New Critical Care Rehabilitation Programme

Blended learning on the practical application of rehabilitation principles   ESICM and the N&AHP Committee have launched a new Critical Care Rehabilitation Programme for Intensive Care Nurses, Physiotherapists and other Allied Health Professionals. Registration is now open and it will cost nothing to take part! Designed to encourage maximum learning and reinforce the knowledge acquired, the […]

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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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Eurobact 2: the new ESICM Trials Group Study

Epidemiology and determinants of outcomes of Hospital Acquired Blood Stream Infections in Intensive Care. New ESICM Trials Group Study ! Do you have patients with a Hospital Acquired Blood Stream Infection? Join our new ESICM Trials Group Study “Eurobact 2”, a prospective observational multinational, multicentre cohort study. The Eurobact 1 study collected multinational data on […]

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Peripheral oxygenation targets in critically ill children: Pilot Oxy-PICU definitive trial

Feasibility of a definitive trial of peripheral oxygenation targets in critically ill children: pilot Oxy-PICU trial EJRC Article Review Although peripheral oxygen saturation (SpO2) monitoring is universal, the optimum target for ventilated critically ill children is uncertain. Lower SpO2targets at 85-89% is favoured in preterm infants [1]. In adults, reported mean number needed to harm […]

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The LIVES 2018 App: FREE TO DOWNLOAD NOW!

Download the LIVES 2018 App here: App Store Googleplay   This is your essential tool to fully connect to ESICM’s 31th Annual Congress LIVES 2018… GET CONNECTED NOW! […]

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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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ICM THIS WEEK ~ ONLINE FIRST articles

ONLINE FIRST (FREE ACCESS) What’s New in Intensive Care ~ R. T. Mankowski et al. Long-term impact of sepsis on cardiovascular health. Original ~ Mieke Deschepper et al. Effects of chlorhexidine gluconate oral care on hospital mortality: a hospital-wide, observational cohort study. Review ~ Antoine Vieillard-Baron et al. Diagnostic workup, etiologies and management of acute right ventricle failure. Review […]

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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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Reviving glucocorticoids to treat Sepsis?

Reviving glucocorticoids to treat Sepsis? EJRC Article Review   Certainly, one of the greatest calamities of the modern world is Sepsis, which, despite the great advances in medicine, still doesn’t have a specific pharmacological treatment. This could be explained by the nature of Sepsis, as a very complex pathological entity, capable of affecting multiple organs, […]

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