The Sepsis Text

  • Jean-Louis Vincent
  • Jean Carlet
  • Steven M. Opal

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Generalities

    1. Jean-Louis Vincent
      Pages 1-9
    2. Kenneth Cruz, R. Phillip Dellinger
      Pages 11-28
    3. Rui Moreno, Ricardo Matos, Teresa Fevereiro
      Pages 29-46
    4. Heinz Redl, Andreas Spittler, Wolfgang Strohmaier
      Pages 47-66
    5. Frank Stüber
      Pages 67-79
    6. Randy S. Wax, Derek C. Angus, William Knaus
      Pages 81-96
  3. Pathophysiology

    1. Christopher Papasian, David C. Morrison
      Pages 97-115
    2. R. Kate Beaton, Jonathan Cohen
      Pages 117-134
    3. Steven M. Opal, Christian E. Hubert
      Pages 135-157
    4. Jean-Marc Cavaillon, Minou Adib-Conquy
      Pages 159-195
    5. Hans-Dieter Volk, Conny Höflich, Gerald Grütz, Wolf-Dietrich Döcke, Petra Reinke
      Pages 197-209
    6. Simon Jonathan Finney, Timothy W Evans
      Pages 211-229
    7. Geoffrey John Bellingan
      Pages 231-246
    8. Andreas W. Sielenkämper, Pete Kvietys, William J. Sibbald
      Pages 247-270
    9. Mitchell P. Fink
      Pages 271-284
  4. Monitoring Systems

    1. Egbert Huettemann, Samir G. Sakka, Konrad Reinhart
      Pages 285-307
    2. Thierry Boulain, Jean-Louis Teboul
      Pages 309-321
    3. James A. Kruse
      Pages 323-338
    4. Vincent Castelain, Jean-Louis Teboul
      Pages 339-352

About this book


This textbook is written at the dawn of a new era in the management of sepsis. Recent achievements in the clinical management of septic shock are the culmination of decades of basic and applied research by innovative researchers and clinical investigators worldwide. The contributing authors to this book have spearheaded much of this research and the Editors have endeavored to create a textbook that is comprehensive in nature while maintaining a specific focus upon the multitude of work that constitutes the spectrum of sepsis research including: pathophysiology; monitoring systems; general support; microbial aspects; complications; and anti-sepsis therapies.


Sepsis antibiotics infection infections pathophysiology physiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Jean-Louis Vincent
    • 1
  • Jean Carlet
    • 2
  • Steven M. Opal
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Intensive CareErasme University HospitalBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Service de Réanimation PolyvalenteHôpital Saint-JosephParisFrance
  3. 3.Division of Infectious DiseasesThe Memorial Hospital of Rhode IslandPawtucket

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-7923-7620-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-306-47664-8
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