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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

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

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

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

Disruptive Tech: Low-Cost Low-Field MRIs

2021 03 Nov

During magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology’s dawn years, the cost vs the performance gains associated with stronger magnetic fields were open questions. The idea of using low-field MRI (< 1.5 T of magnetic field) is not new, but the performance cost equation favoured larger magnetic fields. For the last 30 years, the MRI standard has been 1.5... Read more

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

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

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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