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APICE 1998 : Anaesthesia, Pain, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine :  Anaesthesia, Pain, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine - Antonino Gullo

APICE 1998 : Anaesthesia, Pain, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine

Anaesthesia, Pain, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine

Paperback Published: 1999
ISBN: 9788847000513
Number Of Pages: 1000

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The management of the critically ill patients has been in the past few years a discipline at the forefront of development which continues to make progress with the support of basic and clinical research. This work is a collection of material that deals with the management of critically ill patients, published on the occasion of the 13th APICE congress in November 1998, which celebrated 40 years of Critical Care Medicine.

A Life in Critical Carep. 23
Clinics, Technology, Ethics, and Humane Patient-Physician Relationships and Critical Care (Monitoring, Diagnosis, Intervention Strategies)p. 29
Cerebral Resuscitation 2000 A.D.p. 47
Early Goal-Directed Invasive and Noninvasive Monitoring of High Risk Postoperative and Septic Surgical Patients Improves Outcomep. 59
Postresuscitation Myocardial Dysfunctionp. 69
Telemedicine: Steps into the Futurep. 77
Evidence-Based Medicine in the ICUp. 87
The Problem of Informed Consent in Critically Ill Patientsp. 99
Progress in Scoring Systems, Safety and Quality of Care in the ICUp. 105
Is Mortality the Only Outcome Measure in ICU Patients?p. 113
Perioperative Care: Physiology and Practicalityp. 121
Coagulation Disordersp. 135
Neuromuscular Disorders and Anaesthesiap. 141
Anaesthesia and Coexisting Diseases: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseasep. 147
Optimization of the Perioperative Period in High-Risk Patientsp. 157
Standards in Anaesthetic Practicep. 173
Hypnoticsp. 185
Analgesicsp. 193
Muscle Relaxants in Clinical Anaesthesia: An Updatep. 217
Total Intravenous Anaesthesiap. 227
Perioperative Care of Cardiac Risk Patients: New Pharmacological Strategiesp. 239
Biochemical Markers of Myocardial Cell Injuryp. 245
Postoperative Intensive Care Therapy - In Which Patients and for How Long?p. 251
Diagnosis in the Early Phase of Aortic Dissectionp. 261
Surgical Strategies in the Management of Acute Aortic Dissectionp. 269
Early Complications and Management After Bypass Circulationp. 279
New Concepts of Antiarrhythmic Strategiesp. 291
Emergency Treatment of Bradycardic and Tachycardic Arrhythmiasp. 299
Perioperative Arrhythmias and Outcomep. 307
Therapeutic Monitoring in the Perioperative Periodp. 313
Uncommon Diseases in Pregnancyp. 323
Complications of Obstetric Anaesthesiap. 335
Anaesthesia for Emergency Caesarean Sectionp. 343
Obstetric Complications: Consumption Coagulopathyp. 347
Perioperative Management of Hypertensionp. 355
Maternal and Foetal Mortality Rates During Pregnancy, Delivery and Puerperiump. 367
Dimension of Fluid Compartments in Severely Ill Patientsp. 375
Pathophysiology of Acid Base Regulationp. 383
Fluid and Electrolyte Management in Intensive Carep. 393
Respiratory Acidosis and Alkalosisp. 411
Metabolic Acidosis and Metabolic Alkalosis in the Critically Illp. 421
Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Acidosisp. 429
Albumin: Is It a Play-Maker, a Carrier or Both?p. 441
Capnographyp. 459
New Insights into Cardiovascular Monitoring: Continuous Arterial Thermodilution and Intrathoracic Blood Volumep. 471
Echo Doppler Monitoring for the Evaluation of Cardiovascular Performances in Anaesthesia and in the Intensive Care Unitsp. 479
Pathophysiology of Brain Temperaturep. 489
Exploring Cerebral Metabolism by Microdialysisp. 495
Epidemiology and Diagnosis of Polyneuropathy in Critical Illnessp. 501
Polyneuropathy in Patients Undergoing a Neuromuscular Junction Blockadep. 509
Muscular Wasting as a Consequence of Sepsisp. 517
Epidemiology of Traumap. 525
Nitric Oxide in Sepsis and ARDSp. 531
Management of Shock Complicating Acute Myocardial Infarctionp. 549
Management of Acute Ischaemic Strokep. 557
Role of Heat Shock Proteins in Cytoprotectionp. 561
Evidence-Based Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapyp. 573
Intrinsically Safe Hyperbaric Centresp. 589
Lung Function Monitoring in the ICU: Available Techniques and Future Requirementsp. 597
Mechanical Ventilation and Lung Mechanicsp. 601
Pulmonary Gas Exchange in the Intensive Care Unitp. 611
Pulmonary Haemodynamics in the Intensive Care Unitp. 621
PET and Other Nuclear Medicine Techniquesp. 629
Lung Function Monitoring: Data Provided by CT Scanp. 635
Bedside Replacement of Computed Tomography by Electrical Impedance Tomographyp. 641
Volume Distribution and Ventilatory Modes in Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndromep. 649
Problems Associated with Clinical Determination of Pulmonary Shuntingp. 669
Pulmonary Hypertensionp. 679
Pathophysiology of Unresolving ARDS: The Role of the Host Defense Responsep. 693
Pathophysiology of Ventilator-Associated Pneumoniap. 711
How to Diagnose Ventilator Associated Pneumoniap. 721
Can Hygienic Measures Prevent Pneumonia?p. 727
Ventilatory Support in Different Stages of Lung Dysfunctionp. 733
Strategies to Minimize Alveolar Stretch Injury During Mechanical Ventilationp. 739
Modes of Ventilation and Weaning Strategiesp. 749
Proportional Assist Ventilation: Technique and Implementationp. 769
Indexp. 777
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ISBN: 9788847000513
ISBN-10: 8847000513
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1000
Published: 1999
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Country of Publication: IT
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 16.99  x 3.99
Weight (kg): 1.23