Severe Community Acquired Pneumonia

  • Jordi Rello
  • Kenneth LeeperJr.

Part of the Perspectives on Critical Care Infectious Diseases book series (CCID, volume 3)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Kenneth V. Leeper Jr.
    Pages 27-40
  3. Jorge Roig, Christian Domingo
    Pages 41-56
  4. Esther Azoulay-Dupuis, Pierre Moine, Claude Carbon
    Pages 57-74
  5. Kevin R Flaherty, Fernando Martinez, Carol Chenoweth, Joseph P. Lynch III
    Pages 75-103
  6. Santiago Ewig, Antoni Torres
    Pages 105-118
  7. Concepción Montón, Miquel Ferrer
    Pages 179-189
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 191-194

About this book


Severe Community Acquired Pneumonia is a book in which chapters are authored and the same topics discussed by North American and European experts. This approach provides a unique opportunity to view the different perspectives and points of view on this subject. Severe CAP is a common clinical problem encountered in the ICU setting. This book reviews topics concerning the pathogenesis, diagnosis and management of SCAP. The discussions on the role of alcohol in severe CAP and adjunctive therapies are important topics that further our understanding of this severe respiratory infection.


antibiotics infection respiratory infection

Editors and affiliations

  • Jordi Rello
    • 1
  • Kenneth LeeperJr.
    • 2
  1. 1.Critical Care DepartmentHospital Universitari Joan XXIIITarragonaSpain
  2. 2.Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care MedicineCrawford Memorial Hospital The Emory ClinicAtlantaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-5650-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-1631-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1568-2501
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