November 30, 2016

ARF Section

Inside ESICM: Update on the ARF section

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We take you Inside ESICM with the Chair of the Acute Respiratory Failure section, Giacomo Bellani as he updates us on some of the recent activities from the ARF section, including publications from the LUNG-SAFE study and the PLUG Working Group.


Laffey et al, LUNG SAFE Investigators and the ESICM Trials Group. Potentially modifiable factors contributing to outcome from acute respiratory distress syndrome: the LUNG SAFE study. Intensive Care Med. 2016 Dec;42(12):1865-1876. Epub 2016 Oct 18.

Bellani et al, LUNG SAFE Investigators and the ESICM Trials Group. Epidemiology, patterns of care, and mortality for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome in intensive care units in 50 countries. JAMA. February 23, 2016, Vol 315, No. 8.

Mauri et al, and the PLeUral pressure working Group (PLUG). Oesophageal and transpulmonary pressure in the clinical setting: meaning, usefulness and perspectives. Intensive Care Med; REVIEW; Online First ™ – June, 2016, Pages 1 – 14; DOI 10.1007/s00134-016-4400-x

Learn more about the ARF Section here.

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