We dedicate this 1st edition of Lange Critical Care to:
Hiromi, Adrianna, and Luke Oropello
Cindy Conley and Henry Kvetan
Maria Teresa DeSancho, MD, MSc, Steven Michael, and Monica Cristina Pastores
For their love and understanding
To Our Critical Care Fellows, past, present, and future
To the generations of intensivists whose selfless clinical and academic work will change the face of our chosen specialty for our patients, as well as advance the governance of critical care with the leadership of our institutions.