Preface.- The role of hearth during the weaning.- The antibiotic therapy in the MDR infections.-The diaphragmatic dysfuntion.- The management of the acute hepatic failure.- The weaning and the extubation.- The renal replacement therapy in the septic shock.- The ECMO during ARDS: high and low flow system.- The status asthmatic in the pediatric patient: from emergency department to intensive care.- An update on the non-operating room anesthesia.- The airway in the pediatric setting.- The Goal Directed Fluid Therapy.- The management of the hemorrhagic stroke.- Delirium from the operating room to the intensive care.- The preoperative evaluation of the patient for abdominal surgery.- The monitoring of the depth of anesthesia and the awareness.- The difficult airway in the adult setting.
This book offers an essential guide to managing the most heatedly debated topics of practical interest in anesthesia and intensive care. It reviews the state of the art in issues concerning both intensive care medicine and anesthesia, such as antibiotic therapy in multidrug resistance infection, acute hepatic failure, weaning, ECMO, difficult airway in pediatric patients, goal directed fluid therapy, preoperative anesthesia evaluation and delirium.
Written by leading experts and including updated references, it provides a comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide to anesthesia and intensive care. The book clearly explains complex topics, offering practicing clinicians valuable insights into the latest recommendations and evidence in the field while, at the same time, making it a vital resource for students new to the fields of anesthesia and intensive care.
Professor Davide Chiumello, MD, is Chief of the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo Hospital, Milan, Italy. Prof. Chiumello's research has largely focused on understanding the pathological and clinical aspects of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), in particular: respiratory physiology, esophageal pressure, lung recruitment, lung imaging, ventilator-induced lung injury, prone position, controlled and assisted mechanical ventilation, and non-invasive ventilation. He was the Editor-in-Chief of Minerva Anestesiologica (the official journal of the Societa Italiana di Analgesia, Anestesia e Terapia Intensiva) until 2015, and currently serves on the editorial board of Critical Care Medicine (the official journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine). He is also a reviewer for a number of international journals and Editor of the E learning committee on Respiratory Failure for the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine. Prof. Chiumello is also the author of more than 140 scientific articles and several chapters in medical textbooks.