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ICU Management

Lives2023-initiation-of-crrt-versus-ihd

2023 25 Oct

In critically ill patients with acute kidney injury (AKI), renal replacement therapy (RRT) is often necessary. The choice of RRT modality, such as intermittent haemodialysis (IHD) or continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), has been a subject of debate. IHD involves shorter, more frequent sessions, while CRRT is continuous and slower. CRRT is generally...Read more

ICU Management

Lives2023-magnesium-sulphate-in-patients-with-thrombotic-thrombocytopaenic-purpura

2023 24 Oct

  Previous research has indicated the potential benefits of using magnesium sulphate in thrombotic thrombocytopaenic purpura (TTP) treatment. The goal of the Magnesium sulphate in patients with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (MAGMAT) study was to assess the impact of magnesium sulphate supplementation on the recovery of patients with TTP....Read more

ICU Management

Lives2023-ten-recommendations-for-child-friendly-visiting-policies

2023 24 Oct

The debate over whether children and adolescents should be allowed to visit their sick family members in ICUs has persisted for years. Paediatric ICUs generally permit children's visits, but there are diverse policies for adult ICUs. In most cases, children's visits have more positive than negative effects, as they desire contact with their loved ones...Read more

ICU Management

Lives2023-effects-of-online-tool-on-ptsd-in-relatives-of-icu-patients

2023 24 Oct

ICU hospitalisation of critically ill patients is exceptionally challenging for their family members, leading to anxiety, depression, sleep disturbances, acute stress, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A significant portion of these family members, between 20% and 60%, subsequently experience adverse mental health effects. The presence of...Read more