Augmented renal clearance: Impact on continuously infused TZP concentrations?

Does augmented renal clearance have a negative impact on continuously infused TZP concentrations? EJRC Article Review Inappropriate antibiotic dosing has been linked to adverse infection outcomes1,2. Augmented renal clearance (ARC, >130mL/min) has been identified as a risk factor for low beta-lactam antibiotic concentrations in ICU patients 5,6. Because beta-lactam antibiotics have time-dependent killing properties, prolonging […]

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Intensive Care Medicine: Access the latest ONLINE FIRST papers

ICM ONLINE FIRST THIS WEEK (FREE ACCESS) Review ~ Mohamed Abbas et al. Conflicts of interest in infection prevention and control research: no smoke without fire. A narrative review. From the Inside ~ Han Yan and Keegan Guidolin. Her ICU bed. Original ~ Lara Hessels et al. Urinary creatinine excretion is related to short-term and […]

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OBITUARY: Graham Ramsay

OBITUARY: Graham Ramsay We regret to announce the death of Professor Graham Ramsay, who died in hospital on September 7th 2018. He had been in deteriorating health for some years. Graham was President of ESICM from 2002 – 2004. His achievements included creating the PACT programme, and founding the Surviving Sepsis Campaign jointly with SCCM. […]

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Guidance on the SSC Bundle

Guidance on the SSC Bundle NEW SSC animation video The Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) Bundle is the core of the sepsis improvement efforts. Applying the sepsis bundle simplifies the complex processes of the care of patients with sepsis. The Surviving Sepsis Campaign Steering Committee and members of the Executive Committee collaborated to revise the bundle […]

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ICM THIS WEEK ~ ONLINE FIRST articles

ONLINE FIRST (FREE ACCESS) Editorial ~ Martin J. Tobin. Conflicts of interest and the patient–doctor covenant. Letter ~ Lama H. Nazer – Critical care research in the World Health Organisation Eastern Mediterranean Region over two decades: where do we stand? Editorial Debate ~ John A. Myburgh. Intracranial pressure thresholds in severe traumatic brain injury: Pro. Editorial Debate ~ Raimund Helbok […]

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ICM ~ New SSC papers released & ONLINE FIRST this week

New SSC papers released & ONLINE FIRST this week Intensive Care Medicine (ICM) We are delighted to announce the release of two pivotal papers focused on the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) this week: Surviving Sepsis Campaign: Research priorities for sepsis and septic shock Increasing evidence-based interventions in patients with acute infections in a resource-limited setting: […]

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ICM ~ ONLINE FIRST this week

ONLINE FIRST (FREE ACCESS)   ​From the Inside ~ Nicola Petrucci et al. Beyond bleeps and alarms: live music by the bedside in the ICU. Systematic Review ~ Sarah Vollam et al. Out-of-hours discharge from intensive care, in-hospital mortality and intensive care readmission rates: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Understanding the Disease ~ Pierre Tattevin et […]

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