Intensive and Critical Care Medicine

Reflections, Recommendations and Perspectives

  • Antonino Gullo
  • Philip D. Lumb

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. J. Besso, C. Pru, J. Padron, J. Plaz
    Pages 9-26
  3. S. Bhagwanjee
    Pages 27-33
  4. F. J. De Latorre
    Pages 35-43
  5. G. Domíguez-Cherit, J. Gutiérez, E. Rivero
    Pages 45-54
  6. R. Moreno, P. Metnitz
    Pages 117-136
  7. S. Prayag, A. Jahagirdar
    Pages 137-155
  8. R. G. G. Terzi, M. Mello Moreira
    Pages 167-182
  9. T. A. Williams, G. J. Dobb
    Pages 193-213
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 215-236

About this book


The volume will provide an update on problems concerning respiration, cardiovascular medicine, monitoring, organizational aspects and quality of care; other important aspects will be discussed, from  critical patients'  treatment and informed consent  to  costs managements,  research and auditing, severity scores and  control of infections in intensive care. Sepsis and organ dysfunction will be dealt with in detail. A brief account of records of the World Federation of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine introduces some of the drawbacks encountered during its thirty-year-old history.


Sepsis anaesthesiology critical care intensive care intensive care medicine internal medicine surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Antonino Gullo
    • 1
  • Philip D. Lumb
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Perioperative Medicine Intensive Care and EmergencyTrieste University School of MedicineTriesteItaly
  2. 2.Department of AnaesthesiologyKeck School of Medicine at USCLos AngelesUSA

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