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Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2022

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  • Comprehensively documents the most recent developments in experimental and clinical research in IC and EM
  • Written by acknowledged experts in the field
  • Broad appeal for all who work in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, IC and emergency medicine

Part of the book series: Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (AUICEM)

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About this book

The Annual Update compiles reviews of the most recent developments in clinical intensive care and emergency medicine research and practice in one comprehensive book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in these fields. The book is addressed to everyone involved in intensive care and emergency medicine, anesthesia, surgery, internal medicine, and pediatrics.

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Table of contents (30 chapters)

  1. Sepsis and the Immune Response

  2. Respiratory Issues

  3. Mechanical Ventilation

  4. Fluids and Electrolytes

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Intensive Care, Erasme University Hospital Université libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

    Jean-Louis Vincent

About the editor

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent is Professor of intensive care medicine at the University of Brussels, and intensivist in the Department of Intensive Care at Erasme University Hospital in Brussels. He is Past-President of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (WFSICCM), the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), the Belgian Society of Intensive Care Medicine (SIZ), the European Shock Society (ESS), and the International Sepsis Forum (ISF). He is a member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium.

Prof. Vincent has signed more than 1000 articles, 400 book chapters and review articles, and 1000 original abstracts, and has edited more than 100 books. His H-index is 190. He is co-editor of the Textbook of Critical Care (Elsevier Saunders) and the “Encyclopedia of Intensive Care Medicine” (Springer). He is editor-in-chief of "Critical Care", "Current Opinion in Critical Care", and "ICU Management & Practice" and member of the editorial boards of about 30 journals.

Prof Vincent has received several awards, including the Distinguished Investigator and Lifetime Achievement Awards of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the College Medalist Award of the American College of Chest Physicians, the Society Medal (lifetime award) of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, Presidential Award of the European Respiratory Society, and the prestigious Belgian scientific award of the FRS-FNRS. In recognition of these achievements, he was awarded the title of Baron by the King of Belgium.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2022

  • Editors: Jean-Louis Vincent

  • Series Title: Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2022

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-93432-3Published: 02 March 2022

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-93433-0Published: 30 March 2022

  • Series ISSN: 2191-5709

  • Series E-ISSN: 2191-5717

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: IX, 413

  • Number of Illustrations: 10 b/w illustrations, 30 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Intensive / Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine

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