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Infections in the ICU : Implications for the Clinician :  Implications for the Clinician - H.K.F.Van Saene

Infections in the ICU : Implications for the Clinician

Implications for the Clinician

By: H.K.F.Van Saene (Editor), G. Sganga (Editor), L. Silvestri (Editor)

Paperback Published: 2001
ISBN: 9788847001381
Number Of Pages: 185

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The volume belongs to the series 'Topics in Anaethesia and Critical Care', edited by Prof. Antonino Gullo. The titles of this series deal with different topics of critical care medicine. Aim of the volume is to describe the management of infections, in particular, the diagnosis and treatment of pneumonia in the Intensive Care Unit; the book also deals with the management of antimicrobial resistance and on microbiological studies in critically ill patients.

Pneumonia Management in the Intensive Care Unit: an Integrated Approachp. 1
Diagnostic Tools for Ventilator-Associated Pneumoniap. 9
Cost-Effectiveness of New Technology to Reduce Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections due to Central Venous Cathetersp. 15
Peritonitis: Priorities and Management Strategiesp. 23
Bacterial Translocationp. 35
Practical Aspects of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in High-Risk Surgical Patientsp. 47
The Usefulness of Surveillance Cultures: a Prospective Cohort Study on the ICUp. 59
Microbiology for the Critically Ill Patient Receiving Selective Decontamination of the Digestive Tractp. 81
The Role of Surveillance Cultures in Containing Antibiotic Resistancep. 95
Multi-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacilli: Impact of Antibiotic Restrictionp. 105
Multi-Drug-Resistant Staphylococci and Enterococcip. 113
Therapeutic Options for the Treatment of Gram-Positive Infectionsp. 121
Control of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Outbreaksp. 129
Oral Vancomycin in the Control of MRSA Outbreaks in the ICUp. 139
Control of Acinetobacter Outbreaks with Oral Polymyxinp. 147
An Approach to Controlling Acinetobacter Outbreaks in the ICUsp. 161
Prevention of the Emergence of resistencep. 173
Main Symbolsp. 181
Subject Indexp. 183
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ISBN: 9788847001381
ISBN-10: 8847001382
Series: Topics in Anaesthesia and Critical Care
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 185
Published: 2001
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Country of Publication: IT
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.09
Weight (kg): 0.29