Intensive and Critical Care Medicine: Reflections, Recommendations and Perspectives
ISBN/ASIN: 9788847003491,9788847003507 | 2005 | English | pdf | 236/241 pages | 2.21 Mb
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Mailand | Author: M. Fisher (auth.), Antonino Gullo, Philip D. Lumb (eds.) | Edition: 1
The volume will provide an update on problems concerning respiration, cardiovascular medicine, monitoring, organizational aspects and quality of care; other important aspects will be discussed, from critical patients' treatment and informed consent to costs managements, research and auditing, severity scores and control of infections in intensive care. Sepsis and organ dysfunction will be dealt with in detail. A brief account of records of the World Federation of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine introduces some of the drawbacks encountered during its thirty-year-old history.