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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,... Read 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... Read more

Anticoagulation Therapy in Patients With COVID-19 

No therapy is currently recommended for COVID-19. Some data from registries and autopsies suggest a potential role for coagulopathy in influencing... Read more

Renal Replacement Therapy in Critically Ill Patients with AKI

Many critical care patients with severe acute kidney injury (AKI), especially those who develop refractory complications, receive renal replacement... Read more

Mental Health Disorders in Critical Care Clinicians

During the COVID-19 pandemic, working in the ICU has been significantly challenging for healthcare workers and has been associated with high... Read more

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Reliable hygiene is currently a topic that shapes every aspect of our daily lives. More than ever before, the successful fight against dangerous viruses and multi-resistant germs in hospitals and other healthcare facilities is particularly important. High occupancy rates and resulting staff shortages are amplifying the challenge. However, hospital... Read more

Expert Interview with Prof Shirish Prayag, Director, Critical Care Medicine at Prayag Hospital Shree Medical Foundation and Editorial Board Member, ICU Management and Practice. What is the current state of COVID-19 in India? The current state is really devastating. We are facing a tsunami - not just a wave of patients - but a tsunami, really.... Read more

Over the past few years, inspired by landmark publications, 1,2,3 demonstrating the feasibility, safety and clinical value of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) performed by emergency physicians (EPs), a number of U.S. hospitals have established TEE programmes based in their emergency departments (EDs). In 2017, the American College of Emergency... Read more

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High-End Transport Ventilation Around the World

2015 28 Oct

Interview with Georg Keunecke of FAI rent-a-jet AG on the global use of the HAMILTON-T1 as an ICU transport ventilator. Georg Keunecke is the Chief Flight Paramedic and Representative for Medical Devices with FAI rent-a-jet AG (dba Flight Ambulance International). Headquartered at the Nuremberg International Airport, the company serves... Read more

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Why Should We Be Measuring Ionized Magnesium?

2021 11 Feb

Dennis Begos , MD, FACS, FACRS Associate Director, Medical and Scientific Affairs Nova Biomedical Magnesium in the Human Body Magnesium (Mg) is the 4th most abundant cation in the human body. The majority of it is found intracellularly, more than half in bone, about a third in muscle, and the remaining in soft tissue and... Read more

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Intensive Care Ventilators - A Primary Option For Treatment Of COVID-19 Patients In The ICU

2020 06 Nov

Summary &   recommendations regarding ventilators   Intensive care ventilators are normally found in the hospital Intensive Care Unit. This category of ventilators support lung protective ventilation recommended by several international guidelines and the World Health Organization (WHO). An intensive care ventilator must be considered as the... Read more

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President Hans Vandewyngaerde

The Road Ahead

Value Based Healthcare and HIT   It has been more than 10 years...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

ICU Management Welcomes New Editorial Board Members

Editor-in-Chief, Professor Jean-Louis Vincent, has welcomed three distinguished

Prof Vitaly Herasevich

Will Artificial Intelligence Change ICU Practice?

An AI-enabled ICU is coming in the not-too-distant future, but it requires...

Dr. Panagiota Pietri

COVID-19 Pandemic: Health, Social and Economic Consequences

The spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-COV-2, originating from Wuhan,...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

COVID -19 Challenges

C oronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues to spread. While nations that...

Dr Mats Eriksson

Emergency Intraosseous Access: Novel Diagnostic and Therapeutic Possibilities and Limitations

The intraosseous needle is an essential tool in emergency settings when...

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