WEAN SAFE Update

Co-PI of the study, John Laffey, is interviewed about the impact of the study   The WEAN SAFE Study involved 550 active centres. Good quality and useable data were collected from 450 of these, and over 13,000 patients were screened. 6,500 of the patients had spent more than two days on mechanical ventilation. Data from […]

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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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Peripheral oxygenation targets in critically ill children: Pilot Oxy-PICU definitive trial

Feasibility of a definitive trial of peripheral oxygenation targets in critically ill children: pilot Oxy-PICU trial EJRC Article Review Although peripheral oxygen saturation (SpO2) monitoring is universal, the optimum target for ventilated critically ill children is uncertain. Lower SpO2targets at 85-89% is favoured in preterm infants [1]. In adults, reported mean number needed to harm […]

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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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Is Trimodulin a safe and beneficial adjuvant therapy for adult patients with sCAP?

Is Trimodulin a safe and beneficial adjuvant therapy for adult patients with sCAP? EJRC Article Review Severe community-acquired pneumonia (sCAP) remains associated with high mortality despite widespread use of supportive care and targeted antibiotic therapy. Evidence suggests that IgM-enriched Immunoglobulin preparations are associated with a decrease in mortality in severe sepsis and septic shock. In […]

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