Immunological Screening And Immunotherapy In Critically Ill Patients With Abdominal Infections by Eugen FaistImmunological Screening And Immunotherapy In Critically Ill Patients With Abdominal Infections by Eugen Faist

Immunological Screening And Immunotherapy In Critically Ill Patients With Abdominal Infections

EditorEugen Faist

Paperback | February 23, 2001

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This book is the realization of the idea to focus on the immune system and its complex activities as the target of diagnostic and individual therapeutical measures for patients hospitalized in surgical intensive care units.What must be done when the immune system is "ill" and life-threatening processes such as systemic inflammation, sepsis, and organ failure are induced?Todays intensive care management offers answers to this question based on the comprehensive scientific knowledge as well as the daily personal experience of the authors.

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Title:Immunological Screening And Immunotherapy In Critically Ill Patients With Abdominal InfectionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:171 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:February 23, 2001Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540411488

ISBN - 13:9783540411482

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From the contents: 1. Risk and prognosis of sepsis - Current methods on the assessment of the immunological status.- 1.1. Introduction.- 2. Markers in inflammation for prognosis and control of therapy in patients with abdominal sepsis - Options for using adjuvant intravenous immunoglobulines.- 3. The microbiological findings and antiinfective treatment strategies.- 3.1 Microbiological diagnosis of intraabdominal infections.- 4. Intensive care management in abdominal surgical patients with septical complications.- 4.1 Epidemiology and outcome of SIRS, sepsis and septic shock (including MARKOW, neural net).- 5. The doctors dilemma: Measuring successful adjunctive immunotherapy in critically ill patients.- 5.1 What is the problem and why should it be solved?