Sleep: How crucial is it in the ICU?

Sleep: How crucial is it in the ICU? EJRC ARTICLE REVIEW   Sleeping is one of the most pleasant and essential activities that human do. However, when a patient is admitted to the hospital, and more importantly, to the ICU, sleeping falls to the bottom of the “priorities list” due to the acuity and severity […]

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ICM ~ Your weekly ONLINE FIRST articles

ONLINE FIRST (FREE ACCESS)   Imaging in Intensive Care Medicine ~ Ashish Verma et al. Gastric perforation following cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Systematic Review ~ Stephen J. Huang et al. The use of echocardiographic indices in defining and assessing right ventricular systolic function in critical care research. What’s New in Intensive Care ~ Jean-Louis Vincent et al. Intensive care medicine in 2050: towards critical care […]

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(icTV) Treating Multi-Drug Resistant Infections

What do we need to fight MDR infections in our patients? In this icTV video, Matteo Bassetti discusses his thoughts on where we are in regards to treatment of multi-drug resistant infections in critically ill patients. Find out more about MDR in the paper from Intensive Care Medicine (ICM): The intensive care medicine research agenda on multi-drug […]

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ICM ~ Your weekly ONLINE FIRST articles

ONLINE FIRST (FREE ACCESS)   Understanding the Disease ~ Takeshi Yoshida et al. Understanding spontaneous vs. ventilator breaths: Impact and monitoring. From the Inside ~ Thomas Bein. Successful repair of aortic dissection, but no more playing with the grandsons. Letter ~ Maja K. von Cube et al. Relative risk and population-attributable fraction of ICU death caused by susceptible […]

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What is the real impact of no sedation during mechanical ventilation?

What is the real impact of no sedation during mechanical ventilation? EJRC ARTICLE REVIEW   For many years, standard therapy for patients undergoing mechanical ventilation included sedation. It was seen as a way to ease patients and help them to accept the procedure. In the last decade, randomised controlled trials (RCTs) have shown that utilising […]

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