What can you expect at this year’s LIVES FORUM 2019?

An in-depth review of all aspects of AKI and liver failure in critically ill patients   This year’s Forum is dedicated to the kidney and liver and will review in-depth all aspects of AKI and liver failure in critically ill patients. Talks will also take place during the two-and-a-half days on pancreatitis, nutrition and metabolism. […]

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The TARGET Study

What next for calorie intake in intensive care ?   What represents optimal calorie delivery in intensive care patients is controversial, with some studies suggesting increasing intake improves outcomes, whereas others suggest daily calorie intakes of around 1000 calories (termed ‘permissive underfeeding’) — or even as low as 400 calories — are not associated with adverse […]

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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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Filling the evidence gap: Decontamination of Oral/Digestive Tract for ICU Patients

CLINICAL TRIAL RESULTS icTV Interview In this icTV interview, Bastiaan H. Wittekamp (Utrecht, Netherlands) describes the results of his multinational cluster randomised clinical trial on decontamination strategies in ICUs. Results from this trial were presented during the Presidents’ Ground Breaking Research Release Session at LIVES 2018 in Paris and were published in JAMA. Watch the President’s Session at LIVES […]

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(icTV) CLINICAL TRIAL RESULTS ~ The TARGET TRIAL

President’s Session Does hitting calorie targets improve outcomes? Presenters Marianne Chapman & Sandra Peake discuss the game-changing results from the TARGET Trial. Full results from this trial were presented during the Presidents’ Ground Breaking Research Release session at LIVES 2018 in Paris and published in NEJM. Watch the full session here Read the article in NEJM here. […]

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Post-EOLIA trial: What’s the role of ECMO?

CLINICAL TRIAL RESULTS ECMO Bayesian analysis Following publication of the EOLIA trial, many questions remain as to the role of early venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in very severe ARDS.  In this icTV interview, Ewan Goligher (Toronto, Canada) describes the results of a post hoc Bayesian analysis of the EOLIA trial conducted to determine the […]

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(icTV) CLINICAL TRIAL PREVIEW ~ Does hitting calorie targets improve outcomes?

President’s Session The TARGET TRIAL In this icTV interview, Marianne Chapman & Sandra Peake discuss the TARGET Trial, a large, multi centre RCT designed to determine if delivering full-recommended calorie requirements via an energy-dense enteral nutrition formula, would result in improved patient outcomes. Full results from this trial will be presented during the Presidents’ Ground Breaking Research Release […]

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e-LIVES: July/August webcast highlights

e-LIVES: July/August Highlights Top Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition (MEN) Sessions   This month we feature 3 top sessions from LIVES 2017 in Vienna selected by Section Chair Carole Ichai: Personalised nutritional support Chloride: An underestimated foe Hyperlactataemia in sepsis This EXCLUSIVE CONTENT is available for all on our e-LIVES platform for a limited time… Watch these webcasts now!   […]

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ICM THIS WEEK ~ ONLINE FIRST articles

ONLINE FIRST (FREE ACCESS) Editorial ~ Martin J. Tobin. Conflicts of interest and the patient–doctor covenant. Letter ~ Lama H. Nazer – Critical care research in the World Health Organisation Eastern Mediterranean Region over two decades: where do we stand? Editorial Debate ~ John A. Myburgh. Intracranial pressure thresholds in severe traumatic brain injury: Pro. Editorial Debate ~ Raimund Helbok […]

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ICM ~ New SSC papers released & ONLINE FIRST this week

New SSC papers released & ONLINE FIRST this week Intensive Care Medicine (ICM) We are delighted to announce the release of two pivotal papers focused on the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) this week: Surviving Sepsis Campaign: Research priorities for sepsis and septic shock Increasing evidence-based interventions in patients with acute infections in a resource-limited setting: […]

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