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10th EuroELSO Congress 2022

2022 04 May

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5th EuroAsia Conference Delhi

2022 30 Jun

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2022 21 Jan

One clinical factor complicating the work of ICU physicians and nurses is the difficulty of diagnosing nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE)—an invisible condition that must be managed aggressively to prevent lasting damage to the brain. Because the prevalence of NCSE among neurological patients can reach up to 60%, and because it becomes increasingly... Read more

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Detection and Management of Acute Kidney Injury in the ICU

2022 17 Feb

Speakers Rolando Claure-Del Granado, MD, FASN Director, AKI/CRRT Program Hospital Obrero, Cochabamba, Bolivia Dennis Begos, MD, FACS, FACRS Medical Director, Medical and Scientific Affairs Nova Biomedical Read more

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Clinical Haematology

2021 23 Nov

P atients in the intensive care unit frequently report haematological issues. These issues are often a result of critical illness. The most common haematological complications seen in the ICU include thrombocytopenia, anaemia, leukocytosis, thrombocytosis, and coagulopathies. In addition, emergencies in malignant haematology are commonly seen in... Read more

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Anaemia in the Critically Ill: What is the Major Culprit?

2021 23 Nov

Anaemia is commonly encountered in the critically ill and is associated with poor outcomes. The cause is multifactorial and includes high hepcidin levels and a blunted response to erythropoietin. A naemia is defined by haemoglobin (Hb) < 12 g/dL for women and Hb below 13 g/dL for men, according to the WHO (1968). Anaemia is a prevalent... Read more

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Management of Pulmonary Embolism in the Intensive Care Unit

2021 23 Nov

Pulmonary embolism is a reason for admission to the Intensive Care Unit and this complication in hospitalised patients is associated with high morbidity and mortality. The identification and management of pulmonary embolism is a challenge for doctors. Introduction Pulmonary Embolism (PE) is the third c ardiovascular cause of death since... Read more

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Emergencies in Malignant Haematology for the Intensivist

2021 23 Nov

An overview of emergencies that are commonly seen in malignant haematology, side effects of novel therapies, and complications of allogeneic haematologic stem cell transplant. Introduction Critical illness is common in patients with haematologic malignancies. Recent data demonstrate that 14% of patients will require ICU admission... Read more

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Nutritional Care for Patients with COVID-19 Requiring Intensive Care

2021 23 Nov

Recommendations for the management of nutrition of COVID-19 patients provide guidelines for nutrition risk screening, requirements, timing, route and mode of feeding, monitoring, equipment and workforce requirements. The worldwide pandemic of COVID-19 continues to impact all aspects of intensive care unit (ICU) management, including nutritional... Read more