(icTV) HOT TOPICS PREVIEW ~ The ANDROMEDA shock study

(icTV) HOT TOPICS PREVIEW The ANDROMEDA shock study Glenn Hernandez (Santiago, Chile) sat down with icTV to discuss the ANDROMEDA shock study which examined peripheral perfusion targeted resuscitation in early septic shock. Results of this trial will be presented in the Hot Topics session at LIVES 2018 on Wednesday October 24th from 14:10 – 17:20 in Room Paris. Register on site […]

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N&AHP UPDATE: New fees, APPIC 2.0 & LIVES 2018 Highlights

N&AHP UPDATE New fees, APPIC 2.0 & LIVES 2018 Highlights In this icTV interview, N&AHP Chair Carole Boulanger brings us the newest information on the initiatives from the nurses and allied healthcare professionals group, including new reduced membership fees, updates to the popular bedside smartphone App released last year and plenty of LIVES 2018 highlights […]

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Augmented renal clearance: Impact on continuously infused TZP concentrations?

Does augmented renal clearance have a negative impact on continuously infused TZP concentrations? EJRC Article Review Inappropriate antibiotic dosing has been linked to adverse infection outcomes1,2. Augmented renal clearance (ARC, >130mL/min) has been identified as a risk factor for low beta-lactam antibiotic concentrations in ICU patients 5,6. Because beta-lactam antibiotics have time-dependent killing properties, prolonging […]

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Ventilator-associated complications in patients with ESBLE infections

Ventilator-associated complications in patients with ESBLE infections EJRC Article Review   Extended-spectrum b-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBLE) colonise a growing proportion of critically ill patients in the intensive care unit (ICU)[1]. ESBLE colonisation is an established risk factor for subsequent infections [2]. Although guidelines suggest to consider the colonisation status of patients to adjust empirical treatment […]

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Guidance on the SSC Bundle

Guidance on the SSC Bundle NEW SSC animation video The Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) Bundle is the core of the sepsis improvement efforts. Applying the sepsis bundle simplifies the complex processes of the care of patients with sepsis. The Surviving Sepsis Campaign Steering Committee and members of the Executive Committee collaborated to revise the bundle […]

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