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Update 1988

Part of the book series: Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (UICM, volume 5)

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Table of contents (98 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXIV
  2. Circulatory Failure: The Importance of Tissue Oxygen Supply

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Can Primary Resuscitation Therapy Be Improved?

      • K. Messmer, K. E. Arfors
      Pages 13-17
    3. Oxygen Transport Following Major Trauma

      • J. D. Edwards
      Pages 25-31
    4. Limits of Hemodilution in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

      • J. F. Baron, E. Vicaut, M. Duvelleroy
      Pages 32-39
    5. Pathophysiology of Lactic Acidosis

      • R. D. Cohen
      Pages 40-43
  3. New Aspects of Sepsis: Relevance to Shock and MOF

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 51-51
    2. Update in Host Defence Mechanisms

      • I. McA. Ledingham, J. A. Bradley
      Pages 65-67
    3. Effect of Selective Decontamination on Colonization and Infection Rate in Intensive Care Patients

      • C. P. Stoutenbeek, H. K. F. van Saene, D. F. Zandstra
      Pages 77-83
    4. Pathogenesis of Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections

      • J. F. P. Schellekens, J. Verhoef
      Pages 84-89
  4. Acute Respiratory Failure

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 95-95

About this book

In recent years, intensive care and emergency medicine have emerged as new medical specialties. Better understanding of acute illness and continuous advances in technology have fostered rapid development of new forms of therapy. This volume provides updates in this rapidly expanding field and includes various topics presented by recognized experts in the field.

Keywords

  • Sepsis
  • Trauma
  • care
  • intensive care
  • necrosis
  • shock

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

    Jean Louis Vincent

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