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(icTV) FUTURE CLINICAL TRIALS: Start with well designed animal studies…

ICM Experimental Update In this icTV interview, Mervyn Singer, Editor-in-Chief of Intensive Care Medicine Experimental (ICMx) updates us on the journal, now in its fourth year. In light of the current trend of neutral clinical trial results, he also discusses the importance of researchers refocusing on designing foundational animal studies, which can be translated into […]

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Science has no borders.

EuroAsia 2018 Hong Kong April 12-14, 2018 This 2nd annual conference brings the best international intensive care topics and experts together in Asia for an innovative scientific programme that builds on the success of the first… Featuring a top international faculty & more interactive case-based sessions on the hottest topics in ICM! Watch this short […]

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Want to reduce reintubation rates?

Reconnect to Mechanical Ventilation for 1h after a successful spontaneous breathing trial EJRC Article Review Post-extubation respiratory failure causes between 5-30% of patients to require reintubation, which is associated with increased mortality. Spontaneous breathing trials aim to evaluate when a patient is ready for extubation and involves a trial of T-tube, low level pressure support […]

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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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ICM ~ ONLINE FIRST THIS WEEK

RCTs and Guidelines released at LIVES 2017 (FREE ACCESS)   Seven day profile publication ~ Perner et al. Early goal-directed nutrition versus standard of care in adult intensive care patients: the single-centre, randomised, outcome assessor-blinded EAT-ICU trial. icTV interview with author Original ~ Kang et al. Early application of airway pressure release ventilation may reduce the […]

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Terminal weaning vs immediate extubation

(icTV) Commentary on the ARREVE Observational Study In this icTV interview, Randall J. Curtis discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the ARREVE study, which was the first to compare terminal weaning or immediate extubation for withdrawing mechanical ventilation in critically ill patients. What impact will the study results have on extubation strategies in the future? Curtis […]

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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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(icTV) Invitation from ICMx Editor-in-Chief Mervyn Singer

ATTENTION ABSTRACT PRESENTERS: Submit your work to Intensive Care Medicine Experimental Intensive Care Medicine Experimental (ICMx) always welcomes high quality manuscripts highlighting basic, translational and experimental research related to all facets of critical illness, however it is notable that there were a number of high quality abstracts presented at the recent ESICM annual congress in […]

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EDGT Nutrition?

(icTV) Commentary on EAT-ICU TRIAL Jean-Charles Preiser sits down with icTV to comment on the EAT-ICU trial on early goal-directed nutrition in ICU patients. Results from this trial were presented at LIVES 2017 in Vienna and were recently published in Intensive Care Medicine. Read the article in ICM HERE.     […]

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