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ESICM 2013: No Difference in Risk of Death in Comparison of Fluid Replacement Therapies

2013 11 Oct

Djillali Annane, M.D., Ph.D., of Raymond Poincare Hospital, Garches, France, and colleagues conducted a study to compare the effects of 2 types of intravenous fluids on survival for critically ill patients in an intensive care unit. Thousands of patients in intensive care units (ICUs) throughout the world are treated every day with intravenous fluids,... Read more

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ESICM 2013: Among Critically Ill Patients, Muscle Wasting Occurs Rapidly; More Severe in MOF

2013 11 Oct

Zudin A. Puthucheary, M.R.C.P., of University College London, England, and colleagues conducted a study to characterize and evaluate the time course and pathophysiology of acute muscle loss in critical illness. “Survivors of critical illness experience significant skeletal muscle weakness and physical disability, which can persist for at least 5... Read more

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ESICM 2013: Use of Hypothermia Does Not Improve Outcomes for Adults With Severe Meningitis

2013 11 Oct

Bruno Mourvillier, M.D., of the Université Paris Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, and colleagues conducted a study to examine whether treatment with hypothermia would improve the functional outcome of comatose patients with bacterial meningitis compared with standard care. Among adults with bacterial meningitis, the death rate and frequency of neurologic... Read more

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ESICM LIVES 2013: Critical Care Research Thinking Big

2013 08 Oct

Critical care researchers need to think big, and think global, said John Marshall (Canada), in his keynote lecture at ESICM 2013. Breakthroughs in the past were the result of quirky individuals who did a lot with very little. What of the future of research, now that low hanging fruit has been identified?Marshall noted that we are in an era of increasing... Read more

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MAQUET Launches SERVO-U™, the New Intuitive Platform for Ventilation in Critical Care

2013 07 Oct

New Intuitive Modular Platform Enhances User Confidence to Tailor Treatments to Individual Patient Conditions. SERVO-U is the Next Step Forward in Making Protective ventilation more accessible, understandable and easy to implement.Paris, France, ESICM (European Society of Intensive Care Medicine) Congress – October 7th, 2013 – MAQUET Critical Care today... Read more

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ESICM LIVES 2013: Key Role for Intensivists in Global Health

2013 07 Oct

Critical care medicine has transformed medicine, but can do even more by changing the way global health operates, said Professor Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Trust, at the opening ceremony of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine's annual congress in Paris. "You've reached into all aspects of medicine, and you've made the rest of... Read more

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Gambro at ESICM LIVES 2013 in Paris

2013 03 Oct

Gambro will host a Lunch Symposium on October 8, 2013 during the 26th Annual Congress of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine in Paris.New Insights on AKI Management and Renal Recovery in Critically Ill PatientsChairDr. Sean Bagshaw (University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada)ProgramCRRT for AKI: Effects on Renal RecoveryDr. Antoine Schneider... Read more

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ALung Showcases the Hemolung RAS at ESICM LIVES 2013 In Paris

2013 03 Oct

ALung Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of innovative respiratory assist devices, today announced it will showcase the Hemolung RAS next week at the 2013 Annual Congress of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) in Paris. This announcement follows ALung’s recent hiring of its European team to support its commercial launch... Read more


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