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Extracorporeal life support: What do we need?

Meet the expert ~ Alain Combes In this brief icTV interview, Co-Principal Investigator of SUPERNOVA Alain Combes discusses the research agenda for extracorporeal life support and teases the topical paper published in Intensive Care Medicine, which details the data we currently have on ECMO and what researchers need to focus on in terms of future […]

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Intensive care unit-acquired weakness: The next challenge

Meet the expert ~ Derek Angus   In this icTV interview, Derek Angus provides some background on the intensive care unit-acquired weakness (ICUAW) syndrome and discusses the key questions that still must be answered with future research studies. A paper on the research agenda for ICUAW was recently published in Intensive Care Medicine. Access the […]

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Perioperative intensive care: Care beyond the walls of the ICU?

Meet the expert ~ Rupert Pearse Who better to update us on perioperative intensive care than former Chair of the POIC section, Rupert Pearse? In this icTV interview, he discusses the evolution of perioperative intensive care medicine and highlights a few key points from the paper published in Intensive Care Medicine, which details recent advances […]

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Sodium Lactate to Improve Organ Function?

Meet the expert ~ Carole Ichai In this icTV interview, Chair of the Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition (MEN) section Carole Ichai discusses sodium lactate and the positive role it can play in critically ill patients – namely  improving organ oxygenation. Want to know more? Carole Ichai presented on sodium lactate in sepsis at LIVES 2017. You […]

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Nutrition and metabolism in the critically ill patient: What we know

Meet the expert ~ Greet Van den Berghe In this icTV interview, we sit down with Greet Van den Berghe to discuss where we are with regards to nutrition practice in the ICU: What do we know definitively? What questions still remain unanswered? And of course, what about glucose? A paper featuring key research priorities […]

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(icTV) FUTURE CLINICAL TRIALS: Start with well designed animal studies…

ICM Experimental Update In this icTV interview, Mervyn Singer, Editor-in-Chief of Intensive Care Medicine Experimental (ICMx) updates us on the journal, now in its fourth year. In light of the current trend of neutral clinical trial results, he also discusses the importance of researchers refocusing on designing foundational animal studies, which can be translated into […]

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ICM: ONLINE FIRST THIS WEEK

ONLINE FIRST THIS WEEK (FREE ACCESS)   What’s New in Intensive Care ~ Stephen M. Pastores et al. Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency (CIRCI) in critically ill patients (Part II): Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) 2017. Editorial ~ Carmel Montgomery […]

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(icTV) Airways, invasive and noninvasive mechanical ventilation

What are the current advances in mechanical ventilation? Where do we go from here? Samir Jaber discusses the article focused on airways, invasive and noninvasive mechanical ventilation from the special research agenda issue of Intensive Care Medicine (ICM). Read this free access paper in ICM here. Interested in reading the other topical research agenda papers […]

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NEXT Fellowships

What are NEXT fellowships? In this icTV video, Gennaro De Pascale discusses the free 5-day fellowship programme available for European NEXT members. What’s on offer for 2018? Learn more: Interested in applying for an upcoming fellowship? The new ARDS Management fellowship is accepting applications until November 27th (17:00 CET) Find out more here. […]

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WEAN SAFE Study – JOIN NOW

Enroll your unit in this large-scale international study on weaning practice WEAN SAFE Study – WorldwidE AssessmeNt of Separation of pAtients From ventilatory assistancE was initiated by the ESICM ARF Section following the highly successful LUNG SAFE study. This study will assess the burden of, management and spectrum of approaches to weaning from ventilation in […]

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