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Sepsis and Organ Dysfunction

From Basics to Clinical Approach

  • A. E. Baue
  • G. Berlot
  • A. Gullo
  • J.-L. Vincent
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-11
  2. Introduction

    1. A. E. Baue
      Pages 13-19
  3. Basic Pathophysiology Mechanics

  4. Clinical Interventions in the Field of Sepsis

  5. The Markers of Sepsis

  6. Clinical Aspects of Splanchnic Ischaemia and Oxygen Metabolism

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167
    2. M. Poeze, J. W. M. Greve, G. Ramsay
      Pages 169-179
    3. L. Brazzi, P. Pelosi, L. Gattinoni
      Pages 181-185
    4. D. De Backer, J. Creteur, E. Silva
      Pages 187-194
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 195-201

About these proceedings

Introduction

Sepsis represents a life threatening condition to ICU patients. The evolution of sepsis to severe sepsis or septic shock may occur in an unpredictable way. In the coming millennium the prevention and management of sepsis and organ dysfunction will present a real challenge for researchers and clinicians.

Keywords

Sepsis Trauma pathophysiology prevention shock

Editors and affiliations

  • A. E. Baue
    • 1
  • G. Berlot
    • 2
  • A. Gullo
    • 2
  • J.-L. Vincent
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgerySaint Louis University, Health Sciences CenterSt. LouisUSA
  2. 2.Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain TherapyUniversity of Trieste, Cattinara HospitalTriesteItaly
  3. 3.Department of Intensive CareErasme University Hospital, Free University of BrusselsBelgium

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