Intensive Care Medicine

Annual Update 2003

  • Jean-Louis┬áVincent

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXXII
  2. Epithelial-Endothelial Alterations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. B. Beck-Schimmer, R. C. Schimmer, T. Pasch
      Pages 3-10
    3. S. E. Orfanos, A. Kotanidou, C. Roussos
      Pages 11-20
  3. Sepsis: Mechanisms and Therapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 33-33
    2. S. Russwurm, H. P. Deigner, K. Reinhart
      Pages 55-64
    3. R. Stephens, M. Mythen
      Pages 65-75
    4. J. Ramet, N. Najafi, A. Benatar
      Pages 76-85
    5. E. L. Burnham, M. Moss, G. S. Martin
      Pages 86-96
  4. Coagulation Abnormalities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. F. Pene, Y. E. Claessens, J. P. Mira
      Pages 109-119
    3. M. Levi, A. Cornelie de Pont, E. de Jonge
      Pages 120-128
    4. P. Diprose, R. Gill, M. Herbertson
      Pages 136-146
  5. Infectious Challenges

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
    2. H. F. L. Wertheim, J. A. J. W. Kluytmans
      Pages 149-161

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.


Acute respiratory failure Emergency medicine Internal medicine Monitoring systems Sepsis Ventilatory support 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 New York 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4757-5550-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4757-5548-0
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