P. Park, D. Gourevitch, G. D. Perkins
      Pages 203-213
  8. Ventilatory Support

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 243-243
    2. D. De Mendoza, M. Lujan, J. Rello
      Pages 256-268
    3. P. Hassett, M. Contreras, J. G. Laffey
      Pages 269-281
    4. T. Manca, L. C. Welch, J. I. Sznajder
      Pages 282-289
    5. S. D. Mentzelopoulos, C. Roussos, S. G. Zakynthinos
      Pages 290-300
    6. J. Gutiérrez Mejía, E. Fan, N. D. Ferguson
      Pages 301-309
    7. S. Jaber, G. Chanques, B. Jung
      Pages 310-319
  9. Tracheostomy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 321-321
    2. J. Oram, A. Bodenham
      Pages 323-330
    3. T. A. Treschan, B. Pannen, M. Beiderlinden
      Pages 331-340
  10. Infections

  11. Cellular Mechanisms in Sepsis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 373-373
    2. Z. Malam, J. C. Marshall
      Pages 375-384
    3. S. Leaver, A. Burke Gaffney, T. W. Evans
      Pages 395-403
  12. Sepsis Therapies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 411-411

About these proceedings


The Update compiles the most recent developments in experimental and clinical research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in the field of intensive care and emergency medicine. It is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.


Internal medicine Sepsis anesthesia care infection intensive care intensive care medicine respiratory failure surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Jean-Louis Vincent
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Intensive Care Erasme HospitalUniversité libre de BruxellesBrusselsBelgium

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