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ICU Management

Volume-19-issue-3-2019-1

2019 26 Sep

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The-role-of-autophagy-in-the-metabolism-and-outcomes-after-surgery

2017 15 Sep

Increasing evidence implicates autophagy as repair process crucial for recovery from critical illness-induced vital organ failure and muscle weakness. This article summarises recent evidence and highlights potential implications for therapy.   Progress in intensive care medicine has resulted in improved survival from acute life-threatening...Read more

ICU Management

Optimising-nutrition-for-recovery-after-icu

2017 15 Sep

Optimising nutrition and metabolism post-ICU for recovery of functional lean body mass and quality of life.   In-hospital mortality following intensive care unit (ICU) care has consistently declined in recent years (Kaukonen et al. 2014). However, these data reveal many of these ICU “survivors” are not returning home to functional lives after...Read more

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Volume-17-issue-2-2017-1

2017 28 May

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High-altitude-research-and-its-relevance-to-critical-illness

2017 28 May

Critical illness can be considered as the body’s failure to compensate for severe pathophysiological ‘stress’. The result is a vicious circle of damage that ultimately ends in organ failure, permanent harm and, unfortunately for many, death. Fortunately, the human body is remarkably resilient. It has the ability to tolerate changes to its internal...Read more