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Focus on ventilation and airway management in the ICU

EJRC Article Review Focus on ventilation and airway management in the ICU In the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), despite technological advances, airway and ventilation management remains a challenge for the intensivist, often resulting in high morbidity and mortality. In recent years, there has been an increase in noninvasive support strategies to avoid intubation, in particular […]

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Mechanical ventilation of critically ill children: PEMVECC Recommendations

EJRC Article Review   Patients in paediatrics intensive care units are heterogeneous, resulting in a high variability of practice. As noted in this paper: “Each paediatric critical care practitioner is a maven and savant and knows the only correct way to ventilate a child” (by Christopher Newth). The aim of the Paediatric Mechanical Ventilation Consensus […]

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ICM ~ ONLINE FIRST THIS WEEK

RCTs and Guidelines released at LIVES 2017 (FREE ACCESS)   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. icTV interview with author Original ~ Kang et al. Early application of airway pressure release ventilation may reduce the […]

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(icTV) MECHANICAL VENTILATION OF PAEDIATRIC PATIENTS: RECOMMENDATIONS

MECHANICAL VENTILATION OF PAEDIATRIC PATIENTS RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE PEMVECC In this icTV interview, Martin Kneyber discusses long awaited recommendations for mechanical ventilation of critically ill children from the Paediatric Mechanical Ventilation Consensus Conference (PEMVECC). These guidelines were presented for the first time during the President’s Session on Monday September 25th, 2017 at LIVES 2017 in […]

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