Practical Trends in Anesthesia and Intensive Care 2018

  • Davide Chiumello

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Anesthesia and Pain

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Edoardo De Robertis, Gennaro Scibelli, Lucia Maio
      Pages 21-41
    3. Franco Cavaliere, Carlo Cavaliere
      Pages 57-70
    4. Davide Chiumello, Paolo Spanu
      Pages 71-85
    5. Laura Petrò, Alessandra Ponti, Elena Roselli, Manlio Prosperi, Andrea De Gasperi
      Pages 87-102
    6. Fabrizio Racca, Brunella Gily
      Pages 103-113
    7. Jacopo Tramarin, Andrea Cortegiani, Cesare Gregoretti
      Pages 115-133
  3. Intensive Care

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 135-135
    2. Fabio Guarracino, Giulia Brizzi, Rubia Baldassarri
      Pages 179-187
    3. Davide Chiumello, Antonella Marino, Antonio Cammaroto
      Pages 189-204
    4. Giovanna Chidini, Monsellato Stefania
      Pages 205-218
    5. Luciana Mascia, Simone Cappio Borlino, Mario Mezzapesa, Anna Teresa Mazzeo
      Pages 219-236
    6. Marco Dei Poli, Giacomo Trevisan, Luca Di Girolamo, Gianluca Spinelli
      Pages 237-248

About this book


This book offers an essential guide to managing the most-debated hot topics of practical interest in anesthesia and intensive care. It reviews the state of the art in issues concerning both intensive care medicine and anesthesia, such as perioperative coagulation management, neuroaxial blockade and complications, postoperative pain management, pediatric airway management, septic shock and hemodynamic management, diagnosis and management of acute respiratory distress syndrome, and antifungal treatments for critically ill patients.

Written by leading experts and including updated references, it provides a comprehensive, easy-to-follow update on anesthesia and intensive care. The book clearly explains complex topics, offering practicing clinicians valuable insights into the latest recommendations and evidence in the field while, at the same time, making it a vital resource for students new to the fields of anesthesia and intensive care.​


Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Septic Shock Pediatric airway management Traumatic brain injury Perioperative management

Editors and affiliations

  • Davide Chiumello
    • 1
  1. 1.Intensive TherapyUniversity of Milan, San Paolo HospitalMilanItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-94188-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-94189-9
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