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SPECIAL ISSUE ~ The ICM Research Agenda

ICM RESEARCH AGENDA (FREE ACCESS)   Michael A. Gillies et al. Current research priorities in perioperative intensive care medicine. Alain Combes et al. The ICM research agenda on extracorporeal life support. Hans Flaatten et al. The status of intensive care medicine research and a future agenda for very old patients in the ICU. Pratik P. […]

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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

ONLINE FIRST THIS WEEK (FREE ACCESS)   What’s New in Intensive Care ~ Pierre Singer et al. What’s new in trace elements? Editorial ~ Anders Perner et al. Focus on fluid therapy. Editorial (Debate) ~ Alain Combes et al. Do we need randomised clinical trials in extracorporeal respiratory support? Yes. Editorial (Debate) ~ Luciano Gattinoni and […]

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Diaphragm weakness in the ICU: What do we know?

ICM ARTICLE REVIEW Diaphragm weakness is common in intensive care. It is associated with increased mortality and failure to wean from ventilation. Its cause in intensive care is often multi-factorial, due to both disease processes and treatment side effects. Currently there are a number of effective preventative strategies and treatments with potential future treatments under […]

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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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SOS VENTILATION TRIAL RESULTS

SOS VENTILATION TRIAL RESULTS When is it most beneficial to stop sedation? In this icTV interview, Gerald Chanques discusses his recently published randomised, parallel-group clinical trial, which compared immediate interruption of sedation with usual sedation care in critically ill postoperative patients. Results from this trial were presented during the Clinical Trials Session at LIVES 2017 in […]

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GRAVITY-VAP TRIAL RESULTS

GRAVITY-VAP TRIAL RESULTS Can the lateral trendelenburg position prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia? In this icTV interview, Gianluigi Li Bassi discusses his recently published RCT “Lateral Trendelenburg versus semirecumbent body position for the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia” and Ignacio Martin-Loeches comments on what makes this trial noteworthy.  Results from this trial were presented during the Clinical Trials […]

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(icTV) MECHANICAL VENTILATION OF PAEDIATRIC PATIENTS: RECOMMENDATIONS

MECHANICAL VENTILATION OF PAEDIATRIC PATIENTS RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE PEMVECC In this icTV interview, Martin Kneyber discusses long awaited recommendations for mechanical ventilation of critically ill children from the Paediatric Mechanical Ventilation Consensus Conference (PEMVECC). These guidelines were presented for the first time during the President’s Session on Monday September 25th, 2017 at LIVES 2017 in […]

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