Critical Care Sedation

  • Angelo Raffaele De Gaudio
  • Stefano Romagnoli

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Giovanni Zagli, Lorenzo Viola
    Pages 1-8
  3. A. Raffaele De Gaudio, Matteo Bonifazi, Stefano Romagnoli
    Pages 9-19
  4. Cosimo Chelazzi, Silvia Falsini, Eleonora Gemmi
    Pages 21-34
  5. Massimo Girardis, Barbara Rossi, Lorenzo Dall’Ara, Cosetta Cantaroni
    Pages 35-46
  6. Carla Carozzi, Dario Caldiroli
    Pages 47-67
  7. Francesco Barbani, Elena Angeli, A. Raffaele De Gaudio
    Pages 69-101
  8. Giovanni Landoni, Omar Saleh, Elena Scarparo, Alberto Zangrillo
    Pages 103-119
  9. Elena Bignami, Francesco Saglietti
    Pages 139-154
  10. Federico Franchi, Loredana Mazzetti, Sabino Scolletta
    Pages 155-166
  11. Gianluca Villa, Chiara Mega, Angelo Senzi
    Pages 167-183
  12. Stefano Romagnoli, Rosa Giua, A. Raffaele De Gaudio
    Pages 185-196
  13. Fulvio Pinelli, Elena Morettini, Elena Cecero
    Pages 197-211
  14. Cristiana Garisto, Alessandra Rizza, Zaccaria Ricci
    Pages 213-244
  15. Sergio Bevilacqua, Ilaria Galeotti
    Pages 245-255
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 257-263

About this book


This book provides a practical and comprehensive guide to delivering analgesia and sedation to critically ill patients for professionals and caregivers being involved in the management of these patients. It discusses and explains in detail the advantages and limitations of each drug and device using clear flowcharts, diagrams and tables.

Furthermore, it explores the new drugs and – above all – new sedation delivery systems, particularly those for administering volatile anesthetics on ICUs. Written by respected experts in the field, this book is a valuable and practical resource for anesthesists, intensivists and emergency physicians interested in sedation.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Angelo Raffaele De Gaudio
    • 1
  • Stefano Romagnoli
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Anesthesia and Critical CareAzienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria CareggiFirenzeItaly
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesia and Critical CareAzienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria CareggiFirenzeItaly

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-59311-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-59312-8
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