RCTs and Guidelines released at LIVES 2017
Seven day profile publication ~ Perner et al. Early goal-directed nutrition versus standard of care in adult intensive care patients: the single-centre, randomised, outcome assessor-blinded EAT-ICU trial.
Original ~ Kang et al. Early application of airway pressure release ventilation may reduce the duration of mechanical ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Original ~ Del Mar Fernandez et al. Reconnection to mechanical ventilation for 1 h after a successful spontaneous breathing trial reduces reintubation in critically ill patients: a multicentre randomised controlled trial.
Conference reports and expert panel ~ Kneyber et al. Recommendations for mechanical ventilation of critically ill children from the Paediatric Mechanical Ventilation Consensus Conference (PEMVECC).
Original ~ Flaatten et al. The impact of frailty on ICU and 30-day mortality and the level of care in very elderly patients (≥ 80 years).
Seven day profile publication ~ Nseir et al. Biomarker-based strategy for early discontinuation of empirical antifungal treatment in critically ill patients: A randomised controlled trial.
Original ~ Reignier et al. Terminal Weaning or Immediate Extubation for Withdrawing Mechanical Ventilation in Critically Ill Patients (the ARREVE Observational Study).
Review ~ Annane et al. Critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency (CIRCI): a narrative review from a Multispecialty Task Force of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM).
Conference reports and expert panel ~ Annane et al. Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency (CIRCI) in critically ill patients (Part I): Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) 2017.
Original ~ Li Bassi et al. Randomised, multicentre trial of lateral Trendelenburg versus semirecumbent body position for the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia.
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