September 6, 2021

Delve into what the Journal holds

Top thematic articles from the Intensive Care Medicine Journal


If you are an ESICM member, you are entitled to an annual subscription to the ICM journal, the publication platform for the communication and exchange of current work and ideas in intensive care medicine.

Each month, we will bring you a selection of past original papers, educational articles, discussions, brief reports and correspondence related to our topic of the month.

September’s resources are focused on Neuro Intensive Care (NIC Section):



Smit L. et al. ~ Haloperidol, clonidine and resolution of delirium in critically ill patients

Tschernatsch M. et al. ~ Epileptic seizure discharges in patients after open chamber cardiac surgery – A prospective prevalence study using continuous electroencephalography

van Veen E. et al. ~ Occurrence and timing of withdrawal of life-sustaining measures in traumatic brain injury patients: a CENTER-TBI study

Young P. et al. ~ Conservative Oxygen Therapy for Mechanically Ventilated Adults with Suspected Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy

Systematic Reviews

Al Lawati K. et al. ~ Efficacy and Safety of Tranexamic Acid in Acute Traumatic Brain Injury (T3): A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Burry L.D. ~ Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions to prevent delirium in critically ill patients: a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Sandroni C. et al. ~ Prediction of poor neurological outcome in comatose survivors of cardiac arrest: a systematic review

Narrative Review

Stollings J.L. et al. ~ Delirium in critical illness: clinical manifestations, outcomes, and management

Robba C. et al. ~ Brain ultrasonography: methodology, basic and advanced principles and clinical applications. A narrative review

COVID-19 in Intensive Care

Wilcox M.E. et al. ~ Delirium in COVID-19: Can we make the Unknowns Knowns?

What’s new in Intensive Care

Shams M. et al. ~ What’s new in imaging of acute stroke?


Tu W-J. et al. ~ Stroke Unit Care for Ischemic Stroke in China: Results of a Nation-Based Study


More high-quality articles from the ICM Journal, here.

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