Biomarkers in the Critically Ill Patient, An Issue of Critical Care Clinics

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Apr 27, 2011 - Medical - 259 pages
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Guest edited by Dr. Michell Levy, articles for this edition of Critical Care Clinics include: Specificity and sensitivity; How to use biomarkers;Physiologic Parameters as biomarkers: What can we learn from physiologic variables and variation?;Multi-marker Panels;Coagulation biomarkers;Biomarkers in neurosurgery;Biomarkers in Trauma; and Cardiac Biomarkers
 

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Contents

Biomarkers in Critical Illness
xiii
How to Use Biomarkers
215
What Can We Learn from Physiologic Variables and Variation?
229
Creactive Protein
241
Procalcitonin
253
Chapter 5 Triggering Receptor Expressed on Myeloid Cell 1
265
Chapter 6 Coagulation Biomarkers in Critically Ill Patients
281
Biomarker and Potential Therapeutic Target
299
Chapter 8 Cardiac Biomarkers in the Critically Ill
327
Chapter 9 Sepsis Biomarkers in Polytrauma Patients
345
Insights into the Pathogenesis of Acute Lung Injury
355
Chapter 11 Neutrophil gelatinaseassociated lipocalin NGAL as a Biomarker for Early Acute Kidney Injury
379
Chapter 12 Multimarker Panels in Sepsis
391
The Future
407
Index
421
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