The LIVES 2018 App: FREE TO DOWNLOAD NOW!

Download the LIVES 2018 App here: App Store Googleplay   This is your essential tool to fully connect to ESICM’s 31th Annual Congress LIVES 2018… GET CONNECTED NOW! […]

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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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e-LIVES: October Highlights

e-LIVES: October Highlights Special interest sessions @LIVES 2018 This month we feature 6 top sessions which will be on offer at LIVES 2018 in Paris: Changing the paradigm: Personalised antibiotic dosing for the critically ill 22.10.2018 08:00-08:20 Presidents’ Ground Breaking Research Release 22.10.2018 16:00-18:11 ARDS phenotyping: A new era for clinical trials? 23.10.2018 08:00-08:20 Clinical […]

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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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Intensive Care Medicine: Access the latest ONLINE FIRST papers

ICM ONLINE FIRST THIS WEEK (FREE ACCESS) Review ~ Mohamed Abbas et al. Conflicts of interest in infection prevention and control research: no smoke without fire. A narrative review. From the Inside ~ Han Yan and Keegan Guidolin. Her ICU bed. Original ~ Lara Hessels et al. Urinary creatinine excretion is related to short-term and […]

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