(icTV) Consensus on the assessment of sublingual microcirculation in critically ill patients

Commentary Thomas Scheeren, Chair of the Cardiovascular Section discusses a recent paper published in Intensive Care Medicine focused on microcirculation. Read the article here (Free access): Can Ince et al. Second consensus on the assessment of sublingual microcirculation in critically ill patients: results from a task force of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine. […]

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ICM THIS WEEK ~ ONLINE FIRST articles

ONLINE FIRST (FREE ACCESS) What’s New in Intensive Care ~ R. T. Mankowski et al. Long-term impact of sepsis on cardiovascular health. Original ~ Mieke Deschepper et al. Effects of chlorhexidine gluconate oral care on hospital mortality: a hospital-wide, observational cohort study. Review ~ Antoine Vieillard-Baron et al. Diagnostic workup, etiologies and management of acute right ventricle failure. Review […]

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The Surviving Sepsis Campaign Bundle: 2018 update

The Surviving Sepsis Campaign Bundle: 2018 update INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE The Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) has released a new updated Hour-1 Bundle to reflect the latest evidence from the International Guidelines for Management of Sepsis and Septic Shock 2016. In this revision of the SSC bundles, the 3-hour and 6-hour bundles have been combined into a single “Hour-1 Bundle” […]

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TRAIN Study Update: Join this International RCT

Participate in this International RCT on transfusion strategies in acute brain injured patients We caught up with TRAIN Principal Investigator Fabio Taccone in Brussels and he updated us on the progress of this exciting Trials Group Study. A prior winner of the NEXT Start-up Grant, this project is the largest study to examine the impact of […]

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ICM: The newest articles

ONLINE FIRST THIS WEEK (FREE ACCESS) Image ~ Sundar Krishnan et al. Unilateral pulmonary venous occlusion caused by a localised pericardial clot.  Letter ~ Ayesha Sajjad et al. Psychopathology prior to critical illness and the risk of delirium onset during intensive care unit stay.  Review ~ Anders Aneman et al. Advances in critical care management of […]

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World Hand Hygiene Day

Join the Clean Hands Challenge World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5th! To support this year’s slogan “It’s in your hands – prevent sepsis in healthcare”, ESICM is encouraging members,  colleagues and followers from around the world to participate in the Clean Hands Challenge. The Clean Hands Challenge is a global challenge focused on educating all healthcare workers about hand hygiene […]

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