InTech Open Access Books » Health Sciences » Medicine » Critical Care and Emergency Medicine

Our collection of 5 books.

  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Advances in Therapy
    Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Advances in Therapy NEW
    Early Online Release
    Editor Michael S. Firstenberg
    ISBN 978-953-51-2553-2
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2552-5,
    392 pages, September, 2016
    Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), despite a long and troubled history, is very rapidly evolving into a therapy that can be safely and effectively applied across the world in patients experiencing acute cardiac and/or pulmonary failure. As e ...
  • Hyperthermia
    Hyperthermia
    Editor Nagraj Huilgol
    ISBN 978-953-51-1129-0,
    212 pages, May, 2013
    The book "Hyperthermia", published by InTech, and edited by Dr. Nagraj Huilgol, of the Department of Radiation Oncology, Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, India, is comprised of 8 Open Access chapters, covering a wide range of Hyperthermia-related scie ...
  • Sepsis - An Ongoing and Significant Challenge
    Sepsis - An Ongoing and Significant Challenge
    Editor Luciano Azevedo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0780-4,
    420 pages, October, 2012
    Sepsis is the major cause of death in non-cardiologic intensive care units around the world. Every year, billions of dollars are consumed in the treatment of sepsis and in research to understand its complex pathophysiology and therefore obtain future ...
  • Emergency Medicine - An International Perspective
    Emergency Medicine - An International Perspective
    Editor Michael Blaivas
    ISBN 978-953-51-0333-2,
    232 pages, March, 2012
    Emergency Medicine is an expanding field that has spread beyond the shores of North America and has taken on different characteristics around the world. Although many of the struggles of emergency practitioners are similar, the field and its principl ...
  • Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock - Understanding a Serious Killer
    Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock - Understanding a Serious Killer
    Editor Ricardo Fernandez
    ISBN 978-953-307-950-9,
    448 pages, February, 2012
    Despite recent advances in the management of severe sepsis and septic shock, this condition continues to be the leading cause of death worldwide. Some experts usually consider sepsis as one of the most challenging syndromes because of its multiple p ...