HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM YOUR SOCIETY…

  Happy Holidays from your Society… This celebratory 35th year has been an empowering one for ESICM and intensive care medicine globally. We would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you – our valued members, partners and colleagues for your support over the past year and wish you a […]

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ICMx: The Top Ten Hottest Articles of 2017

Access the Top Ten Hottest Articles of 2017 (OPEN ACCESS) 2017 has been an incredible year for cutting-edge basic and translational research! As we bid adieu to this year and welcome 2018, to ensure you’ve not missed anything, we’ve listed some of the hottest OPEN ACCESS articles to appear in Intensive Care Medicine Experimental (ICMx) […]

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Fresh versus older: Has the red blood cell controversy finally been settled?

EJRC Article Review Effect of Red Cell Storage Duration on Mortality in Critically Ill Patients   The standard transfusion laboratory policy of issuing the oldest blood for transfusion first in order to protect available supplies has raised the question of whether this exposes sick patients to potential harm. Despite being stored refrigerated in preservative solutions […]

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Effect of perioperative patient-targeted BP control

EJRC Article Review Effect of Individualised vs. Standard Blood Pressure Management Strategies on Postoperative Organ Dysfunction Among High-Risk Patients Undergoing Major Surgery   Adequate perioperative blood pressure (BP) control is a cornerstone in preventing postoperative organ dysfunction. However, there are no evidence-based data on the effective BP target. The aim of the Intraoperative Norepinephrine to […]

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ICM: THE NEWEST ARTICLES

ONLINE FIRST THIS WEEK (FREE ACCESS)   Original ~ Claude Guérin et al. A prospective international observational prevalence study on prone positioning of ARDS patients: the APRONET (ARDS Prone Position Network) study. Systematic Review ~ Tomoko Fujii et al. Polymyxin B-immobilised haemoperfusion and mortality in critically ill adult patients with sepsis/septic shock: a systematic review […]

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Extracorporeal life support: What do we need?

Meet the expert ~ Alain Combes In this brief icTV interview, Co-Principal Investigator of SUPERNOVA Alain Combes discusses the research agenda for extracorporeal life support and teases the topical paper published in Intensive Care Medicine, which details the data we currently have on ECMO and what researchers need to focus on in terms of future […]

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ICM Editor In Chief Elect announcement

Giuseppe Citerio named as Editor In Chief Elect of Intensive Care Medicine   (BRUSSELS) ~ Professor Giuseppe Citerio has been named as the Editor in Chief Elect of Intensive Care Medicine (ICM), the official journal of ESICM, focused on publication of clinical research in critical care medicine. The search committee, headed by ESICM President Massimo Antonelli, […]

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Intensive care unit-acquired weakness: The next challenge

Meet the expert ~ Derek Angus   In this icTV interview, Derek Angus provides some background on the intensive care unit-acquired weakness (ICUAW) syndrome and discusses the key questions that still must be answered with future research studies. A paper on the research agenda for ICUAW was recently published in Intensive Care Medicine. Access the […]

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