ICMx Sessions at LIVES 2019

Multiple Organ Dysfunction and Immunometabolism   Two excellent ICMx sessions are planned for LIVES 2019.  The first focuses on aspects of multiple organ dysfunction and the second – the “hot” topic of immunometabolism and the connection between mitochondria and the function of immuno-cells. ICMx Editor-in-Chief believes both sessions will be of particular interest to experimentally-working […]

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Introducing “The President’s Voice”

A personal reflection and news update for ESICM members Starting this month, the President will be communicating regularly with ESICM members in the form of a newsletter aptly called “The President’s Voice”. This will include personal reflection and a news update. This season’s message follows below: DEAR COLLEAGUES, It is my pleasure to update the […]

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What can you expect at this year’s LIVES FORUM 2019?

An in-depth review of all aspects of AKI and liver failure in critically ill patients   This year’s Forum is dedicated to the kidney and liver and will review in-depth all aspects of AKI and liver failure in critically ill patients. Talks will also take place during the two-and-a-half days on pancreatitis, nutrition and metabolism. […]

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European Perioperative Intensive Care Curriculum Master Class engages all participants

Certainly not a standard lecture-based course!   The European Perioperative Intensive Care Curriculum Master Class on 8 & 9 April engaged participants in different scenarios that required a fully interactive approach from start to finish. Guided by the faculty, the attendees took part in group exercises and shared personal experiences of daily practice, while learning […]

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Message of sympathy to our colleagues in Sri Lanka

Dear members and colleagues, On Sunday, Sri Lanka became the latest country to fall victim to a terror attack that injured and killed many innocent tourists and civilians. As I write this, I know that many of these victims are being treated by our Sri Lankan colleagues. The European Society of Intensive Care Medicine would […]

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ELECTIONS SPRING 2019 – YOUR CHANCE TO TAKE PART

Call for Candidates Opens Today   The 2019 Spring elections are underway with the Call for Candidates opening today, Wednesday 17 April.  This presents an excellent opportunity for members to put themselves forward and to get more involved in the Society.  The work can be very rewarding, as our current Secretary has testified in this […]

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