The volume belongs to the series "Topics in Anaethesia and Critical Care", edited by Prof. Antonino Gullo. The titles of this series deal with different topics of critical care medicine. Aim of the volume is to describe the management of infections, in particular, the diagnosis and treatment of pneumonia in the Intensive Care Unit; the book also deals with the management of antimicrobial resistance and on microbiological studies in critically ill patients. Table of contents The control of MRSA outbreaks Diagnostic tools for ventilator-associated pneumonia infectiouns due to central venous catheters.- An approach to controlling Acinetobacter outbreaks in the ICUs.- Oral vancomycin in the control of MRSA outbreaks in ICU.- Therapeutic options for the treatment of Gram-positive Infections.- Multiply antibiotic resistant staphylococci and enterococci Control of Acinetobacter outbreaks with oral polymyxin.- Prevention of the emergence of resistance Bacterial translocation.- Peritonitis: priorities and management strategies Practical aspects of antibiotic prophylaxis in high risk patients.- Microbiological studies in critically ill patients.- Cost effectiveness of new technology to reduce catheter-related bloodstream.- The role of surveillance cultures in the management of antimicrobial resistance.- Multi-resistant Gram-negative bacilli: impact of antibiotic restriction.- Diagnostic tools for ventilator-associeted pneumonia.- The Usefulness of Surveillance Cultures.- Required to Detect Carriage: A Prospective Observational Cohort Study on the ICU.- Pneumonia management in the ICU: an integrated approach.
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Titolo: Infections in the critically ill : an ongoing challenge
Autori: Van Saene - Sganga - Silvestri
Editore: Springer Verlag
Edizione: III 2001
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
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