Prevention of Infection With Endogenous Organisms

  • Gary P. Zaloga


Infection is a major cause of organ failure and death in patients after radiation injury. Because most infections result from invasion by endogenous organisms from the gut and respiratory tract, in this chapter I discuss state-of-the-art methods for minimizing infections from these two sites.


Free Amino Acid Enteral Nutrition Hemorrhagic Shock Enteral Feeding Bacterial Translocation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gary P. Zaloga
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Anesthesia (Critical Care) and Medicine, Bowman Gray School of MedicineWake Forest UniversityWinston-SalemUSA

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