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Sepsis: New Insights, New Therapies brings together contributions from an international group of experts in diverse fields to consider how the various pathways implicated in early and late sepsis interact, with a particular emphasis on novel concepts and potential new therapeutic approaches. Topics covered include adaptive immunity, inflammation, neuroendocrinology, bioenergetics and metabolism. Several chapters in the latter half of the book are particularly concerned with treatment strategies involving modulation of the neuroendocrine response. * Addresses the frequent, but under-recognised condition of sepsis and discusses new ways to prevent and treat it* Describes numerous pharmacological approaches to therapy for early and late sepsis* Includes detailed discussion of the various physiological systems implicated in sepsis* Presents an international perspective, featuring contributions from experts from laboratories worldwide involved in the study of sepsis Sepsis: New Insights, New Therapies is an invaluable resource for all critical care physicians and researchers. It is also informative reading for immunologists, endocrinologists, neuroendocrinologists, physiologists, and pharmacologists.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470027981
ISBN-10: 0470027983
Format: Hardback
(231mm x 164mm x 19mm)
Pages: 302
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Novartis Foundation

The Novartis Foundation is an international scientific and educational charity which promotes the study and general knowledge of science and in particular encourages international co-operation in scientific research. Chairman: Mitchell Fink

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