Faces from the ICU

Your stories matter   We would like to share with you the specially-commissioned film “ICU Faces”, which used personal accounts and real life experiences of ICU staff, patients and their families, from across Europe. Why did the Society decide to make such a film? Past President, Prof. Massimo Antonelli, answers this question… “Intensive care professionals […]

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New Year message from the ESICM President, Jozef Kesecioglu

   New Year message from the ESICM President   I would like to thank many people collectively in this message. Firstly, the members of the Society’s Committees, Sections and Working Groups who, in addition to their very demanding professional, clinical responsibilities, help deliver the numerous programmes and in depth scientific content which we share […]

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e-LIVES: LIVES 2018 Webcasts NOW online!

LIVES 2018 Webcasts NOW online! All the exclusive scientific content from this year’s 31st annual congress, LIVES 2018, is now available for all our members on our eLIVES platform. Recordings include 8 of the ESICM President’s Ground-Breaking Research Releases; 8 intensive care clinical trials and 8 Hot Topic Sessions – representing 24 of the most […]

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Filling the evidence gap: Decontamination of Oral/Digestive Tract for ICU Patients

CLINICAL TRIAL RESULTS icTV Interview In this icTV interview, Bastiaan H. Wittekamp (Utrecht, Netherlands) describes the results of his multinational cluster randomised clinical trial on decontamination strategies in ICUs. Results from this trial were presented during the Presidents’ Ground Breaking Research Release Session at LIVES 2018 in Paris and were published in JAMA. Watch the President’s Session at LIVES […]

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CLINICAL TRIALS RESULTS ~ The BREATHE Study (with link to paper)

Does early extubation using a protocolised noninvasive weaning regimen reduce the time to liberation from ventilation compared with protocolised invasive weaning? (icTV) Updated interview with Gavin Perkins   Gavin Perkins (Coventry, United Kingdom) rejoins us in the icTV studio at LIVES 2018 in Paris to discuss the Breathe study, the initial results of which were […]

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THE HOTTEST TRIALS RESULTS IN ICM: Videos & links!

HOT TOPICS SESSION Wednesday October 24th #LIVES2018      With eight scientific trials, presented for the first time, this highly anticipated Hot Topics session is sure to generate some discussion across the field. Papers from several trials in this session will be simultaneously published in major medical journals and results have been embargoed until the session begins… […]

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