Eurobact 2 study starts in 2 weeks

Epidemiology and determinants of outcomes of hospital acquired blood stream infections in ICU   Eurobact 2 was developed by the infection section of the ESICM to specifically : Make AMR a priority in research activities; Document Gram Negative AMR infection from a global perspective; Collect data on treatment and outcome of XDR/PDR infections. Furthermore recent […]

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WEAN SAFE Update

Co-PI of the study, John Laffey, is interviewed about the impact of the study   The WEAN SAFE Study involved 550 active centres. Good quality and useable data were collected from 450 of these, and over 13,000 patients were screened. 6,500 of the patients had spent more than two days on mechanical ventilation. Data from […]

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ESICM Research & Industry Awards 2019

Something for everyone   The ESICM Research and Industry Awards offer “something for everyone”, from junior to more experienced researchers, and from basic to clinical research. This year’s awards include special interest categories, such as the Family Partnership Award, the Gobal ICU Award, the NEXT Start-up Grant, the industry partner awards (with the support of […]

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ESICM endorsed UCARDS Survey on the use of Cardiovascular Drugs in Shock

Analysis of UCARDS Survey included in Current Use of Vasopressors in Septic Shock    We are very pleased to report that the recently-published article Current use of vasopressors in septic shock” Scheeren et al. Ann. Intensive Care (2019) 9:20 included analysis of the results of the ESICM endorsed UCARDS survey (on the Use of CARdiovascular Drugs in Shock), which […]

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SQUEEZE, a study endorsed by ESICM

SQUEEZE   SQUEEZE is the European Society of Anaesthesiology Clinical Trial Network (ESA CTN) sponsored study, endorsed by ESICM. Use of infused vasopressors in critically ill populations is associated with organ dysfunction and it has not been established if this relationship is true in postoperative populations. The goal of the survey is to evaluate the […]

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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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