Intensive Care Medicine

Annual Update 2002

  • Jean-Louis Vincent

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXVIII
  2. Cellular Responses

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. B. S. Abella, L. B. Becker
      Pages 3-11
    3. S. J. Finney, T. W. Evans, A. Burke-Gaffney
      Pages 23-38
    4. M. G. Schwacha, A. Samy, I. H. Chaudry
      Pages 50-61
  3. Basic Mechanisms in Acute Respiratory Failure

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 63-63
    2. M. J. Schultz, S. Knapp, T. van der Poll
      Pages 65-76
    3. B. Guery, J. F. Pittet, P. Marchetti
      Pages 77-92
    4. S. E. Orfanos, A. Kotanidou, C. Roussos
      Pages 100-110
  4. Modulating Host Response

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. B. A. Mullan, B. V. McCloskey
      Pages 113-120
    3. K. Reiter, R. Bellomo, C. Ronco
      Pages 129-141
    4. C. Kummer, E. S. Netto, J. C. Marshall
      Pages 150-162
  5. Myocardial Responses

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. O. Szold, R. Ben-Abraham, P. Sorkine
      Pages 204-208
    3. E. Renaud, P. Karpati, A. Mebazaa
      Pages 209-218
  6. Cardiovascular Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
    2. M. Siegemund, I. Racovitza, C. Ince
      Pages 221-231
    3. G. Auzinger, J. Wendon
      Pages 232-240
  7. Mechanical Ventilation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 241-241
    2. N. Patroniti, G. Foti, A. Pesenti
      Pages 264-274
    3. D. Chiumello, P. Pelosi, L. Gattinoni
      Pages 275-286
    4. P. Navelesi, P. Ceriana, M. Delmastro
      Pages 287-293
  8. Management of Acute Respiratory Failure

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 295-295
    2. N. S. Ward, M. M. Levy
      Pages 297-304
    3. A. Koutsoukou, C. Roussos, J. Milic-Emili
      Pages 305-312
    4. L. Blanch, G. Murias, A. Nahum
      Pages 313-319
    5. C. C. dos Santos, A. S. Slutsky
      Pages 320-336
  9. Non-invasive Mechanical Ventilation

  10. Infectious Challenges

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 363-363
    2. E. Wiel, G. Lebuffe, B. Vallet
      Pages 388-397
    3. D. L. A. Wyncoll, R. Bowry, L. J. Giles
      Pages 398-406
  11. Fluid Therapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 415-415
    2. D. W. M. Jones, A. Bodenham
      Pages 417-426
    3. T. J. Morgan, B. Venkatesh
      Pages 427-434

About this book


This will serve primarily as a hardcover, library purchase with a short shelf life of 6 months and will also add to the exposure of other works by Jean-Louis Vincent, the Update in Intensive Care Medicine series, which was repackaged to suit the North American market. This book 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 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.


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Editors and affiliations

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

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