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Title Sepsis and non-infectious systemic inflammation : from biology to critical care / edited by Jean-Marc Cavaillon and Christophe Adire
Published Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 425 pages) : illustrations
Contents Part I. Clinical Aspects of Sepsis and SIRS; 1 Definition of Sepsis and Non-infectious SIRS; 2 Epidemiology of Sepsis and Non-infectious SIRS; 3 Similarities of the Clinical Aspects of Sepsis and Non-infectious SIRS; 4 Organ Dysfunctions during Severe Sepsis and Septic-like Syndromes: Epidemiology, Classification, and Mechanisms -- Part II. Pathogens; 5 Pathogens in Sepsis: Gram-negative Bacterial PAMPs and PRRs; 6 Pathogens in Sepsis: Gram-positive Bacterial PAMPs, PRRs and Superantigens; 7 Pathogens in Sepsis: Fungi, Parasites
Summary Providing definitions, clinical features and epidemiology, Sepsis and Non-infectious Systemic Inflammation adopts a comprehensive approach, describing in detail the various physiological systems involved. As such, this unique handbook and reference work is the first to combine sepsis and non-infectious SIRS, reviewing both the biological and medical aspects of these two important syndromes. The whole is rounded off with a discussion of past, present and future therapies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Inflammation -- Pathophysiology.
Septicemia -- Pathophysiology.
Sepsis -- physiopathology.
Sepsis -- therapy.
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome -- physiopathology.
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Adrie, Christophe.
Cavaillon, Jean-Marc.
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN 1282189166
3527626166 (electronic bk.)
9783527626168 (electronic bk.)
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