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

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┬áVincent
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Intensive Care Erasme HospitalFree University of BrusselsBrusselsBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-23476-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-26272-7