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Blood Diseases in the ICU : Advance Training 2022

2022 03 Jan

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A French Hospital’s Journey Through the Pandemic

2021 22 Feb

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Foch Hospital in Suresnes, France adapted its medical strategy to manage high patient flow, limited resources and staff shortages to ensure efficient patient care. Here is an overview of how the hospital rose up to the challenge. H ow should we treat patients infected with a virus we know hardly anything... Read more

CCSSA/SASPEN Critical Care Congress 2019

2019 28 Aug

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High-risk ECMO - heroic rescue or futile care?

2018 26 Sep

Over the past decade, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has become mainstream therapy in adult intensive care. Although the list of contraindications to ECMO has shrunk considerably, a few of these remain absolute, notes Dr. Graeme MacLaren in an editorial article published in the journal Critical Care.  "There are a number of circumstances... Read more