e-LIVES: LIVES 2018 Webcasts NOW online!

LIVES 2018 Webcasts NOW online! All the exclusive scientific content from this year’s 31st annual congress, LIVES 2018, is now available for all our members on our eLIVES platform. Recordings include 8 of the ESICM President’s Ground-Breaking Research Releases; 8 intensive care clinical trials and 8 Hot Topic Sessions – representing 24 of the most […]

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THE HOTTEST TRIALS RESULTS IN ICM: Videos & links!

HOT TOPICS SESSION Wednesday October 24th #LIVES2018      With eight scientific trials, presented for the first time, this highly anticipated Hot Topics session is sure to generate some discussion across the field. Papers from several trials in this session will be simultaneously published in major medical journals and results have been embargoed until the session begins… […]

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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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e-LIVES: LIVES 2017 Webcasts NOW online!

The 30th edition of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine’s annual congress, LIVES 2017 in Vienna delivered exceptional scientific content and educational excellence, with a record number of expert international faculty members and results from 22 RCTs presented! Today, we are happy to announce that THIS EXCLUSIVE CONTENT is available for all our members* […]

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Can levosimendan prevent postoperative low cardiac output syndrome?

(icTV) Commentary on the LICORN Randomised Clinical Trial Jean-Paul Mira shares his thoughts on the LICORN trial which sought to answer the question: Does a prophylactic levosimendan infusion reduce the incidence of postoperative low cardiac output syndrome in patients with impaired left ventricular function who are undergoing isolated or combined coronary artery bypass grafting surgery under […]

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HOT TOPIC RESULTS ~ EGDT FOR SEPSIS CARE IN ZAMBIA

(icTV) Interview with Todd Rice Does protocolised resuscitation with intravenous fluids, vasopressors, and blood transfusion implemented early after presentation to the emergency department improve in-hospital mortality among African adults with sepsis and hypotension compared with usual care? Todd Rice (Nashville, United States) describes the clinical impact of the results of this randomised clinical trial which […]

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HOT TOPIC RESULTS ~ The ART Trial

(icTV) Interview with Alexandre B. Cavalcanti Does use of a lung recruitment maneuver associated with positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) titration according to the best respiratory-system compliance reduce 28-day mortality of patients with moderate-to-severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) compared to a conventional low-PEEP strategy? In this icTV interview, Alexandre B. Cavalcanti (São Paulo, Brazil) discusses […]

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