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ICM ~ New ONLINE FIRST articles

ONLINE FIRST THIS WEEK (FREE ACCESS) ONLINE FIRST THIS WEEK   Conference Reports and Expert Panel ~ Jan J. De Waele et al. Antimicrobial resistance and antibiotic stewardship programmes in the ICU: insistence and persistence in the fight against resistance. A position statement from ESICM/ESCMID/WAAAR round table on multi-drug resistance. Letter ~ James Downar et al. […]

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ICM ~ Ten Best Recent Articles

FREE ACCESS Yongfang Zhou et al. Early application of airway pressure release ventilation may reduce the duration of mechanical ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome. It was important to apply the physiology theoretical knowledge of APRV and the findings of recent experiment researches to standardise the APRV settings. The early use of the updated APRV methodology […]

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WHAT’S NEW IN ICM? (ONLINE FIRST)

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Diaphragm weakness in the ICU: What do we know?

ICM ARTICLE REVIEW Diaphragm weakness is common in intensive care. It is associated with increased mortality and failure to wean from ventilation. Its cause in intensive care is often multi-factorial, due to both disease processes and treatment side effects. Currently there are a number of effective preventative strategies and treatments with potential future treatments under […]

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HOT TOPIC RESULTS ~ ICE-CUBE 2

(icTV) Interview with Bertrand Guidet Does a programme to increase intensive care unit (ICU) use among critically ill elderly patients have a beneficial effect on long-term outcomes? Bertrand Guidet (Paris, France) discusses the Intensive Care for Elderly–CUB-Réa 2 (ICE-CUB 2) cluster-randomised clinical trial, which aimed to answer this question. The results from this trial were […]

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