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Medicine - Critical Care & Emergency Medicine | Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 1993

Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 1993

Vincent, Jean-Louis

Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1993, XVIII, 691 pp. 147 figs., 98 tabs.

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  • About this book

The Yearbook compiles the most recent, widespread developments of experimental and clinical research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. It is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Bypass - Herzlungenwiederbelebung - Hirnverletzungen - Koagulopathien - Sepsis - Surgery - Trauma - brain injuries - cardiopulmonary resuscitation - cardiovascular - cardiovascular function - coagulopathies - hypertension - noncardiac surgery - ventilatory support

Related subjects » Anesthesiology - Cardiology & Angiology - Critical Care & Emergency Medicine - Pediatrics - Surgery

Table of contents 

Acute Response to Injury.- Hormone and Cytokine Regulation of Injury Metabolism.- Ischemia-Reperfusion Lung Injury: Repair of Endothelial Damage by Adenosine and cAMP.- Changes in Skeletal Muscle Energetics During Sepsis.- Effects of Critical Illness on Macrophage T and B Cell Function.- Immunological Response to Infection.- The Role of Endotoxin in Bacterial Septic Shock.- The Importance of Endotoxin in the Development of MOF.- Clinical Implications of Antibiotic-Induced Endotoxin Liberation.- Tumor Necrosis Factor ?: A Common Mediator of the Spectrum of Diverse Changes in Sepsis.- Monoclonal Antibody against TNF: A Non-Antibiotic Strategy for the Treatment of Sepsis.- IL-lra as a Therapeutic Modality in Sepsis.- Potential Importance of IL-8: A Potent Chemokine in Sepsis.- ARDS in MOF.- Liver-Lung Interactions in ARDS with MOF.- New Ideas in Treatment of ARDS.- Growth Factors.- Biosynthetic Growth Hormone: Impact on Nitrogen Metabolism and Muscle Function in Stressed Patients.- Administration of Human Growth Hormone in Critically Ill Patients.- The Use of Recombinant Human Growth Hormone in Burn Patients.- The Pathophysiology of Neuromuscular Weakness: Potential of Treatment with Growth Factors.- Nutrition.- Nutrition in Immune Cells: The Implications for Whole Body Metabolism.- Interaction of Tumor Necrosis Factor/Cachectin and Nutrition.- Modulation of Cytokine Biology by Dietary Fat.- Muscle Protein Synthesis in Critical Illness.- The Potential Use of Parenteral Dipeptides in Clinical Nutrition.- Gastric Intramucosal pH.- Intestinal Permeability and Bacterial Translocation: Their Role in the Development of MOF.- Intramucosal pH: What, How, Whom, When and Where?.- Nosocomial Pneumonia.- Risk Factors for Nosocomial Pneumonia.- Selective Digestive Decontamination: A Critical Appraisal.- Postoperative Complications.- Cardiac Risk in the Noncardiac Surgery Patient.- Pancreatic Cellular Injury after Cardiopulmonary Bypass.- Renal Support.- Recent Advances in Acute Renal Replacement Therapy.- Continuous Hemofiltration as Adjunctive Therapy in Septic Shock and MOF: Fact or Fiction?.- Pharmacological Interventions.- What Changes Drag Metabolism in the Critically Ill?.- Calcium, Catecholamine Action, and Cardiovascular Function during Critical Illness.- Oxygen Delivery.- Issues in Colloid and Transfusion Therapy of Sepsis.- Oxygen Delivery and Uptake in Septic Patients.- Clinical Controversies Concerning Oxygen Transport Prineiples: More Apparent than Real?.- Influence of Right Ventricular Function on Oxygen Delivery in ARDS.- Assessment of Systemic and Regional Oxygen Delivery and Consumption.- Arterio-Venous CO2 Gradients: Clinical Studies.- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.- Management of Severe Tachyarrhythmias.- Blood Flow Mechanisms during Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.- Stress Hormone Release during Cardiac Arrest and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.- Pulmonary Hypertension.- Modulation of Pulmonary Vascular Tone by Nitric Oxide in Health and Disease.- Effects of Inhaled Nitric Oxide on the Pulmonary Circulation and Airway Tone.- Pulmonary Hypertension in Heart Failure: Effects of Heart Transplantation.- Ventilatory Support.- Mechanical Ventilation in Acute Neuromuscular Disorders.- Closed-loop Control in Mechanical Ventilation.- The Oxygen Cost of Breathing during Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation.- BIPAP, APRV, IMPRV: Methodological Concept and Clinical Impact.- Sedation.- Sympathetic Hyperactivity Syndromes in Ventilated Patients.- Pediatrics.- Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: A Continuing Challenge for Pediatric Surgeons and Neonatologists.- Brain Injury.- Severe Head Injury: What about Outcome?.- Pathophysiology, Monitoring, and Treatment of Severe Head Injury.- Fluid Administration in Severe Head Trauma Patients.- Endocrine Response after Brain Injury.- The Value of Hemodynamic Measurements in the Early Stage of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.- Trauma.- Assessment of Severe Blunt Thoracic Trauma.- Lung Vascular Permeability Changes and Fluid Shifts in Traumatized Patients.- Coagulopathies.- Consumptive Coagulopathies in the Critieally Ill.- Emergencies.- The Emergency Department: The Closing Link in the Chain of Survival.- The Impact of Aging on Emergency Medicine.- Intoxications.- Cocaine: Medical Toxicity.- Acute Poisoning: Specific Management Revised.- Organ Transplantation.- Donor Selection and Maintenance Prior to Multi Organ Retrieval.- Subject Indecx.

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