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ARDS: What is the optimal PEEP?

EJRC Article Review Effect of lung recruitment and titrated positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) vs. low PEEP on mortality in patients with ARDS   Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) is a clinical syndrome with various etiologies that usually occurs between 24 and 48 hours after local injury (pulmonary ARDS) or generalised acute illness (extrapulmonary ARDS). It […]

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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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(icTV) CLINICAL TRIALS PREVIEW ~ AIRWAY PRESSURE RELEASE IN ARDS

(icTV) CLINICAL TRIALS PREVIEW AIRWAY PRESSURE RELEASE IN ARDS In this icTV, presenter Yan Kang discusses his clinical trial “Early application of airway pressure release ventilation may reduce the duration of mechanical ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome”. Full results from this trial will be presented at the clinical trials session on Tuesday 16:00 – 17:59 […]

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SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT ~ Luciano Gattinoni

CRYSTALLOIDS AND COLLOIDS: WHAT REALLY MATTERS? KEYNOTE PRESENTATION Your congress would not be complete without a frank talk from one of our favourite speakers, Luciano Gattinoni. We won’t ruin the full surprise, but this long-term LIVES faculty member will focus on one of the hottest unresolved debates still in the field: the use of crystalloids […]

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