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Author Postgraduate Course in Critical Care Medicine (22nd : 2007 : Venice, Italy)

Title Anaesthesia, pain, intensive care and emergency : A.P.I.C.E. : proceedings of the 22nd Postgraduate Course in Critical Care Medicine, Venice-Mestre, Italy, November 9-11, 2007 / A. Gullo, (editor)
Published Milan ; New York : Springer, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 423 pages) : illustrations
Contents Advances on critical care. Organization of the Rapid Response System / P. Di Giacomo, M.A. De Vita ; Transoesophageal echocardiography : clinical assessment, techniques and procedures in critical care and ICU / F. Guarracino, C. Cariello ; Use of Pulse Oximeter Waveform as a non invasive functional haemodynamic monitoring technique / M. Cannesson, J.-J. Lehot ; Continuous monitoring of organ chemistry : a paradigm shift in management of intensive care / U. Ungerstedt ; General anaesthesia and the developing brain / V. Jevtovic-Todorovic -- Airway. Airway management : the essentials / G. Frova, M. Sorbello ; Best method to establish the grade of difficult airway : clinical assessment, techniques and procedures in critical care and ICU / F. Petrini, L. Moggia, G. Merli ; Out-of-hospital airway management : knowledge and equipment / S. Russo, C. Eich, A. Timmermann ; Practical aspects for managing extubation of the difficult airway / M. Sorbello, A. Guarino, G. Morello -- Trauma. Head injury treatment in 2007 / M.G. Abate, F. Sala, G. Citerio ; Penetrating injuries to the neck : operation, observation or angiointervention / J. DuBose, D. Demetriades -- Obstetrics. Clinical decision making in obstetric patients / R. Alexander, A. Paratore ; Organization of obstetric services / R. Alexander, A. Saxena -- Paediatric anaesthesia. Clinical decision making in paediatric anaesthesia / P. Busoni ; Perioperative care in paediatrics : organization / I. Salvo, A. Camporesi, E. Zoia ; Techniques and drugs in paediatrics : TIVA and TCI / M. Astuto, N. Disma, E. Sanalitro ; Depth of anaesthesia monitoring in children / N. Disma, S. Pellegrino, M. Astuto -- Cardiac arrest. New aspects of basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation research : from clinically relevant animal models to cells / G. Ristagno, T. Wang, W. Tang ; Warning symptoms of sudden cardiac death / G. Berlot, A. Vergolini, C. Calderan ; Vasopressors during cardiac arrest / G. Cammarata -- Infections, sepsis, organ dysfunction. Candida infection in critically ill patients / P.H.J. van der Voort ; Predisposition to sepsis / J.C. Marshall ; SOFA score : a keystone for grading multiple organ dysfunction / J.-L. Vincent -- Perioperative care. Operating theatres : organization, costs and audit / M. Klimek, M. Van Houdenhoven, T. Ottens ; Use and misuse of preoperative cardiac testing for noncardiac surgery / H.-J. Priebe ; Perioperative beta-blockade : myths and realities / G. Howard-Alpe, P. Foëx ; Management of hypoxia during one lung ventilation / J.B. Brodsky ; Regional anaesthesia for thoracic surgery / J.B. Brodsky ; Why the obese patient is at risk for perioperative complications / J.B. Brodsky ; Perioperative care in neurosurgery : intraoperative monitoring / C. Ori, M. Munari, S. Volpin ; Incidents provoked specifically by certain drugs used in anaesthesia / M. Klimek, T.H. Ottens, F. Grüne ; Side effects induced by anaesthetic manipulation or by surgical operation / Y. Leykin, N. Noal -- Quality of care in the ICU. Quality management in the ICU : understanding the process and improving the art / P. Murabito, F. Rubulotta, A. Gullo
Summary Improving standards of care is a real challenge in Intensive Care Medicine. Bettering clinical performance, patient safety, risk management and audit represents the cornerstone for raising the quality of care in ICU patients. Communication is the platform from where to start to reach a consensus in an extremely crowded area, a unique multidisciplinary and multiprofessional environment in which quality of care and, ultimately, patient survival need to be ameliorated
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Critical care medicine -- Congresses.
Emergency medical services -- Congresses.
Anesthesia -- methods.
Critical Care -- methods.
Critical Illness -- therapy.
Pain Management.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Gullo, A.
ISBN 6611231889
8847007720 (paper)
9788847007727 (paper)
Other Titles Anaesthesia, pain, intensive care and emergency medicine
A.P.I.C.E. 22
Anesthesia, pain, intensive care and emergency medicine
Proceedings of the 22nd Postgraduate Course in Critical Care Medicine