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Title Sepsis : new strategies for management / Jordi Rello, Marcos I. Restrepo, editors
Published Berlin : Springer, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xi, 142 pages) : illustrations
Contents Macrolides in severe community-acquired pneumonia and sepsis -- The potential role of statins in severe sepsis -- The genetics of sepsis: the promise, the progress and the pitfalls -- Corticoids in severe pneumonia -- Aging, inflammation, and pneumococcal disease -- Nonspecific removal of sepsis mediators -- Optimal antibiotic use in severe community-acquired pneumonia -- Dose adjustment and pharmacodynamic considerations for antibiotics in severe sepsis and septic shock
Summary Sepsis is an important public health problem around the world. Severe sepsis carries significant morbidity, mortality and high costs. The incidence of sepsis is increasing because of the aging population, the growing number of immunocompromised hosts, the increasing use of invasive procedures, and, to a lesser extent, antibiotic resistance among pathogens. Despite recent advances in the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and therapeutic approaches the mortality rate associated with this condition remains high. Therefore, the goal of Sepsis: New Strategies is to review novel targets to be considered in p
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Septicemia -- Treatment
Septic shock -- Treatment
Septic shock.
Sepsis -- genetics
Sepsis -- therapy
Shock, Septic
MEDICAL -- Infectious Diseases.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Contagious.
Septic shock -- Treatment.
Sepsis -- genetics.
Sepsis -- therapy.
Choc infectieux.
Intensive -- Critical Care Medicine.
Internal medicine.
Infectious diseases.
Medicine & Public Health.
MEDICAL -- Infectious Diseases.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Contagious.
Septicemia -- Treatment.
Septic shock -- Treatment.
Septicemia -- Treatment.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Rello, Jordi
Restrepo, Marcos I
LC no. 2008925640
ISBN 9783540790006