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TitleSevere Community Acquired Pneumonia [electronic resource] / edited by Jordi Rello, Kenneth Leeper
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US : Imprint: Springer, 2001
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Descript IX, 194 p. online resource


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


1. Management of Respiratory Failure in Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia -- 2. Severe Community Acquired Pneumonia: Management of Respiratory Failure -- 3. Approach to Severe Community Acquired Legionellosis -- 4. Approach to Severe Legionellosis -- 5. The Problem of Penicillin-Resistant Streptococcus Pneumoniae -- 6. The Role of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa in Community Acquired Pneumonia -- 7. Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Initial Antibiotic Choices -- 8. The Role of Alcohol in Severe Pneumonia and Acute Lung Injury -- 9. The Role of Alcohol and Acute Lung Injury -- 10. Adjunctive Therapies in Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia -- 11. Adjunctive Therapies in Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Medicine Critical care medicine Infectious diseases Respiratory organs -- Diseases Medicine & Public Health Pneumology/Respiratory System Intensive / Critical Care Medicine Infectious Diseases


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