Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXIV
  2. Respiratory Failure

    1. L. Appendini, A. Patessio, C.F. Donner
      Pages 3-9
    2. G. Ferreyra, V. Squadrone, V.M. Ranieri
      Pages 10-18
    3. C. Byhahn, K. Westphal, B. Zwissler
      Pages 30-38
  3. Acute Lung Injury

    1. N.P. Van der Kaaij, A.J.J.C. Bogers, B. Lachmann
      Pages 49-62
    2. R.M. Determann, M.B. Vroom, M.J. Schultz
      Pages 63-72
    3. S. Tasaka, A. Ishizaka
      Pages 73-79
    4. J. Bickenbach, R. Dembinski, R. Kuhlen
      Pages 93-102
    5. L.E. Ferrer, J.J. Marini
      Pages 103-115
    6. G.K. Wolf, J.H. Arnold
      Pages 116-128
    7. S.Y. Donati, C. Doddoli, L. Papazian
      Pages 129-137
  4. Cardiac Crises

    1. W.J. Brady, A. Baer, C.A. Ghaemmaghami
      Pages 161-178
    2. M.R. Pinsky
      Pages 179-196
    3. R. Pirracchio, A. Mebazaa
      Pages 197-211
    4. F. Ginsberg, J.E. Parrillo
      Pages 212-238
    5. B. Lamia, X. Monnet, J.L. Teboul
      Pages 239-245
  5. Circulatory Shock

  6. Resuscitation

    1. F. Spöhr, B.W. Böttiger
      Pages 290-297
    2. X. Wu, T. Drabek, P.M. Kochanek
      Pages 298-312
  7. Intraabdominal Pressure

    1. F. Valenza, L. Gattinoni
      Pages 325-333
  8. Severe Infections

    1. W.A. Krueger, T.H. Schroeder, M. Hansen
      Pages 349-359
    2. S. Buyse, E. Azoulay, B. Schlemmer
      Pages 369-381
  9. Sepsis and MOF: Basic Mechanisms

    1. S. Gibot, B. Levy
      Pages 385-393
    2. A.N. Tacx, M.H.L. Hart, A.B.J. Groeneveld
      Pages 394-401
    3. J.M. Handy
      Pages 402-411
    4. D.J. van Westerloo, I.A.J. Giebelen, T. van der Poll
      Pages 421-433
  10. Sepsis: Clinical Aspects

    1. T.D. Girard, S.M. Opal, E.W. Ely
      Pages 437-448
    2. M.Y. Kirov, V.V. Kuzkov, L.J. Bjertnaes
      Pages 449-460
    3. P. Kruger, K. Kostner, B. Venkatesh
      Pages 477-487
  11. Blood Transfusions

    1. E. Potolidis, E. Vakouti, D. Georgopoulos
      Pages 491-504
    2. C. Marcucci, C. Madjdpour, D.R. Spahn
      Pages 505-516
  12. The Microvasculature

    1. J.N. Hoffmann, J.M. Fertmann, M.D. Menger
      Pages 528-536
    2. N.M. Mehta, J.H. Arnold
      Pages 537-550
  13. Cardiorespiratory Monitoring

    1. F. Michard
      Pages 561-574
    2. J. Maynar, M. Jonas, F. Labaien
      Pages 575-583

About these proceedings


The Update 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.


COPD Cardiorespiratory Monitoring Critically Ill Emergency Medicine Intensive Care Unit Internal medicine Lung Injury Respiratory Failure Resuscitation Sepsis intensive care medicine

Editors and affiliations

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

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