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.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 848
Weight: 1312 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 44 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 200
"The goald of the editors of The Sepsis Text was to provide a comprehensive review of recent achievements in the management of sepsis, based on basic and applied research performed in recent years by innovative scientists and clinical investigators worldwide ... excellent chapter on coagulation ...The editors and contributing authors should be congratulated for their excellent reviews of recent progress in our understanding of sepsis and in its management. The Sepsis Text clearly conveys their enthusiasm and provides encouragement to all those working in the field."
(Greet Van den Berghe, Catholic University of Leuven in The New England Journal of Medicine, 347:15 (2002)