ESICM Live Debate – Blood Purification in Sepsis – 18 Sept. 2019

Blood Purification in Sepsis: Are we ready for it?   Blood purification filters as a therapy option for sepsis patients make a lot of sense, to remove endotoxin and sepsis mediators in high amounts….but should we do this? Increased levels of both endotoxin and cytokines are associated with the development of organ dysfunction and impaired […]

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World Sepsis Day – 13 September 2019

Global campaign to prevent sepsis, improve diagnosis and management   13 September is World Sepsis Day and the Global Sepsis Alliance (GSA) and World Health Organization (WHO) are together urging all health systems, policymakers, healthcare workers and civilians to develop a concerted effort on sepsis prevention, diagnosis and management, to save lives. Mortality rates for […]

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Society’s fund launches two-day course for Low and Middle Income countries

Sepsis Education Goes Global Using the skills and local knowledge of many of the members of the Global Intensive Care (GIC) Working Group, the ESICM fund, ALIVE – with the generous support of GE – is backing a brand-new two-day sepsis course beginning in Kampala (Uganda) on 9 & 10 June. Chair of the GIC […]

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Pre-clinical Sepsis Study Guidelines

Interview with lead author of the MQTiPSS, Marcin F Osuchowski   In this recent icTV interview, lead author of the Minimum Quality Threshold in Pre-Clinical Sepsis Studies (MQTiPSS), Marcin Osuchowski explains the importance of these guidelines for intensive care medicine, how they can raise awareness of sepsis and enhance the translational value of animal studies […]

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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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THE HOTTEST TRIALS RESULTS IN ICM: Videos & links!

HOT TOPICS SESSION Wednesday October 24th #LIVES2018      With eight scientific trials, presented for the first time, this highly anticipated Hot Topics session is sure to generate some discussion across the field. Papers from several trials in this session will be simultaneously published in major medical journals and results have been embargoed until the session begins… […]

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