Year in review 2007: Critical Care – shock.

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Year in review 2007: Critical Care - shock.

Crit Care. 2008 Oct 14;12(5):227

Authors: Wagner F, Baumgart K, Simkova V, Georgieff M, Radermacher P, Calzia E

ABSTRACT: The research papers on shock published in Critical Care throughout 2007 are related to three major subjects: the modulation of the macrocirculation and microcirculation during shock, focusing on arginine vasopressin, erythropoietin and nitric oxide; studies on metabolic homeostasis (acid-base status, energy expenditure and gastrointestinal motility); and basic supportive measures in critical illness (fluid resuscitation and sedation, and body-temperature management). The present review summarizes the key results of these studies and provides a brief discussion in the context of the relevant scientific and clinical background.

PMID: 18983707 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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