ICM ~ HOT OFF OF THE PRESSES: ONLINE FIRST articles

ONLINE FIRST THIS WEEK (FREE ACCESS) ONLINE FIRST THIS WEEK Systematic Review ~ François Lamontagne et al. Pooled analysis of higher versus lower blood pressure targets for vasopressor therapy septic and vasodilatory shock. Original ~ Luregn J. Schlapbach et al. Prognostic accuracy of age-adapted SOFA, SIRS, PELOD-2, and qSOFA for in-hospital mortality among children with […]

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Oxygen Therapy in AMI?

EJRC Article Review A new perspective for Oxygen Therapy in Suspected Acute Myocardial Infarction   Traditional treatment for patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction (AMI) includes morphine, oxygen, nitroglycerine and aspirin. According to the European Society of Cardiology Guidelines for the management of AMI, oxygen is recommended in patients with ST-segment elevation in case of […]

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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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ONLINE FIRST ~ THE NEWEST ICM THIS WEEK

ONLINE FIRST THIS WEEK (FREE ACCESS) Focus Editorial ~ Kevin B. Laupland et al. Focus on severe infections. Imaging in Intensive Care Medicine ~ Shantha R. Valainathan et al. Erythroblastopenia in a critically ill influenza patient. Research Agenda ~ Anders Perner et al. The intensive care medicine research agenda on septic shock. Editorial ~ Frédéric Pène et al. On the verge […]

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