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ICU Management

Volume 21 - Issue 1, 2021

2021 24 Feb

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Why Do We Need Sedation in Critically-Ill COVID-19 Patients?

2021 22 Feb

C OVID-19 patients present to the hospital with lung involvement and interstitial pneumonia eventually associated with lung collapse. The clinical picture is dominated by severe hypoxaemia without dyspnoea/tachypneoa and normal respiratory mechanics; this condition has been defined as silent hypoxia. The picture may evolve, and these patients may... Read more

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How Should We Manage Sedation in Critically-Ill COVID-19 Patients?

2021 22 Feb

Clinical Practice Guidelines The Choosing Wisely top five guidelines published a few years ago by the Chest Association of Physicians, the American Thoracic Society, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses state that mechanically ventilated patients should not be deeply sedated without a specific... Read more

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Important Questions Answered

2021 22 Feb

During the question/answer session, Prof Vito Marco Ranieri discussed some important questions with Prof Salvatore Maurizio Maggiore and Prof Boris Jung regarding sedation regimen, respiratory muscle paralysis, sedation in COVID-19 patients specifically and how it is different from other regular ICU patients. Ranieri: What is your opinion... Read more

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Sedation in Critically-Ill COVID-19 Patients

2021 22 Feb

Report of a Symposium Presented at LIVES 2020  33rd Congress of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine  Moderator  Vito Marco Ranieri (Bologna, Italy)  Speakers  Why Do We Need Sedation in Critically-Ill COVID-19 Patients?  Salvatore Maurizio Maggiore (Chieti, Italy)  How Should We Manage Sedation in Critically-Ill... Read more