Critical Care Focus 9: Gut by Intensive Care Society Staff

By Intensive Care Society Staff

This factor of the serious care concentration sequence addresses matters in terms of gastro-intestinal platforms correct to significantly sick sufferers at the in depth Care Unit. It contains chapters in acute pancreatis, diarrohea, intestine finction in the course of enteral feeding, administration of fistulae and haemorrhage and the physiology/pathoplogy of mesenteric ischaemia. furthermore, the position of the intestine within the improvement of distant organ failure is mentioned.

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Critical Care Focus, Volume 5: Antibiotic Resistance and Infection Control. London: BMJ Books/Intensive Care Society, 2001. 9 Guenter PA, Settle RG, Perlmutter S, Marino PL, DeSimone GA, Rolandelli RH. Tube feeding-related diarrhea in acutely ill patients. J Parenter Enteral Nutr 1991;15:277–80. 10 Cunha BA. Nosocomial diarrhea. Crit Care Clin 1998;14:329–38. 11 Chang VT, Nelson K. The role of physical proximity in nosocomial diarrhea. Clin Infect Dis 2000;31:717–22. 12 Marteau PR, de Vrese M, Cellier CJ, Schrezenmeir J.

11 Chang VT, Nelson K. The role of physical proximity in nosocomial diarrhea. Clin Infect Dis 2000;31:717–22. 12 Marteau PR, de Vrese M, Cellier CJ, Schrezenmeir J. Protection from gastrointestinal diseases with the use of probiotics. Am J Clin Nutr 2001;73:430S–6S. 19 CRITICAL CARE FOCUS: THE GUT 13 Czerucka D, Dahan S, Mograbi B, Rossi B, Rampal P. Saccharomyces boulardii preserves the barrier function and modulates the signal transduction pathway induced in enteropathogenic Escherichia coli-infected T84 cells.

Am J Clin Nutr 2001;73:430S–6S. 19 CRITICAL CARE FOCUS: THE GUT 13 Czerucka D, Dahan S, Mograbi B, Rossi B, Rampal P. Saccharomyces boulardii preserves the barrier function and modulates the signal transduction pathway induced in enteropathogenic Escherichia coli-infected T84 cells. Infect Immun 2000;68:5998–6004. 14 Bleichner G, Blehaut H, Mentec H, Moyse D. Saccharomyces boulardii prevents diarrhea in critically ill tube-fed patients. A multicenter, randomized, doubleblind placebo-controlled trial.

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