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Competency-Based Critical Care

Sepsis

Editors: Baudouin, Simon V. (Ed.)

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  • Offers new, effective strategies to prevent and treat sepsis
  • Examines how the pathways implicated in early and late sepsis interact
  • Describes numerous tested-and-proven pharmacological approaches to provide state-of-the-technology care for patients in early and late sepsis
  • Draws on the expertise of a multi-disciplinary team of medical experts
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Sepsis is a multi-factorial disease process and this volume provides comprehensive and in-depth reviews of both the basic science and more practical aspects of patient management.  These include detailed information on the epidemiology and genetics of sepsis as well as the metabolic and cardiovascular responses to infection.  Infectious disease, in relation to sepsis, is well covered including chapters on unusual/exotic infections, control of infection and the rational use of antibiotics.  Haematological aspects of sepsis are also reviewed in detail.  Further chapters focus on the currently controversial areas of clinical trial design in sepsis and protocol-driven care.  A specific chapter, with illustrated cases, draws practical lessons and offers useful management "tips".

The patient with sepsis provides a major challenge to the hospital acute team and septic shock is the commonest cause of admission to General Critical Care Units in the industrialised world.  The incidence of sepsis is also increasing, in part due to the more complex patient case mix which is a feature of modern hospital practice.

This volume is useful to both trainees in Critical Care and Anaesthesia as well as Infectious Disease and General Medical trainees.  It also provides qualified practitioners in these fields with a comprehensive resource on sepsis-related topics.

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From the reviews:

"This brief, multiauthored monograph reviews the recent thinking on a variety of infectious disease issues. … Practitioners seeking an update on infectious diseases as related to critical illness are an appropriate audience for this work which comes from a variety of contributors in the United Kingdom. … Tables and multicolored type allow ready identification of key content. Photographs are used occasionally and reproduce well. Line drawings are used effectively. … The book covers a wide ranging set of topics." (David J. Dries, Doody’s Review Service, March, 2008)


Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Sepsis: Introduction and Epidemiology

    Pages 1-4

    Baudouin, Simon V., MBBS, MD, FRCP

  • Mechanisms of Innate Immunity in Sepsis

    Pages 5-10

    Kendrick, Stuart F.W., MA, BM, BCh, MRCP (et al.)

  • Metabolic and Endocrine Changes in Sepsis and the Catabolic State

    Pages 11-16

    Ball, Steven G., BSc, MBBS, PhD, FRCP

  • Hematological and Coagulation Changes in Sepsis

    Pages 17-24

    Biss, Tina T., MBBS, MRCP, DIP, FRC Path (et al.)

  • The Genetics of Sepsis and Inflammation

    Pages 26-31

    Clark, Martin F., MB ChB, BMSC, FRCA, DICM

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eBook $79.99
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Softcover $99.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-84628-938-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sepsis
Editors
  • Simon V. Baudouin
Series Title
Competency-Based Critical Care
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
eBook ISBN
978-1-84628-939-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-84628-939-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-84628-938-5
Series ISSN
1864-9998
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 103
Number of Illustrations
60 b/w illustrations
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