How accurate are predictive outcomes for ventilator-associated events?

How accurate are predictive outcomes for ventilator-associated events? Results from the EUVAE study In 2013, the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) proposed (and in 2015 updated) a new diagnostic algorithm for ventilator-associated events (VAEs) based on more objective criteria and easily measurable clinical features [1,2]. The algorithm divides the causes of respiratory worsening in […]

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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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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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ICM ~ ONLINE FIRST this week

ONLINE FIRST (FREE ACCESS)   ​From the Inside ~ Nicola Petrucci et al. Beyond bleeps and alarms: live music by the bedside in the ICU. Systematic Review ~ Sarah Vollam et al. Out-of-hours discharge from intensive care, in-hospital mortality and intensive care readmission rates: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Understanding the Disease ~ Pierre Tattevin et […]

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ICM ~ Your weekly ONLINE FIRST articles

ONLINE FIRST (FREE ACCESS)   What’s New in Intensive Care ~ Stuart McLennan et al. The challenge of local consent requirements for global critical care databases.  Imaging in Intensive Care Medicine ~ Italo Calamai et al. Sudden appearance of neck and face emphysema during above cuff vocalisation. What’s New in Intensive Care ~ Nadia Aissaoui et al. What’s […]

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ICM: ONLINE FIRST THIS WEEK

ONLINE FIRST THIS WEEK (FREE ACCESS) Letter ~ Marine Goudelin et al. Diagnostic capability of a next-generation, ultra-miniaturized ultrasound system in patients with cardiopulmonary compromise assessed using basic critical care echocardiography. What’s New in Intensive Care ~ Fekri Abroug et al. Scorpion envenomation: from a neglected to a helpful disease? Original ~ Li Weng et al. Sepsis-related mortality in China: a […]

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