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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

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“Simulate, or not to simulate?”

2018 16 Mar

Evolution in medicine and the anaesthesia context. A brief discussion about the importance and the state of the art of simulation in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine. Training in simulation plays a key role in complex systems such as aviation and the nuclear industry, to investigate predictable errors that lead to adverse outcomes.... Read more

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Eye protection in anaesthesia and intensive care - new guidelines

2017 13 Dec

New guidelines on prevention of eye injuries during anaesthesia and intensive care have been developed by the French Society for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine (SFAR), together with the French Ophthalmology Society and the French-speaking Intensive Care Society. The document, published in the journal Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine... Read more

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Adult education for ICU management: a better way

2017 22 Nov

Frequently, formal education sessions crafted for medical professionals fall short in their ability to advance the competency of providers. There is a better way! It involves utilising knowledge from the adult education world and applying it to our critical care domain. A move to active teaching and learning strategies improves outcomes from the education.... Read more

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“Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.”

2017 22 Nov

The COmpetency-BAsed Training programme in Intensive Care for Europe and other world regions (CoBaTrICE)   The COmpetency-BAsedTraining programme in Intensive Care Medicine (CoBaTrICE) has been the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)’s vision to achieve a unified and harmonised model of training doctors caring for critically... Read more

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7th EuroELSO Congress on ECMO-ECLS

2018 23 May

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Euroanaesthesia 2018

2018 02 Jun

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29° Smart Meeting Anesthesia Resuscitation Intensive Care

2018 09 May

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