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LIVES2016: Do We Need the Dead Donor Rule?

2016 11 Oct

With continuing shortages of donor organs in all countries, should the dead donor rule be replaced by the “dead enough for donation” rule? The issues surrounding organ donation when the donor is not yet dead were presented by Rik Gerritsen, Chair of the Ethics section of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine at LIVES 2016 in Milan last week.... Read more

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LIVES2016 - the Twitterverse

2016 10 Oct

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See You At LIVES 2016?

2016 30 Sep

As the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine 29th Annual Congress opens in Milan on Sunday 2 October, ICU Management & Practice hopes to see you there.Read about Prof. Massimo Antonelli, who takes up office as President of ESICM at the congressDownload the ESICM LIVES 2016 app for the latest programme and updatesVisit ICU Management & Practice... Read more

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2016 28 Jun

Prof. Massimo Antonelli is President Elect of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine. He takes up office as President at the ESICM congress in Milan in October 2016.Dr. Antonelli has been Professor of Intensive Care and Anesthesiology at the “Università Cattolica Del Sacro Cuore” Rome Italy since  November 1999. He serves as Director of the... Read more

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Fluid Therapy: Buffered Crystalloids No Better Than Saline

2015 08 Oct

Use of a buffered crystalloid for fluid therapy, compared with saline, did not reduce the incidence of acute kidney injury or failure for intensive care unit (ICU) patients, according to new research presented at the 28th annual congress of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine. The findings are also published in JAMA.Although 0.9 percent... Read more

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Education and Training in Intensive Care European Perspective

2013 15 Aug

Education and training have increased its importance the last decades. Twelve years ago European Society of Intensive Care (ESICM) published a paper concerning training in intensive care (Int Care Med 1996) and the society efforts to improve training within intensive care have expanded considerably since that time.Intensive care is an established medical... Read more

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