ICM: 50 Most Cited Articles

ICM: 50 Most Cited Articles

ICM: 50 Most Cited Articles

Are you up to date on the most influential papers in intensive care medicine in recent years?

To help ensure you are, check out the full list (with links!) of the top 5o most cited articles in Intensive Care Medicine (ICM) from 2012:

1/ International evidence-based recommendations for point-of-care lung ultrasoundVolpicelli G et al.

2/ The Berlin definition of ARDS: an expanded rationale, justification, and supplementary material. Ferguson N D et al.

3/ Contemporary extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for adult respiratory failure: life support in the new era. MacLaren G et al.

4/ Consensus statement of the ESICM task force on colloid volume therapy in critically ill patientsReinhart K et al.

5/ International evidence-based recommendations on ultrasound-guided vascular accessLamperti M et al.

6/ ECMO criteria for influenza A (H1N1)-associated ARDS: role of transpulmonary pressureGrasso S et al.

7/ Efficacy and safety of regional citrate anticoagulation in critically ill patients undergoing continuous renal replacement therapy. Zhang Z et al.

8/ Characteristics and determinants of outcome of hospital-acquired bloodstream infections in intensive care units: the EUROBACT International Cohort StudyTabah A et al.

9/ Usefulness of suPAR as a biological marker in patients with systemic inflammation or infection: a systematic reviewBackes Y et al.

10/ Prospectively defined indicators to improve the safety and quality of care for critically ill patients: a report from the Task Force on Safety and Quality of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)Rhodes A et al.

11/ Non-invasive ventilation in community-acquired pneumonia and severe acute respiratory failureCarrillo A et al.

12/ The variability of critical care bed numbers in EuropeRhodes A et al.

13/ Avoiding invasive mechanical ventilation by extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal in patients failing noninvasive ventilationKluge S et al.

14/ Acquired von Willebrand syndrome in patients with extracorporeal life support (ECLS)Heilmann C et al.

15/ An overview of anthrax infection including the recently identified form of disease in injection drug usersHicks C W et al.

16/ Recommendations for sepsis management in resource-limited settings. Dünser M W et al.

17/ Value of beta-D-glucan and Candida albicans germ tube antibody for discriminating between Candida colonisation and invasive candidiasis in patients with severe abdominal conditions. León C et al.

18/ An ESICM systematic review and meta-analysis of procalcitonin-guided antibiotic therapy algorithms in adult critically ill patientsMatthaiou D K et al.

19/ Accuracy of plethysmographic indices as predictors of fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated adults: a systematic review and meta-analysisSandroni C et al.

20/ Seizures in 204 comatose children: incidence and outcomeKirkham F J et al.

21/ Candida spp. airway colonisation could promote antibiotic-resistant bacteria selection in patients with suspected ventilator-associated pneumoniaHamet M et al.

22/ Mortality and long-term functional outcome associated with intracranial pressure after traumatic brain injuryBadri S et al.

23/ Selective decontamination of the digestive tract: the mechanism of action is control of gut overgrowthSilvestri L et al.

24/ ICU admission characteristics and mortality rates among elderly and very elderly patientsFuchs L et al.

25/ The sensitivity of neutrophil CD64 expression as a biomarker of bacterial infection is low in critically ill patientsGros A et al.

26/ Arterial oxygen tension and mortality in mechanically ventilated patientsEastwood G et al.

27/ Electrical impedance tomography: the holy grail of ventilation and perfusion monitoring? Leonhardt S et al.

28/ Prevalence and outcome of cirrhosis patients admitted to UK intensive care: a comparison against dialysis-dependent chronic renal failure patientsO’Brien A J et al.

29/ Can changes in arterial pressure be used to detect changes in cardiac index during fluid challenge in patients with septic shock? Pierrakos C et al.

30/ Low-dose steroids in adult septic shock: results of the Surviving Sepsis CampaignCasserly B et al.

31/ Clinical impact and risk factors for colonisation with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing bacteria in the intensive care unitRazazi K et al.

32/ Gastrointestinal function in intensive care patients: terminology, definitions and management. Recommendations of the ESICM Working Group on Abdominal ProblemsReintam Blaser A et al.

33/ Neurally adjusted ventilatory assist (NAVA) improves patient-ventilator interaction during non-invasive ventilation delivered by face maskPiquilloud L et al.

34/ Prospective validation of the vasoactive-inotropic score and correlation to short-term outcomes in neonates and infants after cardiothoracic surgery. Davidson J et al.

35/ Chlorhexidine body washing to control antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in intensive care units: a systematic reviewDerde L P G et al.

36/ BAY41-6551 achieves bactericidal tracheal aspirate amikacin concentrations in mechanically ventilated patients with Gram-negative pneumoniaNiederman M S et al.

37/ Noninvasive ventilation after early extubation in patients recovering from hypoxemic acute respiratory failure: a single-centre feasibility studyVaschetto R et al.

38/ Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis is a frequent complication of critically ill H1N1 patients: a retrospective study. Wauters J et al.

39/ Azithromycin to prevent Pseudomonas aeruginosa ventilator-associated pneumonia by inhibition of quorum sensing: a randomised controlled trialvan Delden C et al.

40/ Safety and efficacy of a fully closed-loop control ventilation (IntelliVent-ASV(A (R))) in sedated ICU patients with acute respiratory failure: a prospective randomised crossover study. Arnal J-M et al.

41/ Lung strain and biological response in mechanically ventilated patientsGonzález-López A et al.

42/ Respiratory pattern during neurally adjusted ventilatory assist in acute respiratory failure patientsPatroniti N

43/ The receptor for advanced glycation end products and acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndromeGuo W A et al.

44/ Systematic analysis of hydroxyethyl starch (HES) reviews: proliferation of low-quality reviews overwhelms the results of well-performed meta-analysesHartog C S et al.

45/ Persistent hypocoagulability in patients with septic shock predicts greater hospital mortality: impact of impaired thrombin generationMassion P B et al.

46/ Safety of gelatin for volume resuscitation-a systematic review and meta-analysisThomas-Rueddel D O et al.

47/ Does patient volume affect clinical outcomes in adult intensive care units? Kanhere M H et al.

48/ Classification of sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock: the impact of minor variations in data capture and definition of SIRS criteriaKlein Klouwenberg P M C et al.

49/ Dobutamine for patients with severe heart failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trialsTacon C L et al.

50/ Early peak temperature and mortality in critically ill patients with or without infectionYoung P J et al.



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