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Severe Infections Caused by Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

  • Alan R. Hauser
  • Jordi Rello

Part of the Perspectives on Critical Care Infectious Diseases book series (CCID, volume 7)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Jorge Roig, Miquel Sabria
    Pages 17-36
  3. Grant W. Waterer, Richard G. Wunderink
    Pages 37-54
  4. Emili Diaz, Jordi Rello, Jordi Vallès
    Pages 55-70
  5. Donald J. Davidson, Andrew J. Currie, David P. Speert
    Pages 71-89
  6. Montserrat Bosque, Òscar Asensio
    Pages 91-111
  7. Kenneth V.I. Rolston
    Pages 113-125
  8. Pierre Voirol, B. Joseph Guglielmo
    Pages 127-140
  9. Kendra P. Rumbaugh, Teiji Sawa, Jeanine P. Wiener-Kronish
    Pages 183-199
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 231-236

About this book

Introduction

Severe Infections Caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa emphasizes controversies worldwide in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and pathogenesis of pseudomonas aeruginosa infections. By including both chapters written by European authors and chapters written by North American experts, the reader is ensured of receiving a broad spectrum of opinions on controversial topics. Special attention is paid to such topics as the diagnosis of hospital-acquired pneumonia caused by p. aeruginosa, scheduled antibiotic therapy for patients with cystic fibrosis, empiric therapy for febrile neurotropenic patients, combination vs. single agent antibiotic therapy for severely ill patients, and alternatives to conventional antibiotic therapies.

This excellent overview of our current understanding of pseudomonas aeruginosa pathogenesis will prove useful to clinicians and microbiologists around the globe.

Keywords

antibiotic antibiotics infection infections pathogenesis pseudomonas

Editors and affiliations

  • Alan R. Hauser
    • 1
  • Jordi Rello
    • 2
  1. 1.Departments of Microbiology/Immunology and MedicineNorthwestern UniversityChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Critical Care DepartmentJoan XXIII University Hospital University Rovira & VirgiliTarragonaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-0433-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-5074-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-0433-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1568-2501
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