Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine

Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2018

Editors: Vincent, Jean-Louis (Ed.)

  • Comprehensively documents the most recent developments in experimental and clinical research in intensive care and emergency medicine
  • Written by acknowledged experts in the field
  • Broad appeal for all who work in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine
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The Annual Update compiles reviews of the most recent developments in experimental and clinical intensive care and emergency medicine research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in these fields. The book is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.

About the authors

Prof. Vincent is Professor of intensive care at the University of Brussels, and intensivist in the Department of Intensive Care at Erasme University Hospital in Brussels. He is President of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (WFSICCM) and a Past-President of the Belgian Society of Intensive Care Medicine (SIZ), the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), the European Shock Society (ESS), and the International Sepsis Forum (ISF). He is a member of the Royal Medical Academy of Belgium.

Prof. Vincent has signed more than 900 original articles, some 400 book chapters and review articles, 1000 original abstracts, and has edited 102 books. He is co-editor of the Textbook of Critical Care (Elsevier Saunders) and the “Encyclopedia of Intensive Care Medicine” (Springer). He is editor-in-chief of "Critical Care", "Current Opinion in Critical Care", and "ICU Management & Practice" and member of the editorial boards of about 30 journals.

For 37 years, Prof. Vincent has been chairman of the International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, the largest international meeting in this field, which gathers more than 6000 participants every year in Brussels.

He has received several awards, including the Distinguished Investigator Award of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the College Medalist Award of the American College of Chest Physicians He is a recipient of the "Society Medal” (lifetime award) of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine and has received the prestigious Belgian scientific award of the FRS-FNRS (Prix Scientifique Joseph Maisin-Sciences Biomédicales Cliniques). In recognition of these achievements, he was awarded the title of Baron by King Albert II of Belgium in 2013.

Table of contents (38 chapters)

  • Lipid Mediators in the Pathogenesis and Resolution of Sepsis and ARDS

    Hamilton, B. (et al.)

    Pages 3-11

  • Immune Paralysis in Sepsis: Recent Insights and Future Development

    Tang, B. M. (et al.)

    Pages 13-23

  • Persistent Inflammation, Immunosuppression and Catabolism after Severe Injury or Infection

    Efron, P. A. (et al.)

    Pages 25-35

  • Current Trends in Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Resistance in Neonatal Sepsis

    Chavez-Bueno, S. (et al.)

    Pages 39-51

  • Prolonged Infusion of Beta-lactam Antibiotics in Critically Ill Patients: Revisiting the Evidence

    Dhaese, S. A. M. (et al.)

    Pages 53-69

Buy this book

eBook $149.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-73670-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $199.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-73669-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2018
Editors
  • Jean-Louis Vincent
Series Title
Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-73670-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-73670-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-73669-3
Series ISSN
2191-5709
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 709
Number of Illustrations and Tables
70 b/w illustrations
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