Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2011
Jean Louis Vincent
Springer Science & Business Media, Apr 2, 2011 - Medical - 833 pages
The Annual Update compiles the most recent developments in 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.
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Remote Ischemic Conditioning against Ischemiareperfusion Injury
Hypoxiainducible Factors and the Prevention of Acute Organ Injury
II Coagulation System
Are Microparticles Reliable Deleterious Effectors in Septic Coagulopathy?
The Inflammatory Potential of Fibrinogen and its Degradation Products
Highlighting the Role of Hepcidin
Hemodynamic Monitoring in Cardiogenic Shock
Noninvasive Estimation of Left Ventricular Filling Pressures by Doppler Echocardiography
Hemodynamics from the Periphery
Totally Noninvasive Continuous Cardiac Output Measurement with the Nexfin COTrek
An Integrative Perspective
XI Perioperative Medicine
Perioperative Hemodynamic Optimization
Pathophysiology and Treatment
III Acute Respiratory Failure
Insights into Pathophysiology
Use of Btype Natriuretic Peptides in Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Requiring Ventilatory Support
Focus on Prevention
IV Endotracheal Intubation
Overview and Myths Versus Facts
Research Priorities in Oral Care for Endotracheallyintubated Patients
V Ventilator Issues
Pros and Cons of Assisted Mechanical Ventilation in Acute Lung Injury
Can Permissive Hypercapnia Modulate the Severity of Sepsisinduced ALIARDS?
Why When Who?
Therapeutic Aerosols in Mechanically Ventilated Patients
VI Cardiac Crises
The Chicken or the Egg?
Evolving Rationale for Minimallyinterrupted Chest Compressions during Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
VII Renal Aspects
Hypoalbuminemia as a Risk Factor for Acute Kidney Injury
The Case of Urinary Neutrophil Gelatinaseassociated Lipocalin in Acute Kidney Injury
Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury in Cardiorenal Syndromes
A Complex Series of Combined HeartKidney Disorders
Blood Purification in Sepsis and Acute Kidney Injury in Critically Ill Patients
The Lymphatic Vasculature as a Participant in Microvascular Exchange
The Interstitium and Lymphatics have an Important Role in Edema Generation during Sepsis
Fluid is a Drug that can be Overdosed in the ICU
A Matter of Volumes?
Meaning of Pulse Pressure Variation during ARDS
The Fluid Challenge
A Rational Strategy for Fluid and Volume Management
IX The Microcirculation
Mitochondrial Function in Septic Shock
How Can We Use Tissue Carbon Dioxide Measurement as an Index of Perfusion?
Use of Noninvasive Tissue Oxygen Saturation Monitoring to Assess Cardiovascular Insufficiency
The Microcirculation of the Critically Ill Pediatric Patient
X Cardiovascular Monitoring
Heart Rate as Prognostic Marker and Therapeutic Target In MODS
XII Infection and Sepsis
A New Approach to Ventilatorassociated Pneumonia Based on the PIRO System
Selective Decontamination of the Digestive Tract and Antibiotic Resistance
New Treatment Options against Gramnegative Organisms
The Bug the Drug and the Mug
Mycobacterial Sepsis and Multiorgan Failure Syndrome
Possible Role in Critical Care Medicine
The Role of IgM and IgAenriched Immunoglobu lins in the Treatment of Sepsis and Septic Shock
XIII Liver Failure
Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis in Patients with Cirrhosis and Ascites
An Entity Still in Search of Itself?
XIV Trauma and Emergency Medicine
Airway Management for Major Trauma
Goaldirected Coagulation Management in Major Trauma
XV Neurological Aspects
Understanding Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome
Prediction of Neurological Outcome after Cardiac Arrest
Neuroprotection in Sepsis by Complement Inhibition and Immunoglobulin Therapy
Ethics in Disorders of Consciousness
XVI Metabolic Disorders and Nutrition
Metformin and Lactic Acidosis
Energy Goals in the Critically Ill Adult
XVII ICU Organization and Management
A New Conceptual Framework in Critical Care Medicine
Access Block and Emergency Department Overcrowding
Triage of Highrisk Surgical Patients for Intensive Care
Moving in the Right Direction
Should We Still Order Chest Xrays in the ICU?
The Effect of Light on Critical Illness
Context Information in Critical Care
XVIII The Future
Designing the Electronic Medical Record of the Future
The Next Ten Years
Where We Are and Where We Want To Go?
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