PCT-guided antibiotic therapy in ICU patients

Procalcitonin-guided antibiotic therapy in intensive care unit patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis EJRC Article Review   Procalcitonin (PCT) is an acute-phase protein that has been extensively studied as a specific marker of bacterial infection. Its main proposed value is reduced use of antibiotics. PCT measurement has been recommended in the most recent edition of […]

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SEPSIS: “The Cup is Half Full…”

An Interview with Derek Angus  In this icTV interview from our SEPSIS SERIES, Derek Angus reflects on the progress that has been made over the years in lowering mortality from sepsis and discusses the future outlook on the condition, including the potential benefits of utlising new novel study designs to target biomarkers, drugs and […]

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SEPSIS SERIES: Antimicrobial Therapy

The 3 Key Factors  In this icTV video from our continuing Sepsis Series, Ricard Ferrer Roca outlines the main factors to consider in the use of antimicrobials in patients with sepsis. For more information and treatment guidelines, please visit the Surviving Sepsis Campaign website. […]

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