Severe Community Acquired Pneumonia

Severe Community Acquired Pneumonia

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Severe Community Acquired Pneumonia is a book in which chapters are authored and the same topics discussed by North American and European experts. This approach provides a unique opportunity to view the different perspectives and points of view on this subject. Severe CAP is a common clinical problem encountered in the ICU setting. This book reviews topics concerning the pathogenesis, diagnosis and management of SCAP. The discussions on the role of alcohol in severe CAP and adjunctive therapies are important topics that further our understanding of this severe respiratory infection.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 194 pages
  • 157.5 x 238.8 x 17.8mm | 476.28g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 2001 ed.
  • IX, 194 p.
  • 0792373383
  • 9780792373384

Table of contents

Contributors. Introduction; J. Rello. 1. Management of Respiratory Failure in Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia: North American Perspective; R.P. Dellinger. 2. Severe Community Acquired Pneumonia: Management of Respiratory Failure, European Perspective; M. Antonelli. 3. Approach to Severe Community Acquired Legionellosis: North American Perspective; K.V. Leeper Jr. 4. Approach to Severe Legionellosis: European Perspective; J. Roig, C. Domingo. 5. The Problem of Penicillin-Resistant Streptococcus Pneumoniae: European Perspective; E. Azoulay-Dupuis, et al. 6. The Role of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa in Community Acquired Pneumonia: North American Perspective; K.R. Flaherty, et al. 7. Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Initial Antibiotic Choices: European Perspective; S. Ewig, A. Torres. 8. The Role of Alcohol in Severe Pneumonia and Acute Lung Injury: North American Perspective; M. Moss. 9. The Role of Alcohol and Acute Lung Injury: South American Perspective; C. Feldman. 10. Adjunctive Therapies in Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia: North American Perspective; S.J. Skerrett. 11. Adjunctive Therapies in Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia: European Perspective; C. Monton, M. Ferrer. Index.
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