WEAN SAFE Study: Join by May 1st

Participate in this large-scale international study on weaning practice Co-PI John Laffey updates us on the WEAN SAFE Study – WorldwidE AssessmeNt of Separation of pAtients From ventilatory assistancE. The study is currently in the patient recruitment phase and has already registered more than 7000 patients from 250 ICUs, but there is still time for other […]

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In Memoriam: Dr Theodor Kolobow

In Memoriam: Dr Theodor Kolobow 1931 ~ 2018 Medical pioneer and inventor Dr Theodor Kolobow died peacefully at age 87 on March, 24, 2018 after a lengthy illness. Born in Estonia during WWII, Dr Kolobow resided in a refugee camp in Germany before arriving in the United States in 1949.  In 1962, after completing a residency in […]

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What is the real impact of no sedation during mechanical ventilation?

What is the real impact of no sedation during mechanical ventilation? EJRC ARTICLE REVIEW   For many years, standard therapy for patients undergoing mechanical ventilation included sedation. It was seen as a way to ease patients and help them to accept the procedure. In the last decade, randomised controlled trials (RCTs) have shown that utilising […]

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ARF Monitoring: Get hands-on training with top experts…

Join us at LIVES Forum 2018 Madrid, May 3-5, 2018 This novel three day conference will blend keynote lectures and interactive sessions with hands-on workshops focused on mastering important techniques in Monitoring in Acute Respiratory Failure. Led by top experts in the field, LIVES Forum 2018 will utilise differing clinical scenarios to demonstrate the various monitoring options for […]

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My ICU patient with acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure is immunocompromised

My ICU patient with acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure is immunocompromised: Results from the EFRAIM study EJRC Article Review   Over the past decades, the number of immunosuppressed patients admitted to ICUs has increased. This may be the consequence of increased use of chemotherapy, bone marrow and solid organ transplantation, as well as the increased life […]

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e-LIVES: February Highlights!

e-LIVES: February Highlights 3 Top Acute Respiratory Failure (ARF) sessions   This month we feature 3 top sessions from LIVES 2017 in Vienna selected by ARF Section Chair Giacomo Bellani. Breathing: Is spontaneous better? How do I manage the difficult to wean patient? Extracorporeal respiratory support This EXCLUSIVE CONTENT is available for all on our e-LIVES platform for […]

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