Search Tag: European Society of Intensive Care Medicine

ICU Management


2019 30 Sep

In an interesting session today @ESICM #LIVES2019 in Berlin, Dr. Adrian Wong, Consultant, Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia, Royal Surrey County Hospital, UK, presented his views about printed journals and their purpose in the digital age.  Dr. Wong began with a short history of the first scientific journal devoted to science which was...Read more

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2019 29 Sep

The 32nd Annual Congress of ESICM officially opened today at the CityCube in Berlin. At the #LIVES2019 opening ceremony, Jozef Kesecioglu, ESICM President, welcomed all participants. Prof. Kesecioglu offered his thanks to the ESICM team, office members and the executive committee members for their efforts during the last twelve months.  He...Read more

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2019 26 Sep

The fifth edition of the European Trauma Treatment Guidelines that have already been cited 1650 times and downloaded from the original home page nearly 600,000 times.   The European trauma treatment guidelines have significantly changed the treatment modalities of trauma patients around the world. The guidelines have also been endorsed...Read more

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2019 22 Sep

ESICM's Annual Congress LIVES begins from 28th September to 2nd October in Berlin. With over 6000 physicians, anaesthetists, and nursing health professionals from 97 different countries and a faculty of more than 300 international speakers, LIVES is one of the biggest events of the year in intensive care medicine.  This year in Berlin, there will...Read more

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2019 28 Sep

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2018 01 Jun

In March the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) ( ) announced its Diversity Task Force (pictured), which will draft a policy paper and code of conduct related to gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, race, culture, socioeconomic status and multi professionalism. ESICM is the first major international medical society...Read more

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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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2017 22 Nov

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2017 31 Jul

Although the evaluation of a single intensive care unit (ICU) over time can produce insightful results, self-reflection can lead to excessive optimism or criticism. Benchmarking against other ICUs can provide ICU staff and hospital managers with a broader view and clearer perspectives of targets for improvement. This approach is now used among hospital...Read more

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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...Read more

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2016 10 Oct

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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 congress Download the ESICM LIVES 2016 app for the latest programme and updates Visit ICU Management...Read more

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2016 28 Jun

Prof. Massimo Antonelli is President  of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine. He took 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 General...Read more

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2017 23 Sep

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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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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...Read more