Prepare your abstracts for LIVES 2020!

LIVES 2020 – Madrid: have you submitted your abstract yet?   The abstract submission platform for LIVES 2020 Madrid will be closing on 14 April. Have you submitted your abstract yet? Authors of abstracts eventually selected by our jury will be invited to present their original research live at the congress and could be eligible […]

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Registration now open for LIVES 2020!

LIVES 2020, MADRID – IFEMA – 10-14 October 2020 Registration is now open for LIVES 2020, the 33rd annual congress of European Society of Intensive Care Medicine.  The congress will take place at the IFEMA, Madrid, from 10-14 October 2020. This is the first time that LIVES will be hosted in Madrid – a cosmopolitan […]

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New Year message from the ESICM President, Jozef Kesecioglu

   A productive end to 2019 and more to look forward to in the coming decade…   The ESICM President gives thanks in his New Year message to all those who have supported and assisted the Society in the last twelve months and wishes all our members a wonderful holiday and start to 2020. […]

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Clinical Trials in the ICU

Presenting the results of seven cutting-edge clinical trials   Highlights This session featuring results from some of the newest clinical trials – all published in Intensive Care Medicine- is led by ICM Editor-in-Chief, G. Citerio (Monza, Italy) and A. Girbes (Amsterdam, Netherlands). Of course, this ground-breaking session is not just about presentation of clinical trial […]

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Hot Topics Session – Recording available

Presenting the results of seven cutting-edge clinical trials   With seven scientific trials presented for the first time, this highly anticipated Hot Topics session is sure to generate some discussion across the field. Papers from several trials in this session will be simultaneously published in major medical journals and results have been embargoed until the […]

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SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT – Prof. Ari Ercole – Keynote Lecture

Artificial Intelligence in the ICU     Dr Ari Ercole is a consultant in Neuro Intensive Care at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUHFT).  He is a Fellow in Clinical Medicine at Magdalene College (Cambridge) and Honorary Senior Research Associate in the Division of Anaesthesia. He became an anaesthetist after completing a PhD in condensed […]

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SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT – Prof. Alain Combes – Keynote Lecture

ECMO after EOLIA – what’s next?   icTV Interview with Monday’s Keynote lecturer, Alain Combes, Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at the Sorbonne University, Paris, and Head of the ICU Department at La Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, France. The EOLIA Trial has highlighted that ECMO is a safe procedure that may benefit […]

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SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT – Prof. Elie Azoulay – Keynote Lecture

Patients treated with new immunotherapies for cancer in the ICU   Over the last two decades, survival rates in patients with solid tumors and hematological malignancies have greatly improved. Molecular targeted therapy and cell therapy have improved disease-control, but their related life-threatening adverse events often require critical care management. Although generally well tolerated compared to […]

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Burnout among Healthcare workers

Burnout among healthcare workers   icTV interview with Segun Olusanya, Clinical Fellow, North Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke (United Kingdom). Burnout and “toxic workplaces” are a global healthcare problem. Young doctors are struggling, clinicians are leaving and colleagues are out on sick leave, suffering from depression. Why now? What can be done? Should departments be closed down? […]

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ESICM SOCIETY MEDAL 2019

Winner: Prof. Daniel De Backer   Daniel De Backer is Head of the Intensive Care departments at the CHIREC hospitals in Brussels and Braine l’Alleud – Waterloo and Professor of Intensive Care at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Brussels). In his daily practice, he combines bedside clinical care, research and teaching.   His wide-ranging research […]

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