Improving organ donation in ICU: What can make a difference?

Improving organ donation in ICU: What can make a difference?  ARTICLE REVIEW Organ donation, with its ability to improve quality of live and potentially save lives, has become a priority in many countries, and intensive care units are often play a central role in proposing potential donors. In spite of the different efforts focused on […]

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ICM: ONLINE FIRST THIS WEEK

ONLINE FIRST THIS WEEK (FREE ACCESS) Letter ~ Marine Goudelin et al. Diagnostic capability of a next-generation, ultra-miniaturized ultrasound system in patients with cardiopulmonary compromise assessed using basic critical care echocardiography. What’s New in Intensive Care ~ Fekri Abroug et al. Scorpion envenomation: from a neglected to a helpful disease? Original ~ Li Weng et al. Sepsis-related mortality in China: a […]

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New Editor In Chief Elect of ICM Experimental announced

Peter Radermacher appointed as Editor In Chief Elect of Intensive Care Medicine Experimental (ICMx)   (BRUSSELS) ~ Professor Peter Radermacher has been appointed as the Editor in Chief Elect of Intensive Care Medicine Experimental (ICMx), an official open access online journal of ESICM, focused on publication of basic and experimental research in critical care medicine. […]

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ICM ~ Your weekly ONLINE FIRST articles

ONLINE FIRST (FREE ACCESS)   Imaging in Intensive Care Medicine ~ Ashish Verma et al. Gastric perforation following cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Systematic Review ~ Stephen J. Huang et al. The use of echocardiographic indices in defining and assessing right ventricular systolic function in critical care research. What’s New in Intensive Care ~ Jean-Louis Vincent et al. Intensive care medicine in 2050: towards critical care […]

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(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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