Intensive Care Medicine

Annual Update 2003

  • Jean-Louis Vincent
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXXII
  2. Epithelial-Endothelial Alterations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. B. Beck-Schimmer, R. C. Schimmer, T. Pasch
      Pages 3-10
    3. S. E. Orfanos, A. Kotanidou, C. Roussos
      Pages 11-20
  3. Sepsis: Mechanisms and Therapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 33-33
    2. S. Russwurm, H. P. Deigner, K. Reinhart
      Pages 55-64
    3. R. Stephens, M. Mythen
      Pages 65-75
    4. J. Ramet, N. Najafi, A. Benatar
      Pages 76-85
    5. E. L. Burnham, M. Moss, G. S. Martin
      Pages 86-96
  4. Coagulation Abnormalities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. F. Pene, Y. E. Claessens, J. P. Mira
      Pages 109-119
    3. M. Levi, A. Cornelie de Pont, E. de Jonge
      Pages 120-128
    4. P. Diprose, R. Gill, M. Herbertson
      Pages 136-146
  5. Infectious Challenges

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
    2. H. F. L. Wertheim, J. A. J. W. Kluytmans
      Pages 149-161
    3. R. Menéndez, A. Torres
      Pages 175-187
    4. A. Heininger, W. A. Krueger, K. E. Unertl
      Pages 199-208
    5. B. Mourvillier, J. F. Timsit
      Pages 209-218
    6. M. A. Aarts, J. C. Marshall
      Pages 219-228
  6. Acute Respiratory Failure

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 229-229
    2. N. D. Ferguson, F. Frutos-Vivar, A. Esteban
      Pages 231-242
    3. N. Patroniti, G. Foti, A. Pesenti
      Pages 243-252
  7. Ventilatory Support

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 253-253
    2. D. Chiumello, N. Bottino, P. Pelosi
      Pages 255-263
    3. A. Koutsoukou, C. Roussos, J. Milic-Emili
      Pages 272-279
    4. J. Beck, J. Spahija, C. Sinderby
      Pages 280-287
  8. Inhalation Therapies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 303-303
    2. E. Kondili, C. Alexopoulou, D. Georgopoulos
      Pages 305-316
    3. M. J. Schultz, J. Kesecioglu, B. Lachmann
      Pages 317-330
    4. J. J. Haitsma, R. A. Lachmann, B. Lachmann
      Pages 331-337
  9. Perioperative Complications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 339-339
    2. B. Vallet, G. Lebuffe, E. Wiel
      Pages 341-347
    3. S. Brett, U. Waheed
      Pages 348-354
    4. S. Yende, R. Wunderink
      Pages 355-365
    5. G. K. Albaugh, R. P. Dellinger
      Pages 366-376
  10. Cardiac Crises

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 389-389
    2. J. F. Coutts, S. R. Redwood, A. Rhodes
      Pages 391-411
    3. H. B. van Wezel, S. W. M. de Jong
      Pages 427-435

About these proceedings


The Update compiles the most recent, widespread developments of experimental and clinical research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in the field of intensive care and emergency medicine. It is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.


Acute respiratory failure Emergency medicine Internal medicine Monitoring systems Sepsis Ventilatory support intensive care medicine

Editors and affiliations

  • Jean-Louis Vincent
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Intensive Care, Erasme HospitalFree University of BrusselsBrusselsBelgium

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