Pre-clinical Sepsis Study Guidelines

Interview with lead author of the MQTiPSS, Marcin F Osuchowski   In this recent icTV interview, lead author of the Minimum Quality Threshold in Pre-Clinical Sepsis Studies (MQTiPSS), Marcin Osuchowski explains the importance of these guidelines for intensive care medicine, how they can raise awareness of sepsis and enhance the translational value of animal studies […]

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EUROASIA 2019 and LIVES 2019 – all about connecting

Reasons to attend ESICM’s main events of the year   EuroAsia 2019 is an ideal way for European intensivists to connect with those from Asia.  For the third year in a row, the ESICM Euro Asia Conference will bring colleagues together from both continents to hear how specific cases and diseases are handled. The conference […]

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ICMx, Going from Strength to Strength

How the journal is evolving under the new Editor-in-Chief   The new ICMx Editor-in-chief, Peter Radermacher, is very much encouraged by the volume of citations and papers received in 2018 and has recorded a 30% increase in the number of submissions in January 2019.  More manuscripts would be welcome in the future. Geographical spread of […]

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Closer integration of N&AHP in ESICM Master Classes

Why the Society is involving nurses and allied health professionals in its advanced training courses   Nurses and allied health professionals are starting to take over more advanced roles and the profession is changing.  Not all countries have enough medical physicians or intensivists to work in ICUs and more N&AHP are being recruited, according to […]

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The TARGET Study

What next for calorie intake in intensive care ?   What represents optimal calorie delivery in intensive care patients is controversial, with some studies suggesting increasing intake improves outcomes, whereas others suggest daily calorie intakes of around 1000 calories (termed ‘permissive underfeeding’) — or even as low as 400 calories — are not associated with adverse […]

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New NEXT Fellowship for 2019

Announcing the ESICM Edwards Advanced Haemodynamic Monitoring Fellowship   A new, thematic Fellowship is launched this year for NEXT members.  Places for the NEXT Edwards ‘Advanced Haemodynamic Monitoring’ Fellowship will be offered at seven European Centres of Excellence. Over a very intensive and practical five days, Fellows will learn more about the best practices in […]

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ESICM & Industry Research Awards 2019

Application Platform Now Open with New Procedure   The platform for the ESICM & Industry Research Awards Programme 2019 is now open. This highly-anticipated, annual programme recognises researchers and promotes cutting-edge research related to intensive care medicine. ESICM members are invited to submit their research project proposals online, via the dedicated platform.   A new […]

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Increased participation and involvement for N&AHP

How the Art of Trauma Master Class addresses the whole ICU team   The Art of Trauma Care Master Class is an occasion for participants to discuss and share their different approaches, knowledge and experiences of trauma management, which others can learn from to improve their patients’ outcome. Designed for junior and senior physicians and […]

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Why should intensive care professionals join ESICM?

How can they get more involved?    “9,000 intensivists cannot be wrong!” In this interview with the newly-elected ESICM General Secretary, Lui Forni believes there are more reasons to join ESICM than not, and explains why and how members can become more involved in the Society, which is very much open to all.    […]

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