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ICU Management

Promising Ideas for Future Intensive Care

2019 26 Jun

The path to innovation is often based on intuition or insight. But the implementation of new ideas in healthcare requires rigorous testing and confirmation.  However, one can argue that in the field of critical care, this cautious approach has let clinicians down. There is no doubt that clinical trials are important, but at the same time, they... Read more

ICU Management

Solid cancer patients: high day-120 mortality post-ICU discharge

2018 17 Apr

The challenge for intensivists is to identify which patients with solid cancers would benefit from ICU care. A new multicentre, retrospective study finds a high mortality in the ICU and in the hospital among these patients, although the medium-term survival is quite acceptable, especially for patients with cancers other than lung cancers. The findings... Read more