ESICM Live Debate – Blood Purification in Sepsis – 18 Sept. 2019

Blood Purification in Sepsis: Are we ready for it?   Blood purification filters as a therapy option for sepsis patients make a lot of sense, to remove endotoxin and sepsis mediators in high amounts….but should we do this? Increased levels of both endotoxin and cytokines are associated with the development of organ dysfunction and impaired […]

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World Sepsis Day – 13 September 2019

Global campaign to prevent sepsis, improve diagnosis and management   13 September is World Sepsis Day and the Global Sepsis Alliance (GSA) and World Health Organization (WHO) are together urging all health systems, policymakers, healthcare workers and civilians to develop a concerted effort on sepsis prevention, diagnosis and management, to save lives. Mortality rates for […]

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Eurobact 2 : study started !

Epidemiology and determinants of outcomes of hospital acquired blood stream infections in ICU   Eurobact 2 was developed by the ESICM Infection Section specifically to: 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 changes in the […]

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Obituary: Claude Martin

Obituary: Claude Martin   Professor Claude Martin, 1949-2019 It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our close friend and colleague, Professor Claude Martin of the Hôpital Nord, Marseille (France). Claude Martin was born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France, in 1949 and died in Marseilles, France, on September 2, 2019. He received his medical […]

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