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Sepsis and Organ Dysfunction : A Tribute to Roger Bone :  A Tribute to Roger Bone - A. E. Baue

Sepsis and Organ Dysfunction : A Tribute to Roger Bone

A Tribute to Roger Bone

By: A. E. Baue (Editor), G. Berlot (Editor), A. Gullo (Editor), J. L. Vincent (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1999
ISBN: 9788847000520
Number Of Pages: 194

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Sepsis represents a life threatening condition to ICU patients. The evolution of sepsis to severe sepsis or septic shock may occur in an unpredictable way. In the coming millennium the prevention and management of sepsis and organ dysfunction will present a real challenge for researchers and clinicians.

Introductionp. 13
Inflammation: How Much Is Too Much and Can It Be Controlled?p. 23
Injury, Inflammation, Sepsis - Is There a Natural, Organized and Sequential Progression of Neuroendocrine, Metabolic and Cytokine Mediator Events Leading to Organ System Failure?p. 37
Genetic Predisposition to Sepsis and Organ Failurep. 49
Regulation of the Lung Inflammatory Responsep. 55
Shall We Continue to Talk About (or Use) SIRS in the Twenty-first Century?p. 65
Prevention and Treatment of Sepsis - Present and Future Problemsp. 69
Sepsis and MODS - What Is Wrong and What Is Rightp. 83
What Is Clinical Relevance? - Well Controlled Experiments in Normal Animals as Compared to Clinical Studies in Diverse Sick Patientsp. 95
Apoptosis (Programmed Cell Death) and the Resolution of Acute Inflammationp. 107
"Untimely Apoptosis" Is the Passwordp. 117
Multiple Therapeutic Agents - Will Individual Therapies, Each of Which Improves Patients, When Given Together, Change Mortality?p. 123
Endotoxaemia in Critical Illness: Rapid Detection and Clinical Relevancep. 137
New and Old Markers in Sepsisp. 147
From Cytokines through Immune Effector Cells to the Bodyp. 153
Intravenous Immunoglobulins: Are They Helpful?p. 161
Is Splanchnic Perfusion a Critical Problem in Sepsis?p. 169
Metabolism and O[subscript 2] Consumption in Trauma and Sepsisp. 181
Intragastric pH (ipH) and PaCO[subscript 2] Monitoring in Sepsisp. 187
Indexp. 195
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ISBN: 9788847000520
ISBN-10: 8847000521
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 194
Published: 1999
Country of Publication: IT
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 16.99  x 1.09
Weight (kg): 0.33