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Indirect Calorimetry in Mechanically Ventilated Patients to Assess Nutritional Targets

2021 23 Nov

An overview of the physiological aspects of indirect calorimetry, its limitations in use, the available literature and future prospects for tailored nutrition. Introduction Medical nutrition therapy (MNT) is an essential part of patient care in the intensive care unit (ICU) setting. Similar to mechanical ventilation and haemodynamic... Read more

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The Importance of Accurate Glucose Monitoring in Critically Ill Patients

2021 23 Nov

The complexity of glucose testing, the limitations of point-of-care blood glucose monitoring systems and the need for accuracy and reliability to ensure optimised patient outcomes. C ritically ill patients are not found just in intensive care units, but throughout the hospital: emergency departments, post-anaesthesia care units,... Read more

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Clinical Haematology Digital Conference

2021 23 Nov

Join our panellists on November 30 at 16:00 CET as they discuss coagulation, anaemia, haematological malignancy, and other important presentations of haematological disease in critical care. Register here ! Moderator Jean-Louis Vincent  Editor-in-Chief ICU Management & Practice Professor Department of Intensive Care Erasme... Read more

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Volume 21 - Issue 6, 2021

2021 23 Nov

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Clinical Haematology: Coagulation, Anaemia and Malignant Haematology

2021 30 Nov

Moderator Jean-Louis Vincent Editor-in-Chief ICU Management & Practice Professor Department of Intensive Care Erasme Hospital Université libre de Bruxelles Brussels, Belgium [email protected] Panellists Topic: Reversal of Direct Oral Anticoagulants Charles Marc Samama Professor of Anaesthesiology Editor-in-Chief, European Journal... Read more

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Efficacy, Appropriateness of Antibiotic Use in the ICU

2021 09 Nov

The frequency of antibiotic-resistant pathogens continues to increase, resulting in higher community-acquired infections and high mortality rates in critically ill patients.   In this review, the researchers critically appraise available evidence through a comprehensive literature review to investigate effective empiric antibiotic administration... Read more

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Timing of Antibiotic Therapy in the Intensive Care Unit

2021 19 Oct

Severe infections are common among patients in the ICU. According to findings from the Extended Study on Prevalence of Infection in Intensive Care III (EPIC III), 54% of the study patients had at least one suspected or proven infection on the study day, and 24% of these patients had more than one suspected or proven infection.   These infections... Read more

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Visitor Restriction Policy and Delay in End-of-Life Decisions

2021 12 Oct

During the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals have implemented policies that limit family presence.   In a recent analysis, researchers aimed to determine whether a restrictive visitor policy inadvertently lengthened the decision-making process for dying inpatients without COVID-19.   The primary outcome of the study was ICU length of stay. Secondary... Read more

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ResusNL 2022 – Breathe

2022 06 Oct

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Blood Diseases in the ICU : Advance Training 2022

2022 03 Jan

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