e-LIVES: LIVES 2018 Webcasts NOW online!

LIVES 2018 Webcasts NOW online! All the exclusive scientific content from this year’s 31st annual congress, LIVES 2018, is now available for all our members on our eLIVES platform. Recordings include 8 of the ESICM President’s Ground-Breaking Research Releases; 8 intensive care clinical trials and 8 Hot Topic Sessions – representing 24 of the most […]

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N&AHP UPDATE: New fees, APPIC 2.0 & LIVES 2018 Highlights

N&AHP UPDATE New fees, APPIC 2.0 & LIVES 2018 Highlights In this icTV interview, N&AHP Chair Carole Boulanger brings us the newest information on the initiatives from the nurses and allied healthcare professionals group, including new reduced membership fees, updates to the popular bedside smartphone App released last year and plenty of LIVES 2018 highlights […]

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ESICM’s newest Honorary Members

ESICM’s 2018 Honorary Members Every year ESICM honours those members who have contributed considerable time and effort on behalf of the society. Without the contributions of these members, many of our most important educational and scientific initiatives would not be developed, supported, and ultimately come to fruition for the benefit of the members at large. […]

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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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Augmented renal clearance: Impact on continuously infused TZP concentrations?

Does augmented renal clearance have a negative impact on continuously infused TZP concentrations? EJRC Article Review Inappropriate antibiotic dosing has been linked to adverse infection outcomes1,2. Augmented renal clearance (ARC, >130mL/min) has been identified as a risk factor for low beta-lactam antibiotic concentrations in ICU patients 5,6. Because beta-lactam antibiotics have time-dependent killing properties, prolonging […]

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Ventilator-associated complications in patients with ESBLE infections

Ventilator-associated complications in patients with ESBLE infections EJRC Article Review   Extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBLE) colonise a growing proportion of critically ill patients in the intensive care unit (ICU)[1]. ESBLE colonisation is an established risk factor for subsequent infections [2]. Although guidelines suggest to consider the colonisation status of patients to adjust empirical treatment […]

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Is Trimodulin a safe and beneficial adjuvant therapy for adult patients with sCAP?

Is Trimodulin a safe and beneficial adjuvant therapy for adult patients with sCAP? EJRC Article Review Severe community-acquired pneumonia (sCAP) remains associated with high mortality despite widespread use of supportive care and targeted antibiotic therapy. Evidence suggests that IgM-enriched Immunoglobulin preparations are associated with a decrease in mortality in severe sepsis and septic shock. In […]

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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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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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