This focused issue on “Special Problems in Perioperative Critical Care” is edited by Dr. Zsolt Molnár, from Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary.
Dr. Zsolt Molnár has published extensively in the area of critical care medicine. His main research interests are: sepsis related hemodynamic changes, fluid therapy, markers of inflammation, and oxygen debt and perioperative intensive care. Ha has been a regular invited speaker on large international, regional and national conferences all over Europe and overseas as well, with almost 100 lectures over the last 5 years.
Focused issue outline:
- Preface to this focused issue
- Defining the high risk patient
- Preoperative cardiac optimization
- Avoiding intraoperative hypotension
- Avoiding intraoperative oxygen debt
- Goal directed therapy
- Which fluid?
- Setting intraoperative PEEP
- Setting intraoperative FiO2
- Let them breath spontaneously!
- Monitoring inflammatory host response
- Antibiotic stewardship in the postoperative patients
- Early enteral feeding - the ERAS concept