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Asia Pacific Intensive Care Symposium (APICS) 2021
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Enriching the Term “Palliative”
Palliative care is an important component of the medical course of many patients. This is particularly applicable for patients with cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, and heart, respiratory or liver failure. However, the term palliative is used uniformly, whatever the stages of disease evolution oRead more
The Evolution of Cerebrovascular Critical Care
The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) was founded in 1970. At that time, there was little to offer for the acute management of patients suffering from an acute cerebrovascular condition other than supportive care. Patients suffering from stroke were rarely found in the intensive care unit.Read more
Protective Ventilation and Outcomes in Patients with COVID-19
The coronavirus pandemic continues to be a global health issue. Clinical outcomes data of patients from China, Europe and the U.S. show high mortality among critically ill patients with COVID-19, especially those who required mechanical ventilation. Among patients with COVID-19, approximatRead more
DIVI 2021 - German Interdisciplinary Association for Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine Congress
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Passive Leg Raising in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Survival among patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is typically quite low. Survival in OHCA is dependent on several factors, including the performance of early bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the use of public automatic external defibrillators (AEDs), and thRead more
FRISC Study: Fluid and Resuscitation Protocols in Sepsis-Induced Hypotension in Cirrhosis
One of the most common causes of hospitalisation and mortality in patients with cirrhosis is sepsis and septic shock. However, despite the routine presence of this condition, there is very limited data on the choice of fluid and resuscitation protocols in sepsis-induced hypotension in cirrhRead more
ESPA 2022 - 12th European Congress for Paediatric Anaesthesiology
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