What’s LIVES FORUM?

Monitoring in Acute Respiratory Failure Madrid, Spain ~ May 3-5, 2018 This topical conference will explore the different monitoring options available to patients undergoing mechanical ventilation in different clinical scenarios, from the acute to the weaning phase. In this icTV video, LIVES Forum Committee member Laurent Brochard discusses the inception of this unique conference and […]

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(icTV) FUTURE CLINICAL TRIALS: Start with well designed animal studies…

ICM Experimental Update In this icTV interview, Mervyn Singer, Editor-in-Chief of Intensive Care Medicine Experimental (ICMx) updates us on the journal, now in its fourth year. In light of the current trend of neutral clinical trial results, he also discusses the importance of researchers refocusing on designing foundational animal studies, which can be translated into […]

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Mechanical ventilation of critically ill children: PEMVECC Recommendations

EJRC Article Review   Patients in paediatrics intensive care units are heterogeneous, resulting in a high variability of practice. As noted in this paper: “Each paediatric critical care practitioner is a maven and savant and knows the only correct way to ventilate a child” (by Christopher Newth). The aim of the Paediatric Mechanical Ventilation Consensus […]

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What can you do to halt AMR in your unit?

3 top strategies to fight antimicrobial resistance in the ICU   To support the 10th European Antibiotic Awareness Day and World Antiobiotic Awareness Week, November 13-19, the ANTARCTICA (ANTimicrobiAl Resistance CriTIcal CAre) – coalition, launched a call for increased awareness and action among intensive care and infectious diseases healthcare professionals to reduce antimicrobial resistance (AMR) […]

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Antimicrobial Resistance: CALL FOR ACTION

Facing the AMR challenge & providing solutions for critically ill patients 10th European Antibiotic Awareness Day Brussels, 15 November 2017. Patients in European intensive care units (ICUs) are increasingly suffering from infections caused by multidrug-resistant bacteria, which is associated with increased costs and worse outcome. The European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) and the […]

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Sneak peek @ LIVES 2018

Are you as excited as we are for the next annual congress? Join us in Paris October 21-24, 2018 for the 31st edition of the congress… It promises to be the biggest, brightest, most innovative meeting to date! Discover more in the coming months here. Want to explore all of the scientific content from LIVES […]

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NEXT Fellowships

What are NEXT fellowships? In this icTV video, Gennaro De Pascale discusses the free 5-day fellowship programme available for European NEXT members. What’s on offer for 2018? Learn more: Interested in applying for an upcoming fellowship? The new ARDS Management fellowship is accepting applications until November 27th (17:00 CET) Find out more here. […]

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Can KDIGO panel guidelines prevent cardiac surgery-associated AKI?

The PrevAKI RCT EJRC Article Review Patient morbidity associated with post-operative AKI following cardiac surgery is significant. Despite this we lack any specific therapy for post-cardiac surgery AKI. The management is limited to preventative and supportive measures, for which the evidence is limited. Novel biomarkers including urinary tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase- 2 (TIMP-2) and insulin-like […]

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WEAN SAFE Study – JOIN NOW

Enroll your unit in this large-scale international study on weaning practice WEAN SAFE Study – WorldwidE AssessmeNt of Separation of pAtients From ventilatory assistancE was initiated by the ESICM ARF Section following the highly successful LUNG SAFE study. This study will assess the burden of, management and spectrum of approaches to weaning from ventilation in […]

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