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Infection control in the intensive care unit

Author: H K F Van Saene; L Silvestri; M A de la Cal
Publisher: Milan ; New York : Springer, ©2005.
Series: Topics in anaesthesia and critical care.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Infection Control in the Intensive Care Unit has been entirely rewritten in this second edition. All statements are justified by the best available evidence, avoiding unsubstantiated expert opinion. The book contains a new section dedicated to the microbiology of the critically ill, specifically, how to process and interpret surveillance cultures to distinguish the 'normal' from the 'abnormal' carrier  Read more...
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Infection control in the intensive care unit.
Milan ; New York : Springer, ©2005
(OCoLC)60116638
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H K F Van Saene; L Silvestri; M A de la Cal
ISBN: 9788847003613 884700361X 8847001854 9788847001855 9786611349318 6611349316
OCLC Number: 209875314
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 639 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Essentials in Clinical Microbiology --
Glossary of Terms and Definitions --
Carriage --
Colonization and Infection --
Classification of Micro-Organisms According to Their Pathogenicity --
Classification of ICU Infections --
Gut Microbiology: Surveillance Samples for the Detection of the Abnormal Carrier State --
Antimicrobials --
Systemic Antibiotics --
Systemic Antifungals --
Enteral Antimicrobials --
Infection Control --
Evidence-Based Infection Control in the Intensive Care Unit --
Device Policies --
Antibiotic Policies in the Intensive Care Unit --
Outbreaks of Infection in Intensive Care Units--Usefulness of Molecular Techniques for Outbreak Analysis --
Prevention of Infection Using Selective Decontamination of the Digestive Tract --
Infections on ICU --
Lower Airway Infection --
Bloodstream Infections Including Endocarditis and Meningitis --
Infections of the Peritoneum Including Pancreas, Mediastinum, Pleura, Wounds, and Urinary Tract --
Infection on the Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Units --
Immediate Adequate Antibiotics Control Morbidity and Mortality in Patients with Pancreatitis, Extensive Burns, Trauma, Exacerbated Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or Liver Transplantation --
Intensive Care Unit Patients Following Transplantation --
Clinical Virology in NICU, PICU and Adult ICU --
AIDS Patients in the Intensive Care Unit --
Therapy of Infection --
Special Topics --
SIRS, Sepsis, and MODS --
SIRS/Sepsis: Metabolic and Nutritional Changes and Treatment --
Gut Mucosal Protection in the Critically Ill Patient. Towards an Integrated Clinical Strategy --
Selective Decontamination of the Digestive Tract: the Role of the Pharmacist --
Antimicrobial Resistance: a Prospective 5-year Study --
ICU-Acquired Infection: Mortality, Morbidity, and Costs --
Evidence-Based Medicine in the Intensive Care Unit.
Series Title: Topics in anaesthesia and critical care.
Responsibility: H.K.F. van Saene (editor), L. Silvestri (editor), M.A. De La Cal (editor).

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"Infection Control in the Intensive Care Unit has been entirely rewritten in this second edition. All statements are justified by the best available evidence, avoiding unsubstantiated expert opinion. The book contains a new section dedicated to the microbiology of the critically ill, specifically, how to process and interpret surveillance cultures to distinguish the 'normal' from the 'abnormal' carrier state."--Jacket.

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