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#CoronavirusOutbreak: Caring for the Critically Ill - Trends, Treatment and Mortality

2020 16 Mar

COVID-19 is associated with severe disease requiring intensive care in approximately 5% of proven infections. As with similar outbreaks in the past, including SARS, MERS, A(H7N9), and H1N1, critical care continues to be an integral component of the global response to Coronavirus. You might also like :  Coronavirus and the Potential Role of ECMO... Read more

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Salute to the Healthcare Soldiers

2020 16 Mar

Amidst the panic and mayhem caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the mood in most intensive care units is strange and somber. Caring for high numbers of patients, planning for providing this care, lab testing and diagnosis, lots of paperwork, and ICU teams pulling together because that is the need of the day.  You might also like :  Clinical... Read more

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Management of Adult Acute and Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure in the ICU

2020 03 Mar

Both acute liver failure (ALF) and acute on chronic liver failure (ACLF) are associated with high morbidity and mortality. Even today, medical treatment of these two disorders has limited benefits and for those who fail to respond, the only viable treatment is a liver transplant. Both ALF and ACLF rarely occur in isolation and in most cases there is... Read more

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Oxygen Therapy in Acute Care Medicine

2020 02 Feb

Oxygen therapy is a commonly used strategy in modern medicine. In most situations with declining oxygen saturations, clinicians are quick to use this technique. While effective in the setting of hypoxia, there are, however, some circumstances in which excess oxygen is indiscriminately administered for extended periods.  In healthcare, there has... Read more

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Will Artificial Intelligence Change ICU Practice?

2020 15 Jan

An AI-enabled ICU is coming in the not-too-distant future, but it requires strong partnerships between clinicians and engineers. Spoiler alert. The short answer to this question is yes!   Artificial Intelligence in Medicine” has been taking place biannually for the past 28 years (Patel et al. 2009). What is new, however, is the... Read more

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ICU Management & Practice 2019 Subject Index

2020 15 Jan

Subject Index for Volume 19, issues 1-4, 2019. Issue    Pages Link Issue 1  1-64 https://iii.hm/10cv Issue 2 65-128 https://iii.hm/10cw Issue 3 129-192 https://iii.hm/10cx Issue 4  193-256 https://iii.hm/10cy   Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Use of sedation... Read more

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ICU Management & Practice 2019 Author Index

2020 15 Jan

Abella A 15 https://iii.hm/10d8 Abrams MP 122 https://iii.hm/10fe Amrein K 114 https://iii.hm/10fc Antonelli M 190 https://iii.hm/10fs Artigas A 100 https://iii.hm/10fa Azoulay É 188 https://iii.hm/10fr Bakshi V 56 https://iii.hm/10dj Barach P 182 https://iii.hm/10fq Beaucote V 180 https://iii.hm/10fp Bellomo R 10... Read more

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Potentially Preventable ICU Admissions

2020 11 Jan

As our population continues to age, and as medical conditions become more complex, the need for intensive care unit beds continues to increase. One possible way to ensure adequate capacity is by reducing potentially preventable ICU stays.  Increased demand for critical care services could be managed through improved ICU triage and increased interprofessional... Read more

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Top ICU Stories of 2019

2019 28 Dec

As we move into 2020, here's a quick recap of our most clicked stories in ICU in 2019:  Using Biomarkers for Mortality Prediction in Patients With Sepsis A new study evaluated the prognostic value of six biomarkers at onset of sepsis in adult patients with sepsis or septic shock. Risk Factors for Frailty and Death in the ICU... Read more