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Title Management of sepsis : the PIRO approach / Jordi Rello, Emili Díaz, Alejandro Rodríguez (eds.)
Published Berlin ; Heidelberg : Springer, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (ix, 163 pages) : illustrations
Contents PIRO: the key to success? / Jean-Louis Vincent -- Risk stratification in severe sepsis: organ failure scores or PIRO? / Rui P. Moreno, Ana Cristina Diogo, and Susana Afonso -- Community-acquired pneumonia management based on the PIRO System: a new therapeutic paradigm / Ignacio Martin-Loeches and Jordi Rello -- Ventilator-associated pneumonia PIRO score / Emili Díaz and Thiago Lisboa -- A PIRO-based approach for severity assessment in community-acquired pneumonia / Thiago Lisboa, Alejandro Rodríguez, and Jordi Rello -- Real-time PCR in microbiology: from diagnosis to characterization / Malte Book, Lutz Eric Lehmann, Xiang Hong Zhang, and Frank Stueber -- Influence of serotype in pneumococcal disease: a new challenge for vaccination / Manel Luján, Yolanda Belmonte, and Dionisia Fontanals -- Acute kidney injury and extracorporeal blood purification in sepsis / Javier Maynar Moliner, José Ángel Sánchez-Izquierdo Riera, Manuel Herrera Gutiérrez, Amaia Quintano Rodero, and Alberto Manzano Ramirez -- Immunoglobulin, sepsis, and pneumonia / Jordi Almirall, Ester Vendrell, and Javier de Gracia -- Coagulation disorders in sepsis / Marcel Schouten and Tom van der Poll -- Antibiotics in severe sepsis: which combinations work? / Tobias Welte
Summary Sepsis is a very important public health problem. It is widely acknowledged that the severe inflammatory response syndrome/severe sepsis paradigm fails to stratify sepsis patients adequately. This book reviews in how sepsis should be managed on the basis of a fresh approach to staging
Analysis geneeskunde
respiratory system
infectious diseases
intensive care
public health
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Septicemia.
Septicemia -- Treatment
Sepsis -- classification
Cross Infection
Sepsis -- diagnosis
Sepsis -- therapy
MEDICAL -- Infectious Diseases.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Contagious.
Septicemia -- Treatment.
Form Electronic book
Author Rello, Jordi.
Díaz, Emili.
Rodríguez, Alejandro, MD.
ISBN 9783642004797