Critical Care Infectious Diseases Textbook

  • Jordi Rello
  • Jordi Valles
  • Marin H. Kollef

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. General Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Guillem Prats, Ferran Sánchez
      Pages 3-17
    3. Jean-François Timsit
      Pages 47-55
    4. Rosemary A. Barnes
      Pages 57-75
    5. Anne-Marie Korinek, Claude Martin
      Pages 109-112
    6. J. Andrew Apostle, Juan J. Guardiola
      Pages 113-125
    7. Torsten T. Bauer, Ricard Ferrer, Antonio Torres
      Pages 127-136
    8. David M. Forrest, Carlos Zala, Marianne Harris, Peter Phillips, James A. Russell, Julio S. G. Montaner
      Pages 137-191
  3. Use of Anti-Infective Therapy in Critically Ill Patients

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193
    2. José-Artur Paiva
      Pages 195-223
    3. Steve Nelson, Carol M. Mason, Ping Zhang, Warren R. Summer, Gregory J. Bagby
      Pages 225-243
    4. Thomas C. Bailey, S. Troy McMullin, Janette Coble
      Pages 245-252
    5. Josep-E. Baños, Magí Farré
      Pages 253-265
    6. Miguel Angel Campanero Martínez, José Ramón Azanza Perea, Emilio García Quetglas, Belén Sádaba Díaz de Rada
      Pages 267-280
    7. Ina S. Petersen, Dominique L. Monnet, Ole B. Jepsen
      Pages 281-295
  4. Infection Control/Epidemiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 313-313

About this book


Infections and their complications are a very Additionally, they have a responsibility to ensure important clinical area in the intensive care that nosocomial infections are prevented and unit setting. Community-acquired infections that antimicrobial resistance is minimized by and nosocomial infections both contribute to prudently employing antibiotic agents. It is our the high level of disease acquity common hope that this textbook will provide clinicians among critically ill patients. The importance practicing in the intensive care unit a reference of accurately diagnosing nosocomial infections to help guide their care of infected patients. To and providing appropriate therapies, to include that end we have brought together a group of antimicrobial therapy effective against the international authors to address important topics identified agents of infection, have been shown related to infectious diseases for the critical care to be important determinants of patient practitioner. outcome. Critical care practitioners are in a Jordi Rello, M. D. , Ph. D. unique position in dealing with infectious Jordi Valles, M. D. , Ph. D. diseases. They are often the initial providers of Marin H. Kolle!, M. D. care to seriously ill patients with infections. SECTION 1: GENERAL ASPECTS ]. Rello 1.


Malaria Sepsis antimicrobial antimicrobial prophylaxis antimicrobial resistance fungal infection infection infections infectious infectious disease infectious diseases infective endocarditis intensive care medicine respiratory infection tissue infection

Editors and affiliations

  • Jordi Rello
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jordi Valles
    • 3
  • Marin H. Kollef
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Hospital Universitari Joan XXIIITarragonaSpain
  2. 2.University Rovira & VirgiliTarragonaSpain
  3. 3.Corporacio Sanitaria Parc TauliSabadell, BarcelonaSpain
  4. 4.Washington University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA
  5. 5.Barnes-Jewish HospitalSt. LouisUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-5674-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-1679-8
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