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5th EuroAsia Conference Delhi

2022 30 Jun

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ICU Management

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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